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.
BYU School of Accountancy Wins Innovation Award Twice
Wednesday Oct 24 2007
The American Accounting Association presented the 2007 Innovations in Accounting Education Award to Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy at its conference in Chicago. BYU — which is the only school to win the award twice — was recognized specifically for its Ph.D. Prep program developed by the School of Accountancy.
Wall Street Journal Ranks BYU MBA No. 1
School Also Listed as Second Best Place to Find Ethical Graduates Tuesday Sep 18 2007
The Wall Street Journal ranked Brigham Young University’s Master of Business Administration Program first in the nation among regional schools in the paper’s 2007 report of top business programs, up from third in 2006 and sixth in 2005. The Marriott School was also ranked No. 2 among the best schools for hiring graduates with strong ethical standards behind Dartmouth College.
BYU Accounting Ranks 3rd in U.S.News & World Report
Wednesday Aug 22 2007
The Marriott School of Management’s accounting program ranked 3rd and its international business program ranked 19th in specialty categories in U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” survey, up from 5th and 21st respectively in 2006. “We are extremely pleased by the recognition our program receives in U.S.News & World Report,” says Kevin Stocks, director of the School of Accountancy.
Marriott School Alumnus and Faculty Win Thurston Auditing Award
Thursday Jun 14 2007
A Marriott School of Management alumnus and three faculty members will be presented with the prestigious John B. Thurston Award at the Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference July 8-11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, for their article about how to protect wireless networks from hackers. The award is given annually for the best article appearing in Internal Auditor, published by the Institute of Internal Auditors, a leading authority on international auditing.
Ground Broken for Tanner Building Addition
Monday Apr 30 2007
The planned addition to the N. Eldon Tanner Building is officially underway after ground was broken on the campus of Brigham Young University April 25. The groundbreaking ceremony was conducted by President Cecil O. Samuelson, with Elder W. Rolfe Kerr of the Seventy and Commissioner of Church Education, presiding over activities.
Lunch with a Billionaire
Investing guru Warren Buffett offers BYU students free lunch and advice Tuesday Apr 24 2007
When BYU junior J.T. Davis was fourteen years old and first read a book about Warren Buffett, he never imagined that one day he’d be riding in the front seat of Buffett’s Cadillac DTS. But on March 30 Davis had just that opportunity. As one of 70 BYU participants, Davis, an investment student from Plano, Texas, attended a Q&A session and lunched with the famed “Oracle of Omaha,” an opportunity Buffett has extended to 35 universities during the 2006-2007 school year.
Entrepreneur Club Hosts World’s Largest Rock Paper Scissors Competition
Thursday Apr 05 2007
Rock, paper, scissors, GO! April 6 marks the day of what a group of Brigham Young University students hope will be the largest rock, paper, scissors competition on record. The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on the Deseret Towers field. Hosted by BYU’s Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization, the competition is open to the general public and intended to make it into the Guinness World Records.
Calle Wins 2007 Business Plan Competition
Wednesday Apr 04 2007
Calle, a company that wants to be a premier brand for street soccer players, was named winner of the 2007 Business Plan Competition and accepted a $52,500 award of cash and in-kind services. Since the competition’s submission process began in November, Calle worked to stand out from almost 140 idea pitches, 43 original business plans, eight semi-finalists and finally three final teams that presented their business plans March 30.