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.

HafizChandiwalaHafiz Chandiwala speaks to Beta Alpha Psi students at a chapter meeting in February 2020.Beta Alpha Psi has named Hafiz Chandiwala its 2019-2020 Business Information Professional of the Year (BIPOY) in the industry and government category.

cfa logoThe UAB Collat School of Business has been approved to participate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute’s University Affiliation Program and will receive six annual scholarships for finance students to offset costs of the Level 1 CFA exam.

Business students suit up each year for the career fair. Proper business attire is a key component of job interviewing. As the job interview season ramps up, some Collat business students find it difficult to dress for success. They know employment depends on making a positive first impression, but they don’t own a suit or other business attire and have limited funds to purchase them. Enter Suit Up Collat, a public crowdfunding campaign powered by UAB FIRE, the university’s hub for crowdfunding and special projects.

Federal Reserve recruiters lead classroom info sessionFollowing a successful first year partnership with the UAB Collat School of Business, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City returned to campus this spring to meet with students and further develop opportunities for employment and engagement.

DataVisualization GettyImages 1081869336The Collat School of Business is offering three new graduate certificates in high-demand areas of management information systems. The certificates allow professionals to gain vital knowledge and skills in cybersecurity, business analytics and IT management without having to commit to completing a master’s degree program.

Andrea Pound 5If you’ve ever met Andrea Pound, chances are she has a selfie with you on her camera.