By Stephanie Courtright ’14 and Lauren Ragsdale ’11 3 Day Startup Fifty students from around Texas A&M University spent a recent weekend working in teams to create tech startup ventures. The Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Mays Business School hosted the fourth 3 Day Startup (3DS) event the weekend of March 28. The […]
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.
An MBA is the most common advanced degree for business school graduates, but a Juris Doctor is a close second. Mays Business School students who are pursuing law school will receive financial assistance through a new scholarship: The Joy W. \’88 and Nathan P. Moore \’89 Endowed Award. Funded by a $100,000 gift from Joy and Nathan Moore, the award is designated for a Mays student who has been accepted into a law school and will support studies at that law school.
To solve parental problems of car safety and organization, Mays Business School students developed a proposal for the â€œBackseat Bibâ€ as part of the National Retail Federation Student Challenge, a national competition to bring a new product to the retail market.
Senior business honors major Kyle Lawrence is passionate about problem solving – analyzing processes and making them better. He has taken a special interest in technology and has spent time on his own teaching himself about IT and web design. â€œI like to think outside the box and teach myself new things,â€ said Lawrence.
Texas A&M University is is churning out some of the nation\’s best and brightest business leaders. On Oct. 25, Mays Business School\’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University announced the recipients of the 9th Annual Aggie 100, honoring the fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world.
United States Army (Ret) Staff Sergeant Shilo H. Harris spent a recent Saturday evening in Aggieland, explaining to a group of two dozen disabled veterans how a Texas A&M University program helped him get his life back on track following a 2007 improvised-explosive device attack in Iraq.
Association of Former Students awards three business school graduates 2013 Distinguished Alumnus AwardBy Mays Business Online • April 25th, 2013 • Category: Featured Stories, Former Students, Texas A&M
Three business school graduates were given the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award by Texas A&M and the Association of Former Students: Robert A. Epstein \’44, R.H. â€œSteveâ€ Stevens, Jr. \’62 and Glenda C. Mariott \’79.
Rodney Faldyn \’88 says obsession drives the success of Academy Sports + Outdoors, which led to his recognition as the 2013 M.B. Zale Visionary Merchant Award. â€œWe are obsessed with always getting better. We build a team, align our goals and let them execute them.â€
A student\’s most important job search might be the pursuit of an internship, suggests Anthony DeLuca \’84, managing director of SCF Partners. DeLuca, who received a bachelor\’s in accounting from Texas A&M University in 1984, urged a group of Mays Business School undergraduates to secure internships, even if they are not required.