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 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.
Dorr & Friends Endowed Investment Fund Provides $100,000 in Scholarships in 2014
The Fund, which continues to rank as one of the nation's largest managed by students, has provided more than $1.5 million in support of scholarships for Baylor's intercollegiate athletics program since 2004.
Baylor Accounting Hosts Business Conference for Ugandan Pastors
Baylor University's Accounting & Business Law department, in conjunction with Pastors Discipleship Network (PDN), hosted the "Mastering of the Land" business conference for Ugandan pastors and pastors' wives May 22-24 in Kampala, Uganda.
Business School Faculty Member Named Top Economics Author
Per Bylund, research professor at the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, was recently awarded a position in the top 22 percent of economics authors by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
Connecting for Positive Global Change (BBR)
Growing up in Nigeria, Sunkanmi Agbomeji knew he wanted to do one thing: change lives. At first, he thought he would do it by becoming a medical doctor. After graduating from medical school, his plans began to evolve, and although his path was unclear, his goal was not. He continued to help people. He just found several new ways to do so.
Hard Work and the Right Mindset Key to Baylor ProSales Student Success at the National Collegiate Sales Competition
After months of preparation by a team of ProSales students, Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling brought home 7th place honors out of 67 teams at the 2014 National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA during the weekend of March 28-31.
Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Austin Launches Healthcare Concentration
The Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin has announced the expansion of its curriculum to include a healthcare concentration option – one of the first of its kind in Austin. Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2014.
Hankamer School of Business to Host Marketing and Professional Selling Career Fair This Month
The Hankamer School of Business’ Professional Development Program will host the Marketing and Professional Selling Career Fair March 26 from 4-6 p.m. on the 5th floor of Cashion. This discipline-specific career fair takes place each semester and features a broad variety of companies, including Fortune 500 companies.
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.