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Co-Curricular Programming

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CLE Fellows

This selective program offers MBA students in their first year the opportunity to receive supplementary workshops and instruction in the spring semester to facilitate their mentoring first year MBA study teams the following fall. Through the program, students gain real life management experience with individuals and teams along with leadership coaching on conflict management, organizational culture, and how to give and receive candid feedback.

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CLE Fellows for 2020-2019

  • Sara Madding: Co-Chair
  • Becky Rochman: Co-Chair
  • Olamide Adekoya
  • Amanda Campos
  • Angshuman Gayan
  • Joshua Goodman
  • Melissa Hebra
  • Kat Ho
  • Emily Jones
  • Tochi Kanu-Ivi
  • Iqbal Khan
  • Richi KumariCarmen Kuncz
  • James McGrath
  • Kevin Moss
  • Tom Owens
  • Tanisha Panditharatne
  • Rahul Sekar Rajasekharan Nair
  • Samantha Roy
  • Melissa Shafer
  • Evan Syers
  • Johannes Van Overbeek
  • Andres Villarreal
  • Arif Virani
  • Collin Young

Ethics Unwrapped

The need for principled and informed leaders is more critical than ever. Ethics Unwrapped is a grant-funded program to provide free ethics education. It is used by more than 1,200 universities globally. This collection of ethics videos, definitions, case studies and teaching materials is unrivaled in scale and scope for behavioral ethics education.

Learn more about Ethics Unwrapped


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Speaker Series

Speaker Series

The CLE sponsors a variety of speaker series to bring in thought leaders in the areas of leadership and ethics.

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The VIP Distinguished Speaker Series

The VIP Distinguished Speakers Series has been around for over a decade as an opportunity for Fortune 500 C-level Executives to visit McCombs to share their Views, Insights, and Perspectives. VIP also gives students the opportunity to ask these guests questions and interact in more intimate environments.

Corporate Social Responsibility Speaker Series

The Corporate Social Responsibility speaker series, which has been ongoing since 2007, invites a variety of corporate social responsibility and ethics experts to McCombs. Throughout the series, students and faculty are exposed to experts in a wide range of topics, including whistleblowing, poverty, sustainability and conscious capitalism. Speakers with a variety of backgrounds prime attendees for the ever-changing and complicated business world. 

Dean's Speaker Series

One of the exceptional opportunities available to students at Texas McCombs is the ability to interact with alumni and supporters of the School who are happy to share their experiences in order to benefit future generations of leaders. This speaker series provides an opportunity for students to hear and learn from a diverse set of leaders from the corporate world, non-profits, government and/or the military. The events will consist of an interview with the McCombs Dean, followed by Q&A with the students, with a focus on adding value to our students.

Leadership Labs

Leadership Labs

The CLE leadership labs are a unique space of 4 study rooms reserved for leadership coaching of first year MBA study teams, as well as for one-on-one sessions. These rooms offer teams conference call abilities for project meetings with clients as well as the chance to videotape and debrief group meetings to assess communication effectiveness for improvement.

To reserve a Leadership Lab room, please email Jamie Smith at