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December 2014

Articles tagged ‘Jerry Strawser’

Pace establishes business excellence fund

By • January 1st, 2006 • Category: Donors Corner, Former Students

Phillip Z. Pace ’85 of Houston has established a $30,000 excellence fund for use at Mays. His gift creates the Phil and Linda Pace Excellence Fund, intended to support and enhance programs and opportunities in business.



Curry, custodial crew win awards for meritorious service

By • December 1st, 2005 • Category: Centers, Faculty

Center for Executive Development Administrative Assistant and Program Coordinator Pam Curry is a 2005 recipient of the President’s Meritorious Service Award. That makes her the first Mays employee in five years to win the honor, which recognizes the university’s top employees and their dedication to work and the people around them.



Potthoffs support veterans with scholarship

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

Anne and Thomas E. Potthoff ’72, of Fort Worth, have established a $100,000 endowed scholarship for full-time students with a grade-point ratio of 3.0 or higher at Mays. The scholarship is specifically intended for a veteran or a veteran’s child majoring in business.



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.