- December 18, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Simmons Bank has announced its sponsorship of women’s athletics at Oklahoma State University, Southern Methodist, Texas Christian, Vanderbilt, the University of Missouri and several universities in Arkansas.
Beyond just traditional support, the bank said in a release that it wants ultimately to enhance career opportunities for female student-athletes. It said it will collaborate with each university to create programs ranging from financial education curriculum and leadership training to mentoring, internship programs and women-in-business development initiatives.
Believed to be the first-of-its-kind corporate sponsorship across multiple schools and encompassing every team within…