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October 2014

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Mays Executive MBA program continues to climb in Financial Times ranking

By • October 20th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

The Mays Executive MBA program (EMBA) at Texas A&M University continues its upward trajectory among the top 10 U.S.-based programs at public universities, rising to 6th among U.S. public schools (up from 8th last year) in rankings released Monday by Financial Times. The program stands 16th among all U.S.-based schools and 60th in the world […]



Mays honors 2014 Outstanding Alumni for their impact

By • October 17th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business

Mays Business School recognized three of its most prolific graduates during the 23rd annual Outstanding Alumni Banquet. Two of the honorees – Kevin McEvoy ’79 and Robert Jordan ’86 – received their MBAs from Mays, and Susan Reese McFarland ’83 received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. When introducing the outstanding alumni at the banquet at […]



Aggie entrepreneurs celebrate a decade of success

By • October 17th, 2014 • Category: Mays Business, Texas A&M

Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at Texas A&M University recognized this year’s recipients of the Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world. The university, built on its core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect and self-service, is producing some of the nation’s best […]



UT, A&M, Rice Form NSF Hub to Move Ideas to Marketplace

By • September 1st, 2014 • Category: Centers, Mays Business

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin, Rice University and Texas A&M University have received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to become a regional innovation hub that translates academic research into useful technologies with commercial applications. The NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program has designated three Texas tier-one […]



Nate Sharp receives
2014 Best Paper Award

By • August 28th, 2014 • Category: Faculty

Nate Sharp, an associate professor of Accounting and a Mays Research Fellow, has just been awarded the 2014 Best Paper Award for the journal Behavioral Research in Accounting. His paper, published in 2011 and titled “Reconciling archival and experimental research: Does internal audit contribution affect the external audit fee?” was chosen by the Accounting, Behavior […]



Davis gifts target Mays’ premier programs

By • August 28th, 2014 • Category: Departments, Donors Corner

A recent gift to support two high-priority programs will support Mays Business School students for years to come. A total of $550,000 has been provided to establish the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 MBA Fellowship and the Cathy and William W. Davis ’75 Endowed Business Honors Scholarship Program. “In talking with the leadership at […]



Governor’s Small Business Forum a success

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The Memorial Student Center was brimming with small business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Governor’s Small Business Forum at Texas A&M on Aug. 15. Entrepreneurs from Houston to Dallas traveled to College Station to learn how to improve their business and network with one another at the day-long seminar hosted by Mays Business School’s Center […]



Professional MBA students gain insight into Deaf culture, give back to Czech program

By • August 27th, 2014 • Category: Departments

The 45 members of the Professional MBA Program Class of 2015 at Mays Business School spread some Aggie spirit while gaining international experiences this summer. The class visited the Czech Republic for the one-week International Business Policy course, required to be taken abroad during the summer between the first and second years.



Accounting professor primes students for energy industry

By • August 12th, 2014 • Category: Departments

When Shannon Deer returned to Texas A&M University to teach after working for two years at a Big 4 accounting firm in Houston, she knew she wanted to arm her students with information that is practical and can place them in a good job. Her emphasis on the energy industry has provided both. Deer teaches […]



Duane Ireland leads Academy of Management

By • August 4th, 2014 • Category: Departments

Ireland Duane Ireland, a University Distinguished Professor and the Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership, recently concluded his service as president of the Academy of Management, the premier academic organization for management scholars. Ireland has served on more than a dozen task forces and committees within the academy and has made multiple presentations. As is […]