Positions Held (Time Frame)
Undergraduate Business Council
Technology Director (F04 - S05)
Parents' Day Committee (S04)
Engineering vs Business Week Chair (F03 -
Historian Chair (F03 - S04)
Publicity Committee (F03 - S04, S03)
Org. Representative (S04, F02 - S03)
DINE Committee (F03)
Banquet Committee (S03)
Undergraduate Business Council serves as representatives of the McCombs
School of Business, with a purpose to improve all business students'
education by hosting various programs about career choices, providing ways
for students to improve faculty relations, updating business students about
campus wide opportunities and events, and working with all McCombs School
organizations to expand business students' active participation within the
School, while always striving to build leadership and form friendships among
During my time on BC, I have served as the
organizational representative for ABSA & PBL, as well as a regular at-large member in the assembly.
My sophomore year, I was involved in the Publicity Committee, on which I
specialized in creating innovative banners and posters, and the Banquet
Committee, where I was involved in the total planning and organization
process of our annual banquet.
During the 2003-2004 school year, I continued my active
involvement. I was appointed the Historian Chair & Engineering vs Business
Week Chair positions, and I also was given committee positions in the Publicity
Committee, DINE Committee, and Parents' Day Committee.
In my last year, I served on the executive board as the
Technology Director. Goals that I accomplished included streamlining
the organization's website, innovating new programs, and improving areas in
need of help.
Lambda Alpha Psi Chapter (FBLA-PBL,
Webmaster (F04 - S05, F03 - S04)
Business Council Representative (S04)
Reporter (F03 - S04)
President & Founder (F02 - S03)
I re-activated the Lambda Alpha Psi Chapter of Phi
Beta Lambda in May of 2002. This nation-wide professional business
organization brings business and education together through innovative
leadership and career development programs.
Under my leadership, our local membership grew to over
50 members in our first year. We held many community service events,
including a partnership with the March of Dimes. In this year, we have
raised over $500 for the non-profit organization.
In April 2003, we attended the State Leadership Conference
in which our members competed against other undergrads in numerous business
competitions. In the 25 events UT-PBL members competed in, we placed
in 23 and received first place in 20 - outstanding results for a new
chapter! In addition to this, we received the Vernon Payne Award for
best chapter in the state. Such a successful year will prove to be a
solid foundation for the future.
Entertainment Media Association (SEMA)
Webmaster (F04 - S05, F03 - S04)
Co-Founder (F03 - S04)
The Sports, Entertainment, & Media Association's
goals are to develop students who are interested in the business-side of the
sports, entertainment, and media industries. The organization does
this through corporate speakers, organizational outings, company visits, and
social interaction among people with similar career interests.
I co-founded this organization in the Fall of
2003 with a group of 10 highly-motivated undergrads who were also interested
in the concept of the organization. Through hard-work and dedication
to making the organization grow, SEMA has already been a huge success.
We began accepting members this semester and currently have almost 60 paid,
Under my leadership, SEMA developed a number
of activities and programs that will continue into the future, including a
resume book, corporate speakers from local companies, a media exchange
program, and a special events calendar. During my time as President, we
sent representatives to a national conference and
continued to build a strong and active membership base for future years.
Business Students Association (ABSA)
Member (F04 - S05, F03 - S04)
Membership VP (F02 - S03)
Business Council Representative (F02 - S03)
Alumni Director (F01 - S02)
The Asian Business Students Association is a
professional, social, and philanthropic organization. We prepare our
members for success in the corporate world, from exposing them to a wide
spectrum of industries to helping them become effective leaders.
I first became involved as a first-year member by
being selected to be the Alumni Director. As the Alumni Director, I
was responsible for keeping ABSA alumni up-to-date on club activities, as
well as organizing the annual Alumni Weekend.
My second year, I was elected to the Membership Vice
President position and later appointed to the Business Council
Representative position. As Membership VP, I coordinated the club's
social events and special programs. As the BC Representative, I was
responsible for delegating information from BC to the members of BC.
Board Senior Honor Society
Historian / Communications (F04 - S05)
Webmaster (F04 - S05)
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for
their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service. Mortar Board
provides the opportunity for continued leadership development as a member,
while promoting service to the university and the local community.
During my senior year, I served as an executive officer,
handling the responsibilities of the Historian / Communications position.
