Category Archives: 2012

UT College of Business Administration Honors Alumni at Annual Gala

  Left to Right: John Compton (representing PepsiCo), John Boll, Mintha Roach, Brian Foley KNOXVILLE—The College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, celebrated the accomplishments and service of three alumni and one corporation during its fourth annual … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, General | Tagged , ,

Alum Spotlight: Larsen Jay

For four years, Random Acts of Flowers has delivered smiles to the infirm in Knoxville’s hospitals, nursing homes, and hospices by surprising them with free repurposed bouquets. Larsen Jay, the nonprofit’s founder and executive director, wants to take the charity … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, General

UT Grad Story: With MBA in Hand, Haag Aims to Turn Tragedy into Triumph

As a youngster, soon-to-be MBA grad Andrew Haag was severely injured in a horrific car crash that killed his father and one of his brothers. As the years passed, he realized the experience made him want to go into hospital … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, General | Tagged , ,

Grad Story: Troy Boonstra, Honored for Military Heroism, Earns ADMBA

After twenty-five years of military service—including multiple tours of duty to Afghanistan and Iraq, playing a role in the Jessica Lynch rescue, and receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism—Troy Boonstra is ready to mark another milestone: his MBA. Boonstra … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, General

UT Alum, Amy Miles, Featured in the Knoxville News Sentinel Makes Hollywood’s Power List

UT Alum and Regal CEO, Amy Miles, is one of the most powerful people in the entertainment industry. Click here to view her profile story in the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

Posted in 2012, General | Tagged , , ,

UT Professor: Business Analytics Transforms Shopping During Holidays and Beyond

KNOXVILLE—You may think you scored a great Black Friday or Cyber Monday deal—and perhaps you did. But you’ve also told retailers a lot about your shopping habits and how they can get your future business. The booming world of business … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, General | Tagged , ,

Pointers given to revitalize city’s downtown

The University of Tennessee’s full-time MBA program collaborates with not-for-profit organizations to provide an applied-learning experience for students while contributing to community outreach and development. Read more: PDF version Website URL

Posted in 2012, General | Tagged , , ,