Student panel 1Engagement was the focus of the student-to-student panel discussion geared towards student success during the Introduction to Business course on November 3, 2017.

Blazer Innovation Challenge logoFive finalists have been chosen out of more than a dozen applicants to move on to the final round of the Blazer Innovation Challenge, a competition that identifies the best student-crafted ideas that solve a wide variety of problems.

bapUAB's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honors organization for financial students and professionals, has introduced a new associate membership level for students planning or considering majoring in accounting, finance or information systems. The associate membership level is available to students before they meet the requirements to become a candidate for full membership.

Collat alumnus and Lighting Solutions President Kenny Wolfe has donated $30,000 to create the Lighting Solutions Kristen Craig Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Distribution (ID) to honor Collat ID advisor Kristen Craig for her mentorship and dedication to student success within the Charles and Patsy Collat ID Program.

Three Collat students recently attended a prestigious sales and marketing conference in Atlanta, besting sales and marketing students from across the U.S. through a competitive application process.

SuitUpCollat17Many students can’t afford the professional attire they need to wear to job interviews. On-campus career fairs can be especially difficult for these students.

For the past two years, UAB's Collat School of Business faculty and staff have stepped up to provide assistance through monetary and clothing donations with the launch of the Suit Up Collat program.

Blazer Innovation Challenge logoStudents with innovative business ideas will have the opportunity to win up to $5,000 to help get their concepts off the ground.

sarah culverEconomics professor Sarah Culver, Ph.D., was recently awarded the 2017 UAB Disability Support Services (DSS)’s Staff Recognition Award.

Two Collat faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. They will be recognized during the annual Faculty Convocation to be held 4 p.m. Sept. 19 in the UAB Alumni House.