Good news: this will probably be the last blog you will read this summer encouraging you to give back to McCombs. Please hold your applause until the end of the blog. Bad news: this is the last blog you will read encouraging you to give back to McCombs.
The University of Texas Men's & Women's Athletics programs today announced a landmark sponsorship program with Dallas-based Branded Retail Energy Company to create Texas Longhorns Energy (TLE).
The word “retirement” isn’t in Billy Joe “Red” McCombs’s vocabulary. The 82-year-old businessman, whose entrepreneurial ventures have ranged from owning car dealerships and the San Antonio Spurs to co-founding media conglomerate Clear Channel Communications, typically works sixty hours a week, Monday through Saturday, at his office in San Antonio. “I’ve been high-energy since the day I was born,” says McCombs.
We are halfway through the Best in Texas Campaign. Thanks to everyone who has made a contribution so far to the McCombs School. Dallas/Fort Worth was in the lead for the past two weeks, but San Antonio bounced back and is currently leading with a 16% increase in alumni participation since June 1.
H2Orange®, a new purified Texas water in a unique scale-model replica of the iconic University of Texas at Austin Tower, will raise millions of dollars for academic scholarships, fellowships and internships at the university, it was announced today by university President William Powers Jr. and GSD&M co-founders Steve Gurasich and Tim McClure.
I am proud to say that I was in the first freshman class in the McCombs School of Business! It was an incredible experience by many accounts. Because of The University of Texas, I learned a lot about business and how to be in it, I made the best friends of my life, met my husband, and fell in love with Texas football.
This spring, students joined efforts to continue improvements to student life at McCombs through the 2010 Student Giving Campaigns. With high participation rates, students raised the bar for future student campaigns and for McCombs alumni, whose annual giving participation rate is only at 6 percent.