After arriving in a helicopter over the soccer field, Ross Perot Jr., founder of Hillwood Development Corporation, will speak at the School of Business' sold-out Tandy Executive Speaker Series on Tuesday morning.Perot Jr. is recognized for his high-profile development projects and has been named one of the top 10 developers in the United States by Dallas Business Journal and National Real Estate Investor.
With two conference matches remaining, the Horned Frogs will try to recover from their weekend losses before the Mountain West Conference Championships.Friday night, the Frogs flirted with a possible upset against the No. 9 Utah Utes, but they fell short after a four-game match in front of a school record of more than 850 fans.
Led by freshman outside hitter Lauren Otto, the Frogs started to mount a comeback Friday against the Utes, but it was too little too late
"We needed to finish what we had in game three," head coach Prentice Lewis said.
The Horned Frogs (17-12 overall, 5-9 conference) faced another 3 game loss against No. 18 BYU Cougars (20-4 overall, 10-3 conference) Saturday night.The Frogs fell short at the beginning of game one and started to climb back up with 12-17. Lauren Otto served three straight aces and there were several kills by Nirelle Hampton and Kourtney Edwards. The Cougars kept their lead however with several blocks with the final score of 30-22.
Today's day-long event "Feng Shui for Women Today: Balancing your work and life" will offer both male and female students workshops intended to teach business skills for the working world, said the president of Students in Free Enterprise.Vineeta Menezes, president of SIFE , said the event is part of "Neeley Week," a week-long series of events hosted by the School of Business.
The event consists of five speakers, a luncheon and a panel at the end of the day, said Menezes, a second year masters of business administration student.
The Wall Street Journal's Guide to Top Business Schools ranked TCU's School of Business No. 11 this year, but because of future smaller graduate classes, TCU will not qualify for next year's ranking. This is the third year TCU is ranked in the top 20, moving up from last year's ranking of No. 18.
Next year TCU will not qualify for The Wall Street Journal ranking because its MBA class size has decreased from 55 to 40 students, which is 10 students below the minimum requirement for ranking, said Bill Cron, associate dean for graduate programs.
Motivational speaker Allen Fishman spoke to around 120 business school students, faculty, alumni and local business owners about his new book "The Seven Secrets of Great Entrepreneurial Masters."He also talked about his company The Alternative Board, the largest franchise system in the world, which provides coaches for small business owners.
"Move a business to the next level," he said "and also your personal life to the next level."
Students often look for a quick and easy way to lose weight, stay awake or perform better, but these results are not usually long-term, according to health experts.Fad diets are identified as weight-loss plans that offer quick and easy methods to lose a lot of weight in a short period of time, according to familydoctor.org.
Fears such as the "freshman 15" contribute to the pressures of dieting, said Laura Crawley, the assistant dean of Campus Life.
Construction adds shadows and new dark spaces on campus, creating a need for more lighting, TCU Police said.Twice a semester, members of the police, administration, Physical Plant and Student Government Association walk the campus searching for dark areas that need lighting, said TCU Police Chief Steve McGee.
This semester, the lighting walk will take place on a new moon during daylight-saving time so it is as dark as possible earlier in the night, McGee said. This will occur on Nov. 20 or 21 according to stardate.org.
Q: What got you into swimming in the first place?A: I started swimming because one of my friend's mom had decided that she was going to start him in summer league swimming. So, I kind of just followed suit, and I ended up staying in it longer than he did.
Q: When did you start swimming?
A: I was eight when I started swimming in the summers. It led me into eventually starting high school swimming. When I finished my freshman year, I started swimming club, which is a year-round deal.
Q: What is it like to swim for TCU?