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  • Accounting Professors Win National Awards for Research Monday Oct 13 2014

    The American Accounting Association recently honored Marriott School of Management accounting professors Doug Prawitt, David Wood and Bryan Stewart with a pair of prestigious awards for exceptional research in behavioral and organizational accounting.


  • Glover Appointed to National Accounting Board Monday Oct 06 2014

    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently appointed Marriott School of Management associate dean Steve Glover to its Auditing Standards Board. Glover will meet with the board four times a year to update and revise the standards followed by the AICPA’s 400,000 members across the country. 


  • BYU Team Wins IMA Case Competition Friday Oct 03 2014

    Hard work and dedication paid off for four Brigham Young University MAcc students who recently took first place at the Institute of Management Accountants National Case Competition, securing the $5,000 prize while proving their skills in a real-life business scenario.


  • BYU Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance Through VITA Lab Wednesday Feb 26 2014

    Putting in extra hours after class can be tiring, but this semester Brigham Young University student volunteers are gaining valuable experience and giving meaningful service at the largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in the country.


  • BYU Endorsed by IMA for Excellence in Management Accounting Education Monday Feb 24 2014

    Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy recently received endorsement from the Institute of Management Accountants for excellence in preparing students to pursue the Certified Management Accounting credential.


  • Marriott School Professor Receives American Accounting Association Award Professor honored for impacting accounting practice Friday Feb 14 2014

    Marriott School of Management accounting professor Bill Tayler was among those honored by the American Accounting Association for an article he co-wrote on the methods and effectiveness of measuring performance. Tayler received the AAA Management Accounting Section’s Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award at a conference last month in Orlando, Fla.


  • BYU School of Accountancy Chair Appointed to FASAC Wednesday Feb 05 2014

    The Financial Accounting Foundation recently appointed BYU School of Accountancy Chair Jeff Wilks to serve on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council. As a member of the council, Wilks will help advise the FASB as they establish the generally accepted accounting principles.


  • 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.


  • BYU Accounting Professor Recognized By National Association of Corporate Directors Friday Nov 22 2013

    One Marriott School of Management accounting professor is leaving his mark on big business. W. Steve Albrecht was recently named one of the top 50 corporate directors of 2013 by the National Association of Corporate Directors.


  • BYU Accounting Professor Named Outstanding Educator Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants honors Robert Gardner Wednesday Sep 04 2013

    Marriott School of Management accounting professor Robert Gardner was recently honored with the prestigious 2013 Outstanding Educator award from the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.


  • School of Accountancy Names New Chair Jeff Wilks succeeds Steve Glover Tuesday Aug 06 2013

    Marriott School of Management dean Lee Perry announced the appointment of Jeff Wilks as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He assumed the position on August 1, succeeding Steve Glover, who is now an associate dean for the Marriott School.


  • BYU Accounting Professors Awarded Wildman Medal Professors honored for contribution in the field of public accountancy Friday Jun 28 2013

    Marriott School of Management accounting professors Steve Glover and Doug Prawitt are being honored with the prestigious American Accounting Association/Deloitte Wildman Medal award for their contribution to public accountancy and ability to coordinate efforts between the private and academic sectors.


  • 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.


  • BYU VITA Lab Provides Students and Community Members with Free Tax Assistance Monday Feb 04 2013

    The largest student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance lab in the country is gearing up to alleviate one of life’s two uncertainties — the burden of filing taxes.


  • Marriott School Professor Presented with BYU’s Top Award Two Others Also Honored Thursday Sep 06 2012

    Three members of the Marriott School of Management's faculty and staff were honored at Brigham Young University's annual University Conference on August 20. The university's most prestigious faculty award was presented to finance professor J. Michael Pinegar. Associate accounting professor Cassy Budd and MBA program assistant Christine Roundy were also recognized.


  • BYU Accountancy Professor Receives Two Research Grants Tuesday Jul 24 2012

    Steven M. Glover, professor and director of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, recently received two independent academic research funding grants from the Center for Audit Quality to create academic research articles.


  • Accounting Students Take Second at Deloitte National Case Competition Monday May 07 2012

    A team of Marriott School of Management accounting students recently demonstrated their analytical and presentation abilities, taking second place and a $5,000 prize at the Deloitte National Audit Case Competition.


  • Glover Named New School of Accountancy Chair Friday Apr 13 2012

    Marriott School of Management Dean Gary Cornia announced the appointment of Steven M. Glover as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He will assume the position beginning May 1, succeeding Kevin Stocks, who was chair for nine years.


  • BYU’s Accounting Program Leads Best Schools in CPA Exam Pass Rate Thursday Mar 29 2012

    The focus of BYU's accounting program is to prepare its students to be successful in the profession. Before that objective can be accomplished, however, they must first meet the qualifications to enter the field. A recent statistic — CPA exam pass rate — reveals that BYU is doing this better than any of the other top-10 accounting programs.


  • Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Faculty Award 15 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 27 2012

    James D. Stice, associate dean, received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at its annual awards night. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.


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