The Student Community Organization of Business Education (SCOOBE) Living-Learning Community is focused on the development of students' knowledge in multiple facets of related disciplines offered through the College of Business and Technology. The SCOOBE promotes an extracurricular program that supplements the traditional collegiate curriculum by offering a range of opportunities that allows for increased awareness and understanding of the business environment. Activities in the Living-Learning Community include guest lectures, social gatherings, study groups, as well as the opportunity to meet new friends and live in an environment where students share common business-related career interests. This community is open to all undergraduate students interested in exploring ideas in business.

The SCOOBE Living-Learning Community is a partnership of the College of Business and Technology and the Department of Housing and Residence Life.

Community Requirements:

  • Open to all interested undergraduate students.
  • Must be willing to participate in regular programming and events, including community meetings and social activities.
  • Reside within one of the spaces designated for the living-learning community; your assignment will be provided by the
    Department of Housing and Residence Life.
  • Complete a community application (closed for 2015-16) and receive formal acceptance.
  • Enrolled in the designated section of ETSU 1020: Foundations of Student Success for the Fall term.

Community Coordinator Bio :

Bill McTier

Bill McTier

I am currently a Lecturer in the Management and Marketing department in the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University, and teach a wide variety of management and marketing courses.

My successful business experience includes positions as business owner, sales professional, and consultant. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from East Tennessee State University. I am a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society and serve on the East Tennessee State University College of Business and Technology Advisory Board and the E.T.S.U. A.M.B.A. Alumni Board.

I enjoy reading, music, and playing golf. 

Contact Adrianna Guram, Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives, at   with questions.

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