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  • Mar
    18

    Terry Talks Alligator Hunters and Luxury Goods with Christy Plott Redd (BBA 2002), American Tanning and Leather, LLC

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:00pm6:00pm

    Join us for a discussion with Christy Plott Redd, co-owner and VP of sales at American Tanning & Leather, LLC, America's oldest and largest exotic leather tannery, specializing in supplying the global luxury market with the very finest alligator and crocodile skins for handbags, garments, accessories and shoes. American Tanning & Leather's clients include top fashion houses such as Ralph Lauren, Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Chanel and Tom Ford. The fourth-generation company is privately held by the Plott family and can trace its roots to 1923. The raw skin division is housed in the bayous of South Louisiana, and the tannery is based in Georgia, just south of Atlanta. Sales offices are located in Atlanta, Bologna and Milan. American Tanning & Leather, LLC has over 400 colors in its range and 12 unique finishes in American alligator, Nile crocodile, and Porosus crocodile.

    AMTAN's Partner in Europe is WHITELINE, srl. In the Fall of 2013, Whiteline and AMTAN partnered to open a showroom and warehouse in Milan to better service clients and supply the very finest skins to the market. The warehouse offers customers the opportunity to hand select skins with no minimums while still offering the options produce special finishes and colors that are made to order. Specialties: Reptile skins, exotic leather, American alligator skins, luxury leathers, crocodile skins, special finishes and colors available. Skin sizes range from 20 cm up to 100+ cm, with all selections available from both wild and farm raised skins. Check out this article about  "Alligator Queen" Christy Plott Redd

    Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Mar
    18

    Alum of the Day: Cecil Cooke (BBA 1975), AON

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:00pm4:00pm

    Come meet alum Cecil Cooke on Wednesday, February 24, 2015 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Cecil Cooke is a Risk and Insurance Industry veteran known for his excellent reputation for developing high performing teams that deliver outstanding results for clients in the areas of risk analytics, risk mitigation and risk transfer. A 1975 Risk Management & Insurance graduate, Cecil currently serves on the Terry College Alumni Board and was presented with the Alumni of the Year Award in 2008. Students can sign up for 30 minute appointments to meet with Cecil, ask him general career advice, questions about risk management industry, etc. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to hear from a devoted Terry alum who enjoys helping students. Find a friend to join you and sign up!

  • Mar
    18

    Virtual Recruiting Event for Veterans and Active Duty Military

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9:00am5:00pm

    All veteran and active duty military prospective MBA students are invited to join the admissions team for a Virtual Recruiting Fair featuring Graduate Schools participating in the Post 9/11 GI Bill or Yellow Ribbon Program. We will be available all day, in the chat rooms, to answer questions regarding our program, UGA and life in Athens.

  • Mar
    17

    EY Charlotte – Financial Services Advisory Session

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:30pm7:30pm

    You’re invited to a session with EY Charlotte’s Financial Services Advisory group on Tuesday, March 17th. Our professionals are looking forward to meeting potential leadership program candidates for the summer, and to making connections for internships/full time positions in the future.

  • Mar
    17

    UGA Career Center Presents: Careers in Fashion

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:00pm7:30pm

    Come and hear from professionals working in the Fashion industry. Have an opportunity to hear their career path as well as ask questions regarding your own and network with them after!

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    17

    IB Society Lunch & Learn

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 12:30pm1:30pm

    Tim Samples is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Terry College. His current research focus is investor-state relations in Latin America. Professor Samples is frequently quoted in international business media—in outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, NPR, Financial Times, BBC Mundo—and has made television appearances on CNN en Español.

    Before joining the faculty at UGA, Professor Samples practiced law at Hogan Lovells, where he focused on international business transactions in Latin America. Before law school, he worked in Chile and Argentina. Professor Samples was born in California, went to UGA as an undergraduate, and has lived in Latin America several times. He speaks Spanish fluently and is proficient in Portuguese.

  • Mar
    17

    Employer of the Day: Porter Keadle Moore

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 9:00am12:30pm

    At Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) we know that our employees are our greatest assets. And, the fact that we have been recognized by Accounting Today as a “Best Place to Work” for seven years running tells us we must be doing things right! PKM provides a fun, flexible work environment that allows you to take on lots of responsibility, and be acknowledged and rewarded for your efforts. At PKM you will gain first-hand knowledge of public accounting while working closely with clients in the financial, insurance, technology and small business industries. These hands-on experiences will either lead to full-time career opportunities with the firm or provide you with invaluable tools to take with you, wherever your career path may lead. If you are smart, energetic, assertive, and ready for a challenge, we look forward to meeting with you to discuss full-time and internship opportunities! with PKM.  And grab a coffee and donut on us!

  • Mar
    13

    Executive & Professional MBA Lunch & Learn in Gwinnett

    • Friday, March 13, 2015 at 12:00pm1:00pm

    Join us over lunch for an informal Q&A discussion to find out more about UGA's Professional MBA program offered at the UGA Gwinnett and Buckhead campuses. Information on the Terry EMBA will also be available. Learn how to become a student in the upcoming class beginning September 2015.

  • Mar
    11

    Online BBA Info Session: Chattahoochee Tech Transfers

    • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:00am12:00pm

    This information session is designed for Chattahoochee Tech students planning to apply to the Online BBA degree completion program.

  • Mar
    10

    Former UGA Students Online BBA Admissions Info Session: Webinar

    • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    This webinar is designed especially for former UGA students who are thinking about returning to UGA to complete their degree or obtain another undergraduate degree. Join us for a program overview, information about admission procedures, and tuition and fees for UGA's Online BBA degree completion program, followed by a question and answer session.

  • Mar
    6

    J.M. Tull School of Accounting Workshop

    • Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:15am11:45am

    The presenter will be Sonja Rego of Indiana University. The title of her paper is "Conforming Tax Avoidance and Capital Market Pressure."

  • Mar
    6

    UGA’s Top Talent Contest: Mastering Your Communications and Interviewing Skills

    • Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:00am2:00pm

    UGA freshmen and sophomores will meet with professionals and learn the art of building business rapport.  

    Showcase your strengths and start learning about various business career paths.

    Compete for a chance to win an award.

  • Mar
    5

    UGA Career Center Presents: Career Advice for Second Year Students

    • Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Come learn what you need to do to get ahead! Should you have an internship this year? What do employers want to see on your resume? When is the best time to apply to summer internships? We will answer all these great questions, and more!

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    4

    MBSA Alumni & Intern Panel

    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:30pm7:30pm

    Recent alumni and interns from the Multicultural Business Student Association (MBSA) will form a panel to help students during an open discussion and Q&A session.        

     Come out and meet young professionals from Chick-fil-A, Deloitte, EY, Morgan Stanley, UPS, Connect Marketing Services, and Brown Bag Marketing. Dinner will be provided.  

  • Mar
    4

    UGA Career Center Presents: Careers in Economics

    • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:15pm7:45pm

    Have you ever asked the question, I’m an Economics major, but what can I really do with that?  Or do you just have a general interest in learning more about Economics?  If so, please join us for Careers in Economics.  This event will include a panel of UGA Economics alumni who are now professionals in a variety of fields.  Come listen to them share advice and learn more about the many opportunities you have as an Economics/business major.  There will be time for networking and questions at the end. 

    The panel will be facilitated by our very own Dr. Chris Cornwell, the Terry Economics Department Head.

    Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

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