Values and Ventures Honored with Innovative Achievement Award

Already internationally known for innovation and inspiration, the Values and Ventures® Competition at TCU of by the Southwestern Business Dean’s Association. In 2010 the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center founded the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition to reward college students for profit-making business ideas that impact society in meaningful ways. Values and Ventures has awarded more… Read more »

How Do Financial Professionals Evaluate Hybrid Financial Instruments?

Experienced finance professionals, tasked with making credit-related judgments, vary significantly in deciding which features of hybrid securities are important in determining debt versus equity. Hybrid financial instruments, also known as hybrid securities, contain features of both equity and debt (stocks and bonds). The most common examples are convertible bonds and preferred stock. Hybrid financial instruments… Read more »

FASB and GASB Hire a Record Three TCU MAc Students

Out of accounting students from across the country, three TCU Neeley Master of Accounting students were selected to the prestigious positions of postgraduate technical assistants. As accounting students from across the country vied for fewer than two dozen spots with the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, three TCU MAc students made… Read more »

TCU Neeley is a Top Business School for Research in Premier Journals

In the Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, TCU Neeley stands out against schools of all sizes across the US and Texas for the amount of research published in top journals. TCU Neeley may be a small business school, but our professors make a big impression with their research. In a recent ranking of faculty… Read more »

Where Business Savvy Meets Social Responsibility

Kamryn Schropp went to Ethiopia for her summer internship to work with people who are passionate about alleviating the conditions of poverty. “I met people who use business as a means to do good.” This trip was not a typical summer internship. As they landed in Ethiopia, Kamryn, Hunter, Olivia, Jack, Cami, Caroline, Eva, Nguyen,… Read more »

Business as a Force for Good: Making Bad Guys Good Again

“We are helping people who are invested in making themselves better for society and their families,” Michele Gagne EMBA ’03 said of her volunteer work with the Prison Entrepreneurship Program. [Excerpt from Neeley Magazine]  –  When dozens of TCU Neeley undergrads went to prison as part of Dr. Garry Bruton’s strategy class, two EMBA alumni… Read more »

Score! TCU MBAs Win First Place in MIT Sloan First Pitch Sports Competition

Their creative virtual-reality approach to a major sports organization’s audience challenge set them up for a perfect goal to win the day. The competition was tough: Dartmouth. Texas. TCU. The list of past winners was impressive: Harvard. Chicago. MIT. Dartmouth. McGill. But when it came time to elevate the game, TCU MBA Horned Frogs Mitch… Read more »