Top 10 Marriott School Stories of 2016
Wednesday Dec 28 2016
The BYU Marriott School had another year full of achievements. Here's a list of our top stories of 2016.
Mike Norton: Athlete to Entrepreneur
Wednesday Nov 30 2016
Mike Norton dreamed of playing lacrosse in college on the East Coast. But thanks to his mom, he's now a budding entrepreneur major with new startups in his sights.
Entrepreneurship Programs Tops in U.S.
Thursday Nov 17 2016
BYU students' 422 companies and $719 million in funding raised in the last five years are just two ways the entrepreneurship program is ranked one of the strongest in the nation.
Alum Named to Fortune 40 Under 40
Thursday Sep 22 2016
Qualtrics CEO and Marriott School of Management alum Ryan Smith was tabbed in Fortune's annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.
BYU Entrepreneurs Awarded
Monday May 16 2016
Student entrepreneurs from Brigham Young University took 15 of the top 25 spots at the Utah Student 25 Awards.
Liddle Delivers Devotional Address
Wednesday May 04 2016
Stephen Liddle, academic director of the Kevin and Debra Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and professor of information systems, spoke on learning and agency.
David Royce: Entrepreneur of the Year
Monday Apr 25 2016
Royce has made pests less pesky by creating four of the most successful, environmental pest control companies in North America.
Companies Nab Big Bucks at NVC
Audio tour app Latitude takes home $21,000 Monday Apr 18 2016
In Brigham Young University’s own version of Shark Tank, eight student-run companies presented business plans to judges. The goal: to score thousands in cash, prizes and mentoring opportunities up for grabs in the Miller New Venture Challenge Final.
Journey App Makes Journaling Easier
Wins top prize at the Rollins Center's Mobile App Competition Tuesday Mar 22 2016
Keeping a journal is not a strength for some (OK, most) people. Micah Wilson wants to make it easy for those people to chronicle the most important parts of life.
Toothmaker Takes Title
Sam Ballard claims Student Entrepreneur of the Year Wednesday Mar 16 2016
Sam Ballard and his excellence in the teeth business led to the junior being named the Student Entrepreneur of the Year.
Tech Startups Buzz at BMC
$20,000 in cash prizes awarded Monday Mar 14 2016
Innovative technology is defining the twenty-first century and it was no different at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology's 2016 Business Model Competition, where tech startups dominated.
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.
Owlet Wins Big at Verizon Competition
Former BYU startup awarded $250,000 Tuesday Dec 15 2015
Begun by Marriott School students during their time at BYU, Owlet was awarded $250,000 in Verizon's annual competition.
Students Creating Tiny Radio for Athletes
Tuesday Dec 08 2015
Marriott School students has devised an innovative device to keep outdoor enthusiasts in touch while in nature: A tiny two-way radio that connects to your phone or headphones via Bluetooth.
Entrepreneurship Program Rises in Ranking
Undergraduate program ranked No. 2, graduate program ranked No. 7 Tuesday Nov 10 2015
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate programs ranked No. 2 and No. 7, respectively, in The Princeton Review’s recent annual survey for Entrepreneur magazine.
Rollins Center Holds Entrepreneurship Week
Friday Oct 23 2015
Brigham Young University students from across campus expanded and demonstrated their innovative talents during the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week.
SimpleCitizen Wins Big at Start Madness Competition
BYU student startup takes away $125,000 and audience choice. Friday Sep 25 2015
For a company with the word simple in its name, one Brigham Young University startup is addressing an issue—gaining U.S. citizenship—that is anything but easy.
BYU, Marriott School Highly Ranked
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
The undergraduate programs of the Marriott School of Management continue to get high marks from U.S. News and World Report, including a No. 34 overall ranking. The Marriott School’s accounting program is ranked No. 3, its international business program ranks No. 19 and the entrepreneurship program comes in at No. 23.
BYU Named a Top Entrepreneurial University
Thursday Aug 06 2015
Brigham Young University came in at No. 17 on Forbes' list of the Most Entrepreneurial Research Universities. The publication ranked the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the numbers of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn.
BYU Hosts International Business Model Competition
More than $150,000 awarded to student-founded businesses Tuesday May 12 2015
Kaitek Labs, a student-founded company based in Santiago, Chile, took home more than $30,000 in winnings at the International Business Model Competition held at Brigham Young University. This marks the first time an international team has won first place in the history of the event.