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  • Mar
    26

    Terry Talks with Don Lancaster, VP Tax, UPS

    • Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm

    Join us for a round table discussion with Don Lancaster, Vice President, Tax at United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, a leader in the U.S. less-than-truckload industry and the premier provider of global supply chain management solutions. UPS delivers packages each business day for 1.5 million shipping customers to 7.9 million receivers in over 220 countries and territories. In 2014, UPS delivered 4.6 billion packages with total revenue of $58.2 billion. As VP of Tax, Don is responsible for the world-wide tax function at UPS. This includes all aspects of US domestic and international tax risk, compliance, planning and tax accounting. Don joined UPS in 1997 as the Director of Tax Controversy, handling IRS Audits, Appeals and Litigation for the Company. He has also worked as Director of Tax Research and Planning handling tax strategic planning for operations as well as mergers and acquisition tax structuring and diligence. Prior to joining the UPS Tax Department in 1997, Don practiced law in Atlanta with the firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka and was responsible for representing companies and individuals in federal and state tax disputes at IRS Appeals, US Tax Court, and US Federal District Courts. Don received his degree in Accounting from Mississippi State University in 1987, his law degree from Emory University Law School in 1990, and an LLM (Masters in Tax Law) from New York University Law School in 1992.

  • Mar
    25

    Terry Ambassador Applications Deadline

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 5:00pm6:00pm

    Interested in serving the Terry College of Business as a Student Ambassador? Applications are now open. All application materials are due by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. First round interviews are slated for Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2. For more information, please visit the Terry Ambassador webpage. 

  • Mar
    25

    Alum of the Day: Dick Ferguson (BBA 1986), Division Director at Raymond James

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 1:00pm4:00pm

    Come meet alum Dick Ferguson on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. The Southern Division Director for Raymond James, Mr. Ferguson graduated with a BBA in Finance from the Terry College in 1986. Ferguson has spent his entire professional career at Morgan Keegan/Raymond James, joining the firm’s Atlanta office in 1987. In 1994, he was named the branch manager of the firm’s new office in his hometown of Athens, GA. In 1999, Ferguson was promoted to East regional president overseeing 25 branches and over 500 employees. He was also asked to join the firm’s Executive Committee. Ferguson was named president of Morgan Keegan’s Private Client Group in January 2010. He transitioned to the role of Southern Division Director in 2012 as part of Morgan Keegan’s conversion to Raymond James. Dick is married to his wife of 22 years, Susan, and has twelve year old twins, John and Lucy, and an eighteen year old son, Richard. In his spare time Dick enjoys hunting, playing golf, and chasing his kids. Students can sign up for 30 minute appointments to meet with Mr. Ferguson, ask him career advice, questions about the financial industry, etc. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to hear from a devoted Terry alum who enjoys helping students!

  • Mar
    25

    Terry Alumni Panel: Life Beyond the Hedges

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 12:20pm1:10pm

    Hear from Terry College alumni about their experiences after graduation and beyond the hedges during a panel discussion and Q&A session. Don't miss this great opportunity to network with alumni and other students!

    FEATURED PANELISTS: Teddy Gillen (BBA RMIN 2004), Southern Protective Group Kasey Gartner (BBA FINA/MARK/IB 2003), Northwestern Mutual Gene Haley (BBA 1972), Wilmington Pharmaceuticals Steven Denton (BBA RMIN 1987), Beecher Carlson Hunter Fleetwood (BBA FINA/MBUS 2007), Crosslink Orthopaedics Ron Seib (BBA FINA 1983), Edward Jones Doug Schwartz (BBA FINA 2012), Alder Financial Group

    Dress is casual and food will be provided for registered guests. This event is sponsored by Georgia Power.

  • Mar
    25

    UGA Career Center Presents: Summer Employment Fair

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:00am3:00pm

    Employers from Atlanta and Athens will be hiring students for summer positions in various fields from your typical summer jobs to internships.

    Come prepared to introduce yourself, hand your resume to a hiring manager, and land that coveted summer job!

    Tips for success:
    Get your resume critiqued at the Career Center, Monday-Friday, 12-2pm (Clark Howell Hall, 2nd floor)
    Dress professionally (Business Casual to Business Professional, depending on what employers you are speaking with) 
    Make eye contact and speak clearly with a smile

    Click the following link to view a list of participating employers/organizations: http://bit.ly/summerUGA

    Recommended dress for this event: Business Casual

  • Mar
    24

    Terry Talks “Failure Is Not an Option” with Gene Haley (BBA ‘72), Wilmington Pharmaceuticals

    • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm

    Join us for a round table discussion with Gene Haley, Founder & CEO of Wilmington Pharmaceuticals. Gene brings more than 35 years of experience in developing corporate strategies, driving business in high-growth environments and creatively building value through the development of strategic partnerships and acquisitions. He has held leadership positions at AAIPharma, Eastman Kodak’s imaging subsidiary Qualex Inc, and Fuqua Industries. His key positions held include International Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales. Gene is active in the North Carolina entrepreneurial community and is a member of the North Carolina Small Business & Technology Development Center Board of Advisors, a member of the Biotech Advisory Committee of Southeastern North Carolina and a member of the University of North Carolina Wilmington Cameron Executive Network. Gene holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia.

    Dress is business casual and food will be provided for registered guests. Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Mar
    24

    Students 2 Startups (formerly Talk Tech)

    • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 4:30pm6:00pm

    This twice-annual event, formerly called Talk Tech, connects students with the tech startup community to discover opportunities and foster connections. Over 20 area startups will gather in the Boyd Science Library Lobby to demonstrate their businesses and network with UGA students. Free food and drinks are provided.

  • Mar
    19

    Employer Info Session: Alvarez and Marsal

    • Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm
  • Mar
    19

    UGA Career Center Presents: Creating Virtual Portfolios

    • Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 4:00pm5:00pm

    Recommended dress for this event: Casual

  • Mar
    18

    Mather Economic Recruitment and Information Session

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:00pm7:00pm

    Mather Economic will be on campus to hold an information session for current Terry students 

  • 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
    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
    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

    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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