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1. Halliburton CED cohort donates $11,000+ to The Big Event
2. Berry-AMA Book Prize recognizes innovative ideas with significant impact


Halliburton CED cohort donates $11,000+ to The Big Event
Employees from the Halliburton Business Leadership Development III program found a way to give back to the Texas A&M community for hosting their program these past three weeks. Together, with contributions from each participant, they have presented a check for $11,000+ to the Big Event for their dedication to the Bryan/College Station community.

Leonard L. Berry Marketing Book Award Nominations are Open
The Berry-AMA Book Prize for the Best Book in Marketing recognizes books whose innovative ideas have had a significant impact on marketing and related fields. The prize was awarded for the first time in Fall 2002.

Mays Exchange
Visit the Mays Exchange to get your Mays swag! The Mays Exchange will be open from 2:30 to  3:30 p.m. every day there is a New Student Conference. This week’s sessions are Wednesday and Thursday (June 20-21). from NSC schedule can be found here. There are two this week on June 20 and June 21.

Faculty achievements
–   Christa Bouwman (FINC) was named Co-Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial Intermediation.
–   Christa Bouwman (FINC) received the Journal of Financial Intermediation‘s Best Paper Prize for her paper “The Federal Reserve’s Discount Window and TAF Programs: Pushing on a String?
–   David A. Griffith (MKTG) received the Hans B. Thorelli Award for his article published in the Journal of International Marketing.
–   Larisa Ertekin’s (MKTG) paper “Hands off My Brand! The Financial Consequences of Protecting Brands Through Trademark Infringement Lawsuits” was published in the Journal of Marketing.
–   Leonard Berry (MKTG) received the 2018 Sheth Medal for enduring and transformational contributions to marketing scholarship and marketing practice

Residence Hall Move-In Assistance Day – 2018
Move-in day has been scheduled for Aug. 19, and the Department of Residence Life is seeking help to make move-in day as smooth as possible by providing parents and students a nice welcome from the Texas A&M University community. To assist, complete and return the volunteer application no later than Aug. 10.

Mays Business School Graduate named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus
Mays alumnus Charles Pence ’51 was one of 10 Aggies selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a former student.


Say “Howdy” to Maria Martinez, who joined the management department as an academic advisor.


June 18:   Halliburton Business Leadership Development II Program
June 20:   New Student Conference
June 21:   New Student Conference


Priyanka Dwivedi (MGMT), Inc., June 12, 2018, “What female CEOs need to succeed.” Also in Inc. Southeast Asia

Real Estate Center, mySanAntonio, June 6, 2018 “New study shows $200k to $300k is sweet spot for selling a home in Texas.”  Also seen on Beaumont Enterprise Online

Real Estate Center, Better Homes and Gardens, June 7, 2018, “May experiences a 1% increase in home sales

Real Estate Center, Dallas News, June 6, 2018 “Some Permian Basin workers get 100 percent pay raises as oil boom creates labor shortage

Real Estate Center, BNN Bloomberg, June 6, 2018 “Shale country dangles 100% pay raises as labour market runs dry.” Also in MSN News (U.S.), MSN Money (U.S.), Diesel Gasoil, From Press, MSN Money Canada, MSN News Canada, KABB-TV Online, WOAI-TV Online, KEYE-TV Online, From the Trenches World Report, Dallas Morning News Online, Los Angeles Times Online,, jamesalexmichie

Real Estate Center,, June 8, 2018 “It’s Crazy”: Texas Roiled By Unprecedented Labor Shortage As Shale Industry Hires “Just About Anyone”

Real Estate Center, Denton Record-Chronicle Online, June 12, 2018, “Shale Country Dangles 100 percent pay raises as labor market runs dry

Real Estate Center, KXAS-TV Online, June 12, 2018 “Looking to Buy a House in Dallas for under $200,000? Good Luck

Real Estate Center, Ebby Realtor Blog, June 12, 2018 “Home Sales, Prices Set Record in May

Charles Gilliland (REC), NewsBlaze, June 6, 2018 “Texas small land sales volume increases, sales volume tops $1 billion.” Also in Silicon Valley Globe, Marketplace – The Numbers, One News Page, KFBB-TV-Online, KOLD-TV Online, WZVN-TV Online, WVUE-TV Online, Fat Pitch Financials,, WTOL-TV Online, The Buffalo News Online, WTOC-TV Online, KLCW-TV CW Lubbock Online, WLOX-TV Online, WFMJ-TV Online, WICZ –TV Online, WECT-TV Online, The Morning News – Online, Punxsutawney Spirit – Online, WBTV-TV Online, Pilot-News Online, Starkville Daily News Online, Ridgway Record – Online, Dailey Press – Online, The Evening Leader Online, Valley City Times – Record Online, Saline Courier Online, Post & Mail Online, Observer News Enterprise – Online, Minister community Post, Sweetwater Reporter – Online, Big Spring Herald Online, Inyo Register – Online, Malvern Family Record – Online,  Mammoth Times Online, KASA-TV Online, Press-Enterprise Online, WBRC-TV Online, The Kane Republican(US), WOIO-TV Online, WDFX-TV Online, WNKY-TV Online, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Online, Telemundo20, KFMB-FM Online, Minyanville,, WFIE-TV Online, KAUZ-TV Online, WAFF-TV Online, WSFA-TV Online, KFFVS-TV Online, Spoke, Energy Now (CA), WCSC-TV Online, WTBM-TV Online, KFMB-TV Online, WXIX-TV Online, WLBT-TV Online, FBA-TV Online, KSLA-TV Online, OnCuba Magazine,, KFVE-TV Online, KPLC-TV Online, KFMB-AM Online, WLNE-TV Online, Black Radio Network, WALB-TV Online, Telemundo Amarillo, Daily Times Leader Online, Lelezard, Morningstar StockInvestor Online, Profit Quotes, Business theantlersamerican, ADVFN, Hispanic PR Wire, Global Banking & Finance Review

Jim Gaines (REC), Houston Business Journal, June 6, 2018,”3 Factors that could lead to higher mortgage rates in Houston.

Jim Gaines (REC), Herald-Banner Online, June 4, 2018, “Economist gives perspective on city’s need for impact fees.”

Real Estate Center, ActiveRain, June 2, 2018, “Houston Living: Housing, economy, and other Houston area facts.”

Mike Shaub (ACCT), 1200 WOAI, June 11, 2018, “Expert: Politicized NFL Gives XFL a Better Chance at Success


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