Utah Startup Marketplace Turns Ten
Wednesday Mar 20 2019
While many BYU Marriott School of Business students aspire to accept a secure corporate job after graduation, others crave the experience of getting their hands dirty and building a business from the ground up. For ten years now, the Utah Startup Marketplace career fair has been placing those students with the companies that seek their talent.
BYU Prototyping Event Connects Entrepreneurs and Engineers
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
BYU entrepreneurs and engineers recently came together to bring six innovative ideas to life during a thirty-hour rapid prototyping fest known as Prototype-a-palooza.
Big Ideas Take Off
Tuesday Jan 22 2019
Starting a business raises many questions that can often be overwhelming for an entrepreneur. However, students at BYU have access to a variety of resources to help give them the confidence, mentorship, and networking needed to launch their ideas and begin successful careers. One such resource is the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology in the BYU Marriott School of Business.
BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean
Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019
After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Thriving Through Trials
Saturday Dec 01 2018
Maddie Hunt, office manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, has blossomed in evolving environments throughout her life.
BYU Marriott Ranks in the Nation’s Top Ten for Entrepreneurship
Tuesday Nov 20 2018
The Princeton Review ranked BYU Marriott's undergraduate entrepreneurship program No. 4 and the graduate program No. 10 for 2019, making this the ninth straight year that BYU Marriott has placed in the top ten for both programs.
If at First You Don’t Succeed…
Friday Nov 16 2018
After conducting extensive primary research, Caleb Wagner and Tanner Beckstrand were sure that their business model was going to be a major success. But as fate would have it, the duo unexpectedly hit a roadblock along the way.
Fusion Promotes Community and Student Networking
Thursday Nov 15 2018
The lights were dim, music was playing, and food was offered to over 800 excited entrepreneurs on BYU campus at one of the largest entrepreneurial networking events in Utah. For the eighth year in a row, Fusion, sponsored by BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET), promoted free-flowing conversation between students and local entrepreneurs.
Women Tech Council Honors Two BYU Marriott Students
Monday Nov 12 2018
Two BYU Marriott information systems students were among three finalists for the Women Tech Council Student Pathways Award.
Thompson Named Interim Dean
Tuesday Jun 12 2018
Michael P. Thompson will serve as interim dean from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018. Steve Glover and Keith Vorkink will continue to serve as associate deans.
Success by Chocolate
Monday Jun 11 2018
Partnering with his mother, BYU Marriott alum Sterling Jones co-founded JoJo's Chocolate, a healthy treat company aiming to replace sugar cravings.
Jamaican Universities Take Home the Gold
Tuesday Jun 05 2018
Usain Bolt has nothing on the two teams of Jamaican student entrepreneurs who dominated the Rollins Center's International Business Model Competition.
New Dean Announced
Wednesday May 23 2018
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Jim R. Rasband has announced that Brigitte C. Madrian has been named the ninth dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Tuesday May 22 2018
In 2016, Sam Ballard took home the title of Student Entrepreneur of the Year for his dental lab. This year, the entrepreneurship senior was crowned champion for the second time.
Student Startup Opening Doors
Thursday Apr 19 2018
A group of BYU students are sweeping entrepreneur competitions and making life easier for wheelchair users with a new innovative device.
Students Dive In at NVC
Tuesday Apr 17 2018
There were a number of judges swimming around the tank looking for a great startup to attack with an award at the New Venture Challenge.
BYU Startup Wins U of U Competition
Monday Apr 09 2018
Portal (formerly Piero), a student startup developing a revolutionary way to open doors for wheelchair users, took home the $40,000 grand prize and more at the 2018 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.
Entrepreneurship Skills Shared Globally
Wednesday Mar 28 2018
Professor Chad Carlos is making the world his campus by teaching BYU Marriott entrepreneurship principles across the globe.
A Smarter Life Alert
Friday Mar 02 2018
Do you know an elderly person who is at risk of falling? Katie Strobel and her Crocker Fellows team created a low-cost Apple Watch app to help.
Piero's Pitch Takes First Place
Tuesday Feb 13 2018
A system that opens wheelchair accessible doors won first place and the audience's hearts.