Awards and Honors
Eleven McCombs faculty members were commended by fellow faculty at the McCombs Teaching and Research Awards luncheon on May 5, 2011. Congratulations go to the following distinguished faculty members for their work at McCombs.
Herb Miller, senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing, will be recognized May 10 by the Texas State House of Representatives for his receipt of a 2011 Texas Exes Teaching Award.
McCombs celebrated academic excellence Friday, April 15 during the Honors Convocation ceremony, recognizing and honoring the achievements of undergraduate students and undergraduate faculty members.
14 McCombs faculty were honored at the MBA Applause Awards ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2011 for their outstanding teaching skills.
Two MSTC students were part of a team that won the 2011 McGinnis Venture Competition at the Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business and the New Venture Championship held by the University of Oregon Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship.
A team of graduate students from McCombs and the College of Natural Sciences won top prize at the Wake Forest University Biotechnology Conference and Case Competition. They beat seven teams, including Harvard and MIT to win the $10,000 first prize.
The Texas Union has awarded their 2011 Pal - Make A Difference Award to Lauren Blitzer, MBA'11 for her creation of the McCombs Board Fellows Program, which places MBA students on non-profit boards.