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October 2014

Students

MBA Students Help Create A Day Camp for Children With Disabilities

By • May 21st, 2014 • Category: Students, Texas A&M

Fifteen MBA students teamed up with Camp LIFE to create and hold the first Camp LIFE Family Day Camp, which attracted 51 campers in April. The MBA student volunteers paired up with their campers and families to support and encourage each camper throughout the day. This year, family members also were invited to stay at […]



Business vs. busyness

By • April 3rd, 2014 • Category: Departments, Students, Texas A&M

Business does not mean busyness, nor is busyness a measure of importance. I must admit, I have fallen for this fallacy virtually every semester of my college career. Every semester I tell myself that this one is going to be different, that I’m going to learn how to say no.



High Tea with IT: A Conference for Women in Information Technology

By • March 6th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Students, Texas A&M

Mays Business School’s Center for the Management of Information Systems invites all Texas A&M University students interested in a career in IT and current IT professionals to attend its 15th annual Women in IT Conference. The event will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m in room 2400 of Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center.



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.



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.



The gift of a global perspective

By • January 30th, 2014 • Category: Centers, Students, Texas A&M

I am no stranger to travel. I would go so far as to say that I am immune to culture shock, I can’t say I know what it feels like. I have spent over a year of my life in countries outside the United States – about 4.4 percent of my time on earth. In that time, I have visited 27 countries in 5 continents, and have managed to build a network of friends spanning the globe.



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.



The Business of Fashion: Aggies lead in both

By • January 23rd, 2014 • Category: Centers, Departments, Students, Texas A&M

In today’s fierce economic environment, new product lines are as likely come from business schools as “Project Runway.” In national competition through the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, five Aggies won major scholarships for envisioning fresh merchandise assortments targeting the millennial customers that JCPenney wants to attract.