Influences That Last a Lifetime
Thursday Jun 03 2021
Global supply chain management (GSCM) alumna McKenzi Gebhard knows she wouldn’t be where she is now if not for the BYU Marriott School of Business. From influential faculty, valuable peer relationships, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, the “BYU Marriott family” and its values have helped Gebhard become the professional she is today.
Monday May 03 2021
The MBA director at BYU Marriott, Daniel Snow wishes he had a dollar for every time he’s received compliments about his BYU Marriott graduates in the workforce. Since becoming the MBA director in June 2020, Snow has dedicated himself to not only upholding the school’s values and reputation but also fulfilling his personal goal to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
2021 Bateman Awards Recognize Students Who Excel in and Outside the Classroom
Tuesday Apr 27 2021
Every year, each department in the BYU Marriott School of Business selects one outstanding student to receive the Bateman Award, which recognizes excellence both inside and outside the classroom. The award is named after Merrill J. Bateman, who served as the dean of BYU Marriott from 1975–79 and the president of BYU from 1996–2003.
Global Supply Chain Alumni Hold First-Ever Virtual Alumni Event
Wednesday Dec 23 2020
On 1 October 2020, BYU Marriott School of Business global supply chain management (GSCM) alumni, students, and faculty gathered together for their first-ever virtual alumni conference. During the event, a record-breaking number of alumni and students learned from and reconnected with one another from places across the country.
Following One’s Passions
Friday Nov 06 2020
Instead of going to the playground as a child, Luana Tu’ua spent her childhood going to the Salt Lake City airport to watch airplanes take off to destinations beyond. Ever since, Tu’ua, the BYU Marriott School of Business global supply chain senior and Women in Business club president, has endeavored to pursue her passion for aerospace and make an impact on others abroad, wherever life takes her.
Ignited by Determination
Friday Oct 30 2020
Never give up. That’s a lesson that Allison Oberle learned early as a student at BYU that she has relied on often since graduation. While she initially struggled with deciding her career path, Oberle, a 2015 global supply chain management alumna from the BYU Marriott School of Business, overcame obstacles as a student and has excelled in her job, becoming an operations manager at a major corporation in only five years.
From Bike Tires to Bread Starters
Thursday Sep 10 2020
Talking about airline tickets, bike tires, and toilet paper all together in one conversation may seem unusual, but students in the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business talk about these products and many more in interactive online discussion boards, a new feature of the program’s introductory class. Making these connections between classroom concepts and supply chain principles in action prepares students to work in an ever-changing world.
Cultivating Success in a Supportive Environment
Monday Jun 22 2020
Whether he’s building planter boxes to prepare for his family’s garden projects or creating a community that stimulates learning in the classroom, Clark Pixton strives to create spaces for growth. Pixton, who teaches analytical reasoning as an assistant professor of global supply chain, works as a teacher and a researcher to teach strategies that ultimately allow students to help organizations to function more effectively.
Writing Her Own Future
Wednesday Jun 10 2020
While many college students spend summers between semesters developing their talents or learning new skills during internships, few can say they spent their summer producing an original musical. BYU Marriott global supply chain management (GSCM) senior Sarah Stoddard spent the summer after her sophomore year in 2018 producing her own musical, Spellbound—and that’s only the beginning of an impressive list of achievements she’s reached throughout her life.
The Career Symphony
Monday May 18 2020
Like the four parts of a symphony, John Gardner’s four degrees have each led him to his position as an associate professor in BYU Marriott's global supply chain management program.
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.
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.
A Flag for Egypt
Tuesday Mar 31 2020
For Nada Elmasry, a junior in BYU Marriott's global supply chain management program, the Egyptian flag hung in the Tanner Building’s atrium symbolizes the opportunity to represent her home country.
Region, State and BYU Student Employee of the Year brings together #MyViewFromBYU
Global supply chain major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account Wednesday Mar 25 2020
BYU Marriott global supply chain management major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account.
From Recess to Supply Chain
Friday Mar 06 2020
BYU Marriott alumna Melinda Malmgren's love for business can be traced back to her fifth-grade days when she participated in a class activity called "Store."
Building the World
Tuesday Mar 03 2020
For Scott and Carmen Moscrip, global supply chain students at BYU Marriott aren't just future employees and leaders, but building blocks to a better world.
Students Get Moving at Annual Global Supply Chain Management Case Competition
Friday Feb 28 2020
How did Masyn Barney, a junior in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management program, spend the week before his wedding? He competed with three other teammates in the GSCM program’s fifth annual case competition. The competition took place 27–31 January 2020. Students in BYU Marriott’s marketing, strategy, and experience design management programs were invited to participate in the competition. Pre-management, engineering, and science majors could compete as well.
GSCM Team Places Third at Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Challenge
Friday Dec 13 2019
Four seniors in the BYU Marriott global supply chain management program took third place at the 2019 Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Management Challenge hosted at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, on 24–25 October 2019.
Prepared to Succeed
Monday Nov 04 2019
Joey Chen, a senior in BYU Marriott’s GSCM program, returned to her home country of China this past summer to assist Tom Foster, the GSCM department chair, with case research. Though Chen had less experience than the other researchers also working on the project, by using the knowledge she has gained during her time as a student in the GSCM program, and with Foster’s assistance, Chen became an integral part of the research project.