This year’s 14th annual Raymond Ideas Challenge featured the top 40 “big ideas” from more than 100 applications. Students from across campus and varying majors were asked to explain “What is your big idea?” through both a written proposal and a video pitch. The top 40 ideas were presented live to judges with the selected […]
Online-shopping team ropers, buckets of water and a burst of light greeted more than 100 judges, faculty and staff gathered in the Wehner Building for the 13th annual MBA Venture Challenge. The buckets illustrated a hydro-electric power generating device and the light represented a bioenergy. The challenge, hosted by the Center for New Ventures and […]
Lloyd McGuire is one of 31 students across the state to be selected as an inductee as a Future Texas Business Legends Scholar by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF), which carries a $10,000 scholarship award. The TBHF recognizes students who define entrepreneurial ventures with impact to future business in Texas. McGuire is a […]
My favorite quality of Mays students is their strong entrepreneurial spirit. They truly embody the Aggie core values and take full ownership of the programs in which they participate. I can find no better example of this entrepreneurial quality than with our Trading, Risk & Investments Program (TRIP) students this past fall. In December 2013, […]
A leader must become comfortable with power in order to exert influence — especially if the leader is a female — explained strategy consultant and leadership researcher, Rebecca Cooke, at the Women’s Leadership Initiative in April. The event was hosted by the MBA Programs Office at the Mays CITYCENTRE Houston facility. In her presentation called […]
The top 40 finalists for this year’s Raymond Ideas Challenge have been selected, and their video pitches are now available online. The top three ideas from the online voting will receive prize money of $1,000, $500 and $250. Each spring, the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at Mays Business School hosts the Ideas Challenge, […]
Any Texas A&M University student interested in entering the annual Raymond Ideas Challenge can attend a workshop on Wednesday (March 5) in Wehner 190 and Thursday (March 6) in Rudder 302. Both will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Doss Cunningham \’04 lives life according to his personal mantra: grow and give back. Cunningham, a graduate of the Professional Program in Accounting at Mays Business School, personifies an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to take risks in order to succeed.
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.
Women have always been capable of assuming leadership roles in public service, but they have not always been qualified to lead, sometimes lacking the training, skills and experiences necessary to lead. So said Catherine â€œKikiâ€ McLean at The Women\’s Leadership Initiative event hosted by Texas A&M\’s Mays Business School in Houston on Jan. 15. McLean explored this important distinction in her remarks entitled â€œMaking It in a Man\’s World â€“ A View from Inside the Beltway.â€