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October 2014

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Mays Executive MBA program continues to climb in Financial Times ranking

By • October 20th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

The Mays Executive MBA program (EMBA) at Texas A&M University continues its upward trajectory among the top 10 U.S.-based programs at public universities, rising to 6th among U.S. public schools (up from 8th last year) in rankings released Monday by Financial Times. The program stands 16th among all U.S.-based schools and 60th in the world […]



Mays honors 2014 Outstanding Alumni for their impact

By • October 17th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Mays Business School recognized three of its most prolific graduates during the 23rd annual Outstanding Alumni Banquet. Two of the honorees – Kevin McEvoy ’79 and Robert Jordan ’86 – received their MBAs from Mays, and Susan Reese McFarland ’83 received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. When introducing the outstanding alumni at the banquet at […]



Aggie entrepreneurs celebrate a decade of success

By • October 17th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Texas A&M

Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at Texas A&M University recognized this year’s recipients of the Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world. The university, built on its core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect and self-service, is producing some of the nation’s best […]



Professionals Share Career Mistakes and Lessons Learned

By • October 1st, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Everyone makes mistakes, but the key is to learn from them. A panel of four business professionals recently shared with a group of MS Marketing students the biggest mistakes they have made in their professional careers, as well as what lessons they have learned as a result. Tami Cannizzaro ’80, principal of Cannizzaro Consulting, shared […]



Kauths commit to support future Mays students

By • September 29th, 2014 • Category: Donors Corner, Mays Business

A San Antonio couple has committed a substantial planned donation that will establish the Melissa and John Kauth ’77 Endowed Scholarship in Business. Distributions from the fund will be used to provide four-year scholarships to full-time students at Mays Business School. Preference will be given to applicants who are Regents Scholars’ students. Mr. Kauth received […]



Ricky W. Griffin named interim dean of Mays

By • September 29th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Ricky W. Griffin has been named interim dean of Mays Business School. He will serve in this role until the national search for the school’s next permanent dean is completed. Provost Karan Watson selected Griffin after reviewing faculty nominations and discussing the matter with members of the Mays faculty. Griffin is a University Distinguished Professor […]



Workshop teaches value of articulating experiences gained abroad

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

The Texas A&M Career Center joined forces with two Mays Business School units to create a workshop for students that have or are considering international opportunities.  The “Leveraging Your International Experience in Your Job Search” seminar, which was hosted by the Texas A&M Career Center, Mays Communication Lab and the Center for International Business Studies […]



UT, A&M, Rice Form NSF Hub to Move Ideas to Marketplace

By • September 1st, 2014 • Category: Centers, Mays Business

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin, Rice University and Texas A&M University have received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become a regional innovation hub that translates academic research into useful technologies with commercial applications. The NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program has designated three Texas tier-one […]



Six Things You Need to Know to Start a Business or Kickstart Your Company

By • August 8th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Leverage social media to build your business Expand marketing opportunities through exports Navigate the legal landscape Create a brand that’s credible and compelling Turn procurement into a competitive advantage Secure financing through traditional and unconventional sources You’ll learn about these six imperatives and more from seasoned experts at the Governor’s Small Business Forum on Friday, […]



Excursion to Africa opens eyes of Mays Regents’ Scholars

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

A year ago, traveling to Africa was not even a distant dream for a group of Texas A&M University students. Most had had never flown across the state, much less internationally. Now they can claim they have been there and back. “The trip was just amazing,” recalls Aashraya Nakarmi, one of the students who went […]