March 20, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Duane Ireland, executive associate dean, has been named a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award – the highest award given to a faculty member at Mays for sustained and outstanding scholarly contributions. Ireland will be honored on April 20 with an award presentation and remarks 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Wehner 190 and a reception 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Cocanougher Center. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Assistant Professors Sean T. McGuire (ACCT) and Stephen Courtright (MGMT) are among the 24 inaugural Presidential Impact Fellows. They will be announced and recognized by President Michael K. Young on Tuesday (March 21). This honor recognizes faculty who through their excellence in scholarship, personal commitment and results demonstrate how they are meeting challenges of their field and demonstrating impact towards creating a better world.

A paper by Associate Professor Christa Bouwman (FINC) was accepted by the Journal of Financial Intermediation. The paper is titled, “Bank Loan Supply Responses to Federal Reserve Emergency Liquidity Facilities.” Her coauthors are Allen Berger (University of South Carolina), Lamont Black (DePaul University) and Jennifer Dlugosz (Washington University in St. Louis).

The Business Student Council will have Mays gear for sale at Mays Exchange from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday (March. 22-23) outside of Wehner 113.

Mark your calendars for the Mays commencement ceremony for Mays graduates and undergraduate students: 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, in Reed Arena.

HEALTH TIP

Did you know that Texas A&M offers 3-D monthly mammography and bone density screenings? Learn more to see if you qualify. The next sessions are March 29 and 30.

COMING UP

March 21: 3 Day Startup Bootcamp
March 21: Virtual information session for Executive MBA and Professional MBA
March 22: Raymond Ideas Challenge submission workshop
March 23: MS Business information session
March 24: Aggie Angel Network meeting

See all upcoming events at http://mays.tamu.edu/events/

SPEAKERS

March 21: Shane Hinckley, Texas A&M University
March 21: Fanya Chandler, Nordstrom
March 22: Paige Wills, PwC
March 24: Heidi Barath, Ernst & Young
March 24: Allen Capps, Spectra
March 24: Kristen Chester, Wells Fargo

IN THE NEWS

Ashley Adair ’17 (MKTG student), KBTX, March 3, 2017, “Texas A&M students pitch in at local festival.”

Eunho Park (MKTG Ph.D. candidate), San Antonio Express-News online, March 8, 2017, “New study finds accessing patient records in the HealthlinkNY Health Information Exchange (HIE) improves quality and operational efficiency.”
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