Student Organization Spotlight – Women in Business

In August 2021, the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business founded WTAMU Women in Business (WIB), a student organization that provides a supportive and encouraging environment for women who are considering a career in business. The organization aims to connect students, faculty, alumni, and professionals to promote personal development, professional opportunities, and empowering Read more

Buy The Book: The Words Of Natalie Saar

Make no mistake, the MBA program at the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at WTAMU requires students to write until it almost hurts. Communication is an invaluable tool in any MBA’s tool box. But sometimes a student arrives on the scene who has already paid her writing dues. That’s when it turns into a home court advantage in those courses with heavy writing requirements. Natalie Saar, 34, works for the Capital Group, a financial services company. The Temecula Read more

Legacy Spotlight – Joe Austin

A University is a wonderful social edifice that is designed to gather, bind, and enrich those who come into contact with it. As a social endeavor, it is often the processes, people, and relationships that one encounters that create moments for advancement and distinction. We are always pleased to share stories of our successful alumni to inform, intrigue, and inspire those that follow. Joe Austin is a Read more

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Save the Date: Golf Tournament

We are still in the preliminary stages of development, but we would like to announce that we are in the process of creating an Engler College of Business golf tournament to be held the day after our symposium. The tournament will be held on April 28, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. and will be a four-person scramble. There will be an honorary starter that will be present for both the symposium and the tournament with other Read more

Message from the Dean – Fall 2021

While as a season fall marks a waning cycle, in higher education fall marks the beginning of the academic year: complete with new horizons, beginnings, and opportunities. Our campus has been energized by the the start of an academic year, which has been especially rewarding. This fall, we see a full return to student presence on campus, and the familiar buzz of student, faculty, and staff activity. For our part, the College – faculty, staff, and student leaders – have worked hard to create engaging and meaningful face-to-face and virtual learning experiences designed to support our student’s educational journey. I am thankful Read more

Legacy Spotlight – Stan Sigman

It is often the case that the passing of great people presages further and deeper appreciation for why these people were great and influential. In many cases, greatness is described and articulated in terms of the impact an individual had on the lives of others. This is the case with Stan Sigman, who passed away on December 21, 2020. Stan Sigman, who obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas, in 1970, hailed from Lubbock, Texas and soon after graduating from WT, began a career with Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1965 in Hereford Read more

Inaugural Sigman Leadership and Innovation Series to feature Ralph de la Vega

Mr. Ralph De La Vega will be the inaugural business leader to speak at the Stan Sigman Business Leadership and Innovation Series on October 13, 2021. A native of Cuba, Mr. De la Vega is the former Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc., President and CEO or AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, and founder and chairman of the De La Vega Group. Under his leadership Read more

Blake Nester - WT Alumni with a BBA in Marketing

Sweet Times at Creek House Honey Farm

Student and alumni successes and accomplishments come in many forms, and all are to be honored and celebrated. Whereas many develop a particular perspective on business, and what a career in business entails, it is important to bear in mind that success in business takes on many manifestations and success stories are as varied as people’s interests and the society we live in. The Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is proud to share Blake Nester’s story on how her degree in Marketing has helped her find success at Creek House Honey Farm Read more

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Fall 2021 Faculty News

Higher education relies on reinvigoration and renewal in the addition of new faculty. Welcoming new faces, thoughts, and perspectives into the faculty ranks is a critical opportunity to maintain our faculty as a vital resource of the College, University, and society at large. For the 2021-2022 academic year, we have added seven new faculty to our college. In addition, four faculty members in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business were recognized for their outstanding performance Read more