NOTE: This is the last weekly edition of Mays Weekly until the fall semester. In June, July and August, it will be distributed the first Monday of the month. Submit your items the Wednesday before the posting date.

The renovation of Adriance Lab Road will soon begin. The work will be done in phases, with Phase 1 scheduled to begin in June. Transportation Services has developed a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page regarding the project. Refer to it and watch for emails for updates and information.

On Thursday (May 18) from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Mays Staff Council will host a Wellness Initiative Workshop & Luncheon: “Living WELL Aware: What IS Healthy? Eleven Essential Elements to Health & Happiness” featuring Patricia J. Sulak, M.D. RSVPs were required.

Reminder: The annual performance evaluation period for non-faculty employees ends May 31.

Andrew Loring (MKTG) received the 2017 Herb Thompson Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award and was named the Outstanding MS-Biz Program Faculty Member.

Sarah Bugh and Sarah David (Career Management Center) recently completed a rigorous training course for MBA career coaches. The 15-week training was offered by The Academies for Career Coaching and recognized by the International Coaching Federation.


Say “Howdy” to Karen Lepley, assistant director of the Mays Executive MBA Program.


May 18: Texas A&M New Ventures Competition

May 18: “Living Well Aware: What IS Healthy?” Featuring Patricia J. Sulak, M.D.


Venky Shankar (MKTG), New Hope Network, May 9, 2017, “Want to do more cross-category merchandising? Start with these 9 ideas.” Also in Natural Foods Merchandising.

Joel Koopman (MGMT), MSUToday, May 10, 2017, “The dark side of helping coworkers.” Also in The Memo and ScienceMag

Lowry and Peggy Mays, May 10, 2017, San Antonio Express-News, “San Antonio businessman Mays donating $25 million to Texas A&M.”

Jim Gaines (REC), May 11, 2017,  San Antonio Express-News, “San Antonio-area housing market shows signs of cooling.” Also in Greenwich Time Online, Connecticut Post Online, New Milford Spectrum Online, Darien News Online, Westport News Online, The Advocate Online, Fairfield Citizen Online, the Hour Online, and Laredo Morning Times Online.


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