Telling Victory's Story
Thursday Jun 18 2020
With a capacity of nearly 19,000 people, BYU’s Marriott Center can be an intimidating place to play a basketball game. As BYU’s basketball teams take on and defeat some of the best teams in the country, students hold up signs and fans cheer from all directions, pouring down deafening noise on opponents. Earlier this year, before COVID-19 closed down campus, BYU Marriott entrepreneurship senior Bradley Pilkington documented this scene for social media.
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.
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.
Unlocking the Power of People
Friday Jun 12 2020
Growing up in a small town in Oregon, BYU Marriott alum Josh Spencer never imagined that he’d one day work for one of the largest investment banking firms in the world. However, through his own hard work and support from the BYU Marriott human resource management (HRM) program, Spencer is now a human resource business partner at Goldman Sachs.
Business Solution for Diabetics Victorious at New Venture Challenge
Thursday Jun 11 2020
The BYU student-founded company PhyR walked away with the first-place price and $15,000 at the 2020 New Venture Challenge hosted by the Rollins Center.
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.
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.
Exploring All His Interests
Monday Jun 08 2020
Whether he's dealing with career changes, family illness, financial struggles, or even "gnarly teeth," BYU Marriott strategy graduate Nathan Winn has been determined to move forward with a smile.
Liddle Appointed as New Chair of Information Systems
Monday Jun 01 2020
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Stephen Liddle as the new chair for the Department of Information Systems. Liddle began his new role on 18 May and takes over for Bonnie Anderson, who recently became associate dean at BYU Marriott.
Finding Happiness in the Moment
Friday May 22 2020
BYU Marriott strategy alum Eli Tucker isn’t afraid to make changes to his life plan as he goes. As an incoming freshman, he was set on studying computer science, but he then changed his career path to business strategy. More recently, he made the decision to step away from his position at one of the world’s biggest companies in order to travel the world. Now that the coronavirus pandemic has delayed his world trip, he’s once again adapting his plan. Through it all, he is learning to find happiness in the moment.
Questions and Answers: One Man’s Life Work
Tuesday May 19 2020
Answering questions about collaboration and effectiveness is why Cody Reeves heads to the office every morning. These types of questions motivate his research as a BYU Marriott assistant professor of organizational behavior and human resources, and they help him prepare students for their future careers.
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.
From the Marketing Program to Motorcycle Apparel
Thursday May 14 2020
For BYU Marriott marketing alum Andrew Hancock, the opportunity to film a motorcycling trip through Baja, California, led to co-owning a motorcycle apparel company.
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.
To Malaysia and Back
Tuesday May 12 2020
BYU Marriott alum and former Eccles scholar Colin Ludlow created his own career opportunities and followed his passion for international business first to Japan and then to Malaysia. Now as he settles back into life in the United States, Ludlow is grateful for the global experiences he's had and wants others to know that they too can be internationally minded—even if they don't have the opportunity to work abroad.
Serving with Love
Monday May 11 2020
While a “love” score in tennis may signify an unsuccessful performance, BYU Marriott entrepreneurship alumna Hailey Krey’s love for helping others has led her to real-life success as a tennis player, a student, and a member of BYU’s Crocker Innovation Fellowship.
The Trickle-Down Effect
Friday May 08 2020
For Corinne Anderson, assistant professor of accounting from Salt Lake Community College, the chance to go to India with BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC) was an opportunity she couldn't pass up. Her experience, which was made possible with the help of BYU's Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) grant, allowed Anderson to gain insightful knowledge that will benefit her students as she develops and refines her teaching curriculum to prepare them for their own trip to India this year.
Rollins Center Announces 2020 SEOY Winners
Thursday May 07 2020
The Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at the BYU Marriott School of Business recently recognized Daniel Quarnberg of Pyxis Manufacturing as its 2020 Student Entrepreneur of the Year.