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“On the Heels of Success” Women in IT conference a success

By • April 1st, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

Finding a job, career building, working with a mentor and work-life balance were the key topics at the 16th annual Women in Information Technology Conference, held March 6. The Center for the Management of Information Systems and Women in IT hosted current and former female MIS students. The Women in IT (WIT) conference is an […]



Senior incorporates management degree into his dreams

By • April 1st, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

Senior business management major Blake Goldberg does not fear the unknown. In the fall of his senior year, he purchased a one-way ticket to New Zealand to volunteer for an organization called World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) beginning July 2015 after graduating from Texas A&M University in May. Once there, he will work […]



The Big Event director brings big changes

By • March 23rd, 2015 • Category: Texas A&M

The Big Event is an organization that encourages all Texas A&M University students to give back to their community one day a year. At the helm of the March 28 event is Big Event Director Kevin Brooks, a business management senior. He will lead a record number of volunteers, estimated around 20,503, as well as […]



Mays rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Business Schools” Rankings

By • March 11th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

The Full-Time MBA program at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School improved its standing over last year in the latest U.S. News & World Report (2016) “Best Business Schools” rankings of graduate business schools. Among public universities Mays ranked in the top 10, tying for 9th place with the University of Minnesota. In a three-way […]



Aggie Angel Network partners with CNVE

By • March 11th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

The Aggie Angel Network (AAN) has announced an operational agreement with the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The AAN is a private, not-for-profit investor network that links early-stage entrepreneurial ventures with capital from early-stage investors (also called “Angel Investors”). CNVE Director Blake Petty will concurrently […]



Eli Jones ’82 named dean of Mays Business School

By • March 10th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

The Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System has approved the appointment of Eli Jones ’82 as dean of Mays Business School. Jones is currently dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair at the University of Arkansas. He will assume his new position at […]



Mays maintains 5th place in “Best for Vets” ranking

By • March 10th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

In its annual ranking of business schools that are “Best for Vets,” Military Times ranked Mays Business School as 5 th among the top 75 U.S. business schools in 2015. Mays also placed 5th among business schools in 2014. In Military Times’ broader rankings, Texas A&M University ranked 7th among four-year colleges that are “Best […]



Students establish MSC Bethancourt to promote multiple learning perspectives

By • March 6th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

What started as a casual conversation between friends in a business honors course in November 2013 ultimately resulted in the founding of MSC Bethancourt – a program aimed at preparing students for a dynamic society through exposure to global perspectives, critical thinking challenges, and professional insights. Their first event: hosting former First Lady Laura Bush […]



WSJ Challenge promotes competition and long-term learning 

By • March 4th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

Business schools across the country are using The Wall Street Journal as a tool to encourage their students to become more informed. Five weeks of studying the publication culminates each spring in the Wall Street Journal Challenge, which was hosted this year by Mays Business School. Three-member teams compete in the challenge, which was established […]



Memory of Aggie remains strong among family, friends

By • March 3rd, 2015 • Category: Donors Corner, Mays Business

Second only to his family and friends, Clay Aderholt loved Texas A&M University, Mays Business School and the Christian fraternity Aggie Men’s Club. After Clay died in a car accident in May 2013 at age 36, a group of his best friends wanted to raise money to help Clay’s wife Allison and their two young […]