Red McCombs was the guest of honor at a gala held May 13 to mark the 10th anniversary of his $50 million gift to the school. More than 340 alumni and friends gathered to pay tribute to his vision and share stories about the legendary Texas businessman.
February marked the 50th Anniversary of the McCombs School’s Business Honors Program (BHP). The milestone was commemorated Feb. 19-20 with a two-day celebration attended by more than 250 alumni and friends from across the globe.
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?
Today, June 18, marks the 125th anniversary of the Texas Exes. This day of celebration and reflection presents the perfect opportunity to debut our gift to the University community: the UT History Central website. For the first time, alumni, students, and fans have an all-in-one portal to learn about the history and traditions that have made Texas great.
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.
On May 21 and 22, 2010, the McCombs School of Business faculty welcomed 1658 new alumni at commencement celebrations across campus - 773 BBA, 520 MBA, 315 MPA, 43 MSTC and 7 Ph.D. students. Congratulations to all of our graduates!