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October 24 – 25, 2019
Chattanooga, TN

Apply by Sept. 20

The Unum HBCU Innovation Challenge will invite juniors and seniors from HBCUs to Unum Headquarters to showcase their business acumen and game-changing ideas as they work together to solve a real-world case facing the insurance industry. 

The HBCU Challenge will recruit 32 undergraduate students from HBCUs within 250 miles of Unum’s home office locations in Baton Rouge, La.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Columbia, S.C. Selected students will participate in a two-day innovation case competition hosted at Unum’s headquarters in Chattanooga.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

1st Place Team:

$5,000

2nd Place Team:

$3,000

3rd Place Team:

$1,500

ABOUT UNUM GROUP

Unum Group is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom and the leading provider of disability income protection in the world. Its businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life, Unum UK, and Unum Poland. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illness, dental and vision coverage, which help protect millions of working people and their families in the event of an illness or injury. Unum also provides stop-loss coverage to help self-insured employers protect against unanticipated medical costs. The company reported revenues of $11.6 billion in 2018, and provided $7.2 billion in benefits.

“Unum is committed to being the most inclusive, diverse, and welcoming company in our industry and beyond. The Unum HBCU Innovation Challenge is an example of how Unum is activating this commitment.”

— Wade Hinton, VP of Inclusion and Diversity, Unum

Application deadline is Sept. 20

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