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March 30, 2021
The C. T. Bauer College of Business Professional MBA, an advanced degree program that allows working professionals to earn an MBA, surged 20 spots on the U.S. News & World Report 2022 ranking of Best Part-time MBA programs, securing a place among the Top 30 public business schools in the nation. The Professional MBA is the largest MBA program offered by the Bauer College.
March 31, 2021
The C. T. Bauer College of Business launched the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan one year ago, following a comprehensive collaboration with all key stakeholders that identified strategic initiatives to elevate the Bauer College educational experience and support its vision to be a world-class business school that transforms lives, organizations, and society.
March 25, 2021
Jamey Rootes made headlines earlier this year when he retired as President of the Houston Texans. After overseeing the business side of the organization, Rootes began teaching an undergraduate class in Sports Leadership for the Department of Management & Leadership at the Bauer College in January.
Forbes | April 1, 2021
WalletHub | April 1, 2021
Fox 26 Houston | March 26, 2021
Houston Public Media | March 24, 2021
The Wall Street Journal | February 19, 2021
Bloomberg Businessweek | February 3, 2021
Theundefeated.com | February 11, 2021
KTRH 740 AM | February 5, 2021
Houston Chronicle | January 16, 2021
In this issue of Inside Bauer, we highlight the idea that “Bauer Connects,” whether that is through person-to-person connection, the college’s innate connection to the city of Houston, or the emerging global connection that the college is building through collaborative outreach, research, and programming. This digital-only issue includes exciting video content as well as related links to other stories, podcasts and virtual interviews!
This sense of connection became even more important and apparent in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Bauer community created opportunities together by facing the challenges presented over the last year. In this issue, we've highlighted a number of ways that Bauer students, alumni, faculty, staff and partners worked together to find innovative solutions to issues in health care, technology, teaching and connecting.
In addition to the pandemic, our community has come together over the last year to create a venue for conversation and change related to social injustice issues. You'll read stories about the college's focus on diversity, equity and inclusion over the last year, including an interview with Derek Avery, Bauer's first Chair of Inclusive Leadership, as well as alumna Celia Fraser, who was recently recognized by Yahoo! Finance as an emerging D&I leader.
We are also highlighting the many successes of our programs in 2020, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, including a second consecutive Number 1 ranking for the Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship, a leap of 21 places for our undergraduate program in the Poets&Quants ranking, and a look at how students from the Program for Excellence in Selling supported local nonprofits over the summer by generating $35,000 in revenue, with a pipeline of an additional $100,000.
Please take a moment to explore this issue of Inside Bauer, and let us know what you think. You can also share your thoughts and favorite stories on social media, using #BauerConnects.
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