Marriott School Students Take Top Honors in National Tax Competition
Thursday Dec 11 2003
A Marriott School undergraduate team recently placed first and a graduate team placed second at the national Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition—beating out other top accounting schools including University of Texas at Austin, University of Illinois and University of Georgia. For the seventh time in the twelve-year history of the competition, both Marriott School teams placed among the top three in the graduate and undergraduate division—an unparalleled accomplishment. Robert L. Gardner, the Robert J. Smith professor of accounting, advised the undergraduate student team consisting of Chad Hungerford, from Rock Springs, Wyo.; Paul Rasmussen, from Houston; John Werlhof, from Chico, Calif.; and Jaron Wilde from Ventura, Calif.
Marriott School Professor Receives Governor's Points of Light Award
Friday Dec 07 2001
Norman Nemrow, professor of accountancy at the Marriott School of Management, received the 47th Governor's Points of Light Award for his volunteer work at Brigham Young University. Nemrow has been a full-time volunteer at BYU since 1992 — donating both his time and his teaching salary to the university.
Undergraduate Accounting Program Draws National Attention
Monday Sep 24 2001
The Marriott School of Management's passion for excellence and progress has once again earned national recognition. Public Accounting Report and the U.S. News & World Report ranked Brigham Young University's undergraduate accounting program third and sixth respectively in the nation for the second straight year.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives BYU’s Most Prestigious Faculty Award
Thursday Sep 20 2001
W. Steve Albrecht, associate dean of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management, has not only been president of the American Accounting Association and an expert witness in the Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud case but also one of the university’s top faculty. Albrecht was recently recognized with the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, BYU’s most prestigious faculty honor.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Prestigious National Accounting Education Award
Thursday May 31 2001
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) recognized the educational accomplishments of Brigham Young University professor W. Steve Albrecht with its most prestigious educators award last month. Albrecht, the associate dean of the Marriott School of Management, received AICPA’s Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award at the organization’s annual council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Marriott School Students Score Double Honors in National Tax Competition
Wednesday Dec 08 1999
Accounting students at Brigham Young University's Marriott School did what was thought to be the impossible in 1998, placing among the top three schools at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of the nation's most prestigious tax competition. Last year was the first time any university had placed two teams among the top three.
Marriott School Professor Receives Maeser Teaching Award
Friday Oct 08 1999
Marriott School Professor James D. Stice of the School of Accountancy and Information Systems Management has been awarded the Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award by President Merrill J. Bateman at the annual University Conference.
Marriott School to Host Accounting Conference
Friday Aug 27 1999
The School of Accountancy and Information Systems at the Marriott School will host its first Accounting Conference Sept. 23-24. This conference will provide the most current information available to help accountants meet professional demands, along with expert advice in dealing with the critical issues faced outside the office.
Marriott School Professors Receive One of Four National Research
Thursday May 20 1999
Two professors at Brigham Young University's Marriott School were recently awarded a $20,000 grant by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The grant will be used by Steven Glover and Douglas Prawitt, assistant professors of accounting at the Marriott School, to explore the obligations auditors have to ensure that financial statements are not fraudulent. Glover and Prawitt will conduct their research with Joseph J. Schultz of Arizona State University and Mark Zimbelman of the University of Oklahoma. Zimbelman will join the Marriott School faculty this summer as an assistant professor of accounting.
Marriott School Accounting Teams Take Top Honors at National Tax Competition
Tuesday Dec 01 1998
Two teams of Marriott School students entered the nation's largest student tax competition armed with only their pens, pencils, and calculators. Seven hours later, they walked away with first- and second-place honors and $30,000 in scholarship money.
BYU Accounting Program Rises to Second Place National Ranking
Wednesday Sep 16 1998
The 17th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors has ranked Brigham Young University’s graduate accounting program second in the nation, up one spot from last year’s third place ranking. In the same poll, the University’s undergraduate accounting program maintained its third place ranking for the fourth consecutive year.