Marriott VP Offers Insights and Advice
Monday Jun 01 2009
More than 80 years ago, J. Willard Marriott opened a nine-stool root beer stand in Washington, DC. Today, Marriott is one of the world's best known brands and a company known for taking care of not just its customers but also its employees.
BYU Professor Elected President of American Accounting Association
Friday May 29 2009
Kevin Stocks, director of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy, has been selected as president-elect of the American Accounting Association.
School of Accountancy Director Named 2009 Outstanding Faculty
15 Others Recognized for Service to the School Thursday Apr 16 2009
The Marriott School of Management honored Kevin D. Stocks with its highest faculty distinction, the Outstanding Faculty Award, at the annual Marriott School Awards Night on April 3. Along with Stocks, 15 other individuals were recognized at the banquet for their contributions to the school.
Marriott School Students Select 2009 Bateman Award Winners
Tuesday Apr 14 2009
Two students and one faculty member were honored Thursday, April 2, at the 2009 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide award selected entirely by students.
BYU Undergraduate Business Jumps to No. 5
BusinessWeek ranks BYU in top 10 for fourth consecutive year Friday Feb 27 2009
Brigham Young University's undergraduate business programs rank fifth overall and first among recruiters according to BusinessWeek magazine's comprehensive ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs.
Students Compete for Internships
Wednesday Feb 18 2009
After competing in a rigorous contest, six Marriott School of Management undergraduate students heard those magic words: "You're hired."
Graduate Accounting Team Wins First at National Tax Competition
Undergraduate team is national finalist Wednesday Feb 04 2009
Brigham Young University's graduate accounting team placed first at the national Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition — beating national finalist teams from the University of Denver, the University of Southern California, the College of William and Mary, the University of Central Florida and Georgia State University. BYU's undergraduate team also earned a spot at the national competition and received a national finalist award.
BYU Students Work at U.S. Treasury During Historic Time
Sunday Dec 21 2008
Brandon Muirhead looks out his office window and sees the east wing of the White House. At the end of the day, he exits the building on the back of the ten dollar bill. "I actually work here," Muirhead says. "This is a surreal feeling."
BYU’s Graduate Accounting Program Ranked No. 1 in Nation
Undergrad program third Monday Dec 08 2008
Accounting professors from across the country selected Brigham Young University's graduate accounting program as best in the nation - unseating the University of Texas-Austin which had held the top spot for more than a decade.
Accounting Director Awarded as Utah’s Outstanding Educator
Wednesday Nov 19 2008
Few things excite accountants more than numbers. Brigham Young University Accounting Professor Kevin Stocks has taught more than 2,000 students in 100-plus classes at two universities during the past 26 years. He can now add another number to his list: the No. 1 accounting professor in Utah.
BYU Accounting PhD Prep Track Prepares Students for Careers in Academia
Tuesday Sep 30 2008
The Marriott School of Management's Accounting Ph.D. Prep Track is helping to correct a nationwide shortage of accounting professors by rapidly placing students in top doctoral programs across the country and setting graduates on the fast track for rewarding careers in academia.
Gary Cornia Named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management
Replaces Ned C. Hill Wednesday May 28 2008
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President John Tanner announced the appointment of Gary C. Cornia as the new dean of the Marriott School of Management. Cornia, the Stewart Grow Professor of Public Management, has been serving as director of the school’s George Romney Institute of Public Management since 2004.
Accounting Students Win Deloitte Case Competition
Thursday May 15 2008
A team from Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy won first place at the 13th Annual Deloitte National Student Case Study Competition in Scottsdale, Ariz., in April. BYU will receive a $10,000 prize for the victory, and each team member will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Six schools competed at the national invitational event sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation.
U.S. News Ranks BYU's Law and Business Schools in Top 50
Marriott School ties highest ranking received in past years from U.S. News Friday Mar 28 2008
Brigham Young University's business and law schools are among the top 50 in the United States, reports U.S.News & World Report in its "America's Best Graduate Schools" issue, on sale Monday, March 31. Other BYU graduate programs and specialties rank in the top 100 in their categories. The Marriott School of Management is ranked 29th, tying its highest ranking ever from U.S. News, while the J. Reuben Clark Law School is ranked 46th.
Eight Students Win Marriott School Internship Competition
Tuesday Mar 11 2008
This summer eight undergraduate Marriott School students will intern with key industry companies after winning the school’s second annual Intern Competition — an event sponsored by the Marriott Undergraduate Student Association. “An internship is a great opportunity to learn the lingo of business and figure out if that is really what you like,” says Andy Emory, one of last year’s winners who interned with Sperry Van Ness Equities.
BusinessWeek Ranks BYU Undergraduate Business No. 7
Marriott School in top 10 for third consecutive year Friday Feb 29 2008
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business programs rank seventh overall and first among recruiters according to BusinessWeek magazine’s comprehensive ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs. The school was also ranked first in ethics and in return on tuition for private colleges. The magazine’s survey says students hail the Marriott School’s emphasis on producing successful and ethical business leaders.
BYU Duo Wins National Ethics Competition
Monday Dec 03 2007
A pair of Brigham Young University students have more to celebrate this holiday season after winning first place at University of Arizona’s 2007 Eller Ethics Case Competition. BYU has taken first place two out of the three years it has participated in the competition. Beating out more than 19 participating universities from across the nation, this year’s BYU team is composed of Brooks Tingey, a junior finance major from Sandy, Utah, and Casey Zaugg, a senior accounting major from West Jordan, Utah.
BYU Accounting Teams Excel in National Tax Competition
Tuesday Nov 27 2007
A team of Marriott School undergraduate accounting students placed first and a team of graduate accounting students placed second at the 2007 Deloitte Tax Case Study National Competition — marking BYU’s seventh consecutive first or second place finish in the undergraduate division. “Our accounting students have amassed an unequalled record of success,” says Steve Albrecht, associate dean of BYU’s Marriott School.
BYU Accounting Programs Ranked Second in Nation
Monday Nov 19 2007
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate accounting programs ranked second in Public Accounting Report’s Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. Every year since 1995 the survey has positioned both BYU accounting programs among the top three in the nation. “We are very delighted for the recognition of our peers concerning the quality of the program we have,” says Kevin Stocks, director of the School of Accountancy.
BYU Accounting Teams Advance to National Tax Competition
Wednesday Nov 14 2007
Two Marriott School accounting teams have been selected as undergraduate and graduate division finalists for the 2007 Deloitte Tax Case Study National Competition to be held in Orlando, Fla. on Nov. 16-18. The BYU undergraduate team competed with 27 other universities, and the graduate team was in a division of 21 universities.