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  • Becoming a Citizen of the World Sunday May 15 2022

    Some say constantly moving is a downside of being in the United States Army, but for Lieutenant Colonel Seth Miller, moving around the world is one of the most wonderful gifts his military service has given him. His time in the army has allowed him to experience people and places that his younger self never imagined.


  • Coming Full Circle Wednesday Apr 27 2022

    The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, were life changing for 13-year-old Nathan Christiansen. That day, and the events that followed for years after, would inspire Christiansen to serve his country. Since completing the ROTC program at BYU, which operates under BYU Marriott, in 2012, Christiansen has been serving in the United States Army.


  • Following in the Footsteps of His Leaders Monday Mar 14 2022

    While growing up in a military family, Roland Griffith was also surrounded by members of the military who served as his leaders in youth programs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The influence of these leaders inspired him to join the United States Army. Now, as the operations officer for the Army ROTC program at BYU, which is operated by the BYU Marriott School of Business, Griffith is committed to being a similar role model for his cadets.


  • Inviting All to the Table Friday Jan 07 2022

    When Scott Lovejoy was a newly enlisted medic in the United States Army, he received a surprise visit from his father. The conversation that took place during this visit was a turning point in the 18-year-old's life, reminding him who he was and how important faith was. This experience, along with his time spent in the Army ROTC program at the BYU Marriott School of Business, ultimately led Lovejoy to his career as a chaplain.


  • Black Hawk Helicopters Wow Onlookers as They Land on Campus Thursday Dec 16 2021

    Family and friends clapped with excitement and joy as Army Black Hawk helicopters approached BYU campus during a ROTC event in October.


  • Former Prisoner of War Speaks to BYU ROTC Cadets on Veterans Day Thursday Dec 09 2021

    On November 11, 2021, the BYU Air Force and Army ROTC at the BYU Marriott School of Business commemorated Veterans Day through a wreath-laying ceremony and presidential review.


  • BYU Army ROTC Lives Up to Legacy of Past BYU ROTC Sandhurst Teams Friday Jul 02 2021

    A group of BYU Army ROTC students finished tenth out of forty-four teams in the April 2021 Sandhurst Challenge at West Point, New York. Competing against leading ROTC programs from around the country, BYU Army ROTC cadets pushed past their limits and used their military skills to complete an extreme competition, testing both their physical and mental capacities.


  • BYU Marriott Aerospace Studies Program Manager Erin Ricks Receives Air Force, University Awards Monday Apr 26 2021

    Erin Ricks, BYU Marriott’s Department of Aerospace Studies program manager at the BYU Marriott School of Business, recently received three Air Force and BYU awards recognizing her for her efforts and dedication to leadership in helping to improve and uplift the BYU US Air Force and Army ROTC programs. Since joining the program, Ricks has accomplished several firsts for the BYU ROTC programs as a nonmilitary program director.


  • ‘I Saw Myself in Them’ Wednesday Feb 10 2021

    Whether he’s flying helicopters across Afghanistan and Iraq or running 100-mile ultramarathons, United States Army Major Jeff Timmons applies lessons about self-improvement and adhering to his values that he learned at BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Choosing Her Influence Tuesday Dec 01 2020

    Brigham Young University ROTC student Kenna Brown, from Centerville, Utah, is one of only twenty-one women cadets in the BYU Army ROTC program. After watching military heroes during her childhood, Brown aspired to become an Army nurse, and she is committed to serving and healing others as they did.


  • Air Force and Army ROTC Hold 9/11 Vigil Amid COVID-19 Saturday Nov 07 2020

    In remembrance of the tragic events of September 11th, members from the BYU Army and Air Force ROTC joined together to reflect and honor the fallen.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes New Military Science Department Chair Monday Aug 31 2020

    BYU Marriott School of Business welcomes Lieutenant Colonel Seth Miller as the new department chair for the Department of Military Science and as the director of BYU’s Army ROTC program. Miller’s last assignment was in Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he was the military intelligence majors assignment officer for the US Army Human Resources Command. Miller took over for Lt. Col. Forrest V. Cook on 29 June 2020.


  • Becoming Army Strong Monday Aug 24 2020

    The military isn’t the path for everyone. Long hours, difficult training, and potential danger make the journey of a military career a challenging one. However, for BYU student Harrison Mayer, the current commanding officer for the Army ROTC cadets at BYU Marriott, the military offers the perfect balance to help him become the leader he aims to be.


  • A Future of Military Service: BYU Air Force and Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremonies Tuesday Jun 16 2020

    On 23 April 2020, five BYU Marriott Army ROTC cadets commissioned into the US Army in person at BYU during individual small ceremonies broadcast over Facebook Live while ten additional cadets commissioned in a group commissioning ceremony via virtual conference call. In addition to these fifteen Army ROTC cadets, Air Force ROTC cadets will commission into the Air Force on 15 May through virtual conference calls or in-person with audiences of less than ten people.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • From Jungle Survival to ROTC Leader Wednesday Apr 15 2020

    For some people, a three-week visit to Hawaii may be the perfect chance to relax and enjoy the beach. However, for BYU Marriott Army ROTC cadet Garrett Falk, his time in Hawaii was an opportunity to develop survival skills.


  • Adjusting to a Curveball Thursday Apr 09 2020

    When life threw U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William D. "Hank" Taylor a curveball while he was a pitcher on BYU's baseball team, he found a new course with BYU's Army ROTC program.


  • The Journey to Leadership Tuesday Feb 04 2020

    For BYU students Cathryn Guzzwell and Sydney Clark, hard work and determination put them in a class above as cadet commanders of the Air Force and Army ROTC programs.


  • 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.