Marriott School News
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.
BYU Companies Recognized at Statewide Event
Tuesday May 05 2015
Brigham Young University student companies took six of the top seven slots at the Utah Student 25, an annual competition recognizing Utah’s top student-founded businesses.
First Ever My Choose To Give Campaign a Success
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
The Marriott School of Management successfully launched its student-run and student-focused fundraising campaign, My Choose To Give, this past semester to help establish a spirit of giving.
GMC Hosts High School Business Language Competition
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
Teenagers from across Utah gathered at Brigham Young University to put their Spanish and marketing skills to the test at the High School Business Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.
KiLife Tech Sets Record at Rice Business Plan Competition
BYU student technology startup wins over $700,000. Monday Apr 20 2015
Many Brigham Young University students graduating this weekend will be getting checks from family and friends to help them as they begin their new careers. Few, however, will be getting the more than $700,000 BYU MBA student Spencer Behrend received last Saturday.
Miller New Venture Challenge Final Crowns Newest Winners
More than $100,000 in cash prizes were awarded in the event Friday Apr 17 2015
Cash prizes totaling six figures were at stake for the top 20 BYU student-run companies participating in the Miller New Venture Challenge Final hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Scott Sampson Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Friday Apr 17 2015
The Marriott School of Management honored Scott Sampson, professor of global supply chain management, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual award presentation. In addition to Sampson, 14 faculty, staff and administrators were also recognized.
BYU Teams Win Big at Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Led by SimpleCitizen, a total of five Brigham Young University startups came out on top at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.
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.
New ROTC Training Exercise Builds Leadership
Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Sprinting from challenge to challenge over hills and through fields, Brigham Young University Army ROTC cadets had the chance to develop not only their physical stamina but also their mental prowess during the program’s new Leadership Development Exercise.
Marriott School Claims Seven CASE District VII Awards
Communications awards include a Grand Gold, three Golds, two Silvers and a Bronze Monday Apr 13 2015
The Marriott School of Management took home seven Awards of Excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VII for its high quality work in marketing, publications and public relations.
BYU Hosts Marketing Analytics Competition
Friday Apr 10 2015
Brigham Young University introduced a new type of data analytics challenge when it hosted a two-day competition last month featuring five top business schools.
MBA Finance Students Awarded Stoddard Honor
Thursday Apr 09 2015
Nine Brigham Young University students received the George E. Stoddard Prize, an honor given to second-year MBA finance students who demonstrate leadership and academic excellence. The nine 2015 winners were each awarded $5,000.
Marriott School Students Select 2015 Bateman Award Winners
Award honors outstanding students, faculty and organization at closing banquet Friday Apr 03 2015
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2015 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.
Marriott School Announces 2015 Eccles Scholars
Wednesday Apr 01 2015
The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 12 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.
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.
Utah Startup Marketplace Connects Students to Startups
More than 400 students attend career fair event Thursday Mar 26 2015
Energetic and optimistic described both the students and startups present at Utah Startup Marketplace hosted by the Rollins Center.
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.
2015 SEOY Continues To Showcase Great Entrepreneurs
STEM-focused student entrepreneur takes first place Thursday Mar 19 2015
The title of 2015 Student Entrepreneur of the Year and over $16,000 was awarded last week by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Undergrad Experiences Jumpstarting Future Careers
Recent Walmart case competition one example of opportunities available to Marriott School students Thursday Mar 19 2015
Presentations in front of top executives. High-profile internships. All-expense paid trips. Through a recent collaboration with Walmart, a group of Marriott School of Management undergraduates showed that graduate students aren’t the only ones finding success landing coveted spots with well-respected companies.