At the Corporate Recognition Dinner on April 30, the McCombs School of Business honored BP, Intel, BBVA Compass, and Kathleen Farlow and Jonathan Trichel of Deloitte for their extraordinary partnership with the school.
Corporate and foundation partnerships are a cornerstone of the dynamic learning and teaching environment at the McCombs School of Business. On Wednesday, April 30, the McCombs School will honor three companies and two individuals for their exemplary contributions to and participation with the school at the Corporate Recognition Dinner.
Chevron Corp. recently announced an $800,000 gift to The University of Texas at Austin through its University Partnership Program, mainly to support programs in the McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences, the primary areas where Chevron recruits employees.
Not only is George Seay busy chairing the McCombs School Advisory Council, he is chairman of the Clements Center Board of Advisors. Seay, the grandson of Governor Clements, is also the lead donor for the center’s creation.
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 2013, four new members were inducted - John L. Adams, Tom C. Frost, Gary C. Kelly, and Lynn (Fox) Utter.
The McCombs School of Business Advisory Council assists the dean, faculty, and staff of the school in becoming one of the top business schools in the nation. The executive committee considers nominations for membership each spring, and new three-year terms begin Sept. 1.
For the 2013-2014 academic year, BP will continue its BP Fellows Program with the McCombs School by providing support to fund eleven $5,000 scholarships for undergraduate business students.
Chevron’s strong relationship with McCombs is highlighted by their broad range support benefiting several departments and multiple programs, as well as, student organizations, events, and scholarships.
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.