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Texas prisoners who complete an intense business entrepreneurship program while behind bars will earn a green and gold stamp of approval for their studies.
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business now will award certificates of entrepreneurship to state inmates who successfully finish six months of business courses through the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, a nonprofit initiative based at the Cleveland Correctional Center state jail, located northwest of Houston.
The entrepreneurship program, which started in 2004, teaches inmates to prepare business plans as a means of readying them for careers after they are released from prison.
Baylor will soon be getting a new business school building capable of promoting a 21st century learning environment.
The new 275,000-square-foot facility will be located on a development area close to the East Village, west of Bagby Avenue and between Third Street and Fourth Street.
Baylor’s fall marketing and professional selling career fair featured roughly 30 companies Wednesday, in the Blume Conference Center in the Hankamer School of Business.
The event, sponsored by Automatic Data Processing (ADP), gave students the opportunity to network with corporate representatives from around the country looking to fill job and internship positions in marketing and sales. Students gained exposure to top companies, including 11 in the Fortune 500 and two in the Fortune 100.
Believe or not, business and ethics go hand in hand. The Hankamer School of Business will host the annual Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum on campus starting today and lasting until Friday.
Dr. Mitchell Neubert, associate professor and holder of the Hazel and Harry Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business said the theme for this year’s forum is Starting with Integrity: Entrepreneurship and Ethics.
He said ethics is an integral part of the Baylor business school.
The innovations of future companies will be in good hands at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative with the help of the new marketing initiative, the Innovative Business Accelerator.
The IBA is an initiative created by the Hankamer School of Business and the office of the vice provost for research.
One of the world’s most influential scholars on Islam’s impact on Middle East economics spoke before a large Baylor audience Monday, arguing certain provisions of Islamic law stifled innovation in the region for centuries.
The Hankamer School of Business played host to a CEO, a backup astronaut and a former ambassador Wednesday night.
Childhood career aspirations rarely pan out, but for some students, childhood dreams can be a good indication of career skills.
After years of being nestled in the corners of the Hankamer School of Business, The Wall Street Journal has left the building.