Baylor Business Buzz

Baylor Honors Texas Family Business for the 30th Year

Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business honored the 2019 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists with a banquet at the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation in November.

Baylor Named a Top School for Entrepreneurship Studies by the Princeton Review & Entrepreneur

Baylor University offers one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship programs for students who aspire to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

Baylor University’s Tom L. Potts, Ph.D., CFP Awarded the 2019 P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award

The Financial Planning Association, the principal membership association for Certified Financial Planner professionals and those who support the financial planning process, announced Tom L. Potts, PhD, CFP as the recipient of the 2019 P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award.

Baylor University Announces Funding of Two Baylor Academic Challenge Faculty Positions

Baylor University announced the funding of two faculty positions under the institution’s new Baylor Academic Challenge matching program.

Baylor Accounting Students Receive PCAOB Scholarships

Two Baylor Accounting students received scholarships from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) last summer.

Student-Run Investment Fund Distributes Money for Scholarships

For 18 consecutive years, Baylor University’s student-managed Philip M. Dorr Alumni & Friends Endowed Investment Fund has provided generous contributions to student scholarships totaling over $2 million over its lifetime.

Top Finishers of BBBD Sales Competition Announced

After the Fall Top Gun Training program, Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling engaged ProSales students in the Baylor Business Business Development (BBBD) competition, an experiential learning exercise focused on the pre-call planning and business development steps of the sales process.

Austin EMBA Student Receives 2019 Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship

The Texas Business Hall of Fame named Ethan Holmes, a student in the Baylor Executive MBA program at Austin, a recipient of the 2019 TBHF Future Texas Business Legend Scholarship.

Baylor Online MBA Offers Three New Concentrations in Marketing, Cyber Security and Executive Communication

Baylor University’s nationally rated Online MBA program in the Hankamer School of Business introduced three new concentrations in marketing, cyber security and executive communication beginning last fall.

Baylor Athletics Announces Partnership with University’s S3 Program

Baylor University’s vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Mack B. Rhoades, IV, announced an innovative new partnership uniting Baylor Athletics and the institution’s Sports Strategy & Sales (S3) program.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Dr. James M. Tipton, Retired Finance Professor

Baylor University mourned the passing of James M. Tipton, Ph.D., retired professor of finance, insurance and real estate, who taught for 29 years in the Hankamer School of Business. Dr. Tipton passed away July 23.

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