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Graduation Profile: Jacob Spangler, BBA/BHP ’15

  Major: Business Honors, Plan II, Supply Chain Management What are you passionate about? Travelling the world learning others’ cultures. 13 countries in the past six months alone! Internships: Accenture, ConocoPhillips Study Abroad: Beijing and Edinburgh, Summer 2012 Research: Plan II Thesis on how CEOs can better understand and use power in their organizations, using […]

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Graduation Profile: Nikhil Kumar, BBA ’15

  Major: Double Major in Finance & Economics What are you passionate about? I am extremely passionate about teaching. After I retire from the professional world, I have always envisioned teaching. My passion stems from my volunteer work in my local religious center where I teach 1st graders Hindu religious history with my mother. The […]

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Graduation Profile: Bradley Roofner, BBA/BHP ’15

Major: Finance and Business Honors Program What are you passionate about? Building companies and building relationships Internship: Five States Energy, a private equity oil and gas firm in Dallas, TX Study Abroad: The University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland, with the McCombs BBA Short-term Study Abroad Program Awards: BHP Outstanding Senior, Eva Stevenson Woods Endowed […]

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Graduation Profile: Sloane Harper Bain, BBA ’15

Major: Finance, minor MIS Certificate: Elements of Computing What are you passionate about? Everything! But, if I had to pick three things, I would say people, Broadway, and technology. I have always been a social person, but during my time at McCombs I learned that people make the biggest difference in life. Having an incredible support network […]

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Graduation profile: Rachel Gosch, BBA/BHP ’15

  Majors: Mathematics Honors and BHP (& a minor in Finance)  What are you passionate about? Travelling! I’m always taking every opportunity I can to see more of the world. I love exploring new places, trying new foods, and experiencing different cultures. Internship: Summit Consulting in Washington DC (summer 2014) – I worked in the […]

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Graduation Profile: Jennifer Nwuli, BBA ’15

Major: Supply Chain Management, Minor in Marketing Jennifer interned with Southwest Airlines in their Supply Chain department. She studied abroad in Hong Kong with the McCombs Supply Chain Program and in Milan with the McCombs BBA Exchange Programs. During her four years at McCombs, Jennifer was involved in many student organizations and activities: Involvement in Student Organizations: […]

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Graduation Profile: Neal Makkar BBA/BHP ’15

Majors: Business Honors and Finance Neal has held three impressive internships with Salient Partners, Goldman Sachs, and McKinsey and & Company. He studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland with the McCombs Short-term Study Abroad Programs. Neal was involved in many activities here at McCombs, on the UT campus and in the community in Austin: Served on […]

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Meet the Winners of the Texas Charity Pitch

    The University Securities Investment Team (USIT) hosted the first Texas Charity Pitch on Saturday, April 11. This unique competition featured 11 teams of students pitching the charities of their choice, using their skills of analysis and communication to develop a presentation on their chosen charity.   Winning 1st place for DonorsChoose.org was Ziyaad Khayrattee, Arvind Sivakumar, […]

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A Coffee Stand for McCombs: Help us Find a Name!

  Texas Enactus, a social entrepreneurship club here at McCombs, is opening a coffee stand in the Atrium of the McCombs School of Business, with proceeds going to Enactus’ projects that help the Austin community (listed below). The coffee stand will be open in the afternoon after O’s is closed, to help students have a […]

Mr. McCombs 2015: A Male Business Pageant

  This Friday, January 30th, 11 contestants from McCombs Affiliated Student Organizations will come together for the annual Mr. McCombs Business Pageant! Mr. McCombs is a recognized tradition and an opportunity to give back to the community. During Business Week, student organizations come together to raise funds for a charity of the winner’s choice. For charity […]

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Don’t Let Finals Break You

If you are getting overwhelmed, don’t let finals break you. Here are 8 tips to help you have successful study breaks and ace those final exams, presentations, and papers. It’s the #FinalCountdown  1. Talk Study Scenario: You’ve been hitting the books hard and haven’t interacted with another human being in hours and now you’re wondering if […]

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McComb’s Fall 2014 Commencement

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, Dr. Raji Srinivasan, a professor in the Department of Marketing and a Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellow, gave the Commencement Speech to the would-be graduates. ____________________________________________________________________ Congratulations everyone, you’ve made it! By everyone, I mean every one of you. Yes, graduates, their parents, grandparents, family, and friends. You have much to be […]