$179,000 in Cash Awarded at 2017 Baylor New Venture Competition
- Team from University of Tennessee, Knoxville Takes Home First Place -
The 6th annual Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business, offers aspiring student entrepreneurs from universities across the globe, expert feedback, coaching, and a total package of over $275,000 in cash and crucial in-kind business support services, to help make dream ventures a reality.
Baylor Student-Managed Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships
For 14 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling $2 million over its lifetime. This year, $163,000 was distributed. The fund is managed by Baylor students in the “hands-on” Practicum in Portfolio Management course utilizing resources in the state-of-the-art Hodges Financial Markets Center, which is located at the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
Business School Awarding Scholarships – Deadline Approaches
Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is accepting applications for both need-based and merit-based scholarships. The deadline is March 1 at 5 p.m.
Baylor Bears Learned Lessons in Leadership from Their Time as Mascot
Three generations of Baylor mascots met in Professor Rachel Woods’ Leadership and Organizational class to share what they learned while being a mascot.
The Southern Economic Association Honors Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson With Its Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award
Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson was recently honored with a prestigious teaching award by the Southern Economic Association. Student comments emphasize her organization, stress on critical thinking and kindness.
Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Hobby Lobby President Speaks as Part of Baylor Business Ethics Forum
Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, came to speak to students at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business Nov. 10th.
Business Ethics Forum Focuses on Experiential Learning, Lectures from Business Leaders
The Hankamer School of Business hosted the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum Nov. 1–11 at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
At Magnolia Market, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. People travel from near and far to experience the Silos made famous by alums Chip and Joanna Gaines on the HGTV hit show "Fixer Upper." Baylor students saw the diversity of these visitors firsthand, after interviewing over 400 people who came to see Magnolia Market.
The Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurship 2016
Entrepreneur: The undergraduate entrepreneurship program at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is ranked fourth best in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Princeton Review. Thousands of entrepreneurship programs were surveyed, judged on criteria including the availability of internships and externships, the percentage of entrepreneurship students who developed an actionable plan to launch a business while at the school and the number of companies started by graduates over the last five and 10 years.