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Mays seeks input for website redesign

By • June 27th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

This summer, Mays Business School embarked upon an important initiative to redesign its website. The objectives of the project are to create a more dynamic website that presents the Mays brand in a more consistent and compelling manner while providing a better overall experience for our different constituencies, which include prospective and current students, faculty, […]



@Mays Magazine 2014 Issue

By • June 11th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

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MBA Students Help Create A Day Camp for Children With Disabilities

By • May 21st, 2014 • Category: Students, Texas A&M

Fifteen MBA students teamed up with Camp LIFE to create and hold the first Camp LIFE Family Day Camp, which attracted 51 campers in April. The MBA student volunteers paired up with their campers and families to support and encourage each camper throughout the day. This year, family members also were invited to stay at […]



Freshman leader strives for the “American Dream”

By • May 8th, 2014 • Category: Texas A&M

Originally from Vietnam, freshman business management major Sammy Vu found her way to Aggieland. She decided to attend Texas A&M University on a full scholarship and said she knew she belonged after attending Fish Camp the summer before her freshman year. “The spirit of Texas A&M resonated with me,” said Vu. “I am a very […]



Two from Mays Business School named Texas A&M Distinguished Alumni

By • May 7th, 2014 • Category: Texas A&M

Two graduates from Texas A&M’s business school are among the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University. James A. “Jim” Mayo Jr. ’70 received a bachelor’s in management from Texas A&M. He enjoyed a successful career in banking and is the retired chairman/CEO of Alice Bancshares Inc. […]



Chairman of accounting oversight board discusses the audit profession, proposed regulations and current challenges

By • April 29th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers, Texas A&M

On April 15, James Doty discussed a range of audit topics with a standing-room-only group of Mays faculty, staff and PPA students in Ray Auditorium. As the SEC-appointed chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Doty leads an organization with two primary responsibilities to promote investor protection: 1) to oversee the audits of […]



Whitacre shares business insights and leadership advice with Full-Time MBA students

By • April 22nd, 2014 • Category: Texas A&M

Ed Whiteacre Growing up the son of a railroad man in Ennis, Texas, a railroad town of about 4,000 people located 30 miles south of Dallas, Ed Whitacre always figured trains would play a prominent role in his future. But when Whitacre graduated from high school, he found himself at a crossroads. “My father assumed […]



Neiman Marcus Group CEO ponders the future “shopping journey” for luxury customers

By • April 17th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Texas A&M

At the 2014 M.B. Zale Visionary Merchant Lecture Series, Neiman Marcus Group President and CEO Karen Katz considered how the “shopping journey” for luxury customers could evolve in the next five years. Made possible by the M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation and hosted by the Center for Retailing Studies, the annual event seeks to connect […]



Voting open to the public for Raymond Ideas Challenge

By • April 16th, 2014 • Category: Programs, Texas A&M

The top 40 finalists for this year’s Raymond Ideas Challenge have been selected, and their video pitches are now available online. The top three ideas from the online voting will receive prize money of $1,000, $500 and $250. Each spring, the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Mays Business School hosts the Ideas Challenge, […]



Education never ends, says Pappas leader

By • April 8th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers, Texas A&M

Harris J. Pappas ’66 has spent much of life reading and researching the best methods for educating and preparing himself, and he told a group of Mays Business Honors students he will never stop learning. He reads frequently and says he taught himself to overcome dyslexia and disorganization. Now he uses mid-mapping to sketch out […]