BYU’s Accounting Program Leads Best Schools in CPA Exam Pass Rate
Thursday Mar 29 2012
The focus of BYU's accounting program is to prepare its students to be successful in the profession. Before that objective can be accomplished, however, they must first meet the qualifications to enter the field. A recent statistic — CPA exam pass rate — reveals that BYU is doing this better than any of the other top-10 accounting programs.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
15 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 27 2012
James D. Stice, associate dean, received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at its annual awards night. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.
Accounting Programs Ranked Top Three for 17th Consecutive Year
Friday Feb 03 2012
For the 17th straight year the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy received a top-3 ranking from the Public Accounting Report, reinforcing its position among the nation's best accounting schools.
Professors Win Award for Best Accounting Ranking Methodology
Wednesday Nov 23 2011
Two accounting professors from Brigham Young University were honored with the Best Paper Award from the Issues in Accounting Education journal for their work in spotlighting others' research.
Beta Alpha Psi Wins Prestigious Ethics Award
Monday Nov 21 2011
Since 1965 BYU's Gamma Alpha chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been serving on campus and in the Provo community. This year it reached out to a new audience — local high school students — a move that made it stand out from 270 international applicants to win $5,000 and the first-ever Beta Alpha Psi 2011 Ethics Award.
Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement
Friday Oct 28 2011
This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.
BYU Moves Up in U.S. News 2012 Best Colleges Rankings
University up four spots in overall rankings; seven spots in 'best value' Friday Sep 16 2011
Brigham Young University jumped up four spots to 71st in the U.S. News & World Report 2012 Best Colleges rankings, released earlier this week.
BYU Tops Professor Ratings Site
Friday Aug 26 2011
It's a place many students love to turn to when picking their professors, and now RateMyProfessors.com has returned the love, naming Brigham Young University the top college for the 2010–2011 school year.
Doug Prawitt to discuss joy in progress at BYU devotional July 19
Monday Jul 18 2011
Doug Prawitt, the Glen Ardis Professor of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, will give the Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday, July 19, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Marriott School Students Select 2011 Merrill J. Bateman Award Winners
New award given to outstanding student organization Monday Apr 18 2011
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2011 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.
Social Deal Platform Wins 2011 BYU Business Plan Competition
More than $100,000 in prizes given to finalists Thursday Apr 07 2011
It all started with a box of Oatmeal Squares. Kalood, a company that hopes to use its innovative social deal platform to revolutionize how consumers receive bargains and shop, won first place and $50,000 in prizes at the 2011 Brigham Young University Business Plan Competition.
Marketing Professor Receives 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award
14 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 29 2011
The Marriott School of Management presented Michael Swenson, Ford Motor Company Professor of Marketing, with its highest distinction — the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award — at the annual Marriott School Awards Night held March 9. In addition to Swenson, 14 others were recognized for their dedicated service to the school.
Marriott School Wins Awards for Communications Excellence
Monday Mar 21 2011
Good communicators are supposed to work behind the scenes, but sometimes they can't help getting pulled on stage for a successful effort. Such was the case when the Marriott School of Management won multiple awards for communications excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Students Win Top Honors at National Tax Competition
Friday Mar 04 2011
Taxes probably wouldn't place very high on most people's lists of extreme activities. But five BYU students took accounting to the next level as they won the national xTREME Taxation Competition in Washington, D.C.
Marriott School's James Brau to deliver BYU devotional address March 1
Friday Feb 25 2011
James Brau, a professor of finance in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, will be speaking about "Spiritual Thoughts in the Classroom" at the weekly campus devotional Tuesday, March 1, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.
BYU Accounting Students Build Houses and Goodwill
Thursday Dec 16 2010
Accounting students traded in their number crunchers for nail guns, levels and hand saws at a recent Habitat for Humanity service project, one of the many service opportunities coordinated by Brigham Young University's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting honor society.
Extending the Invitation to Give
Friday Dec 03 2010
Instead of rocking around your own Christmas tree this year, students and faculty are invited to stop by the Marriott School of Management's annual Angel Tree and help provide gifts for needy families in Utah County.
Fresher, Bolder Marriott Alumni Magazine Design Unveiled
Thursday Oct 14 2010
Pick up the Fall 2010 Marriott Alumni Magazine and you will no doubt notice something different — very different. On the eve of its 35th anniversary, the magazine has received a makeover. The completely redesigned publication will offer its engaging content in a new, bolder and even more inviting way.
BYU ranks 11th in eyes of recruiters, says The Wall Street Journal
Recruiters also rank BYU accounting program No. 1 overall Tuesday Sep 14 2010
BYU is ranked No. 11 in the country for schools whose graduates were the top-rated by recruiters, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
U.S. News: BYU top 75 in country, one of top 20 best values
BYU also ranks No. 4 for least debt Monday Sep 13 2010
Brigham Young University is ranked 75th in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges," with the Marriott School of Management's undergraduate program ranked among the top 50 "Best Business Programs," coming in at 34th.