Texas A&M

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”

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”). Under the agreement, CNVE will provide […]

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 […]

Co-op with NASA challenges accounting major

By • February 27th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business, Students

Eighteen-year-old Arden Robertson is unclassifiable. According to her age she is a freshman, at football games for ticket pull she is a senior, and her transcript confirms that she is a master’s degree candidate. Though she may be hard to define on paper, there is no questioning her belonging at Texas A&M University. Robertson, a […]

Business Honors students explore Atlanta

By • January 23rd, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

When 32 Mays Business Honors students visited Atlanta, they learned first-hand how several top companies carry out their mission statements. Students toured encompassed the corporate headquarters of Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A, CNN and UPS, as well as attended Cirque du Soleil show and explored of downtown Atlanta. Kris Morley, director of the Business Honors program, and academic […]