Keary Kinch and her team in Alumni Relations and Annual Giving are on a quest to raise the level of participation among alumni, a noble endeavor that strengthens the already consequential McCombs Alumni Network. Lisa Michelle Frankel, MBA '09, recently gave the gift that carried us over the $2 million mark for the year.
This year’s Herb Kelleher Entrepreneur-in-Residence is Bazaarvoice vice chairman, former CEO, and co-founder Brett Hurt, BBA ’94. His arrival lends high-profile visibility to our innovation and creativity initiatives. Hurt just announced the formation of seed-stage venture capital firm, Hurt+Harbach.
As a Tier 1 business school, McCombs attracts some of the brightest students in the world. Our goal is to prepare these students for the working world by providing hands-on learning opportunities and valuable business experience.
Recent recruiter and student satisfaction surveys show many strengths in the Texas BBA program, plus areas to improve, including an increased focus on entrepreneurship and international business; and restructuring the BBA core curriculum.