BYU Accounting Professors Awarded Wildman Medal
Professors honored for contribution in the field of public accountancy Friday Jun 28 2013
Marriott School of Management accounting professors Steve Glover and Doug Prawitt are being honored with the prestigious American Accounting Association/Deloitte Wildman Medal award for their contribution to public accountancy and ability to coordinate efforts between the private and academic sectors.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.
Beta Alpha Psi to Host Third Annual Ethics Case Competition
Undergraduate and high school students can sign-up this week to participate Thursday Feb 28 2013
Financial corruption and scandal often seem like hallmarks of today’s society, but a group of Marriott School students is seeking to combat this problem by providing ethics education to future professionals.
Marriott Alumni Magazine Goes Mobile
Wednesday Feb 13 2013
Move over, USA Today. It’s time to add another app to the favorites list — the iPad version of Marriott Alumni Magazine. Looking to increase convenience and ease of access for readers, the Marriott School of Management released the digital edition including the current issue and all 2012 issues.
BYU VITA Lab Provides Students and Community Members with Free Tax Assistance
Monday Feb 04 2013
The largest student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance lab in the country is gearing up to alleviate one of life’s two uncertainties — the burden of filing taxes.
Inaugural Competition Tests Student Career Preparedness
Four students awarded for their plans Monday Dec 10 2012
One by one, 10 students stood in front of hundreds of peers and a panel of prominent business executives, introduced themselves and presented their career plans — all hoping to win the first ever Marriott School of Management My Plan competition.
Students Square-Off at Mobile App Competition
Thursday Dec 06 2012
Cat herding, ninja fighting or photo gaming — it could all be found at the Mobile App Competition hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
BYU Continues to Move Up in Latest U.S. News Rankings
Overall ranking improves three more spots to 68th Wednesday Sep 12 2012
Brigham Young University continued its upward surge in the U.S. News' annual Best Colleges rankings released this morning, jumping up another three spots to 68th among all national universities.
Marriott School Professor Presented with BYU’s Top Award
Two Others Also Honored Thursday Sep 06 2012
Three members of the Marriott School of Management's faculty and staff were honored at Brigham Young University's annual University Conference on August 20. The university's most prestigious faculty award was presented to finance professor J. Michael Pinegar. Associate accounting professor Cassy Budd and MBA program assistant Christine Roundy were also recognized.
BYU Accountancy Professor Receives Two Research Grants
Tuesday Jul 24 2012
Steven M. Glover, professor and director of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, recently received two independent academic research funding grants from the Center for Audit Quality to create academic research articles.
Accounting Students Take Second at Deloitte National Case Competition
Monday May 07 2012
A team of Marriott School of Management accounting students recently demonstrated their analytical and presentation abilities, taking second place and a $5,000 prize at the Deloitte National Audit Case Competition.
Using Small Groups to Find Big Solutions
Friday May 04 2012
Solving global problems might seem daunting, but the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance is stepping up to the challenge by providing a way to help experts create breakthroughs in specific fields.
Glover Named New School of Accountancy Chair
Friday Apr 13 2012
Marriott School of Management Dean Gary Cornia announced the appointment of Steven M. Glover as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He will assume the position beginning May 1, succeeding Kevin Stocks, who was chair for nine years.
BYU’s Accounting Program Leads Best Schools in CPA Exam Pass Rate
Thursday Mar 29 2012
The focus of BYU's accounting program is to prepare its students to be successful in the profession. Before that objective can be accomplished, however, they must first meet the qualifications to enter the field. A recent statistic — CPA exam pass rate — reveals that BYU is doing this better than any of the other top-10 accounting programs.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
15 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 27 2012
James D. Stice, associate dean, received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at its annual awards night. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.
Accounting Programs Ranked Top Three for 17th Consecutive Year
Friday Feb 03 2012
For the 17th straight year the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy received a top-3 ranking from the Public Accounting Report, reinforcing its position among the nation's best accounting schools.
Professors Win Award for Best Accounting Ranking Methodology
Wednesday Nov 23 2011
Two accounting professors from Brigham Young University were honored with the Best Paper Award from the Issues in Accounting Education journal for their work in spotlighting others' research.
Beta Alpha Psi Wins Prestigious Ethics Award
Monday Nov 21 2011
Since 1965 BYU's Gamma Alpha chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been serving on campus and in the Provo community. This year it reached out to a new audience — local high school students — a move that made it stand out from 270 international applicants to win $5,000 and the first-ever Beta Alpha Psi 2011 Ethics Award.
Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement
Friday Oct 28 2011
This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.