Journey in the Unexpected Follow international business major Abbie Rivas as she studies abroad in Germany.
This summer, faculty members Dr. JT Norris, associate professor of accounting and Dr. Michael Forrest, professor of business law, traveled to Peru for an immersion trip to conduct business skills workshops with a group of entrepreneurial women in the Pacific coastal city of Chimbote—a desert region roughly 250 miles north of Peru’s capital city, Lima. Women's Global Connection, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, organized the trip as part of their continuing mission to promote learning and leadership skills of women in disadvantaged parts of the world.
Financial planning major Ryan Ortiz became the first H-E-B School of Business & Administration student to earn the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certification. The CFP certification, administered through the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, is awarded to individuals who meet its education, examination, experience and ethics criteria.
For the twenty-two year old husband and father, passing the exam was another successful step towards a life-long goal.