This included putting together a detailed history of the UT chapter,
maintaining various relationships within the organization, and designing the
McCombs Student Empowerment
Team Texas Lead (F03)
The McCombs Student
Empowerment Conference (MSEC) gathered over 150 student leaders and faculty
from over fifteen of the top undergraduate business programs in the nation.
MSEC provided a unique opportunity for students and their administrators to
work together, improving relationships and launching new student initiative
programs. Students also met corporate representatives in a networking event
and heard business leaders speak about contemporary issues.
As the Team Lead for Team Texas, I coordinated
the organization of our presentation and delegated responsibilities to the
other five team members from the McCombs School of Business.
National LeaderShape Conference
UT Representative (Summer 2003)
LeaderShape Institute is an interactive, energizing and unique experience
that builds leadership skills no other program can match. The
LeaderShape Institute develops participants to "lead with integrity."
The curriculum incorporates current leadership issues in such a way as to
meet the developmental needs of young adults.
summer of 2003, I was selected by the McCombs School of Business as one of
three representatives from our school to attend the national conference held
by the LeaderShape Institute in Champaign, IL. While there, I
interacted with fellow students from universities across the nation while
developing my leadership skills, personal integrity, and communication
Website Coordinator (S04)
Since its inception in 1922, the Texas Cowboys service
organization has been an integral part of the University of Texas at Austin.
Members (and alumni) of the Texas Cowboys have proudly provided the UT
campus with leadership, character, spirit and service (both before and after
I recently applied and was one
of twenty-five young men accepted into the Newman Class of Fall 2003.
Even so, I have already formed a tight brotherhood with my fellow Newman and
look forward to meeting the many distinguished Cowboys alumni.
During my last year on Cowboys, I work with Cowboys alumni to
develop the new website for the organization and take pictures at activities and
Undergraduate Business Career
Publicity Chair (F02 - S03)
Publicity Committee (S02, F02)
Each year UBCA sponsors two job fairs at The University of Texas for the
nationally 5th ranked McCombs School of Business: Career Expo and Intern
Expo. I have served as a member of the Publicity Chair, as well as
leading the committee as the Publicity Chair.
time on UBCA, publicity for the job fairs was significantly improved by
utilizing resources the organization had not done before. Attendance
at the fairs visibly increased over the two years, and the organization
received much positive feedback about the professionalism of our designs.
Mentors Association (BMA)
Peer Mentor (S03)
As a Peer
Mentor, I attended weekly classes to assist freshmen business students in
their career and academic development. I served as a resource for them
in learning about the university, the city, and anything else that a
1st-year needs help on.
Head Counselor (Summer 2002 & 2003)
Counselor (Summer 2001)
Assistant Counselor (Summer 2000)
Youth Camp is a summer camp organized by the 14 Houston-area Chinese schools
each year. The camp is held for local Chinese-American youths.
At the camp, the students learn about Chinese culture, participate in
various social and educational activities, and enjoy athletic events.
I have been
involved in the camp for 10 years now, first as a camper, then moving on to
leadership positions as an assistant counselor, counselor, and eventually as
the head counselor. As head counselor, I was responsible for directing
and organizing the activities of about 50 counselors & assistant counselors.
In addition, I also served as a liaison between the counselors and the staff
Collegiate Leadership Council
Treasurer (F02 - S03)
Collegiate Leadership Council is one of the many March of Dimes college
councils around the nation. As a charter member of UT's council, I
worked closely with the other members in raising money for the furthering of
the March of Dimes cause: saving babies.
Alpha Lambda Delta - Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies
As a member
of the joint honor society, I participated in community service events such
as Habitat for Humanity and Project 2002. In addition, there were many
career development speakers and events that I attended to network with other
honor students and build on my professional knowledge.
National Residence Hall
Honorary (NRHH) & University
Residence Hall Association
NRHH Member (F03 - S04, F02 - S03)
Carothers Hall Representative (F01 - S02)
As a part
of the residence hall association, I worked to better the dormitories for
the benefit of the students by attending feedback meetings, food committee
meetings, and residence hall events.
NRHH is the recognition branch of the National
Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH). NACURH,
as an organization, truly believes that recognition is a must in a strong
Residence Hall community. As such, NRHH is there to make sure that we
do not forget to give those needed and more than deserved pats on the back.