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Sep
25
2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2015) – Before an appreciative and standing room-only audience in the Meyer Conference Center, Baylor University today dedicated the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the $100 million new home of the university’s nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business.
Aug
25
2015
The start of classes Monday also meant the debut of Baylor’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the new home for the Hankamer School of Business. Built just down Third Street from the President’s Albritton House and across Bagby Avenue from East Village (map), the new facility offers 40% more square footage for business school students …
May
15
2015
WACO, Texas (May 15, 2015) – At its spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to establish a new Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business and approved $1.1 million for the design and construction of the Simpson Strength and Performance Center in the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center.
Apr
24
2015
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University senior Kelsey Mann was named runner-up in the national Sales Student of the Year Award competition held by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).
Mar
11
2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – The ninth annual Global Business Forum, presented by the McBride Center for International Business in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, will be held March 16 to 20, and will examine “The Global Classroom: Issues in International Education.”
Nov
21
2014
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2014) – Since 2001, Baylor University has invested more than $1 billion in new academic, residential and athletics facilities on its campus. Today, Baylor reached the significant “topping out” milestone – or midpoint of construction – on its latest project: the $100 million, 275,000-square-foot Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. When it opens in fall 2015, the Foster Campus will provide a dynamic new home for the University’s nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business.
Nov
7
2014
Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program is again ranked among the top undergraduate programs in the nation, in rankings published Sept. 16 by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
May
28
2014
WACO, Texas (May 28, 2014) – Baylor University's accounting and business law department in the Hankamer School of Business partnered with Pastors Discipleship Network (PDN) to host the "Mastering of the Land" business conference for Ugandan pastors and pastors' wives May 22-24 in Kampala, Uganda.
Mar
17
2014
WACO, Texas (March 17, 2014) – Mark Hurd, BBA ’79, President and Board Member of Oracle Corp., will deliver the keynote address on “Big Data in a Shrinking World” on Wednesday, March 19, during the eighth annual Global Business Forum sponsored by Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and the McBride Center for International Business. Hurd’s presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in Kayser Auditorium of the Hankamer School of Business, 1401 S. Fifth St., on the Baylor campus.
Feb
25
2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) - Baylor University is mourning the passing of Fred S. Hulme Jr., senior lecturer in information systems in the Hankamer School of Business, who died Feb. 23. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, 1300 Columbus Ave. in Waco, with Dr. Byron Weathersbee officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Oakcrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd.
Feb
14
2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014)-- Baylor University's Center for Professional Selling recently announced the winners of the 2014 Baylor Business Sell-Off (BBSO) Competition. This year's competition consisted of 49 individual competitors who met face-to-face with 11 corporate buyers.
Jan
9
2014
Last summer, Paul Foster, BBA ’79, and his wife, Alejandra, gave one of the largest gifts in Baylor history to support a new home for the Hankamer School of Business, the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. Preliminary groundwork is now underway where the facility will go up, at the intersection of 3rd …
Dec
19
2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from the Carlton Family Foundation, led by Bill and Pat Carlton of Little Rock, Ark., that will create the Carlton Family Foundation Dean's Board Room in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
Dec
12
2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Ed and Denise Crenshaw of Lakeland, Fla., that will create the Ed and Denise Crenshaw Student Commons within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The $100 million, 275,000-square-foot Foster Campus will provide a new home for the University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business.
Dec
4
2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 4, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1 million from Steve and Penny Carlile of Marshall, Texas, that will create the Steve and Penny Carlile Plaza on the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project whose construction was formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
Nov
21
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $2.5 million from the Paul and Jane Meyer Family Foundation, based in Waco, Texas, that will establish the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major facility project formally approved by Baylor's Board of Regents on Oct. 18.
Nov
14
2013
The current (Fall 2013) issue of Baylor Magazine includes an excellent feature on Baylor’s campus master plan — the planning process that goes into it, how it guides university decisions, etc. If you haven’t read it already, I strongly encourage you to take a look. The most interesting part to me, however, was a sidebar looking …
Nov
12
2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 12, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift of $1.5 million from Paul and Carol McClinton of Waco, Texas, that will name the McClinton Family Auditorium within the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, a major new facility on the Baylor campus that will house the University's Hankamer School of Business.
Oct
21
2013
While Baylor Regents had previously approved initial funding for design work on the facility, it wasn’t until this past weekend at Homecoming that the Board officially approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation that will house the Hankamer School of Business. Successful fundraising — led by the naming …
Oct
18
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2013) - At its annual Homecoming meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of the new $99 million Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation that will house the University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business. The board also approved phase two of Baylor's on-campus track and field stadium, refurbishment plans of North Russell Hall and two new doctoral degree programs in higher education and mechanical engineering.
Jul
23
2013
At last week’s Regents meeting, Baylor’s Board released new renderings of the university’s two largest active projects: Baylor Stadium and the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation (a new home for the Hankamer School of Business). Thanks to better-than-expected fundraising progress on Baylor Stadium, the alumni event center that was a part of …
Jul
19
2013
WACO, Texas (July 19, 2013) - At its annual July retreat, the Baylor University Board of Regents voted to take significant steps forward on two substantial University projects that have been proposed: an alumni event center at Baylor Stadium and the new Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, which would create a new home for the University's nationally-ranked Hankamer School of Business.
Jul
1
2013
Baylor University announced in early June a $35 million gift from Paul L. Foster, BBA '79 -- the largest gift from a living alumnus in Baylor history. Foster's gift will support both the university's $100 million campaign to construct a new home for the Hankamer School of Business and the upcoming Baylor Stadium.
Jun
4
2013
WACO, Texas (June 4, 2013) - 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.
May
17
2013
WACO, Texas (May 17, 2013) - At their spring meeting today, the Baylor University Board of Regents approved construction of phase one of a new on-campus track and field stadium and voted to move forward in developing the design for the proposed new School of Business building.
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