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Baylor’s Undergrad Entrepreneurship Program Ranked No. 4 in U.S.

Entrepreneur Magazine and The Princeton Review ranked the undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business the fourth best in the country. Thousands of entrepreneurship programs were surveyed, judged on criteria including the availability of internships and externships, the percentage of entrepreneurship students who developed an actionable plan to launch a business while at the school and the number of companies started by graduates over the last five and 10 years.

Baylor University Hosts First Case Competition in Healthcare Management

Graduate students from universities across the nation came together at Baylor University in October to compete in the inaugural Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business hosted the competition.

Baylor Hosts 10th Annual Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum

The 10th Annual Business Ethics Forum took place from Tuesday, Nov. 3 to Friday, Nov. 13. The theme of the forum was “The Ethics of Health and Wellness.” The Dale P. Jones Ethics Forum was created in 2005 to engage students, faculty, alumni and business leaders in discussions of major ethical issues facing the business world.

Career Management Department Launches New Platform to Help Students Get Hired

The Hankamer School of Business Office of Career Management launched a pilot program available only to business school students called Handshake, a modern career services management platform.

Baylor MBA Candidates Partner with Zambian Students for Business Consulting

Baylor University MBA candidates and Northrise University undergraduate students teamed up in June for the annual Africa Global Initiative course in Ndola, Zambia. The seven Baylor Business students and twelve Northrise students formed five teams to work for three local businesses on projects involving human resources, entrepreneurship, pricing structures and marketing campaigns.

Professional Selling Program Recognized by Sales Education Foundation

The Sales Education Foundation (SEF) named Baylor’s Professional Selling program to their list of “Top University Sales Programs” for the sixth year in a row.

Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business Welcomes Senior Director of Development

Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business welcomed Senior Director of Development John Hillis in November 2015. Hillis will lead the development effort for the School. He brings 28 years of philanthropic development experience to the position, including prior roles with multiple Big 12 institutions. He and his wife Kristen have two daughters, Madi and Libby.

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Baylor Business Review, Spring 2016

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