From the Marketing Program to Motorcycle Apparel
Thursday May 14 2020
For BYU Marriott marketing alum Andrew Hancock, the opportunity to film a motorcycling trip through Baja, California, led to co-owning a motorcycle apparel company.
From Finance to Flight
Wednesday May 13 2020
BYU Marriott finance alum Trevor Findlay treasures a clear memory from his early childhood: eagerly looking up to the sky, waiting for jets to fly by. He was at one of many air shows that his grandfather, then a vice president at Boeing, had taken him to—a bonding activity they both loved. Findlay also often found himself admiring a collection of model planes in his grandfather's home office. Findlay's fascination with aviation and the bond he had created with his grandfather would eventually lead him to his future career as a pilot.
To Malaysia and Back
Tuesday May 12 2020
BYU Marriott alum and former Eccles scholar Colin Ludlow created his own career opportunities and followed his passion for international business first to Japan and then to Malaysia. Now as he settles back into life in the United States, Ludlow is grateful for the global experiences he's had and wants others to know that they too can be internationally minded—even if they don't have the opportunity to work abroad.
Serving with Love
Monday May 11 2020
While a “love” score in tennis may signify an unsuccessful performance, BYU Marriott entrepreneurship alumna Hailey Krey’s love for helping others has led her to real-life success as a tennis player, a student, and a member of BYU’s Crocker Innovation Fellowship.
The Trickle-Down Effect
Friday May 08 2020
For Corinne Anderson, assistant professor of accounting from Salt Lake Community College, the chance to go to India with BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC) was an opportunity she couldn't pass up. Her experience, which was made possible with the help of BYU's Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) grant, allowed Anderson to gain insightful knowledge that will benefit her students as she develops and refines her teaching curriculum to prepare them for their own trip to India this year.
Rollins Center Announces 2020 SEOY Winners
Thursday May 07 2020
The Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at the BYU Marriott School of Business recently recognized Daniel Quarnberg of Pyxis Manufacturing as its 2020 Student Entrepreneur of the Year.
Becoming a Better Global Citizen
Wednesday May 06 2020
Whether he's kayaking to waterfalls in Croatia or exploring the sites of Dubai, Tanner Wegrowski loves to experience the world. Completing an internship in Berlin and participating in BYU Marriott's Global Marketing Study Abroad has convinced Wegrowski that everyone should have international experiences. He believes these experiences are an invaluable way to gain an appreciation for and broader perspective of the world in which we live.
Download Tomorrow’s Top App—Today
Tuesday May 05 2020
As the use of smartphone apps have become second-nature in today’s world, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology challenges BYU’s budding student developers to create the next top app by competing in its annual App Competition. The App Competition kickoff began on 31 October 2019 and ended on 2 March 2020, giving students four months to create a new, unique app. Despite tough competition from other teams, two students who created Stockmotion, an app that teaches users how to invest, walked away with the top prize and $3,200.
Latin Roots and Business Plans
Monday May 04 2020
Trying to juggle school and a social life while simultaneously learning how to get a commercial loan, earn a dealership license, and develop relationships with business professionals is not easy, but somehow Maryorie Delgado manages to do it. As a junior in the BYU Marriott entrepreneurial management program, Delgado has developed skills from her classes that she has directly applied to growing her family’s business.
BYU Marriott MBA Students Win Big in Texas
Friday May 01 2020
Four BYU Marriott MBA students continued BYU Marriott's four-year streak of top-two finishes as they won second-place at the Texas Christian University graduate supply chain case competition. The competition gave the students the chance to grow as leaders and show off their supply chain management skills as they tackled real-world business problems.
Two Worlds Collide
Thursday Apr 30 2020
If you’ve watched a TED Talk by a university professor or followed a researcher on Twitter, you’ve seen the connection between academics and the general public that BYU Marriott assistant professor of entrepreneurship Brian Reschke studies. Academics and popular culture may seem like topics that are worlds apart, but the research that Reschke conducts explores how these two different worlds collide.
People First, Place Second
Wednesday Apr 29 2020
When BYU Marriott MPA professor Rob Christensen hit a crossroad in his career, he took the path that led to a semester-long sabbatical in Europe. After spending three months in Milan and a month and a half in London during fall 2019, Christensen reflects back on his time abroad and is grateful for the research opportunities he was given and the networking experiences he had.
Forging the Path for New Entrepreneurs
Tuesday Apr 28 2020
Using experience and lessons from his own success, BYU Marriott EMBA alum Reed Quinn hopes that he can be a business leadership example to future entrepreneurs.
BYU Undergraduate Team Honored by MIT
Monday Apr 27 2020
The Ballard and Rollins Centers aren't the only groups to recognize Neptune Plastics. MIT recently honored the BYU student-led company as 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize winners with a $10,000 award.
Thirteen MBA Students Named 2020 Stoddard Scholars
Monday Apr 27 2020
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business MBA program has awarded thirteen students with the 2020 George E. Stoddard Prize, an award given to first- and second-year students in the BYU Marriott MBA program.
Utah High School Students Test Language Skills at GMC Competition
Saturday Apr 25 2020
BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center hosted its ninth annual High School Business Language Competition. Fifty-eight teams of students from high schools around the state of Utah gathered in the Tanner Building to put their language skills to the test as they competed in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, and Arabic.
Advocating for Himself
Friday Apr 24 2020
Most BYU Marriott graduates go through weeks of rigorous recruiting before landing a job, but Clark Anderson, a 2016 BYU Marriott human resources management (HRM) graduate, recruited himself into his current job as a virtual partner account manager at Cisco.
International Business-Minded MBA Students Named 2020 Eccles Scholars
Thursday Apr 23 2020
BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center recently recognized eleven MBA students as this year’s Eccles scholars and presented each student with $9,000 for their interest in and commitment to a career in international business.
The Right Fit
Thursday Apr 23 2020
While many alumni may have forgotten about the jobs that they held during their undergraduate years, BYU Marriott alumna Michelle Carroll will probably always remember her student job at the BYU Marriott advisement center. That job was a life-changing opportunity that led her to her strategy degree, her future husband, and a career path that took her to Bain & Company in Dallas.
Saying Goodbye to BYU Marriott
Wednesday Apr 22 2020
For the last twenty years, Bryan Sudweeks has loved teaching the students in the BYU Marriott finance program. Now as his career comes to an end, he is finishing his last semester at BYU Marriott and moving on to the next chapter in his life.