The ExxonMobil Foundation has given a record $1.31 million to the university as a match of 353 unique gifts made by the company’s employees and retirees during the past year.
When Sean P. and Valorie K. Waggoner began to think about giving back to the university, they knew it would be in Senior Lecturer Herbert A. Miller, Jr.’s name.
Each year the McCombs Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made outstanding professional contributions to the business community and who, by their exemplary civic, philanthropic, and educational activities, have advanced humanity. In our 2012 celebration gala, four new members with incredible life stories were inducted. Learn more about their successes and contributions through the videos inside.
The McCombs School is happy to welcome John Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG, to campus for a series of meetings with faculty and students on April 2. KPMG is a frequent partner in McCombs activities. Here are some other initiatives around campus that have benefited from the company’s involvement.
On Feb. 28, 2013, President Bill Powers and Dean Tom Gilligan joined El Paso native and businessman, Woody L. Hunt, BBA and BHP ’66, in El Paso to thank contributors for their generosity and to encourage the community to help meet Hunt's gift challenge to the Business Honors Program (BHP). Recently admitted BHP students were also in attendance.
In February, several high-level executives joined over 100 McCombs students to take part in the Executive Mentorship Dinner series.
Our 8th Annual McCombs Alumni Business Conference took place this year on Feb. 8 in Austin, TX. We had a great turnout with over 200 alumni attending. View photos from the conference inside.
Michelle Musil, MPA ‘03, and Sean Musil, MBA ‘04, met in Professor Rao's finance class. Sean says Michelle pursued him, but he also made sure the two accountants in that class, including Michelle, were on his team. Clever or sneaky? Read their story and decide for yourself.