Service as a Celebration
MPA Day of Service gives back to communities around the country Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Normally when people celebrate a golden anniversary, they throw a big party. How the Marriott School MPA student association planned to celebrate the MPA program’s 50th anniversary involved a lot more elbow grease and shoveling.
American Red Cross CEO Named 2015 Administrator of the Year
Monday Mar 30 2015
The Romney Institute of Public Management honored Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, as its 2015 Administrator of the Year for her leadership of the disaster relief and service organization.
Narcissistic Leaders Can Succeed with Humility
This type of leader (think Steve Jobs) is most effective when they admit mistakes, spotlight others' strengths Thursday Mar 26 2015
It’s no surprise that some of the most celebrated leaders in the business world also happen to be self-promoting narcissists.
Romney Institute Professor Speaks at BYU Devotional
Wednesday Feb 11 2015
David Hart spoke on attaining our highest potential at the weekly BYU Devotional held Tuesday.
New Exhibit Tells George W. Romney's Story
Monday Dec 08 2014
This year the Marriott School's Romney Institute of Public Management, which grants the Master's of Public Administration (MPA) degree, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new exhibit on its namesake George Romney and an acquisition of Romney's personal photos and documents for the Harold B. Lee Library's Special Collections.
Ruth Ann Jefferies Honored as 2014 Wright Distinguished Alumnus
Friday Dec 05 2014
The Brigham Young University Romney Institute of Public Management named Ruth Ann Jefferies, a property tax specialist at the Utah State Tax Commission, the 2014 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year. The award is presented annually to an alumnus who has demonstrated extraordinary service professionally and in the community.
Marriott School Staff Member Honored at University Conference
Wednesday Sep 03 2014
Heather Chewning, a program coordinator at the Marriott School of Management, received the President’s Appreciation Award at Brigham Young University’s annual University Conference on August 27.
Thompson Appointed Director of Romney Institute
Wednesday Jul 02 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Jeffery Thompson as director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, succeeding David Hart, who served for six years in that position.
Professor from the Marriott School to discuss citizenship at BYU devotional April 1
Monday Mar 31 2014
Larry Walters, a professor with the Romney Institute of Public Management, will discuss citizenship as accountability and commitment to the well-being of the whole Tuesday (April 1) at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University.
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.
David Oyler Named 2013 Wright Alumnus of the Year
Monday Dec 30 2013
This past fall the Romney Institute of Public Management honored David Oyler, Spanish Fork city manager, with its 2013 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award at a banquet held at the Hinckley Center. The award is one of the most esteemed accolades given by the Romney Institute.
Romney Institute Brings Aboard Familiar Faces
Friday Sep 20 2013
The Romney Institute welcomes new faculty members Brad Owens, Ty Turley and Chris Silvia. All three have BYU ties, impressive academic credentials and an ardent desire to influence and improve on the Romney Institute’s culture.
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.
Former Senator Given Prestigious Award
Thursday May 02 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University presented former senator Robert F. Bennett with its 2013 Administrator of the Year award for his work in Congress.
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.
Gwen Holm honored as 2012 Wright Alumnus of the Year Recipient
Tuesday Jan 08 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Gwen Holm, director of mission support at NASA’s Dryden Flight Center, with its 2012 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award.
Hairy Feet Make Their BYU Debut
Tuesday Dec 11 2012
The hugely anticipated film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” tells the story of courageous Bilbo Baggins — and three Brigham Young University students.
BYU Honored as ‘Changemaker Campus’
Monday Sep 24 2012
Brigham Young University has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U. Ashoka U, a subset of the international nonprofit organization Ashoka, is an initiative set forth to promote social entrepreneurship in universities. BYU was named for its ability to produce influential students who make a difference on a local and a global stage. Nineteen universities, including BYU, around the world are honored with this status.
An Asian Summer Experience
MPA student interns in China for U.S. Department of State Friday Aug 31 2012
Romney Institute students are willing to travel all over the world — even to China — to gain valuable experience through internships. Kate Baxter spent her summer interning for the Utah-Qinghai Eco Partnership, a young organization in central China.
SVC Competition Hosts Students with Big Plans
Friday Apr 20 2012
This year's Social Venture Competition attracted students focused on improving lives through sustainable businesses around the world. Sponsored by the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance, the eighth annual competition encouraged participants to enter ventures addressing social problems.