On Friday, March 6, 2015 the 10th Annual Alumni Business Conference was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, TX. The keynote panel included Antonio Garza, U.S. Ambassador (ret.), Christi Craddick, Chair, Texas Railroad Commission, and was moderated by Evan Smith,Editor-in-Chief and CEO, The Texas Tribune. Lillian Mills, Chair, Department of Accounting, was the master of ceremonies.
We invited everyone to identify what they love about McCombs—and to share a photo using the IHeartMcCombs hashtag and poster. Here is a compilation of what has been submitted so far.
Corporate and foundation partnerships are a cornerstone of the dynamic learning and teaching environment at the McCombs School of Business. On Friday, April 24, the McCombs School will honor three companies and one individual for their exemplary contributions to and participation with the school at the Corporate Recognition Lunch.
Last year, the McCombs School of Business partnered in #GivingTuesday. We were able to raise over $8,000 dollars to
support the McCombs School of Business. We will encourage alumni to join
us once agian this year to participate in #GivingTuesday and give back
on Dec. 2.
The Jack Harbin Top Hand Award is supposed to be a surprise. Shrouded in secrecy, the accolade signifies excellence in service of the Texas Exes and the University of Texas and is presented to winners at an event that—unbeknownst to them—is actually an award presentation in their honor.
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.