Employer drive inOver 40 employers were on campus July 24th, 2014 for the UAB Collat School of Business “Employer Drive-in” lunch, learning about ways to position their organization to attract highly qualified candidates for internships and post-graduation employment. Along with the opportunity to hear straight from Collat students, guests met and interacted with Collat faculty, staff and administration while learning more about Collat’s academic departments, and unique, innovative programs. 

business school projectStudent scholars from the Collat School of Business are working with area high school students this month on a research project to discover opportunities to improve social and economic conditions in Birmingham.

Intern collageUAB Collat Business students are flooding the local business scene and putting their knowledge to work year round to gain a decided edge and boost employment prospects.

MarketingStudents 2014Marketing students are often challenged to come up with a full marketing campaign, but three UAB senior marketing students have teamed together to do this without the promise of a grade.


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TheBestSchools.org recently acknowledged the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s online Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and online Bachelor of Science degree in management as top national online degree programs.

Sarika PatelSarika Patel, UAB Collat School of Business accounting student, was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The PCAOB awards merit scholarships on an annual basis to outstanding accounting students enrolled in an accounting degree program at accredited U.S. colleges or universities.

Collat Faculty and StaffThe faculty and staff of the Collat School of Business have displayed a standard of giving that is exactly what The Campaign for UAB is all about, working together to make UAB the best.

The Collat School of Business launched an internal push to gain as much participation in its faculty and staff campaign as possible and, within only months of setting that goal, reached 99 percent participation.

During the first six weeks of tax season, 52 UAB students worked at free tax preparation sites in Birmingham to prepare 2,000 tax returns for working families – helping them to secure $3.3 million in tax refunds and saving them $594,000 in commercial tax preparation fees.

UA systemsFour Collat School of Business professors recently spoke on “Engaging Students with Interactive Online Tools,” at a University of Alabama System Scholars Institute that focused on the use of technology in teaching, research and service.