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September 2014

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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 […]



Business vs. busyness

By • April 3rd, 2014 • Category: Departments, Students, Texas A&M

Business does not mean busyness, nor is busyness a measure of importance. I must admit, I have fallen for this fallacy virtually every semester of my college career. Every semester I tell myself that this one is going to be different, that I’m going to learn how to say no.



MBA Venture Challenge brings spotlight on new businesses

By • February 17th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Departments, Featured Stories, Programs, Students, Texas A&M

In the 2014 MBA Venture Challenge, more than 100 business and academic leaders from around the Brazos Valley judged companies created by the MBA students at Texas A&M University. The judges ranked early-stage startup companies and provided valuable feedback.



Mays undergraduate accounting program ranks 6th among U.S. public schools

By • January 31st, 2014 • Category: Departments, Faculty, Programs, Students, Texas A&M

The undergraduate accounting program at Mays Business School ranked 6th among U.S. public schools and 11th overall in the nation in the most recent analysis by The Accounting Degree Review, the leading accounting education website.



The Business of Fashion: Aggies lead in both

By • January 23rd, 2014 • Category: Centers, Departments, Students, Texas A&M

In today’s fierce economic environment, new product lines are as likely come from business schools as “Project Runway.” In national competition through the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, five Aggies won major scholarships for envisioning fresh merchandise assortments targeting the millennial customers that JCPenney wants to attract.