Taysom Trades Football for Venture Capital
Monday Aug 03 2015
USA Today featured finance major Taysom Hill and the influence his Marriott School education and summer internship at Pelion Venture Partners has had on his future plans.
Lundberg Named Recreation Management Chair
Friday Jul 31 2015
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Neil Lundberg as the chair of the Brigham Young University Department of Recreation Management, succeeding Patti Freeman. Lundberg will begin his term August 1.
Accounting's Troy Lewis Testifies at House Hearing
Monday Jul 27 2015
Troy Lewis, a BYU School of Accountancy alum and current adjunct professor, testified during a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing titled, "How Tax Compliance Obligations Hinder Small Business Growth" held July 22.
Alum David Corless Earns CMA Medal
Thursday Jul 23 2015
When David Corless took the CMA exam earlier this year, he was fortunate. As a student at BYU completing his master’s degree in accounting, he had been awarded a CMA Scholarship and received a number of benefits to make preparing for the exam that much easier. What he didn’t expect was that he’d also earn an outstanding test score.
Peace like a river: One veteran's struggle with PTSD
Serving in the armed forces left Warren Price with deep emotional scars. He found hope in grad school and now wants to help others who suffer from PTSD. Tuesday Jul 14 2015
Warren Price is about to step in waist-high water on the middle Provo River when a bull moose saunters up the pedestrian bridge 30 yards to the south.
ROTC Instructor Promoted to Rank of Major
Colleagues and students celebrate the service of Major Jeffrey Timmons Wednesday Jun 24 2015
Jeff Timmons' service in the Middle East as well as his time both as a student and an assistant professor of military science at BYU was celebrated as he received a promotion to the rank of major in the United States Army.
BYU Information Systems Students Shine at Leadership Conference
Wednesday Jun 03 2015
Brigham Young University information systems students earned three awards at the 2015 Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Leadership Conference in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
BYU Hosts International Business Model Competition
More than $150,000 awarded to student-founded businesses Tuesday May 12 2015
Kaitek Labs, a student-founded company based in Santiago, Chile, took home more than $30,000 in winnings at the International Business Model Competition held at Brigham Young University. This marks the first time an international team has won first place in the history of the event.
BYU Companies Recognized at Statewide Event
Tuesday May 05 2015
Brigham Young University student companies took six of the top seven slots at the Utah Student 25, an annual competition recognizing Utah’s top student-founded businesses.
First Ever My Choose To Give Campaign a Success
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
The Marriott School of Management successfully launched its student-run and student-focused fundraising campaign, My Choose To Give, this past semester to help establish a spirit of giving.
GMC Hosts High School Business Language Competition
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
Teenagers from across Utah gathered at Brigham Young University to put their Spanish and marketing skills to the test at the High School Business Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.
KiLife Tech Sets Record at Rice Business Plan Competition
BYU student technology startup wins over $700,000. Monday Apr 20 2015
Many Brigham Young University students graduating this weekend will be getting checks from family and friends to help them as they begin their new careers. Few, however, will be getting the more than $700,000 BYU MBA student Spencer Behrend received last Saturday.
Miller New Venture Challenge Final Crowns Newest Winners
More than $100,000 in cash prizes were awarded in the event Friday Apr 17 2015
Cash prizes totaling six figures were at stake for the top 20 BYU student-run companies participating in the Miller New Venture Challenge Final hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Scott Sampson Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Friday Apr 17 2015
The Marriott School of Management honored Scott Sampson, professor of global supply chain management, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual award presentation. In addition to Sampson, 14 faculty, staff and administrators were also recognized.
BYU Teams Win Big at Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Led by SimpleCitizen, a total of five Brigham Young University startups came out on top at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.
Service as a Celebration
MPA Day of Service gives back to communities around the country Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Normally when people celebrate a golden anniversary, they throw a big party. How the Marriott School MPA student association planned to celebrate the MPA program’s 50th anniversary involved a lot more elbow grease and shoveling.
New ROTC Training Exercise Builds Leadership
Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Sprinting from challenge to challenge over hills and through fields, Brigham Young University Army ROTC cadets had the chance to develop not only their physical stamina but also their mental prowess during the program’s new Leadership Development Exercise.
Marriott School Claims Seven CASE District VII Awards
Communications awards include a Grand Gold, three Golds, two Silvers and a Bronze Monday Apr 13 2015
The Marriott School of Management took home seven Awards of Excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VII for its high quality work in marketing, publications and public relations.
BYU Hosts Marketing Analytics Competition
Friday Apr 10 2015
Brigham Young University introduced a new type of data analytics challenge when it hosted a two-day competition last month featuring five top business schools.
MBA Finance Students Awarded Stoddard Honor
Thursday Apr 09 2015
Nine Brigham Young University students received the George E. Stoddard Prize, an honor given to second-year MBA finance students who demonstrate leadership and academic excellence. The nine 2015 winners were each awarded $5,000.