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Read about BYU Marriott's School of Accountancy, the students in our accounting programs, the faculty and their research, as well as where our alumni are in their careers.
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Cashing in on Opportunity

November 08, 2022
This summer, four BYU Marriott School of Business students were paired with financial literacy startup FinLit for an internship. The partnership came about through a social impact project (SIP) at BYU Marriott’s Ballard Center for Social Impact, which provides students with opportunities to develop business and personal skills while applying social impact principles in real-world settings.
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Back to School

October 12, 2022
Most 57-year-olds aren’t thinking about heading back to school and taking classes. However, Lyn Ellis, a 1985 accounting graduate of the BYU Marriott School of Business, found herself doing exactly that.
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Available for Her Family

September 21, 2022
After initially attending Utah Valley University and Southern Utah University as an undergraduate in the early 2000s, Sara Hubbs felt prompted to transfer to BYU.
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The Accounting Nerd

September 02, 2022
For new BYU Marriott School of Business assistant accounting professor Travis Dyer, teaching is more than a job; it’s a passion.
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Embarking on New Adventures

May 27, 2022
Recent School of Accountancy graduate Emily Holden is excited to use the skills she has gained to serve the environment she loves and the underserved communities she strives to empower.
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Behind the Scenes in the School of Accountancy

May 20, 2022
Brooke Bradford, the events and programs coordinator for the School of Accountancy (SOA) at BYU Marriott, helps bring accounting students, faculty, and alumni together.
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The Morning Man

May 09, 2022
Joseph Appiah, an alum of the School of Accountancy at BYU Marriott, is grateful\ for the early mornings of his youth that helped him develop beneficial lifelong habits.
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Nine Undergraduates Presented with 2022 Bateman Award

April 19, 2022
Nine students were recently honored as 2022 Bateman Award recipients for their excellence both inside and outside the classroom.
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Working at Home

April 01, 2022
Although BYU Marriott accounting professor Mike Drake was raised in Nevada, he calls BYU home.
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Fulfilling Her Commitment to Serve

March 21, 2022
Thanks to a sponsorship program run through the Global Business Center, international student Carmela Bristain recently completed the MAcc program at BYU Marriott.
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BYU study: 20 years later, accountants burned by Enron scandal outperform peers

March 16, 2022
In a recent study, BYU Marriott professor Tim Seidel and colleagues at other universities found that those who worked at Arthur Andersen during the Enron scandal may be better off for the experience.
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Renaissance Man of the Tax World Gains Recognition

February 22, 2022
Troy K. Lewis, an associate teaching professor in the School of Accountancy at BYU Marriott, recently received the 2021 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award.
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Excellence in Leadership, Excellence in Life

January 24, 2022
The global supply chain management program recently recognized BYU Marriott accounting alum Brian Hancock with the Global Supply Chain Excellence Award.
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Scoring Big in His Career

December 01, 2021
Brian Spilker landed his dream job when he accepted an assistant professor position in the School of Accountancy in 1993.
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The Fruit of Her Labors

November 22, 2021
In 1993, Patricia Wilson left her hometown of Cali, Colombia to pursue an education at BYU. Two decades later, she now works as the business manager for the SOA.
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Accounting Alumni Awarded CPA's Highest Honor

November 16, 2021
BYU Marriott accounting alumni Kathrine Jensen and Jared Nielsen recently received one of the most prestigious recognitions in accounting: the Elijah Watt Sells Award.
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Fish Stories

November 01, 2021
Traci Stirling Bell isn’t kidding when she says her hobby is telling fish stories. But what makes her tales unique is that they aren’t just incredible, they’re true. In 2012, Bell and her husband, Craig, started Ripple Rock Fish Farms in Frazeysburg, Ohio. From humble beginnings in the family’s garage, the company has grown into a thriving enterprise that produces 40,000 pounds of tilapia annually, with potential for another 10,000 pounds per year.
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BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty

September 24, 2021
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes nine new professors this fall.
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