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December 2014

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Pair recognizes veteran and undergraduates with scholarships

By • December 11th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Kelly P. ’86 and Robert E. Jordan ’85 of Flower Mound, Texas, wanted to honor Kelly’s father, a military veteran. In December 2013, they created a President’s Endowed Scholarship in his name, designated for business. The Major Soren Alfred Potz-Nielsen II President’s Endowed Scholarship pays tribute to the memory of the Air Force fighter pilot, […]



AMA honors Rajan Varadarajan as 2015 Distinguished Marketing Educator

By • December 11th, 2014 • Category: Faculty

The American Marketing Association (AMA) has announced Mays Business School Professor Rajan Varadarajan as the recipient of the 2015 AMA/Irwin/McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator Award. He is a University Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Regents Professor, holder of the Ford Chair in Marketing and E-Commerce at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School. He is also […]



CEO’s message to “never graduate” captivates undergraduate and graduate students

By • December 11th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers

In a series of presentations to Mays undergraduate and graduate students on Nov. 24, General Josue “Joe” Robles captivated his audiences by advising them to “never graduate.” Robles elaborated on this message by emphasizing the importance of lifelong learning in building a successful career and cultivating an engaged workforce. As president and CEO of USAA […]



Southwest, AirTran executive shares fresh marketing direction

By • November 21st, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers

Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President Robert Jordan went straight for the heart when he revealed the story behind the company’s brand refresh. He showed a video of employees sharing stories about how they had accommodated and interacted with their customers, from saving a lost teddy bear to keeping a military family together as long as […]



Mays students sweep fall competitions

By • November 18th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

An interdisciplinary team of marketing and finance students placed second in a competition in Dallas in early November. The team members were Kathryn Gaines and Jamie Roy (MKTG) and Anna Savage and Arian Jafari (FINC). They competed against seven other schools in the case competition of the Texas regional conference of the International Council of […]



50 Students, 7 Startups, 3 Days

By • November 17th, 2014 • Category: Centers

During the weekend of Nov. 7, students from all over the Texas A&M University System came together to do the impossible: create a business in only three days. Every semester, the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) hosts 3 Day Startup and challenges students to compress three months’ worth of work into one weekend. […]



Freshman team named a finalist for Food Challenge Prize

By • November 13th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers

An idea to preserve fresh food propelled a team of five freshmen from Startup Aggieland’s Startup Living Learning Community to be named one of 21 finalists for the inaugural Food Challenge Prize. The competition was sponsored by the Food Lab at the University of Texas. Team members from Mays include Berryman Tolder, Hunter Pearson, Price […]



Bloomberg Businessweek releases full-time MBA program rankings

By • November 12th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

The Mays Full-Time MBA program at Texas A&M University retained its strong standing among the top 20 U.S. public universities, ranking 17th among U.S. public schools according to rankings released Tuesday by Bloomberg Businessweek. Among all U.S.-based schools, the Mays Full-Time MBA program was ranked 42nd down from 26th in the previous ranking in 2012. […]



Mays alumnus says companies must manage risks, address issues up front

By • November 11th, 2014 • Category: Executive Speakers

Litigation is constant in today’s business environment. The question seems to be not whether a company will be sued, but when. However, Blaine Edwards ’83 told Business Honors students that companies are often able to avoid the hassle and costs of lawsuits. “You can deal with issues and problems before they turn into litigation,” he […]



“An inductee as a Future Texas Business Legends Scholar” by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF)

By • November 7th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Programs

Lloyd McGuire is one of 31 students across the state to be selected as an inductee as a Future Texas Business Legends Scholar by the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF), which carries a $10,000 scholarship award. The TBHF recognizes students who define entrepreneurial ventures with impact to future business in Texas. McGuire is a […]