Aerospace and Defense MBA News

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

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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 graduates from UT’s Aerospace and Defense MBA program today.

Aerospace and Defense MBA Students Study in Brazil

Aerospace and Defense MBA faculty and students visit the Libra shipping terminal in the port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thirty students and faculty from the UT Aerospace and Defense Master of Business Administration program recently examined challenges and opportunities for aerospace and defense organizations in Brazil as part of a weeklong international study trip. Brazil is the sixth largest economy in the world.

UT Alumnus Earns Prestigious Aerospace Honor

UT Knoxville Aerospace & Defense MBA alumnus Tim Gray earned the prestigious AVIATION WEEK Laureate Award for process improvements at Hill Air Force Base. The Laureate Awards were given at a ceremony held March 17 in Washington, D.C.

Aerospace & Defense MBA Offers ‘Two-For-One’ Opportunity

Students in the Aerospace & Defense MBA program at UT Knoxville now will be able to earn their Lean-Sigma Green Belt certification while earning their MBA degree without additional cost. Students who pursue their Green Belt certification will participate in several additional class sessions, involving only minimal additional effort and no additional time away from work.