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From internships to student achievements to recognition of The University of Tampa faculty and institution as a whole, the following is a running archive of UT press releases, called News Articles, and feature stories, noted as UT Life.

Posted September 11, 2019 in News

On Thursday, Oct. 3, The University of Tampa will welcome Roger Germann, president and CEO of the Florida Aquarium, as part of the Sykes College of Business’ TECO Energy Center for Leadership Speaker Series.

Posted May 14, 2019 in News

University of Tampa graduate students Emilia Meo and Zac Herman recently won first place in the 2019 Statewide Collegiate Start-up Competition in Orlando, sponsored by the Florida Venture Forum.

Posted May 09, 2019 in News

Lauren Wright, founder of a company called The Natural Nipple and a participant in The University of Tampa’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Spartan Incubator program, won first place and a $50,000 grant recently in the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge.

Posted April 17, 2019 in News

A UT first-year student pitching jewelry that detects date rape drugs, as well as a student who has developed ergonomic equipment which helps weight lifters prevent wrist injuries, took home top honors — and $1,000 prizes — at The University of Tampa Sykes College of Business’ Lowth Entrepreneurship Center’s third annual New Venture Exposition last week.

At the event, graduate and undergraduate students in entrepreneurship, along with Spartan Accelerator and Incubator program participants, presented 62 business concepts.

Posted March 20, 2019 in News

In a ranking of MBA programs that stressed “fact based criteria,” The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business was placed in the “Tier One” out of 144 schools in 25 countries worldwide. Additionally, UT’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program was ranked 34th out of 91 schools in the Tier One of EMBA programs.

The ranking was compiled by CEO Magazine in an effort to “cut through the noise and provide potential students with a performance benchmark for those schools under review.” The factors (and percentage weighting) for rankings included quality of faculty (34.95), international diversity (9.71), class size (9.71), accreditation (8.74), faculty to student ratio (7.76), price (5.83), international exposure (4.85), work experience (4.85), professional development (4.85), gender parity (4.85) and delivery methods (3.8). 

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