Corporate partnerships provide support for the McCombs School's students, faculty, and key initiatives. This year we recognized four honorees at the Annual Corporate Recognition Dinner for their ongoing support and participation.
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.
Is it possible to buy eco-friendly while also saving money? Anyone who has ever balked at the sometimes dizzying price of recycled paper or organic yogurt may be skeptical, but Walmart—a company that has long planted its roots in bargain prices and mass markets—is trying to change that.
Continue your active learning relationship with the University through McCombs Knowledge To Go, a webinar series held the second Tuesday of every month. Join alumni from across the world on Tuesday, August 10 as Tony Rogers, BBA ’90, MBA ’97, discusses Walmart’s successes and challenges with marketing sustainability.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, employing more than 2.1 million associates at more than 8,416 retail units in 15 countries worldwide, demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and diversity, exhibited by its involvement with the school over the past five years.
Gary Hoover, entrepreneur-in-residence at McCombs’ Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, pinpoints eight keys to building a successful enterprise based on his 35+ year career experience, including three Fortune 500 companies and four of his own start-ups.
The fall event calendar at McCombs was filled with a high-caliber cast of business leaders, including six C-level speakers.
Lee Scott, chairman of the executive committee of the board of directors and former CEO of Wal-Mart, spoke with Dean Thomas Gilligan on campus Oct. 12 as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series. Dean Gilligan began by asking Scott about his very first job, which Scott said was scrubbing toilets at his dad's service station on Route 66 when he was in the sixth grade.