BBA Faculty Honor Roll: Robert Prentice

BBA Faculty Honor Roll Member: Robert Prentice, Ph.D. Keywords: Ethics, Baseball, Skydiving Congratulations, Professor Prentice, on your selection to the Spring 2016 BBA Honor Roll by the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC)! What do you teach? LEB 323 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business BA 151H Honors Lyceum LEB 380.7 The Legal and Ethical Environment […]

Throwback Thursday: Peer Advising

By Mary Dolan For this Throwback Thursday, we are celebrating 30 years of McCombs peer advisors! In 1986, the business school had close to 10,000 students. The BBA office only had about 16 staff members in place to help the students. A change was needed, and the first peer advisor was hired.       […]

BBA Rankings

Movin’ On Up … To No. 6!

Congratulations to McCombs BBA students, alumni, faculty, and staff! We did it again! We’re ranked Top 10 Undergraduate Business Program for the 18th year in a row! The McCombs School of Business moved up one rank to tie for sixth place in the 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s undergraduate business program rankings. We tied for […]

Happy Birthday, BBA! (And Many More)

It all began in 1912, with 45 students studying accounting and statistics in temporary, pine shack buildings. By 1916, the number of business students had more than doubled – to 115 out of the University’s total of 2,600 university students – and the Board of Regents made the BBA program official. Last year, 6,968 applicants vied for […]

Backpack Donations

BBA students, do you have a gently used extra backpack you could donate? Are you graduating or cleaning out your room for the summer? The MBA, MPA and BBA Programs are working together to help out elementary school students in east Austin! Let’s make this a Texas-sized success! UT’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement […]

Application Now Open: Barbara Jordan and George Mitchell Leadership Awards

The Barbara Jordan George Mitchell Awards Committee is excited to announce the opening of its annual award applications. Each year McCombs School of Business students have a chance to receive recognition for their achievements by their peers. The George Mitchell Student Leadership award is given to two outstanding freshmen, sophomores, and juniors for their ability […]