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  • Sharing and Learning from Unique Experiences Tuesday Aug 23 2022

    When Staci Carroll came to the BYU Marriott School of Business in 2020 as the manager of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, she looked forward to sharing her life experiences in that area. In her role with the Deans Office, Carroll feels grateful for opportunities to talk with and support students. She also enjoys learning from the experiences of everyone around her and incorporating those lessons into her personal life.

  • Education Pays Off Monday Aug 22 2022

    Marcelo Souza always had a passion for education while growing up in Brazil. He set a goal as a teenager to earn an advanced degree from BYU, which he accomplished when he graduated with an MBA in 2005. The lessons Souza learned at the BYU Marriott School of Business not only helped him adjust to a new culture, they also helped him become a better businessman and reinforce his top priorities of family and religion.

  • Intergalactic Coding Camp Friday Aug 19 2022

    Justin Giboney, a professor of information systems (IS) at the BYU Marriott School of Business, routinely sends summer camp students to outer space. Each July for two weeks, high school students from the ages of 13 to 18 flock to BYU campus to attend the cybersecurity camp he leads. When the participants arrive, Giboney sets up a starship simulator in the basement of the Crabtree Technology Building and lets the students navigate through space using a series of cybersecurity challenges. 

  • Sharing Lessons Learned in Afghanistan Thursday Aug 18 2022

    During his early career in the United States military, Master Sergeant Wesley Gipson served multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan under the harshest and most demanding of circumstances.  At the time of his deployments, Gipson could not have predicted that he would later share what he learned from those experiences with young cadets as the newest senior military science instructor at the BYU Marriott School of Business.  

  • India CIBER Trip Expands Professors’ Perspectives Wednesday Aug 17 2022

    As 2021 drew to a close, faculty members from colleges across the country boarded a plane and traveled to India, a country known not only for its history, vibrant culture, and beautiful architecture, but also for its role in global business. The trip, which was cosponsored by the Whitmore Global Business Center at the BYU Marriott School of Business, was designed to provide trip attendees with useful insights about international business.

  • Paving Paths to Higher Education Tuesday Aug 16 2022

    Richard Amon, who graduated from the MPA program at the BYU Marriott School of Business in 2005, continually strives to help students in their pursuit of higher education. He now works as the vice chancellor of business affairs at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

  • Finding Work that Fits a Family Monday Aug 15 2022

    For Dane Bendixen, startup enthusiast and father of three, the values he found while studying entrepreneurship at the BYU Marriott School of Business have carried him throughout his career. One such value is prioritizing his family and personal life. After moving seven times in as many years for work, the 2010 graduate has become a firm believer in working for companies that fit the schedule and lifestyle he wants for himself and his family.

  • Love that Leavens Friday Aug 12 2022

    For the past few years, Amy Densley's family has enjoyed the delicious, hot-out-of-the-oven products of her breadmaking hobby. Similarly, as the assistant program director for the finance department at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Densley brings a warmth to the people around her, including alumni, current students, and her fellow staff and faculty members.

  • A Tale of Four Careers Thursday Aug 11 2022

    Jen Almond was playing a trivia game along with other students during the BYU Marriott School of Business’s new-student orientation when a question popped up that she knew she could answer correctly: “How old is the oldest student in this class?” The answers provided were 20, 32, and 34. Almond, age 34 at the time, realized she was the oldest person in her information systems cohort. 

  • A Giant GSCM Homecoming Wednesday Aug 10 2022

    On August 4, 2022, approximately 60 people from the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business gathered for an annual event designed to bring together alumni and students. During this year’s event, held at Rock Canyon in Provo, barbeque was served and conversations were shared.  

  • BYU ICMA Chapter Wins Best Event Contest Monday Aug 08 2022

    The International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the leading organization for current and future local-government professionals, recently named the ICMA chapter at the BYU Marriott School of Business as the second-place winner of the 2022 Student Chapter Best Event Contest.

  • A Love for Efficiency, Hard Work, and Relationships Friday Aug 05 2022

    In 2010 sophomore Joe Bodily stood in the middle of a BYU career fair. He was determined to find a career path he could be passionate about. As his eyes scanned the room, he was drawn to a sign taped to a table that read, “Global Supply Chain Management.” He approached the professor standing at the table and began asking questions about the major. As he started to learn more about the field, he began to consider the possibility of pursuing a career in global supply chain management (GSCM). 

  • Cliffs, Cured Ham, and Connections Thursday Aug 04 2022

    In January 2022, the BYU Marriott School of Business Information Systems (IS) study abroad trip to Asia was canceled for the third year in a row because of COVID-19 border closures. The professors who organized the trip, Greg Anderson of the Department of Information Systems and John Gardner of the Department of Marketing and Global Supply Chain Managements, were forced to abandon their plans yet again. 

  • An Oath to Support and Defend Wednesday Aug 03 2022

    The BYU Army and Air Force ROTC programs held three commissioning ceremonies during April and May 2022. The Air Force ceremony recognized 13 graduating cadets for their entries as second lieutenants into the United States Air Force, and the two Army ceremonies recognized a total of 18 graduating cadets for their entries as second lieutenants into the United States Army.

  • Not Your Typical Sales Guy Tuesday Aug 02 2022

    According to BJ Allen, the world of sales doesn’t mean charming a customer at their doorstep or tricking someone into a purchase. Instead, he passionately believes sales helps people find solutions to problems by introducing products or services one may not know ever existed. As an assistant professor of marketing at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Allen now wants to help his students feel the same way.  

  • New York, Las Vegas, and the Tanner Building Monday Aug 01 2022

    With a background in fashion merchandising, Andrea Farrell used to travel to places such as Las Vegas, New York, and Guangzhou, China, for her day job. Now, as the financial manager for the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at the BYU Marriott School of Business, she spends most of her workdays in room 470 of the Tanner Building. Although Farrell has momentarily put business travel to rest, she’s found a job she loves, where she gets to see students realize their entrepreneurial dreams. 

  • Volunteerism Scholar Ram Cnaan Speaks at Cornia Lecturer Series Saturday Jul 30 2022

    On March 31, 2022, the Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics at the BYU Marriott School of Business held a luncheon to honor the newest recipient of the Gary C. Cornia Lecturer Series award, which is named after a former dean of BYU Marriott. The award was given to Ram Cnaan, the director of the Program for Religion and Social Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.

  • 11 Cadets, One Big Accomplishment Friday Jul 29 2022

    Strapped in full gear, weapons, and backpacks, 11 BYU Army ROTC cadets hauled themselves up the steepest hills and terrain to finish the first day of the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. As the cadets, who are from the BYU Army ROTC program hosted by the BYU Marriott School of Business, started to approach the end of the last task, a cadet from the team ahead became injured, falling behind. The BYU students stopped to help this competitor finish the rest of the challenge.  

  • Dancing into the Business World Thursday Jul 28 2022

    For human resource management (HRM) junior Josh Hinton, the BYU Marriott School of Business has influenced nearly every sphere of his life. From his work at a local dance studio to his friend circles, Hinton knows that joining the HRM program has been pivotal for him. 

  • Around the World in 70 Ways Wednesday Jul 27 2022

    On the first day of class every semester, Bruce Money shows his students one of his favorite quotes, a saying from Mark Twain: "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrowmindedness." As the Fred Meyer Professor of Marketing and the executive director of the Whitmore Global Business Center (GBC) at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Money encourages his students to travel and further expand their views of the world.