business News

UT-led Regional Coalition Seeking Budding Entrepreneurs, Mentors, Investors

A newly formed alliance of organizations from sixteen East Tennessee counties, led by the University of Tennessee Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will host a meeting Thursday, December 15, for budding entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors interested in creating businesses and jobs in the area.

UT Students Need Votes in Accounting Competition

Team Titans, a group of students from UT’s Department of Accounting and Information Management needs your votes in the highly competitive 2010 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Accounting Competition.

UT’s Carcello Reappointed to Accounting Advisory Group

Joseph Carcello, the Ernst & Young and Business Alumni Professor in UT’s College of Business Administration’s Department of Accounting and Information Management and the director of research for UT’s Corporate Governance Center, was reappointed for a third term to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group.

UT Business School Honors Mike Masters in Naming Investment Center

The College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has honored alumnus Mike Masters, founder of Masters Capital Management, with the naming of the Masters Investment Learning Center. The center promotes interactive education and forges partnerships that enhance financial literacy.

UT Report: Economic Recovery Has Begun but at Slow Pace

The worst is over, but better times are still a few years away. That’s the mixed economic forecast as described in “The Tennessee Business and Economic Outlook: Fall 2010,” a report just issued by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

UT Experts Share Advice at Entrepreneurial Imperative 2010 Conference

Do you have a great idea but need guidance transforming that idea into a business? Several experts within the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are teaming up with other local leaders to put on the Entrepreneurial Imperative 2010, a two-day conference on Oct. 26-27 that will feature workshops covering every aspect of how to start and run a business in East Tennessee.

UT Business Alumnus Establishes Scholarship Program for ET Student

East Tennessee native Roy Harmon remembers how challenging it was to finance his undergraduate education at UT Knoxville. That was his incentive in establishing the Roy L. Harmon Jr. Endowed Accounting Scholarship in the College of Business Administration, to be awarded annually to a deserving undergraduate or graduate student majoring in accounting.