College of Business 2008 Gold Nuggett Recipients
October 9, 2008
Each year, UTEP and the Alumni Association recognize exceptional graduates from each college and school who have distinguished themselves in their profession and life, given back to their communities and alma mater, and serve as inspiration for future generations of Miners.
Honored as recipients of the Gold Nugget Award for their achievements, these College of Business graduates are testament that no matter your passion or profession, success is within your reach.
A reception was held in their honor in the lobby of the College of Business.
Betty M. MacGuire, BBA 1948
Owner/operator, MacGuire Ranches
Notables: Past President and Honorary Lifetime Vice Chair, El Paso Community Foundation Board of Trustees; named in her honor are the Plaza Theatre Patio Room and the YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region Child Development Center, both in El Paso
Kenneth T. Murphy, BBA 1960
Senior Chairman of the Board,
First Financial Bankshares,
Notables: Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Abilene Chamber of Commerce, 2003; former Class A Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; former chair, treasurer and director, Texas Bankers Association
Ken Murphy and Dr. Robert Nachtmann, the Dean of the College of BusinessAdministration.
Betty MacGuire at the reception held in her honor at the College of Business.