The Terry College of Business believes diversity and inclusion strengthen our community. Below is a summary of our commitment to advance diversity and inclusion as well as a selection of current related programs and actions. We invite your feedback to enhance our efforts.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Promote Respect

We commit to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment while promoting dignity and respect.



  • National Black MBA Association
  • NBMBAA Case Competition and Atlanta Scholarship Fund
  • Prospanica

Student Organizations

  • Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
  • Black Business Student Association
  • Gamma Iota Sigma D&I Chair
  • Georgia Blacks in Business Student Association
  • Graduate Women in Business Association
  • Minorities in Technology
  • Multicultural Business Students Association
  • National African American Insurance Association
  • National Association of Black Accountants
  • Pride @ Terry
  • Women in Business
  • Women in Economics
  • Women in Finance
  • Women in Technology

We commit to serve our local community to build a better tomorrow. Each year Terry students, faculty, and staff invest their time, talents, and resources to benefit the underserved in Athens through community service, consulting projects, and financial support.

Recent organizations and programs

  • Athens Area Diaper Bank        
  • Athens Area Homeless Shelter
  • B Collaborative Projects and the B Impact Assessment  
  • Books for Keeps 
  • Boys & Girls Club of Athens
  • Clarke County Mentor Program
  • Data for Good
  • Jeannette Rankin Foundation
  • Leadership Scholars Service-Learning Project
  • MBA Service-Learning Project Course
  • The Sparrow’s Nest
  • Thomas Lay After-School Program

Office of Diversity Relations Offerings

Terry Student Diversity Advocacy Council

The Terry Student Diversity Advocacy Council (TSDAC) aims to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment at Terry by promoting understanding and accountability. Through hands-on initiatives and events, TSDAC highlights the power of diversity as a tool to build relationships and enhance team performance.

Faculty and Staff Diversity Advisory Board

This group provides direct input to the Dean and Office of Diversity Relations on the vision formation for the college’s diversity and inclusion strategy. The group plans, supports and hosts events highlighting various topics relating to diversity and inclusion.


INTERACT is a diversity and leadership workshop explaining the six dimensions of diversity, exploring how bias works and providing a strong foundation to lead diverse groups. Participants engage in interactive exercises throughout the workshop. Email for available dates and instructions to register.

Workforce Diversity Certificate

Through a series of diversity lectures, this certificate equips students with a better cross-cultural understanding of their work environment and gives them a competitive advantage in their job search.

Accelerated Business Program

The Accelerated Business Program is a competitive, pre-collegiate program designed to introduce juniors and seniors to various fields of business.

MBA Programs

Learn more about how Terry’s commitment to diversity and inclusion impacts our MBA.

Terry Business Case Extravaganza

Coordinated by the Multicultural Business Students Association (MBSA), the Terry Business Case Extravaganza provides a fun and interactive event designed for busy students who seek to sharpen their business skills. There is no pre-case preparation — just sign up, show up and skill up! Enjoy free food, networking with top companies, and a chance to win prizes. Build business skills with fun activities that feel like team-building exercises!


Randy Groomes
  • Director, Office of Diversity Relations
Santanu Chatterjee
  • Associate Dean for Diversity, International and Master’s Programs, Office of the Dean
  • Director, Full-Time MBA, Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Dr. Harold A. Black Distinguished Professor and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, John Munro Godfrey, Sr. Department of Economics
Sharnice Brown
  • Ernst & Young LLP Funded, Student Success Coordinator, Undergraduate Student Services