McCombs Press Releases
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.
Corporate partnerships are a cornerstone of the dynamic learning and teaching environment at the McCombs School. On Thursday, April 25, 2013, the McCombs School will recognize three corporations and one individual for their extraordinary contributions to and participation with the school at the Annual Corporate Recognition Dinner. We are pleased to announce this year's honorees.
The McCombs Scholars Initiative has raised one Forty Acres (full-ride) Scholarship, nine McCombs Presidential Scholarships and 10 McCombs Dean’s Scholarships since February 2012. Dean Tom Gilligan and McCombs Advisory Council member John L. Adams, BBA '75, attended the McCombs Scholars reception in Houston, TX to recognize those efforts.