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November 2014

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Connector Keith Ferrazzi brings networking tips to Texas A&M University campus

By • October 10th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Departments

The key to good networking is to not only show up and speak up, but to also have a few ideas about how you can serve the other person. Master networker, international speaker and best-selling author Keith Ferrazzi called those acts of care “five packets of generosity.” “Everything you want to achieve—every job, every volunteer […]



Multicultural Association of Business Students to celebrate diversity

By • September 29th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Five students—Daizia McGhee, Eric Hernandez, Anthony Guzman, Ingrid Miranda and Rayshanda Massey—were invited to lunch one day to join Annie McGowan, director of the Professional Program at Mays. The lunch discussion focused primarily on whether the students (all first-generation college students from populations that are underrepresented on campus) were happy with their decision to join […]



Six Mays students chosen for Academy for Future International Leaders

By • September 29th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Six Mays students were selected for the Academy for Future International Leaders (AFIL), a year-long interdisciplinary program presented by the Study Abroad Programs Office of Texas A&M University. The Mays students are Will Burns, Franco Cruz, Kevin Gattshall, Leah Parker, Chelsea Till and Ryan Yeager. In the high-impact program, outstanding undergraduates with potential leadership skills […]



Study outlines pathways to patient-centered access

By • September 4th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Making healthcare services available to patients where, when and how they want to be served is becoming a priority for medical practices. The consumer’s definition of convenience has changed dramatically, due in part to the speed of the internet. Patients are no exception. What used to be satisfactory in obtaining a medical appointment may now […]



Davis gifts target Mays’ premier programs

By • August 28th, 2014 • Category: Departments, Donors Corner

A recent gift to support two high-priority programs will support Mays Business School students for years to come. A total of $550,000 has been provided to establish the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 MBA Fellowship and the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 Endowed Business Honors Scholarship Program. “In talking with the leadership at […]



Governor’s Small Business Forum a success

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The Memorial Student Center was brimming with small business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Governor’s Small Business Forum at Texas A&M on Aug. 15. Entrepreneurs from Houston to Dallas traveled to College Station to learn how to improve their business and network with one another at the day-long seminar hosted by Mays Business School’s Center […]



Professional MBA students gain insight into Deaf culture, give back to Czech program

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The 45 members of the Professional MBA Program Class of 2015 at Mays Business School spread some Aggie spirit while gaining international experiences this summer. The class visited the Czech Republic for the one-week International Business Policy course, required to be taken abroad during the summer between the first and second years.



Accounting professor primes students for energy industry

By • August 12th, 2014 • Category: Departments

When Shannon Deer returned to Texas A&M University to teach after working for two years at a Big 4 accounting firm in Houston, she knew she wanted to arm her students with information that is practical and can place them in a good job. Her emphasis on the energy industry has provided both. Deer teaches […]



Duane Ireland leads Academy of Management

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Ireland Duane Ireland, a University Distinguished Professor and the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership, recently concluded his service as president of the Academy of Management, the premier academic organization for management scholars. Ireland has served on more than a dozen task forces and committees within the academy and has made multiple presentations. As is […]



Marketing department head holds first Blue Bell Creameries Chair in Business

By • June 26th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Mark Houston Mark B. Houston has joined Mays Business School’s Department of Marketing as department head, professor and the Blue Bell Creameries Chair in Business. Houston is the inaugural holder of the chair, which was created in 2009. Prior to joining Texas A&M University in 2014, Houston served on the faculties of TCU (chaired full […]