Oct. 17, 2016


Dean Eli Jones invited Humana President and CEO Bruce Broussard ’84 to Mays recently as the Dean’s Leadership Series Speaker. Read what he shared about the importance of person-to-person interaction in healthcare or watch the full video of his presentation.

Management Professor Leonard Bierman was chosen to serve on the committee that will conduct a national search to fill the position of Provost and Executive Vice President for Texas A&M. Bierman is Speaker of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate.

Faculty and staff are invited attend the Aspiring Entrepreneur Expo, hosted by Aggies United, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in MSC 2400-Gates Ballroom. Guests can promote their own business or services and network with 200+ current and former Aggies, including prominent business owners from around Bryan/College Station. Register by Friday (Oct. 21).

paper coauthored by Finance Assistant Professor Marco Rossi was mentioned in Bloomberg View

Save the dates for the Mays Strategic Planning Initiative Lunch and Learns. “Entrepreneurship” will be Nov. 1 and “Health Care” will be Dec. 12. Both sessions will start at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served. Come learn more about ongoing research, teaching and learning, and outreach activities related to the Mays Grand Challenges.

Undergraduate Special Programs Lecturer Kris Muir presented at the 46th annual International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) conference. He showcased Mays’ unique course facilitator program, an innovative learning lab in which undergraduate students propose new courses, learn about pedagogy and teach those courses to their peers under the mentorship of a faculty member. 

Save the date for Mays fall commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. on Dec. 17 in Reed Arena.


Welcome Mays newcomers Chris Field, lecturer in Undergraduate Special Programs; Shelby Salmons, administrative secretary in the Undergraduate Advising Office; and E.V. “Rusty” Adams III, research attorney at the Real Estate Center.


Oct. 18: Management career mixer
Oct. 18: Student Retailing Association meeting
Oct. 19: Career Chat afternoon break
Oct. 20: MS Marketing panel: “The biggest mistake I’ve made in my professional career”
Oct. 21: Full-Time MBA Military Preview Weekend

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


Oct. 19: Don Whitaker ’96, Port Lavaca Auto Group
Oct. 19: Ben Keating, Keating Auto Group (CRS Executive Professor Series)
Oct. 20: MS Marketing panel: Tami Cannizzaro, Cannizzaro Consulting; Missy Douthit, Douthit Consulting; Jason Kappel, LoyaltyOne; Tim Mixon, Q2.
Oct. 20: Brad Hays, H-E-B (CRS Executive Professor Series)
Oct. 21: Mark Taylor, CBRE (MRE Speaker Series)
Oct. 21: Full-Time MBA Veterans Deloitte Core Fundamentals program


Trifusion Devices (Startup Aggieland), KPRC-TV online, Oct. 10, 2016, “Rice Business Plan Competition winners ring Nasdaq opening bell.”


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