Articles tagged ‘Accounting’

“Don’t miss the ride,” Paletta ’78 tells students

By • October 4th, 2012 • Category: Executive Speakers, Former Students

Aggie pride runs deep in the heart of Lou Paletta \’78, Senior Managing Director of Investor Relations at Lone Star Funds. Paletta recently visited Mays Business School to speak with Business Honors students about his experience in the finance and investment arena, as well as his deep-rooted love for Texas A&M University.

Accounting “spies on a mission”

By • September 24th, 2012 • Category: Executive Speakers, Former Students

As Stephanie Anderson \’89 and Bob Manz spoke with Business Honors students in a recent lecture and luncheon, a prevalent thought was evident in the students\’ attentive eyes—“They have the coolest job ever.”

Langston ’81 says “clear vision” in the job search requires truth

By • September 11th, 2012 • Category: Executive Speakers, Former Students

Fresh out of eye surgery and driving 1,600 miles to College Station, Texas, Willie T. Langston II \’81 says he wouldn\’t have missed talking to Mays Business School Business Honors students for the world. With an instant charisma that lights up a room, Langston shared wisdom on a topic that hit close to home—vision.

Industry expertise of audit firms helps companies

By • June 15th, 2012 • Category: Research Notes

Prior research finds that there is substantial variation in firms’ ability to avoid income taxes. One possible determinant of this tax avoidance variation is the influence of industry expertise of a firm’s external auditor.

Mays faculty receive Distinguished Achievement Awards

By • April 4th, 2012 • Category: Faculty

Three Mays faculty members and a business school instructor were among 24 members of Texas A&M\’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2012 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Shannon Deer receives Baggett Teaching Award

By • February 15th, 2012 • Category: Faculty

Shannon Deer, a lecturer and assistant department head in the accounting department at Mays Business School, was selected as the 2012 recipient of the David Baggett Endowed Teaching Excellence Award.

Hanus ’76 a catalyst for support of Mays accounting program

By • January 18th, 2012 • Category: Donors Corner, Former Students

Richard Hanus \’76 honored his late father by creating a scholarship to benefit the accounting department at Mays Business School. The Houston resident donated $25,000 toward establishing the Lawrence Hanus Memorial Scholarship in Accounting at Mays.

Accounting student receives 2011 TVMDL Director’s Excellence Award

By • December 19th, 2011 • Category: Students

Senior accounting major Laura Beer, a student worker at the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL), has received the 2011 TVMDL Director\’s Excellence Award in the student category.

Baggett ’81 boosts business school with professional development endowment

By • December 15th, 2011 • Category: Donors Corner, Former Students

David C. Baggett ’81 uses one phrase to sum up his rich life, loving family and rewarding career: “It’s good being me.”

Thirsty to help, Mays students lead “The Wells Project”

By • December 13th, 2011 • Category: Students

Five years ago, a group of Texas A&M students personified what Aggies do best—they recognized a need and did something about it. They created The Wells Project, an organization that raises awareness and funds for the current water crisis in Africa.