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  • Entrepreneurial Roots Tuesday Jun 18 2019

    While many parents teach their children to ride a bike or tie their shoes, Jennifer Scherbel’s parents taught her to run a business.


  • Everybody Needs a Buddee Monday Jun 10 2019

    Entrepreneurs often dream of successful business endeavors; however, BYU Marriott accounting senior Tate Laing's first business idea literally came to him in a dream.


  • International Business Model Competition Awards the Girl's Co. First Prize Friday May 31 2019

    The Girls Co. hope this win will inspire other women to realize their entrepreneurial dreams.


  • New Venture Challenge Wraps Up 2019 Miller Competition Series Thursday Apr 25 2019

    Three hundred million tons of plastic waste are produced each year, causing significant harm to wildlife and the environment, according the United Nations Environment Programme. Wanting to help solve this waste problem, four BYU students have developed a solution to this plastic predicament and took top honors along the way.


  • BYU Marriott Alum's Company Takes First at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Monday Apr 01 2019

    A BYU Marriott alum's company took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah.


  • 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.


  • Second-Time SEOY 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.