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September 2014

Programs

Students lead changes for improving TRIP program

By • August 1st, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Programs

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, […]



Speaker outlines power, influence that women wield

By • May 2nd, 2014 • Category: Programs

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 […]



Voting open to the public for Raymond Ideas Challenge

By • April 16th, 2014 • Category: Programs, Texas A&M

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, […]



Ideas challenge welcomes students from across campus

By • March 3rd, 2014 • Category: Centers, Programs, Students, Texas A&M

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.



Grow and give back: Executive uses personal mantra to mentor students

By • February 25th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers, Programs, Students, Texas A&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.



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.



From Capability to Qualification: Ushering in a New Age of Women in Leadership

By • February 5th, 2014 • Category: Programs, Texas A&M

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 “Kiki” 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 “Making It in a Man’s World – A View from Inside the Beltway.”



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.



Women are primed for major positions in politics, a top strategist asserts

By • January 21st, 2014 • Category: Programs, Staff, Students, Texas A&M

HOUSTON – National public affairs strategist Catherine “Kiki” McLean breathed belief into nearly 100 women who gathered in the CITYCENTRE campus on Jan. 15. Her interactive presentation, “Making It In a Man’s World – A View from Inside the Beltway,” elicited laughter, groans and applause.



Mays students enjoy India Business Environment winter program

By • January 8th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Programs

Two dozen Mays Business School students have been spending their winter break learning first-hand how to do business in India.