50 Years of Excellence
Fifty years of growth and change. Fifty years of inspiring stories. Fifty years of leadership.
Dr. Leland Wilson, Professor of Business and Chair of the Business Administration Dept., is named the school's first Dean.
Dr. Ed D. Roach is named Dean of the School of Business Administration when Dr. Wilson returns to teaching duties.
1 in 4 students enrolled at SWT is seeking a business degree.
Dr. Paul Gowens is appointed Dean of the School of Business Administration.
Dr. Larry Patterson is named acting Dean of the School of Business Administration.
School is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Dr. Denise Smart becomes Dean of the College of Business Administration.
Philanthropists Emmett and Miriam McCoy pledge $20 million to Texas State.
The College of Business Administration is named the McCoy College of Business Administration.
Groundbreaking ceremony for a new 126,000 sq. ft. building to house the college.
The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration Development Foundation is created. The foundation is the primary recipient and fiscal manager of major gifts to the McCoy College of Business.
American Advertising Federation wins first place at national competition.
McCoy Hall opens as the new home to the College of Business.
Paul Bulmahn donates $1.5 million to establish the state-of-the-art research and trading lab.
McCoy Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) is launched with $100,000 as a practicum to provide students with real-world experience managing investment funds.
McCoy College of Business Administration hosts first Business Leadership Week event, which becomes a signature event for the college each year.
Center for Entrepreneurial Action is created.
The Center for Latin American Commerce is expanded to the Institute for Global Business.
Center for Professional Sales is established; Texas State is recognized as one of the top universities for sales education for the Sales Education Foundation.
McCoy College receives AACSB accreditation in accounting, becoming one of only 186 programs worldwide accredited in both business and accounting.
American Marketing Association wins International Chapter of the Year and the Case Competition at the American Marketing Association's 36th annual International Collegiate Conference.
Texas State Enactus is named 2014 National Champions.
Hayden Payne awarded The LBJ Outstanding Senior Student Award.
James “Jake” Negvesky awarded The LBJ Outstanding Senior Student Award.
The college's Development Foundation has established 124 endowments and distributed over $9.6 million in support of faculty and students through endowed chairs, professorships, scholarships and other endeavors.