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Additional BHP Programming

Companies participating in the BHP partnership program are given the opportunity to choose the student activities in which they would like to be involved. The descriptions below outline these options.


STUDENT PROGRAMMING descriptions
Initiative Target Audience Initiative Description
  Partner Visibility
Pre-College/Recruitment Programs
Discover BHP
(April)
Approximately 130 high school seniors and their families admitted to BHP This day-long event showcases the BHP community, including its students, faculty, and alumni while also highlighting its unique curriculum and opportunities for leadership and professional development. The objective of this program is to maximize the number of students who accept the BHP's offer of admission. Specific elements of the program include mock classes; student, faculty, and alumni panels; forums on careers, study abroad, and student life; tours; and a lunch with keynote address. Most importantly, this event creates a first impression and allows admitted students the opportunity to experience life in the BHP.   • Logo and company spotlight on event website
• Opportunity to provide company handouts, giveaways, and/or door prizes
• Networking with students during breakfast and lunch
• Opportunity to send up to 3 representatives to attend and speak at the event
Realize McCombs
(February)
Approximately 50 diverse high school seniors and their families Realize McCombs targets high-performing high school students, inviting them to a day-long recruiting event at which the McCombs School showcases its culture, faculty, curriculum and opportunities for professional development.  The ultimate goal of the program is to allow these 50 students and their parents to form a more tangible bond with the school, thereby increasing the likelihood that they will matriculate in the fall.   • Logo and company spotlight on event website
• Opportunity to provide company handouts, giveaways, and/or door prizes
• Networking with students during breakfast and lunch
• Opportunity to send up to 3 representatives to attend and speak at the event
 
Current Student Programming
BHP Community BBQ
(September 2011)
500 BHP students from all years The BHP Community Dinner is a networking event open to all BHP students. The purpose is to welcome back BHP students, integrate new students, and build a community  across all classes.  The dinner will be held at private venue near campus.
  • Opportunity to attend and participate in the event
• Recognition at the event and on event website,
t-shirt, and promotional items
• Visibility within student community
• Opportunity to target potential talent
Freshman Leadership Kickoff
(reserved for BHP Class Sponsor)

(August 2011)
100 freshman,
20 upperclassmen
The BHP Freshman Leadership Kickoff is an event that targets all incoming BHP freshmen.  The main objective of this program is to promote interaction between students entering  BHP. This event encompasses an overnight weekend getaway to the Texas Hill Country at the beginning of the fall semester. The weekend will consist of leadership and teambuilding activities, as well as provide students an introduction to the Business Honors Program community. The weekend will be largely run by BHP Peer Mentors and Honors Business Association officers. This will provide valuable bonding time with current student leaders outside the classroom environment. Over the two days, the groups will participate in various activities, information sessions and competitions.   • Recognition on event website, invitations, and correspondence
• Recognition on event t-shirt and banners
• Opportunity to attend and participate in the event
• Early visibility in career of honors students  •Opportunity to provide company handouts, giveaways, and/or door prizes
BHP Golf Tournament
(April 2011)
30 freshmen
15 upperclassmen
The BHP Golf Tournament was designed to promote community among BHP freshmen while simultaneously introducing them to the social aspects of business networking. This event is divided into an introductory golf clinic for beginners and a five-team tournament for intermediate and advanced golfers that is open to BHP students in all four classes. A corporate representative will be placed on each team in the tournament to promote the networking aspect of the game.   • Logo and company spotlight during tournament
• Opportunity to provide company handouts, giveaways, and/or door prizes
• Participation in the tournament
• Networking with students during the reception following the event
Sophomore Case Competition
(August 24, 2011)
125 sophomores The objective of the BHP Sophomore Case Competition is to expose BHP students to the case competition environment and promote participation in future internal, national and international competitions. BHP students have won numerous national, and international case competitions over the past 5 years. These experiences provide students with real-world knowledge of case analysis, better preparing them for internships and full-time positions. Corporate representatives will be used as judges for the competition.
  • Opportunity to attend and participate in the event and host reception following the competition
• Recognition on event website, t-shirt, and promotional items
• Visibility within student community
• Opportunity to target potential talent
Junior Finance Boot Camp
(August 23, 2011)
100 upperclassmen To strengthen the competitive edge of Business Honors students in the internship and job markets, the finance department designed a half-day refresher course for students scheduled to take advanced finance in the fall.  While topics in financial education are increasing in breadth and complexity, the number of class meetings in a three-hour course has not changed in 50 years.  The boot camp concept is designed to cover cash flow/accounting concepts, as well as time value of money, before the first class to free time to address a greater range of topics and accommodate guest speakers so students have access to real world perspectives.
  • Opportunity to send representatives to participate in boot camp session
• Send logo items for distribution to winning students in competition segment of the camp
• Recognition on event website, t-shirt, and promotional items
• Visibility within student community
• Opportunity to target potential talent
MIS Boot Camp (January) 100 BHP freshmen MIS Boot Camp was designed to give BHP students a competitive advantage in the internship and job markets. This two hour boot camp focuses on giving students a jump on key Excel skills, which in turn allows professors teaching MIS and statistics the opportunity to create an aggressive curriculum for the development of industry-relevant analytical skill sets.   • Opportunity to send up to two representatives to event
• Address students at event welcome
• Recognition on BHP website and advertising materials
• Visibility within student community
BHP Case Prep (January) 100 BHP freshmen The BHP curriculum is built around the concept of an MBA-style case-based curriculum. BHP Case Prep teaches students how to strategically approach case studies in the most effective way possible. It sets expectations for performance in group projects, sets the stage for analytical thinking, and prepares students for involvement in case competitions.   • Opportunity to send up to two representatives to event
• Address students at event welcome
• Recognition on BHP website and advertising materials
• Visibility within student community
BHP Coffee Chat Approximately 20 students Current students have the opportunity to learn more about your company and hear about specific career opportunities available to BHP graduates. These chats are held bi-weekly in the BHP office as an opportunity for students to network with corporate recruiters and gain industry insight about specific opportunities within the business world. In turn, this is an excellent time for corporate representatives to meet our high achieving BHP students in an intimate, informal setting.   • Opportunity to send up to two representatives for event
• Recognition on BHP website and advertising materials
• Visibility within student community
• Opportunity to target potential talent
HBA Company Dinner Approximately 40 to 50 students The HBA Company Dinner allows companies to network with Honors Business Association (HBA) leadership and active HBA members. Companies are invited to attend the social hour preceding dinner, and may request to be seating with BHP students double majoring in other functional areas of interest to their company. HBA Company Dinner is held at the AT&T Conference Center and resumes will be provided to participating companies.   • Opportunity to send recruiters and/or other company representatives for social hour and dinner
• Recognition on HBA and event websites
• Resumes of students in attendance
• Visibility within student community
Make A Mark Scholarship Campaign
Approximately 75 seniors The Business Honors Program (BHP) senior class coordinates the Make A Mark Campaign to raise scholarships for future and current BHP students.  Campaign events are designed to increase the involvement and giving of the senior class.  BHP seniors are requested to pledge and/or donate money to an endowed scholarship.  Each year, a corporate class sponsor pledges to the campaign to incentivize student giving. 
  • Opportunity to send up to two representatives finale dinner
• Recognition on BHP website and advertising materials
• Visibility within student community


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