The full-time Texas MBA Class of 2012 women out-earned the men from that class for the first time in McCombs history, proving that perhaps an MBA is the key to evening the gender pay gap.
The February 2013 business-plan competition for the new scholarship program is open to McCombs MBA applicants as well as to those who have not even applied yet. Winners will have 18 months to successfully complete the MBA application process.
A group of alumni have spearheaded the new Undergraduate Real Estate Certificate program, which will allow students from both business and nonbusiness backgrounds to gain skills to compete in the evolving real estate industry.
Laura Kilcrease helped shape Austin into a technology startup capital. Now this former IC2 Institute director and co-founder of the Austin Technology Incubator is helping students with their startups.
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.
El Paso native and McCombs BBA '66, Woody L. Hunt, has challenged McCombs to raise $2 million over the next five years, upon which he has pledged to give an additional $1 million toward the growth and success of the Business Honors Program.
The new building will begin a facilities expansion that will allow McCombs to offer specialized electives, flexible classroom configurations—and more space for both graduate and undergraduate students.
As the Department of Accounting celebrates its centennial, take a look at some of the other famous institutions marking their 100-year anniversaries in 2012. Plus, details on accounting's centennial book and gala and how to join in the celebration.