In a column for the Knoxville Business Journal, Tyvi Small, director of diversity and community relations in the Haslam College of Business, describes the best leaders as being advocates and resource providers for their team.
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Four people affiliated with the university are on this year’s “40 Under Forty” list published Monday by the New Sentinel. This list recognizes “a group of young leaders who are leaving their mark on Knoxville through their professional and philanthropic efforts.”
Knoxville area businesses are going to hear a lot more from Tyvi Small in the coming weeks. He is director of the newly created Office of Diversity and Community Relations in the College of Business Administration. Among the responsibilities of his new job is to develop connections between the business community and the business college. The
The College of Business Administration has named Tyvi Small director of its newly created Office of Diversity and Community Relations. “Under Tyvi’s leadership, the center will take a more expanded role in faculty and staff recruitment, work with the college’s development office and engage the broader business community,” said Tom Ladd, the college’s associate dean of research and technology.
Starting today, thirty high school students from the Southeast will learn about office etiquette, personal finance, the business world, and potential careers at a UT Knoxville, summer camp. The Business Education for Talented Students program allows students from communities underrepresented in the business world to explore career opportunities. The program, which is free to students, is in its fifth year.