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50 Best U.S. Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
College Choice: Baylor is ranked among the 50 best colleges in the United States for aspiring entrepreneurs. The article notes that Hankamer’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise sponsors a number of initiatives and programs within the business school and in the business community. Baylor also has its own investment engine, the Baylor Angel Network, overseen by students, staff and faculty.

Addison, Dallas Entrepreneur Center Join Forces to Help Support Startup Companies
The Dallas Morning News: Baylor’s Accelerated Ventures program is mentioned in this article about an effort in Dallas to help support entrepreneurial businesses and startup companies. Quoted is Baylor alumnus James Blair, who launched LionsMouth Digital, a design firm. Also mentioned is David Grubbs, a former Baylor lecturer in management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business who directed Accelerated Ventures.

Baylor Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department Reorganized into Separate Departments
The Hankamer School of Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department has been reorganized into two departments, effective for the fall 2014 semester. Kendall Artz is the chair of the Entrepreneurship Department, and Blaine McCormick has been named the new Management Department Chair.

Baylor Professor’s New Research Geared to Keep Women from Fleeing IT Profession
For years, employers and experts have been trying to reverse the exodus of women from information technology positions. They're failing, but Cindy Riemenschneider, Ph.D., professor of information systems and associate dean for research and faculty development, is looking deeper into areas that need to be addressed, propose a new model they hope will "re-energize the dialogue regarding creating a more diversified IT work environment."

Baylor MBA Orientation Has Gone Mobile
Baylor MBA Orientation has gone mobile using Guidebook. GuidebookDownload our mobile guide to enhance your experience at Baylor MBA Orientation.

MBA Student Earns Second Place at Global Issue Competition
The inaugural Global Issue Challenge Competition was held recently as part of the Business School’s annual Global Business Forum. The competition, co-sponsored by the student organization Global Business Connect (GBC) and the McBride Center for International Business, challenged Baylor students to think and respond to a global business issue.

Baylor University to Offer Online MBA
Baylor University today announced that it will make its renowned MBA program available online beginning this May. Applications for the program are currently being accepted.

Baylor Business Students Earn Second Place at Investment Competition
Baylor students won second place at the 11th annual Texas Investment Portfolio Symposium (TIPS) on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Numerous Fortune 500 Companies Will Recruit at Baylor’s Marketing & Professional Sales Career Fair
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2014) – Ever wish you could just get your foot in the door at the most profitable companies in the nation? Luckily for Baylor students, companies will bring the door to them at the Marketing and Professional Sales Career Fair Wednesday, March 26, in Room 510 of Cashion Academic Center.

Career fair offers opportunity to network for jobs
Companies will gather Wednesday to sniff out eager students, new hires and potential interns. Baylor’s Professional Development Program will hold a Marketing and Professional Selling Career Fair at 4 p.m in Cashion Academic Center...

$1M Gift from Ed and Denise Crenshaw Establishes Student Commons in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Ed and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, Fla., that will create the Ed and Denise Crenshaw Student Commons within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Earl L. Grinols, Guest Columnist: INFORM Act Will Bring Long-Overdue Honesty to Debt Fight
Waco Tribune-Herald: Guest column by Earl L. Grinols, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Economics at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and former senior economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisors, that advocates for the bipartisan INFORM Act as an "incalculable as a guide to sensible, pro-growth and inter-generationally fair fiscal policy."

Gift from Carlton Family Foundation Creates Dean's Board Room in the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from the Carlton Family Foundation, led by Bill and Pat Carlton of Little Rock, Ark., that will create the Carlton Family Foundation Dean's Board Room in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.

Baylor's Hankamer School of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation for Business and Accounting Programs
The Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International - The Association to advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

Hankamer School of Business Strategic Plan
Learn about the updated strategic plan for the Hankamer School of Business in this video.

Austin EMBA Program
What defines Baylor's Executive MBA program in Austin? Watch this video to learn more about this unique experience.

The Hankamer Experience: An Overview
Explore the key dimensions that comprise the experience at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. Watch this video for an overview.

Baylor's Executive MBA Program Is Ranked Internationally by Financial Times
Baylor University's executive MBA program is ranked No. 98 in the world, according to the Financial Times' 2013 rankings. It also was ranked No. 44 for international course curriculum.

Who Are The Greatest American Entrepreneurs Ever?
Forbes: Ten years after the first survey of America's Greatest Entrepreneurs, Blaine McCormick, Ph.D., associate professor in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, and two co-authors conducted the survey again, gauging the responses of 41 business experts from history, economics and management to rank the top 10 American entrepreneurs of all time.

Gift from Waco Entrepreneur Establishes McClinton Family Auditorium in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation
Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco, Texas, that will name the McClinton Family Auditorium within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major new facility to be constructed across from the new East Village Residential Community on Bagby Avenue between Third and Fourth Streets on the Baylor campus.

BU Announces $1.5 Million Donation to be Used for Business School
The Baylor Lariat: Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco have donated $1.5 million to be used for a 350-seat auditorium in Baylor's new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, which will be used for classes, meetings and lectures. The Foster Campus will house Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

The Impact of Social Networking Sites in the Workplace (BBR)
By allowing employees to participate in a work-sponsored internal social networking site (SNS), a company can improve morale and reduce turnover, according to a case study coauthored by Hope Koch, associate professor of Information Systems; Dorothy Leidner, the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems and director of the PhD Program in Information Systems; and Ester Gonzalez, a graduate of Baylor's PhD Program in Information Systems who now teaches at California State University, Fullerton.

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