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Raymond Ideas Challenge rewards “big ideas”

By • May 22nd, 2015 • Category: Mays Business, Programs, Texas A&M, Uncategorized

This year’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge featured the top 40 “big ideas” from more than 100 applications. Students from across campus and varying majors were asked to explain “What is your big idea?” through both a written proposal and a video pitch. The top 40 ideas were presented live to judges with the selected […]



Banker shares life tips with students

By • May 21st, 2015 • Category: Business Honors, Executive Speakers, Mays Business

Ann Rhoads ’85 says she considers herself lucky because she has always known her career path: Banking. She told a group of Business Honors students she worked as a teller in the summers during school, then after graduating with a finance degree she started with a training class of 12. Only three or four of […]



Mays seniors pursue career paths post-graduation

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business

Many of the 950 Mays Business School undergraduate students who will receive degrees on Saturday will enter the workforce to pursue management positions, work for firms of their choosing or begin graduate school. Some have chosen the path less traveled and are embarking on journeys unique to their time spent at Texas A&M University. Management […]



Five business graduates receive 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Students, Texas A&M

Five business graduates are among those given 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award – the highest honor bestowed upon a former student of Texas A&M University, awarded since 1962 to fewer than 250 of Texas A&M’s 425,000 former students. Presented jointly by the university and The Association of Former Students, this award recognizes Aggies who have achieved excellence […]



Zambians enjoy reciprocal visit to Mays

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Faculty, Mays Business, Students, Texas A&M

A group of educators and students from the University of Zambia visited Mays Business School on May 14. It was a reciprocal visit after a group of 15 Regents’ Scholars visited the southern African nation in the summer of 2014. Phillips 66 sponsored that two-week trip. Mays lecturer Henry Musoma (left) and Associate Dean Marty Loudder (center) hosted the group. […]



Mays Medal of Excellence named for Marty Loudder

By • May 11th, 2015 • Category: Business Honors, Faculty, Mays Business

  The Medal of Excellence, a graduation distinction given to undergraduate students at Mays Business School, has gotten a new name. Namesake Martha L. “Marty” Loudder is associate dean, Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence and PricewaterhouseCooper Teaching Excellence Professor of Accounting. She is a Mays Teaching Fellow and has received teaching awards from the accounting […]



Fish Aides show appreciation with annual Custodial Appreciation Banquet

By • May 6th, 2015 • Category: Mays Business, Students

Student leadership organization Fish Aides seeks to empower not only its members, but also every individual that its members encounter, through encouragement, enthusiasm and service. To give back to those who have served the university daily and to provide freshmen students an environment to grow and learn from one another, Fish Aides hosted its third […]



Blue Bell’s story one of accountability

By • April 30th, 2015 • Category: Bottom Line Ethics, Mays Business

I love Blue Bell ice cream. When we lived out of state for a number of years, I remember it being a legitimate choice to consider having it shipped to us in dry ice rather than settling for Blue Bunny, or some other inferior northern brand. On one visit home to Texas, driving between Austin […]



Frito-Lay North America senior leader shares career journey advice

By • April 30th, 2015 • Category: Executive Speakers, Mays Business

Keep an open mind on your career journey. That’s just one piece of advice Frito-Lay’s Laura Maxwell offered Business Honors students. She serves as the senior vice president of the Transformation Integration Office at Frito-Lay, and executive sponsor of their Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN). After Maxwell recently took time away from her busy schedule to […]



Leonard Berry humbled by Mays Lifetime Achievement Award

By • April 29th, 2015 • Category: Faculty, Mays Business

Friends, family, colleagues and students surrounded Leonard Berry, a University Distinguished Professor of Marketing, on April 24 when he was given Mays Business School’s second Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship. During the recognition program, Interim Dean Ricky Griffin presented Berry with a plaque recognizing his “sustained and outstanding scholarly contributions at the highest […]