Articles tagged ‘Jerry Strawser’

McMahen establishes education fund for finance

By • November 1st, 2005 • Category: Departments, Faculty, Former Students

Craig R. McMahen of New York City has established a $100,000 endowed fund to enhance and support the teaching, research and curriculum activities of the Department of Finance at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School. His donation creates the Craig R. McMahen Fund for Excellence in Teaching and Research in Finance.



MBA Class of 2003 pledges support

By • November 1st, 2005 • Category: Departments, Former Students, Programs

More than 50 members of the MBA Class of 2003agreed to together commit $75,000 over the next five years to provide financial assistance for an incoming MBA student. The class members, who gathered in October for a reunion, are funding part of a total $300,000 endowed fellowship.



Starnes establish learning endowment

By • October 1st, 2005 • Category: Centers, Departments, Donors Corner, Faculty, Former Students

Robin ’76 and Bob Starnes ’72, of Austin, committed $100,000 to establish a learning endowment in support of faculty, students, facilities and technology at Mays. The Starnes’ gift, which also funds a scholarship for an incoming freshman studying business, creates the Robin ’76 and Bob Starnes ’72 Learning Endowment.



Bolners establish business scholarship

By • September 1st, 2005 • Category: Donors Corner, Faculty, Former Students

Rosalie R. and Clifton J. Bolner ’49, of San Antonio, have committed $25,000 to create an endowed scholarship for students at Mays. Their gift forms the Rosalie R. and Clifton J. Bolner ’49 and Family Endowed Scholarship in Business.



Byrds support Mays students with scholarship

By • September 1st, 2005 • Category: Donors Corner, Former Students

Valerie M. and James R. Byrd ’57 have committed $100,000 to establish the Valerie Ryan Byrd Endowed Scholarship for qualified undergraduate students at Mays Business School. Scholarship funds are intended for business students who are members of the Corps of Cadets and current recipients of a Regents’ Scholarship. Preference is also given to graduates of high schools in Farmersville, Daingerfield and Newton, Texas, and Moreno Valley, New Mexico.



Mays in top 10 in Forbes MBA survey

By • September 1st, 2005 • Category: Faculty, Programs

Mays Business School is now among the top-10 public business schools and top-25 overall for return on investment in Forbes magazines’ biennial “Best Business Schools” rankings.



Nichols establish endowed professorship

By • August 1st, 2005 • Category: Donors Corner, Faculty, Former Students

Rebecca Upham Nichols ’74 and William S. Nichols III ’74 of Houston have established an endowed professorship at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School. Their gift, which creates the Rebecca U. ’74 and William S. Nichols III ’74 Endowed Professorship, supports the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of a faculty member.



Norcom supports faculty with professorship

By • August 1st, 2005 • Category: Donors Corner, Faculty, Former Students

David R. Norcom ’73 of Dallas has committed $250,000 to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities of a Mays faculty member. The gift will be matched with other sources from Mays to create a $500,000 quasi-endowment, the David R. Norcom ’73 Endowed Professorship in Business.



Coxes support Mays facilities, students

By • July 1st, 2005 • Category: Donors Corner, Faculty, Former Students

Barbara and Ralph Cox ’53 have committed $100,000 to establish a learning endowment in support of faculty, students, facilities and technology at Mays Business School. Their gift creates the Barbara and Ralph Cox ’53 Learning Endowment.



Chambers establish endowed scholarship

By • May 1st, 2005 • Category: Deanspeak, Donors Corner, Former Students

J. Robert Chambers ’89 and Kimberly A. Chambers ’91, of Houston, have endowed a $60,000 scholarship fund that will support worthy students at Mays. The Chambers’ gift creates the J. Robert Chambers ’89 and Kimberly A. Chambers ’91 President’s Endowed Scholarship.