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Baylor’s Commercial Banking Program Listed in FDIC Directory
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has recently included Baylor University in the Directory of College and University Degree Programs. The Directory emphasizes the impact of community banks within the nation’s economy and will assist prospective students as they assess potential educational and career options within community banking. Community bankers will also benefit, as the Directory will aid them in identifying and hiring talent.

Baylor University Now Accepting Nominations for 2018 Texas Family Business of the Year
The Institute for Family Business at Baylor University is now accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Texas Family Business of the Year Awards.

Audio: Baylor Connections – Terry Maness, Dean of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business
Baylor Connections (KWBU - NPR): Baylor Connections on KWBU (NPR) featured an interview with Terry Maness, D.B.A., longtime dean of the Hankamer School of Business, about the impact of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the importance of partnerships with top executives around the world and trends in business education.

Leidner Becomes Honorary Doctor at Lund University School of Economics and Management
Professor Dorothy Leidner has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Lund University School of Economics and Management in Scandanavia. She is the Ferguson Professor of Information Systems at Baylor University and the director of the PhD program in Information Systems.

Followers, “Likes,” Attractiveness Increase Social Media Likability. Selfies? Not So Much, Baylor Study Says
WACO, Texas (Feb. 22, 2018) – Maybe you think your Facebook posts are hilarious. Or you might think that Instagram selfie of you at the beach is picture-perfect. And that clever Tweet? You nailed it! But what do other people – your “friends,” “followers” and anyone else who might stumble across your profile – think of you based on your social media presence? Do they really like you?

Baylor’s Andrea Dixon Named Regional Editor for Global Research Publication
Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D., executive director of Baylor University’s Center for Professional Selling and Frank and Floy Smith Holloway Endowed Professor in Marketing, was recently named the regional editor of the Americas for the European Journal of Marketing.

Ethical Leadership Can Have Negative Consequences, Baylor University Researchers Say
WACO, Texas (Jan. 31, 2018) – Ethical leadership is a good thing, right? Certainly, management experts say. But ethical leadership can have negative consequences, too, according to new research from management faculty in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

Business School Merit and Need Based Scholarship Applications Open
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business applications for scholarships are now open! The deadline to apply is March 1st.

Students and Alumni Start Investment and Advisory Network, Encouraging Mentorship in Finance Sector
Beyond career advancement, the Network promotes strong relationships: student-to-student, student to alumni and alumni to alumni. The I&A Network provides access to information and networking opportunities that are invaluable to anyone interested in pursuing a career in investment banking and high finance.

Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation Awarded AIA’s 2017 Committee on the Environment Award
Baylor University’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation was awarded the Committee on the Environment Award (COTE) by The San Antonio chapter of The American Institute of Architects.

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