Courage Over Comfort
Friday Jan 31 2020
A life with challenges and opportunities has pushed BYU Marriott alumna Lisa Bateman Quist out of her comfort zone to become an advocate for women in business.
From MBA to the Mountains
Thursday Jan 30 2020
For BYU Marriott MBA alum Thayne O'Brien, the term skyscrapers carries a different meaning after working nearly thirty years at Grand Teton National Park in Eastern Idaho.
Passion with a Purpose
Wednesday Jan 29 2020
Throughout her life, BYU Marriott HR junior Rebecca Garrett hasn't found a personal, athletic, or professional bar she couldn’t clear.
Marketing Lab's First Case Competition Gives Back to Students
Tuesday Jan 28 2020
BYU Marriott marketing and first-year MBA students had the opportunity to participate in experiential learning and win cash prizes during the BYU Marriott Marketing Lab's first-ever case competition.
Small and Simple Things
Monday Jan 27 2020
Whether it’s keeping bees or mentoring students, Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology academic director and professor of information systems Steve Liddle enjoys the simple but powerful things in life.
Finding Your Tribe
Friday Jan 24 2020
While BYU Marriott alumna Nichole Rohrbaugh always dreamed of attending BYU, she never expected to find herself where she is today.
Heart of Service
Wednesday Jan 22 2020
Sam Aden attended a private Christian school as a child and never even heard the name Brigham Young University until he was sixteen years old. Once he discovered BYU Marriott’s finance program, however, Aden knew BYU was the right fit for him.
Taking the Plunge
Friday Jan 17 2020
Whether BYU Marriott alumna Kylie Chenn is making three pointers, writing songs, or jumping into the freezing ocean off the coast of Antarctica, she puts her whole heart into everything she does. This attitude, along with the connections she made at BYU Marriott, are what have helped Chenn start a multimillion-dollar travel company with over thirty-seven destinations only four years after graduating.
Smart Minds in the Same Room
Thursday Jan 16 2020
When Isaac Blake served a mission in Argentina in 2013, he experienced a vastly different economy and culture from what he was used to in his affluent Boston neighborhood. “Ever since my mission, I've been motivated to have a higher purpose in my career. There are a lot of ways in which business can do good in the world,” says Blake.
The Bilbo Baggins of BYU Marriott
Wednesday Jan 15 2020
Much like Tolkien's famed hobbit Bilbo Baggins, James Oldroyd has certainly been there and back again.
A Modern-Day Renaissance Woman
Tuesday Jan 14 2020
BYU Marriott entrepreneurship student Taimi Kennerley can bake your wedding cake, style your hair, and then look through your financial projections and teach you how to start a successful business.
Out of the Comfort Zone
Monday Jan 13 2020
When BYU Marriott accounting alum Janette Van der Weijden began her career, she never imagined she would work all over the world and be a champion of diversity in the workplace.
Making the Climb with the Sherpa Program
Thursday Dec 26 2019
The frigid wind whips around the young sherpa as he guides a group of foreign climbers through the vast mountain ranges of the Himalayas, heading for the summit. Just as the sherpas in Nepal assist mountaineers, BYU Marriott’s MPA sherpa program helps first-year students on their climb through the MPA program.
BYU Marriott GMD Team Places High at CUIBE Competition
Monday Dec 23 2019
On 2 November 2019, four students from BYU Marriott’s Global Management Center won second place in the NU-CUIBE International Business Case Competition in Boston. Team members competed against fourteen other universities and walked away with valuable insights they plan to apply to their future careers.
Learn, Do, Become, with Cougar Strategy Group
Monday Dec 23 2019
In only four short years, Cougar Strategy Group has already begun opening doors for BYU Marriott MBA graduates and students.
Flags for the Fallen
Friday Dec 20 2019
Cadets and faculty in BYU’s Air Force ROTC and Army ROTC programs commemorated Veterans Day last month with activities that focused on both honoring the 212 fallen soldiers on the Memorial Wall in BYU’s Wilkinson Student Center and preparing cadets for their own future military service.
Jodi Sandfort Recieves Gary C. Cornia Lecturer Award
Thursday Dec 19 2019
Jodi Sandfort, professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, exemplified gratitude and humility as she accepted the Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series award 5 December 2019 for her innovative leadership in the field of social policy.
Behind the Numbers
Thursday Dec 19 2019
Heather Hammond Cruz discovered her interest in the social innovation field after serving humanitarian trips in Zambia, Greece, and India. After seeing the direct positive impact her work had on people, she asked herself, “If working in social impact is what I love and what I’m passionate about, why am I not doing this for my career?
BYU Wins Big at Business Language Case Competition
Wednesday Dec 18 2019
If creating and presenting an international business plan isn’t challenging enough, try doing it in a foreign language. Students from across the country traveled to BYU Marriott to compete in the Global Management Center’s two-day Business Language Case Competition on 7–8 November 2019.
Alumni Reconnect at Seventh Annual SOA Conference
Tuesday Dec 17 2019
Nearly three hundred attendees convened in Provo for a weekend of networking and reconnecting at BYU’s seventh annual School of Accountancy conference held on 14–16 November 2019 in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center on the campus of BYU.