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TAMIU’s First Alumni Directory Coming Soon!

Have you ever been on the internet late at night searching for a former classmate?  Getting connected isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Nowadays, most leads link you to one of the big three investigative companies. Suddenly, you find that one hour of your time has vanished into cyberspace.To help stay connected with friends, The TAMIU Alumni Relations Office is working with Harris Connect Publishing Company to produce our first comprehensive TAMIU Alumni Today Directory. With over 40 years experience, Harris Publishing has produced over 4,000 directories for colleges, universities, high schools and nonprofit organizations.Harris Publishing is currently trying to reach you by mail and phone. Help your fellow alumni build the most comprehensive directory by participating! The company is also taking pre-publication orders if you would like to purchase a copy.If you have any questions about the 2008 TAMIU Alumni Today Directory and/or would like to be contacted by Harris to include your information, please call the TAMIU Alumni Relations Office 956-326-2175, e-mail your questions to alumni@tamiu.edu, or directly contact  

Erika Small-Sisco

Project ManagerHarris Connect1400-A Crossways Blvd.

Chesapeake, VA  23320

(toll free) 888-618-4220

(local) 757-440-3349

(toll free fax) 800-860-9085

E-mail:  esmall@harrisconnect.com

website:  www.harrisconnect.com


                         Value Investing Trading  Room & Technology Center

            A state-of-the-art room equipped with computers and a Bloomberg terminal at Texas A&M International University will bring the world’s financial markets to the University and facilitate the study of the finance world.

"The Center will also be used to support short-term and long-term professional development programs such as certifications in investments, banking, real-estate finance and other executive programs," DR.So stated.

           Dr. Jacky Yuk-Chow So, dean of the College of Business Administration, explained that since information on bid-asking prices, trading volume and news related to fixed income securities, equities, options and future contracts will be available to the students; textbook theory can be applied to solve real-world business problems. For full article http://www.tamiu.edu/newsinfo/9-13-07/article5.shtml

Ray Keck


                                           

  Does your employer offer scholarships or flex-time for class?

TAMIU would like to recognize those companies or organizations that promote higher education.  If your employer offers scholarships, tuition reimbursement, or time off to attend class, we would like to know.  Please let us know by phone 956-326-2175 or E-mail alumni@tamiu.edu  and tell us:

Your Name

Contact Number

Employer Contact at Work

His/Her Number


Become an Alumni Area Contact!

Did you know that TAMIU has alumni in over 40 countries?  Alumni also live in Austin, Chicago, D.C., Manhattan, Seattle and many other cities and states.  Let us know if you’d like to be an area contact. This is the first step in developing a TAMIU alumni chapter or club.  A TAMIU alumni chapter or club is a great opportunity to develop a relationship with TAMIU alumni in your area and build a close-knit professional network.

For more information e-mail alumni@tamiu.edu or call Office of Alumni Relations at 956.326.2175

 


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