Romney Institute Director David Hart Joins State Optimization Council
Thursday Jul 28 2011
Gov. Gary R. Herbert recently appointed David Hart, director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, to join a new state council looking to give Utah an economic and managerial boost. Hart and other Utah leaders will focus on cutting costs, streamlining services and bettering the Beehive State.
Jeff Sermon: Reaching New Heights
Tuesday May 17 2011
According to nineteenth-century education reformer Horace Mann, "A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated." Jeff Sermon's Executive MPA degree has helped him reach high enough to become the sixth president of Utah Community Credit Union.
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.
BYU Alum Honored as Romney Institute Administrator of the Year
Former Bureau of Reclamation commissioner remembered Monday Apr 04 2011
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored the late John W. Keys III as its 2011 Administrator of the Year. Keys was the former commissioner for the Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, which manages, develops and protects the water resources in the western United States.
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.
Romney Institute of Public Management Hosts Local Government Fair
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker keynotes Monday Feb 07 2011
For soon-to-be graduates attempting to join the workforce in a weak economy, knowing the right people is more pertinent than ever. To help students interested in government prepare to enter the field of public service, the Romney Institute of Public Management held its second local government fair with more than a dozen governmental entities in attendance.
International Marriott School Students Prepare for a Lifetime of Service
Wednesday Jan 26 2011
A group of graduate students from across the globe experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as they visited with leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the importance of education and service. These students, part of the Cardon International Sponsorship program, also received a tour of church headquarters during their visit last semester.
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.
Executive MPA Student Remembered
Tuesday Nov 23 2010
Jamie Cope Bennee, a 34-year-old BYU Executive MPA student, died in a tragic plane crash in Payson, Utah, on Nov. 18.
President Obama Appoints Marriott School Professor
Rex Facer joins Federal Salary Council Thursday Nov 18 2010
President Barack Obama announced the appointment of seven new members of the Federal Salary Council, including Rex L. Facer, associate professor of public finance and management at the Marriott School. The council evaluates pay comparability of 1.3 million federal employees in professional, administrative, technical, clerical and other white-collar jobs.
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.
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.
Branching out of Academia:
How MPA Professors are Expanding Their Influence Outside the Classroom Tuesday Aug 10 2010
She sits with stacks of research surrounding her, a cursor blinking on an empty computer screen, and a thousand thoughts suspended in her head. So she does what is most logical for her—she picks up her paintbrush.
Professor Wins Award for Research on Meaningful Work
Thursday Jul 22 2010
While most marvel at the exotic animals in zoos, one Marriott School professor became fascinated by the zookeepers and their dedication to their careers.
MPA Student Chosen for Two Prestigious Programs
Thursday Jul 01 2010
Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? One Marriott School of Management student is doing just that.
Two BYU MPA Graduates Chosen for Elite Program
Friday Jun 18 2010
Two Brigham Young University MPA graduates seek to capitalize on their talents in the nation's capital after being named finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows program.
Jeffery Thompson to present BYU devotional address June 1
Friday May 28 2010
Associate professor Jeffery Thompson from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management will be the speaker at the weekly devotional Tuesday, June 1, at 11:05 a.m.
Student-run Grant Program Matches Donors with Causes
Students receive unprecedented hands-on experience Thursday May 13 2010
The country's first student-led program that connects philanthropic donors with deserving nonprofit organizations is up and running at BYU.
2010 Bateman Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty
Wednesday Mar 24 2010
Two students and two faculty members from the Marriott School of Management were presented with the 2010 Merrill J. Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.