Four SOA Alumni Recognized for High CPA Exam Scores
Tuesday Jun 23 2020
On 17 April 2020, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) announced the winners of the 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award. This award is given to individuals who scored above an average of 95.5 across all four sections of the CPA exam. This year, four BYU Marriott School of Accountancy graduates qualified for the award.
Lake Honored as WCC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Thursday Jun 18 2020
Mary Lake of BYU women's volleyball and BYU Marriott's School of Accountancy was recently named a 2019-20 West Coast Conference Mike Gilleran Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Speaking the Language of Accounting
Monday Jun 15 2020
Hayden Gunnell not only graduated this spring from BYU Marriott with a master's degree in accounting, he also left with a clear plan to earn his PhD in the fall, a first-place win at the Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition, and friends and memories to last a lifetime.
A Stepping Stone to Test-Taking Success
Tuesday Jun 09 2020
Getting the highest CMA score worldwide is no easy feat, but for BYU Marriott masters of accounting student Josh Mortensen, studying for the CMA exam was like preparing for one of his competitive piano competitions—daunting but rewarding.
Eleven BYU Marriott Students Receive Bateman Award
Friday May 15 2020
The BYU Marriott School of Business named eleven recent graduates as 2020 Merrill J. Bateman Outstanding Student Award winners.
BYU Marriott Names New Associate Dean
Bonnie Anderson Assumes Role 18 May Thursday May 14 2020
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anderson as the school’s newest associate dean. Anderson takes over for previous associate dean Keith Vorkink on 18 May.
BYU Marriott Team Takes First at ACG Cup
Friday Apr 17 2020
A BYU Marriott team of two MAcc students and two MBA students took first place at this year's statewide Association for Corporate Growth Cup held this winter semester, receiving $3,000 as they competed against teams from universities across the state of Utah.
Eight to Eight
Thursday Mar 12 2020
A study group at BYU whose members called themselves the 8 to 8 Club gave BYU Marriott accounting alum Mike Baird the foundational team and leadership skills he now uses as president of a company that works to save the lives of people across America.
On the PhD Track
Tuesday Mar 10 2020
A Nike advertisement featuring Serena Williams that adorned the Los Angeles skyline read "If they think your dreams are crazy, show them what crazy dreams can do.” This ad gave Daphne Armstrong confidence to pursue her dreams of getting a PhD and eventually becoming an accounting professor.
Cassette Tape Counsel
Monday Feb 24 2020
Since losing his mom at just eight years old, BYU Marriott's School of Accountancy associate professor Josh Lee has relied on a cassette tape recording she left him to guide him throughout his life—a life that led him to accepting a BYU Marriott job in 2019.
Thirty by Thirty
Wednesday Feb 05 2020
For BYU Marriott accounting major Dmitrii Liu, there are big plans on the horizon for the next few years.
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.
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.
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.
BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019
Friday Nov 01 2019
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.
Impostor Syndrome is more common than you think; Study finds best way to cope with it
Roughly 20 percent of study subjects experience the phenomenon Monday Sep 23 2019
A new study from researchers at BYU reveals that perceptions of impostorism are quite common and uncovers one of the best — and worst — ways to cope with such feelings.
From Desk Job to World-Class Athlete
Friday Sep 06 2019
The sun blazed overhead the triathletes running in temperatures rising over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Nearing exhaustion after swimming 2.4 miles and biking 112 miles, BYU Marriott alumna Skye Murphy Moench pushed on to complete the marathon-length run—and was the first professional woman athlete across the finish line. Outperforming her competitors at the world-renowned IRONMAN European Championship in Frankfurt, Germany, Moench attributes her success to a life of hard work and commitment.
Count, Sing, Lift, Repeat
Tuesday Jul 09 2019
BYU Marriott School of Accountancy alumna Jennifer Notley packs school lunches, washes never-ending piles of dirty clothes, drives children to soccer practice, and ensures that the needs of her family of five are taken care of. At first glance, Notley doesn't seem much different from many other mothers. But what you don't know is that she's also a singer and songwriter, vocal coach, fitness instructor, and CPA—all at the same time.
UAVs, Engineering, and Ethics
Thursday Jun 27 2019
Undergraduates typically don’t have to worry about fulfilling a contract with the Department of Defense (DOD) managing a drone company’s mistakes. But that’s exactly what BYU Marriott students Scott Williams and Griffin Holt spent a weekend in Maryland doing.
Doug Prawitt Named School of Accountancy's New Director
Thursday Jun 27 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian appointed Doug Prawitt as the new director of BYU Marriott’s School of Accountancy. Prawitt began his tenure as director on 15 June 2019.