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Dave Clark, Amazon Senior VP, Accepts UT Accomplished Alumni Award

Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations for Amazon, accepted the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Accomplished Alumni Award on Sept. 29 during his visit to the Haslam College of Business. Clark is responsible for Amazon’s global supply chain and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014

Thurman, Graduate Programs Executive Director, Departs for Texas

Trent Thurman, executive director for graduate programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business, recently announced his departure for the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He will serve as director for McCombs’ master … Continue reading

Posted in 2014

Parker Awarded Joseph P. Goddard Scholarship by Tennessee SHRM Chapter

Brittney Parker, a 2016 graduate of the Haslam College of Business, was awarded the Joseph P. Goddard scholarship on Sept. 15 at the Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference. Parker, who holds a bachelor’s degree in management with … Continue reading

Posted in 2014

UT Joins I-Corps South to Expand Entrepreneurial Training

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will receive grant funding to teach technology entrepreneurship, perform research and foster innovation through the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. A public-private partnership, I-Corps was created in 2011 to train researchers to evaluate … Continue reading

Posted in 2014

Experts at Boyd Center Economic Forecast Luncheon Bullish on State Economy

Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray told a crowd of nearly 200 business members on Sept. 8 that the Tennessee economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017. The Boyd … Continue reading

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Top Golf CEO Ken May Receives Haslam Accomplished Alumni Award

Ken May, a 1994 MBA graduate, accepted an Accomplished Alumni Award from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business on Sept. 8. During his visit to Knoxville, May shared lessons on leadership with a group of Haslam Global … Continue reading

Posted in 2014

Full-Time MBA Class of 2017 Includes More Veterans

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business MBA class of 2017 started the fall semester with twice as many military veterans as in previous years. Veterans now account for nearly 13 percent of the 62-person class. “As a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014