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Students Working to Improve Quality of Life in East Waco (Video)
[12/11/2014]
KWTX-TV: A story about students in Baylor’s Business Excellence Scholarship Team (B.E.S.T.) class who are working with Waco civic and economic leaders as well as business owners along East Waco’s Elm Street to discuss and develop plans to help revitalize the area. The class is taught by Marlene Reed, D.B.A., senior lecturer in entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Reed was interviewed for the story, along with B.E.S.T. students Bryce Garoutte, Michael Summers and Jin Know.
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Texas Bank and Trust honored as Business of Year
[11/20/2014]
Tyler Morning Telegraph: Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business honored Texas Bank and Trust as the Texas Family Business of the Year on Nov. 6. The firm was recognized for its commitment to each other and to business continuity, and for its responsiveness to the needs of employees, communities and industries.
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Baylor Entrepreneurship Students Present, Publish Case Studies
[11/13/2014]
Three teaching case studies from student teams within Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business were recently accepted for publication.

The students were all members of the Business Excellence Scholarship Team (BEST) course and were asked to write a case study, about a real organization or business, which could be integrated into the classroom learning experience.
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Baylor Honors Family Businesses for Commitment to Community, Employees and Industry
[11/3/2014]
INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY BUSINESS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS -- Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business will honor the 2014 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet Nov. 6 at Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center.
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Companies May Overreact to Activists
[10/31/2014]
Companies may overreact to social or environmental activists protesting their business practices, according to an article in the Academy of Management Review.
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Learning in 360: Lighting Up the Competition (BBR)
[10/16/2014]
The story of Light Bohrd begins with a young skateboarder and his engineer father who envisions photographing his son on a lighted skateboard. Essential to the plot is a university that encourages technological innovation and entrepreneurship, and a multibillion dollar apparel company that seeks new products to improve athletic performance.

The end of the story is not yet written, but Chris Forgey, Light Bohrd’s president, is developing the plot.
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Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015 (Undergrad)
[9/16/2014]
Entrepreneur: Entrepreneur presents the top 25 undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation as ranked by The Princeton Review. Baylor University’s Entrepreneurship Program came in third. Baylor offers 29 entrepreneurship-related courses and currently has 2,112 students enrolled in the program. Within the past five years, Baylor Entrepreneurship graduates have started 200 companies. In addition, 100 percent of the staff and faculty have reportedly started, bought or run a successful business.
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Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015
[9/15/2014]
Townhall: Entrepreneur presents the top 25 undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation as ranked by The Princeton Review. Baylor University’s Entrepreneurship Program came in third. Baylor offers 29 entrepreneurship-related courses and currently has 2,112 students enrolled in the program. Within the past five years, Baylor Entrepreneurship graduates have started 200 companies. In addition, 100 percent of the staff and faculty have reportedly started, bought or run a successful business. Other top-ranked universities include Babson College (#1), University of Houston (#2) and Brigham Young University (#4).
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Baylor Entrepreneurship Professor to Serve on Committee for Global Entrepreneurship Leaders
[9/8/2014]
Kendall Artz, Ph.D., chairman of the Baylor department of entrepreneurship and director of the Baylor Entrepreneurship Program, was recently selected to serve on the executive committee for the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC).
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Baylor Business Management & Entrepreneurship Department Reorganized into Separate Departments
[7/31/2014]
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.
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