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Below, you'll find the student itinerary from the 2014 Summer Business Experience. The program for 2015 is currently in development, but will include a similar schedule of activities.

2014 UTC Summer Business Experience Schedule 

Monday, June 16

9 – 11 a.m.
Check-in

11 – 11:30 a.m.                     
Walking tour of campus                                                                      

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.              
Orientation Luncheon at the Challenger Center

1:15 pm – 3:15 p.m.             
Presentations to students and parents from the Chancellor, Dean, Honors College, Study Abroad, Financial Aid and more

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm               
Break with snacks                                                                   

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.                     
Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley from Human Resources/Management Department        

4:30pm – 5:30 p.m.               
James McKissic   City of Chattanooga                                   

5:30 – 7 p.m.                          
Break & Dinner                                                                                  

7 – 9 p.m.                                
Movie Night w/Popcorn                                                                


Tuesday, June 17

8 – 8:30 a.m.                            
Breakfast                                                                                

9 – 11:30 a.m.                          
Visit and tour of Playcore

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.                  
Lunch                                                                    

1 – 4 p.m.                                  
Visit Tuftco                                                     

4:30 - 5 p.m.                             
Meet with Matt Pope, Associate Athletics Director                                          

5 – 6:30 p.m.                            
Break & Dinner                                                                                  

6:30 – 9 p.m.                            
Lookouts Game

 
Wednesday, June 18

7:30 – 8 a.m.                           
Breakfast                                                                                                   

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.                      
Visit USXpress  

12 – 1:30 pm                           
Lunch                                                                         

1:30 – 3 p.m.                           
Tour of the Volkswagon plant

5 – 7 p.m.                                 
Tennessee Aquarium: Presentation and Tour

7:30 p.m.                                  
Dinner at Jefferson’s

 

Thursday, June 19

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.                      
Breakfast                                                                                

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Presentations from UTC academic departments, student advising, and more               

10:15 -10:30 a.m.                   
Break with Snacks                  

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.                  
Presentations by College of Business professors, career services and business leaders

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.                 
Entrepreneur Panel and Lunch

1 - 4:30 p.m.                            
Presentations by College of Business faculty, career services and business leaders

5 – 7:15 p.m.                           
Break and Dinner                                                                               

7:30 - 9 p.m.                            
Pool Party at the UTC Aquatic and Recreation Center

 

Friday, June 20

7:45 – 8:15 a.m.                      
Breakfast                                                                                

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.                     
Presentations by various community business leaders

10:30am-10:45am                  
Break with Snacks                  

10:45 – 11:45 a.m                   
Robin Derryberry,  Derryberry PR                                               

11:45 a.m. -1 p.m.                   
Lunch in the University Center

1 – 2 p.m.                                  
Kim White,  River City Co.                                                     

2 – 3 p.m.                                  
Lauren Obermark & Mike Kaiser with EPB Telecomm                                                   

3 – 3:30 p.m.                             
Break with snacks

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.                        
Ray Ryan, Patten & Patten Investments                                                   

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.                        
Interactive Tour of the College of Business Bloomberg Lab

5:30 – 7 p.m.                              
Break and Dinner                                                                               

7 p.m.                                          
Scavenger Hunt                      

 

Saturday, June 21

9 -11 a.m.                                    
Check-out                                                                              

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