Veterans Business Outreach Center, College of Business, UT Arlington

Veterans Business Outreach Center

 
 

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Vision

The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center is the premier and primary resource for education, training and inspiration to empower veterans, disabled veterans, spouses, National Guard and reserve component members to transform their dreams into reality.


Mission

The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive learning opportunities for veterans, disabled veterans, spouses, National Guard and reserve component members through a community of entrepreneur resource partners nationally, locally and across Small Business Administration Region VI. The University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center services are provided in appreciation for the veterans’ valued and continued service to the nation. Through ongoing one-on-one business counseling and training programs, accredited university courses and practical seminars and workshops, the University of Texas at Arlington Veterans Business Outreach Center serves as a one-stop shop and resource center dedicated to 1) increase veteran awareness of entrepreneurial development services, 2) increase veteran access to entrepreneurial development services and 3) increase veteran utilization of entrepreneurial development services in order to grow the economy and the employment base while adding value to our veterans and the communities in which they live.


Motto/Slogan

Business beyond the battlefield.


Values


  • Leadership - Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less. We recognize and value the leader within those who have served, and we strive to venerate and emulate those qualities that lift others to achieve their fullest and highest potential as business owners.
  • Integrity - Integrity is the foundation of our interaction with others, including our veteran clients, resource partners, community leaders and the university. We recognize that trust is the outcome of truthfulness, and we commit to building honest relationships that add value to our stakeholders.
  • Focus - Focus enables us to do what we do best and what we enjoy doing most. We commit to thinking and acting strategically in everything that we do, so that we remain engaged in the process of educating, training, and inspiring our veteran clients to be more, do more, and have more; so that they can give more of their unique genius to the world.
  • Teamwork - Teamwork truly does make the dream work. We are part of a community of entrepreneurial resources, and we contribute to the team by providing collaborative leadership with integrity and a focus on giving and serving those who have served.


Contact Us


  • Patrick E. Alcorn
  • Director, Veterans Business Outreach Center
  • Phone:   817-272-6789
  • Email:    utavboc@uta.edu
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  • Myron Pullum
  • Veterans Business Advisor, Veterans Business Outreach Center
  • Phone:   817-272-6789
  • Email:    utavboc@uta.edu
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  • Michele Lawson
  • Administrative Assistant, Veterans Business Outreach Center
  • Phone:   817-272-6789
  • Email:    utavboc@uta.edu
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  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • College of Business
  • 701 S. West Street, Room 635
  • Arlington, TX 76019
  • Website: http://www.uta.edu/business/dean/vboc.php
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VBOC Hours of Operation:


  • M/T/W/F9a.m.-5p.m.
  • TH11a.m.-7p.m.
  • SATBy appointment only





Veterans Business Outreach Center, Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Located in the University of Texas at Arlington College of Business


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.