Humble Beginnings Get Big Break
Nonprofit minor stands out with national recognition Friday Jan 20 2017
Since its humble beginnings in 2008, the nonprofit minor at Brigham Young University is better than ever—and now has the hardware to prove it. The program received the Campus Program Excellence Award during the Alliance Management Institute national conference last month.
U.S. News Ranks Marriott School
Tuesday Sep 13 2016
When it comes to getting a superb education for a reasonable cost, BYU again ranks as one of the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Advice From The Dean
Friday Aug 26 2016
Dean Lee Perry sat down for a Q&A to offer his thoughts on how Marriott School students can make the most out of their new semester.
Zabriskie Named Leisure Sciences Fellow
Thursday Aug 18 2016
Ramon Zabriskie loves to get outdoors and have fun, but that doesn’t mean his career takes a hike. Seventeen years of teaching and dedicated research marked the trail for Zabriskie, a professor in the Department of Recreation Management, to become the department’s first elected fellow in the Academy of Leisure Sciences.
Therapeutic Recreation Receives Awards
Monday May 16 2016
The Utah Recreation Therapy Association honored the Therapeutic Recreation Club and 2016 graduate Ashley Nelson for their service in the community.
Top Marriott School Stories of 2015
Thursday Dec 31 2015
The Marriott School had an amazing 2015. Here's a list of some of our top stories of the year featuring our outstanding students, faculty and alumni.
Hail Mary Leads to Quiz Bowl Title
Thursday Oct 08 2015
The Brigham Young University football team converted two desperation passes last month in heart-stopping wins over Nebraska and Boise State. But in Las Vegas last month, there was another BYU team making magic on its own last-second Hail Mary.
Violinist Phenom Receives Her Degree
Friday Aug 14 2015
Musician Lindsey Stirling joined around 200 of her classmates at Marriott School convocation Friday. Stirling, who graduated with a degree in therapeutic recreation, also performed her original number, "Take Flight," at the ceremony.
Lundberg Named Recreation Management Chair
Friday Jul 31 2015
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Neil Lundberg as the chair of the Brigham Young University Department of Recreation Management, succeeding Patti Freeman. Lundberg will begin his term August 1.
Peace like a river: One veteran's struggle with PTSD
Serving in the armed forces left Warren Price with deep emotional scars. He found hope in grad school and now wants to help others who suffer from PTSD. Tuesday Jul 14 2015
Warren Price is about to step in waist-high water on the middle Provo River when a bull moose saunters up the pedestrian bridge 30 yards to the south.
Welcome Back and Get on Track
Monday Jan 05 2015
If you're just enrolling or want to get involved, learn how to make the most of your undergraduate Marriott School experience.
Business Study Abroad Programs Highlighted in Kick-off Events
Tuesday Jan 21 2014
Winter semester has just begun but students at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management are already gearing up for this summer’s study abroad programs hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.
Lee Perry named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management
Replaces Gary C. Cornia Monday Jul 08 2013
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent Webb announced the appointment of Lee Perry as the dean of the Marriott School of Management.
Making Soccer Goals to Develop Resiliency
Marriott School students teach kids to bounce back Tuesday Jun 04 2013
Soccer is usually about making the goal. But for student coaches trained by Brigham Young University professor Peter Ward, the objective is more complex — score points, build character.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.
Marriott Alumni Magazine Goes Mobile
Wednesday Feb 13 2013
Move over, USA Today. It’s time to add another app to the favorites list — the iPad version of Marriott Alumni Magazine. Looking to increase convenience and ease of access for readers, the Marriott School of Management released the digital edition including the current issue and all 2012 issues.
Changes Come to the Recreation Management Program
Wednesday Nov 07 2012
PROVO, Utah — Nov 1, 2012 — Recreation Management at Brigham Young University is shifting gears.
BYU Continues to Move Up in Latest U.S. News Rankings
Overall ranking improves three more spots to 68th Wednesday Sep 12 2012
Brigham Young University continued its upward surge in the U.S. News' annual Best Colleges rankings released this morning, jumping up another three spots to 68th among all national universities.
Patti Freeman to discuss "Intentional Recreation" at BYU forum July 17
Monday Jul 16 2012
Patti Freeman, chair of the Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership in the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, will give an address titled “Intentional Recreation and Things That Matter Most” at a forum Tuesday, July 17, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Online Role-Playing Games Hurt Marital Satisfaction, Says BYU Study
Wednesday Feb 22 2012
Online role playing games negatively affect real-life marital satisfaction, according to a new Brigham Young University study published Feb. 15 in the Journal of Leisure Research.