$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.
MBA Teams Vie in Baylor’s 10th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership
MBA students from across the nation competed in the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum's 10th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership Nov. 9-11. Pennsylvania State University's team took home first place honors.
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.
Foster Campus Lunchtime Composed of Noteworthy Serenades
Transitioning between classes has never sounded so good. Baylor’s School of Music and Hankamer School of Business have teamed up to provide “A Little Lunch Music.”
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.
Baylor Student-Managed Investment Fund Provides Contributions For Scholarships
For the 13th consecutive year, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided a generous financial contribution for student scholarships. A check in the amount of $180,000 was presented to Baylor Athletics at halftime of the Feb. 29 fourth-ranked Baylor women’s basketball game vs. Texas.
More than Two Dozen Baylor Students Help Syrian Refugees
KXXV-TV: Thirty-two Baylor students from Antioch Church in Waco went to Athens, Greece, and the Greek island of Lesvos during their winter break to help serve the thousands of refugees who have fled from the civil war in Syria. Quoted are Baylor volunteers Sydney Findley, a senior recreation major, and Jack Steadman, a senior Baylor Business Fellow. "The whole time while I was over there I was thinking, ‘Man, what would it be like if I was all of a sudden uprooted from my home in Waco, Texas, and I was forced to go along a refugee trail and put in refugee camps where I don't have any of my resources?’” Steadman said.
Students at Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling Engage in a Day-long Sell-off Competition
Baylor Lariat: Students at Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling converged at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation Friday for a day-long sell-off competition. The annual in-house competition challenges those majoring in professional selling at Baylor by placing them in a mock sales meeting with a company executive playing the role of a company CEO.