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January 2015

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Atlanta hosts Business Honors students

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. Their tour encompassed the corporate headquarters of Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A, CNN and UPS, as well as a Cirque du Soleil show and exploration of downtown Atlanta. Kris Morley, director of the Business Honors program, and academic […]



Pair recognizes veteran and undergraduates with scholarships

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

Kelly P. ’86 and Robert E. Jordan ’85 of Flower Mound, Texas, wanted to honor Kelly’s father, a military veteran. In December 2013, they created a President’s Endowed Scholarship in his name, designated for business. The Major Soren Alfred Potz-Nielsen II President’s Endowed Scholarship pays tribute to the memory of the Air Force fighter pilot, […]



Nonprofit founder delivers a message of hope and giving to Mays students

By • December 2nd, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Post by Mays Business School. Todd Storch ’91 shared more than a typical business success story when he spoke recently to a nonprofit business class and to students from the Freshman Business Initiative. BUSN 302, which teaches students about the nonprofit sector, is a required component of Mays Business School’s Certificate in Not-for-Profit Business, which […]



Mays students sweep fall competitions

By • November 18th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

An interdisciplinary team of marketing and finance students placed second in a competition in Dallas in early November. The team members were Kathryn Gaines and Jamie Roy (MKTG) and Anna Savage and Arian Jafari (FINC). They competed against seven other schools in the case competition of the Texas regional conference of the International Council of […]



Bloomberg Businessweek releases full-time MBA program rankings

By • November 12th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

The Mays Full-Time MBA program at Texas A&M University retained its strong standing among the top 20 U.S. public universities, ranking 17th among U.S. public schools according to rankings released Tuesday by Bloomberg Businessweek. Among all U.S.-based schools, the Mays Full-Time MBA program was ranked 42nd down from 26th in the previous ranking in 2012. […]



“An inductee as a Future Texas Business Legends Scholar” by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF)

By • November 7th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Programs

Lloyd McGuire is one of 31 students across the state to be selected as an inductee as a Future Texas Business Legends Scholar by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF), which carries a $10,000 scholarship award. The TBHF recognizes students who define entrepreneurial ventures with impact to future business in Texas. McGuire is a […]



Berry inducted into W. P. Carey School Hall of Fame

By • November 5th, 2014 • Category: Faculty, Mays Business

Marketing Professor Leonard Berry was inducted into the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business Outstanding Doctoral Alumni Award. He is a Regents Professor at Texas A&M University who received a PhD from ASU’s business school in 1968. Joining Berry at the Oct. 30 induction were technology mavens Brian Gentile and Chuck Robel. Gentile […]



Rockwell leader learned lessons, shared insights along the way

By • October 30th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers, Mays Business

Throughout his career, Don H. Davis Jr. ’61 was intentional about noticing the lessons he was learning as he helped his company and his fellow employees succeed. Ten years after retiring as CEO and earning the title of chairman emeritus of Rockwell Automation, Davis shared those lessons with Business Honors students at Mays Business School. […]



Strawser appointed VP, CFO of Texas A&M University

By • October 29th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Texas A&M

Jerry R. Strawser was appointed vice president for finance and administration and CFO of Texas A&M University on Sept. 3, 2014. We at Mays want to thank him for all he accomplished during his time as dean of Mays Business School. The school firmly established itself as one of the leading business schools in the […]



MIT scholar asks “Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer?”

By • October 29th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers, Mays Business

After several close friends were diagnosed with cancer, Andrew Lo began looking into cancer therapeutics. What he found was a weak pharmaceutical industry experiencing a decline in productivity and suffering from a lack of funding. However, he maintains that financial engineering has the potential to reshape the industry and enable the development of a cure […]