Baylor Business Buzz

Grad Students from Across Nation Vie in Robbins Case Competition for Healthcare Management

Graduate students from across the nation gathered at Baylor University to compete in the 2nd Annual Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The event was held Oct. 19-21 and hosted by the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.

The team that took first place was from Baylor University. Winners of the competition receive monetary rewards as well as national recognition for their accomplishments. Second and third place went to teams from the University of Washington and Ohio State University, respectively.

Baylor Business Alumni and Faculty Work to Bring Affordable Loans to Waco Community

The Community Loan Center of the Heart of Texas (CLCHOT) is a nonprofit looking to help the city of Waco in a sustainable way. Ernest Fletcher, senior lecturer in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Department and a Baylor Business graduate, is serving on the CLCHOT board of directors. CLCHOT will provide a streamlined, low cost alternative for the city of Waco as compared to payday and title loans that carry higher interest rates and fees.

Baylor University Executive MBA Student Inducted Into the Texas Business Hall of Fame

Baylor University is proud to announce Executive MBA student Steve Burrington is a 2016 scholarship recipient of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. Burrington was awarded for the launch of Texas Hearing Clinics in San Marcos and Lakeway—clinics specializing in hearing and balance restoration.

Baylor Business Honors Texas Family Businesses

Now in its 27th year, the Institute for Family Business (IFB) at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business honored several Texas family businesses at the 2016 Texas Family Business of the Year Awards banquet Nov. 4. The awards recognize outstanding family businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to the needs of their industries and communities as well as their employees.

Foster Campus Lunchtime Composed of Noteworthy Serenades

Chamber music ensembles from the School of Music performed in the atrium of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, providing music for students and faculty between 12:15 and 12:30 every Thursday during the fall semester.

Information Systems PhD Candidates Receive Awards

Two PhD candidates from the Information Systems department received high honors from Baylor for 2015-2016. Puzant Balozian received an Outstanding Dissertation Award, and Michael Milovich was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award.

Business School Faculty Recognized

Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business bestows faculty awards on an annual basis. The winners for 2015 were announced at the Senior Appreciation Banquet in April. The following Baylor Business faculty members received awards: Mitch Neubert, John Knue, Liz Umble, Meredith David, Peter Klein and Emily Hunter.

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Baylor Business Review, Spring 2017

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