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September 2014

Featured Stories

Entrepreneurial program showcases student tech ventures

By • April 14th, 2014 • Category: Featured Stories

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 […]



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.



Moore endowment will support future lawyers

By • February 3rd, 2014 • Category: Donors Corner, Featured Stories, Texas A&M

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.



Retail students win national product launch competition

By • January 29th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories, Students, Texas A&M

To solve parental problems of car safety and organization, Mays Business School students developed a proposal for the “Backseat Bib” as part of the National Retail Federation Student Challenge, a national competition to bring a new product to the retail market.



Business honors student uses passions to help others on campus and across the world

By • December 9th, 2013 • Category: Featured Stories, Programs, Students, Texas A&M

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. “I like to think outside the box and teach myself new things,” said Lawrence.



Aggie 100 honors fastest-growing Aggie-led businesses

By • October 25th, 2013 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories, Texas A&M

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.



Mays offers 6th annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans

By • August 2nd, 2013 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories, Texas A&M

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 Award

By • 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. “Steve” Stevens, Jr. ’62 and Glenda C. Mariott ’79.



Academy Sports + Outdoors – CEO/President named 2013 Visionary Merchant

By • April 9th, 2013 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories, Texas A&M

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. “We are obsessed with always getting better. We build a team, align our goals and let them execute them.”



Lay groundwork now for career path, DeLuca advises undergraduates

By • April 8th, 2013 • Category: Executive Speakers, Featured Stories, Former Students

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.