Senior finance major and Corps of Cadets member Scott Lovett ’13 received the 2013 Kupfer Distinguished Scholar Award. The award, founded by Gerald Ray ’54 and Donald Zale ’55, was created to recognize students who show outstanding academic achievement and exemplary leadership skills in the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. Ray and Zale established the award to honor their friend Harold L. Kupfer, who made lasting contributions to the Texas business community.
Frank Raymond has been a fan of Texas A&M University – and Mays Business School in particular – since Craig Brown ’75, his co-founder of Bray International, invited him several years ago to attend scholarship events Brown hosts. Brown has long been a supporter of Texas A&M and Mays, where he graduated and was named a Distinguished Alumnus in 2012.
Cancun, Cabo, Gulf Shores and Panama City Beach—these are some of the top Spring Break destinations for college students. However, for the third year in a row, I found my suitcase filled with heavy overcoats, sweaters, gloves, scarfs, long pants and dress shirts. I was once again headed to New York City with the Mays Business Fellows Program.
Getting to college is a challenge for almost anyone, and freshman Corps member Veronica Bahena faced additional challenges on her way to obtaining an education. As a Latina, the numbers were against her. According to a report by The National Women’s Law Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, roughly 42 percent of Hispanic females never graduate from high school, let alone go to college.
In his role as a partner at BP Capital in Dallas, Cole Robertson ’03 often finds himself working on multiple projects, deals and transactions simultaneously. Robertson credits his ability to manage these varied demands to the Professional Program at Mays Business School.
Audrey Henderson ’13 was named one of 50 Most Promising Minority Students by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for 2013. AAF’s Most Promising Minority Students Program is the premier advertising industry award program to recognize and recruit outstanding minority college graduates in advertising, marketing, media and communications.
James P. Kelly ’13, a Full-Time MBA student at Mays, was one of 19 students awarded $10,000 scholarships by the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation.
Research is usually something students don’t encounter until they get into junior- or senior-level courses, but Freshman Business Initiative instructor Henry Musoma didn’t think Mays Business School students should have to wait.
Like most people at Texas A&M, Joshua Graham ’14 is at a crossroads in his life. His past, jam-packed with travels and remarkable experiences, has inspired a vastly different future that starts here in Aggieland.
Jillian Netzel ’13 was awarded a seat on the 2012-13 American Advertising Federation’s Initiative Future Board, a creative “think tank” designed to support rising stars in the advertising industry by providing them with hands-on marketing communication experience and exposure to top industry professionals.