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 »

Jobs are waiting for TCU Master of Accounting students in May

All 61 of the TCU MAc students graduating in May have signed full-time job offers as of December 2016 TCU Master of Accounting students know exactly where they are going after graduation this May. Five months before they even graduate, all of the current class of TCU MAc students have signed full-time job offers. This… Read more »

TCU Neeley Ranks 18 in the World and First in Texas for Supply Chain

When you want to know which school is doing the best job in your field, ask the experts. SCM World, a cross-industry community of the world’s most influential supply chain practitioners, asked members that question for the Future of Supply Chain survey. The experts said TCU Neeley is the best school in Texas and ranks… Read more »

Finance Professor Steve Mann Name 2016 Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year

The TCU Neeley Alumni Executive Board has chosen Dr. Steven Mann, associate professor of finance, as the 2016 Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year. Mann, who holds the Theodore and Beulah Beasley Faculty Fellowship, joined the TCU Neeley School in 1994 after serving as a staff economist for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. “I’ve… Read more »