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The next Mays Strategic Planning Initiative (SPI) Lunch & Learn, Energy, is tomorrow (Feb. 21). RSVPs were required. Speakers will be Detlef Hallermann, clinical professor of finance and the Mays coordinator of the Petroleum Ventures Program; Steve Puller, associate professor of economics; and the Texas A&M Energy Institute. Summaries of the previous Lunch & Learn sessions are online: Entrepreneurship, Salesforce, Health Care and Sustainability.
The Department of Marketing is hosting a reception to welcome TIAS Faculty Fellow V. Kumar (VK) from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 23) in the Cocanougher Center. VK will share formal remarks at 3:30 p.m.about the most current directions of his research, which connects marketing, information systems, computer science, finance, accounting and health care. This event is an excellent opportunity to meet VK and to begin informally exploring opportunities to interact with him while he is at Mays.
Mays has named three of its most distinguished former students as 2017 Outstanding Alumni: Gregory M. Cokinos ’79, Cydney Collier Donnell ’81 and Carri Baker ’84. They will be honored at the 25th-Year Outstanding Alumni Awards Dinner in April.
Mays will welcome the Texas A&M Foundation Trustee Partners on their visit to Wehner on Thursday (Feb. 23).
Duane Ireland (DEAN) has been named the 2017 recipient of the Mays Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship, the highest award and honor that can be given to a Mays faculty member. Since 2013, the Mays Research Council has selected individuals like Ireland with high standards of achievement and impactful work in the academic community. Ireland joins previous recipients Mike Hitt, Len Berry and Rajan Varadarajan. Plans for a program and reception will be announced when finalized.
Don’t forget to RSVP for Staff Appreciation Week events (Feb. 27-March 3). Be sure to tag your social media posts with #SAW2017.
- PMSA Award Program & Staff Appreciation Week Kick-Off(Feb. 27)
- Mays Staff Appreciation Kick-off: “The Importance of Mindfulness & Meditation” with John and Marnie Krajicek 10:30 a.m.-noon in the Cocanougher Center (Feb. 27)
- President Young’s Backyard Picnic noon-1:30 p.m. behind the Williams Administration Building (Feb. 28)
- Beyond Motivated with David Goggins 2:30 p.m. at the Hall of Champions and live-streamed (March 1)
- Maroon & White Wellness Walk & Rally starting in Wehner Plaza at 11:30 a.m. (March 2)
- Mays Staff Appreciation Luncheon & Door Prize Giveawaynoon-1:30 p.m. in the Wehner lobby (March 3)
Dean Eli Jones was selected to speak at “Best Practices in Teaching Channel Strategy & Sales Management,” a professional development conference hosted at Emory University May 18-20.
Mike Hitt, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus, has been elected to join the Fellows of the Academy of International Business. Hitt is also a Fellow of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society.
A paper by Associate Professor Hari Sridhar (MKTG) and his colleagues Manpreet Gill and Raj Grewal, “On Returns to Business-to-business Mobile Engagement Apps,” was accepted for publication in Journal of Marketing.
Associate Professor Gregory R. Heim (INFO) was featured in a DC Velocity interview about the nature of educating students in warehouse technology management.
The Business Student Council will have Mays gear for sale at Mays Exchange from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 22-23) outside of Wehner 113.
Need a new headshot for the Mays directory? A photographer will be in the faculty/staff lounge April 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. Those who have already have photos should be able to find them at http://mays.tamu.edu/maysnet/headshot-retrieval/
Say “Howdy” to Dimitrios Georgakakis, a visiting scholar in the Department of Management.
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Feb. 21: Mays SPI Lunch & Learn: Energy
Feb. 21: 3 Day Startup informational
Feb. 21: Careers in Management panel (all majors welcome)
Feb. 21: Full-Time MBA virtual informational
Feb. 22: MS Finance “STEM to Stocks” informational
Feb. 22-23: Petsmart Brand U workshop
Feb. 22: MS Business information session
Feb. 22: Interview Palooza
Feb. 23: Mays Speaks: “Transforming Leaders Through Inclusion, Reversing Anti-Muslim Bias”
Feb. 23: TIAS Scholar V. Kumar Reception & Remarks
Feb. 23: A&M Foundation Trustee Partners visit
Feb. 24: Full-Time MBA – Negotiations Event
See all upcoming events at http://mays.tamu.edu/events/
Feb. 20: Renee Schroeder, Charles Schwab
Feb. 21: Bradley Freels, Midway
Feb. 22: Jeff Hathway
Feb. 23: Bill Ennis, PetSmart
Feb. 23: Matt Lundborg & Tori Smith, Aldi
Feb. 24: Steve McAllister, D. Ansley Company
IN THE NEWS
Gregory R. Heim (INFO), DC Velocity, Jan. 20, 2017, “Serving the youth a balanced diet: interview with Gregory R. Heim.”
MS Business’s Integrated Business Experience, CUToday.info, Feb. 7, 2017, “This Community Relations Program Much More Than A Check.”
Kelli Hollinger (CRS), USAgNet, Feb. 14, 2017, “How much will we spend on Valentine’s Day?”
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