A 32-member team from the McCombs School of Business, led by Associate Dean Eric Hirst, raised $5,378 for cancer research in Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong Challenge, Oct. 22-24.
Shannon Emerson earned her MBA in May and recently joined Teach for America in Dallas as director of strategy, talent and regional operations.
I am proud to say that I was in the first freshman class in the McCombs School of Business! It was an incredible experience by many accounts. Because of The University of Texas, I learned a lot about business and how to be in it, I made the best friends of my life, met my husband, and fell in love with Texas football.
This spring, students joined efforts to continue improvements to student life at McCombs through the 2010 Student Giving Campaigns. With high participation rates, students raised the bar for future student campaigns and for McCombs alumni, whose annual giving participation rate is only at 6 percent.
If you had $50 million with no strings attached, what would you do with it? It’s a thought-provoking question, wouldn’t you say?
A panel of speakers including Dean Tom Gilligan, Don Evans, Herb Kelleher and UT President Bill Powers honored Red McCombs and the 10th anniversary of his gift to the school at a gala celebration May 13, 2010. Watch the video excerpts below to share in the experience.
The Business Honors Program recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. It was a great opportunity to reflect on the program’s transformative effect on so many students who are impacting our communities and the world for the better.
Reilly Milton, BBA ’10, is just a few weeks removed from his McCombs graduation, but he’s got big plans ahead. After spending the summer traveling and visiting friends, he’ll be commissioned into the United States Marine Corps and will report to The Basic School for training in Quantico, Virginia.
As excited as I am to move on to the next step of my life after graduation, I’m sad to leave UT and all the things that have shaped me into who I am today. Something that really left an impact on my college experience was the Business Honors Program.