ANNOUNCEMENTS 

NOTE: In July and August, Mays Weekly will be distributed the first Monday of the month. Submit your items the Wednesday before the posting date.

Duane Ireland (MGMT), Laszlo Tihanyi (MGMT), Mike Hitt (MGMT) and Justin Webb (Mays Ph.D. graduate) were awarded the Gerald E. Hills Award for their paper “Where is the Opportunity without the Customer? An integration of Marketing Activities, the Entrepreneurship Process, and Institutional Theory.” (2011, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science). They will be recognized by the AMA Entrepreneurial Marketing Special Interest Group (EM SIG) on Aug. 8-10 at the 2017 Global Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship and the 2017 Summer AMA Conference in San Francisco.

Congratulations to Jeff Miller ’88 for being named CEO and President of Halliburton. Jeff is a Texas A&M MBA graduate who has been president of Halliburton since 2014. He is also a 2012 Outstanding Alumnus of Mays Business School.

Executive MBA Assistant Director Karen Lepley received a Tradition of Excellence award for her previous role in Scholarships and Financial Aid. She was one of 12 Texas A&M staff members to receive the Division of Academic Affairs awards for 2017. The awards recognize outstanding contributions through dedication, initiative, attitude and outstanding achievement at the university.

James Abbey (INFO) has received an Outstanding Reviewer Service Award 2014-2017 at Journal of Operations Management, a top journal for supply chain management.

Phase 1 of the renovation of Adriance Lab Road begins this month. Transportation Services has developed a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page regarding the project. Refer to it and watch for emails for updates and information.

PPA graduate Kyle Ratliff was named a Top Scoring Candidate by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Of the 13 candidates considered in the “Top Scoring” category for this session, he received the highest scores. He will give a speech at the June 17th CPA swearing-in ceremony.

WELCOME

Say “Howdy” to Emily Ponder, Executive Assistant I in the Department of Accounting.

COMING UP

June 13: Freshman New Student Conference
June 14: Freshman New Student Conference
June 15: Freshman New Student Conference
June 16: Aggie 100 application deadline
June 22: Freshman New Student Conference
June 27: Freshman New Student Conference
June 28: Freshman New Student Conference

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

IN THE NEWS

Jim Gaines (REC), Dallas Business Journal, May 17, 2017, “Housing market in DFW keeping pace with last year’s record results.”
Also at Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, World News and The Housing Bubble blog

Joel Koopman (MGMT), Detroit Legal News, May 19, 2017, “The dark side of helping coworkers.”
Also at Study Finds

Luis Torres, (REC), KBTX, May 17, 2017, “Housing boom isn’t good news for everyone.”

Marquez Johnson ’20 (business major), CBS Local, May 19, 2017, “Unique job fair connects disconnected kids with opportunities.”

Center for Executive Development, Military Technologies, May 24, 2017, “35 complete Fire Service CEO program at Mays Business School.”

Wendy Boswell, CNN Money, May 25, 2017, “The average American doesn’t use half their vacation days.”
Also at: WREG-TV, KTXL-TV, WTKR-TV, WABC-AM, 770 KKOB AM News Radio, 92qnashville.com, GantDaily.com, SWENGEN USA, The Blade, WROC-TV, WMBB-TV, WDHN-TV, KGET-TV, WFMZ-TV, WMBD-TV, KTXS-TV, WJXT-TV, WATN-TV, KARK-TV, KNWA-TV, KDRO-FM, KION-TV, WTAJ-TV, KSAT-TV, KCFW-TV, WZDX-TV,  KWKT-TV, KTVX-TV, WVLA-TV, WSYR-TV, KMIZ-TV, KODE-TV, KIDK-TV, WETM-TV, WKBT-TV, WISC-TV, KETK-TV, WTVW-TV, Mychamplainvalley.com, ClickOrlando, WHAG-TV, KMID-TV, KFDX-TV, KSEE_TV, Binghamton Homepage, KREX-TV, WDIV-TV, everythinglubbock.com, KLAS-TV, WWTI-TV, WPLG-TV, WJMN-TV, WXFP-TV, WTVO-TV, Channel4000, WCTI-TV, WHBF-TV, RGVProud, KRCR-TV, Siouxland Matters, WCIX-TV, Don’t Waste Your MOney, KSWB-TV,KCPQ-TV, Crossroads Today, AZ Family, WZVN-TV online, KTVQ-TV

Nate Sharp (ACCT), The Motley Fool, May 25, 2017, “The quarterly earnings game is far crazier that you could ever imagine.”
Also at NASDAQ, Lincoln Journal Star, Quad-City Times and FOX Business

Kelli Hollinger, Dallas Morning News, May 25, 2017, “As stores close and Amazon soars, are millions of retail jobs on the line?”

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