Hannah Marcelino Accounting senior Hannah Marcelino has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for the 2020-2021 academic year. Each year, the PCAOB awards scholarships to exemplary undergraduate and graduate students through the PCAOB Scholar’s Program to use towards tuition and educational expenses.

Randy Kornegay 2020Instructor Randy Kornegay, M.A., has been named the 2020 recipient of the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for the Collat School of Business. Kornegay was recognized for his dedication to educating students on the importance and power of effective business communication.

Laura Tull One of UAB’s biggest cheerleaders has moved to Collat’s recruiting frontlines.

Laura Tull, who has spent more than a decade in advising and 15 years in various other roles at UAB, has taken on a newly created position as Director of Transfer Student Success. As director, Tull now works with students transferring to Collat from other institutions to help them acclimate to UAB life and feel at home in the Collat School of Business.

EntrepreneurshipDr. Murphy with UAB entrepreneurship student and local entrepreneur at Innovation Depot.The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business will now give students the opportunity to specialize in entrepreneurship with a dedicated Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship degree program.

Stars GettyImages 865644084The academic departments in the Collat School of Business recognize outstanding students and graduating seniors each spring with department awards. We are proud to announce the following recipients of the Spring 2020 Department Awards:

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collatscholars1The Collat School of Business usually celebrates its Collat Scholars with a year-end banquet, but the party moved online this year.

screen shot of study abroad students cookingStudents cook spaghetti with marinara sauce together via Zoom.What do you do when you’re supposed to study abroad in a country that becomes a hotbed for an international pandemic? You improvise and build resilience.

Sales Leadership ClassroomThe Professional Sales Certificate Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business has again been recognized as a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation for 2020. The recognition appears in the foundation’s 2020 Annual magazine.