Alejandra Salinas, a McCombs School of Business junior, has been named by Politics Daily’s The Cram as one of Five Rising Stars Age 25 and Under. Salinas is running unopposed for the presidency of the College Democrats of America (CDA) and will become the first Hispanic president in the organization’s history. She currently serves as the chairwoman of CDA’s Hispanic caucus.
The CleanTech Group, an MBA student organization at McCombs, was honored as the Best Graduate Organization at The University of Texas during the annual Swing Out Awards' Evening of the Stars ceremony on April 22.
Ernst & Young CEO Jim Turley opened his presentation March 22 with a discussion about Lehman Brothers and the recent report that showed Ernst and Young may have committed malpractice as Lehman's accounting firm.
The Undergraduate Business Council and the Undergraduate Program Office honored 10 faculty members March 22 for their outstanding achievements in the classroom. These faculty members received the highest scores on selected criteria from the Course Instructors Surveys completed by students for the fall 2009 semester.