Paul L. Foster Makes Historic $35 Million Gift to Baylor University for New Business School Building, Baylor Stadium
Baylor University announced today that the University has received a $35 million gift from Paul L. Foster, BBA '79, of El Paso, which represents the largest gift from a living alumnus in Baylor's history. Foster's gift will support the University's $100 million campaign to construct a new 275,000-square foot facility - to be named the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation - which will house Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. His gift also will support Baylor Stadium - the University's football stadium currently under construction on campus - at the Founders level.
Baylor Regents Approve Design Development for New School of Business Building, New PhD in Health Services Research
Among other business at their spring meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building. In addition, they approved a new PhD program in health services research.
Baylor Angel Network Continues to Gain Momentum
The Baylor Angel Network enters its fifth year of operations with 40 angels and 149 investments.
New Baylor Business Review: Management, Leadership and Strategy in the 21st Century
In this issue of the Baylor Business Review, we explore management, leadership and business strategy in the 21st century.
Gaining a Worldview of Strategic Management (BBR)
It's one thing to study world news and read about doing business in a global economy. It's another one entirely to pack your bags and travel to the places you've read about. A semester-long course in Baylor's Executive MBA program has students doing exactly that. In their final semester of the Executive MBA programs in both Austin and Dallas, every candidate is required to take the Global Strategic Management course, which culminates in a 10-day trip to two international destinations. While they are there, they are immersed in culture, business practices and policies of that country.
Portfolio Management Students Take Home Second Place from TIPS Competition
On Saturday, February 16, Baylor won second place in the 10th annual Texas Investment Portfolio Symposium (TIPS) at Rice University. Five universities made it to the final round of the Portfolio Manager's Competition, including Oklahoma University, Southern Methodist University, Rice University and the University of North Texas.
Top-ranked programs helping Baylor prepare tomorrow's healthcare industry leaders
Baylor MBA candidate Hilary Griffin placed second in the 2013 Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management, sponsored by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Her essay outlines a possible solution to obstacles that hinder more than 11 million children with chronic conditions from getting the medical care they need.
Business Schools' Programs Turn Felons Into Entrepreneurs
The Chronicle of Higher Education: In partnership with the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, an initiative helping inmates learn business skills and make plans for after their release, Baylor's Hankamer School of Business will provide certificates in entrepreneurship to those who complete the program. The article quotes Gary Carini, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of graduate studies at the business school.
Lawmakers Urged to Protect Businesses That Hire Ex-Prisoners
KAMR-TV: The Prison Entrepreneurship Program, an initiative that helps inmates learn business skills and receive a certificate of program completion from Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is mentioned.
Baylor MBA Students Take 2nd Place at National Collegiate Sales Competition
Baylor MBA students Curtis Schroeder (Waco, TX) and Mark Tarro (Pawtucket, RI) represented Baylor at the 15th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) at Kennesaw State University on March 1-4, 2013 and walked away with individual accolades and a 2nd place team finish...