Finance Expert Named 2002 Outstanding Professor
Monday Mar 04 2002
The Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University honored Hal B. Heaton with its 2002 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest faculty distinction given by the school. The award was presented at a banquet Wednesday when the school also recognized four other faculty members for their contributions in teaching, research, citizenship and service.
Filling the Venues When the Olympic Frenzy Melts Away
Wednesday Feb 20 2002
So what do you do when the crowds dissipate, the athletes take their medals home and you’re left with empty multi-million-dollar Olympic facilities?
To solve this dilemma, the Salt Lake Organizing Committee went back to school. That is, they commissioned a group of graduate students from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management to tackle the problem.
Their charge: figure out how to convert the world-class sports venues into profitable post-Olympic attractions.
Marriott School Names 2002 Hawes Scholars
Monday Feb 04 2002
The Marriott School at Brigham Young University named eight MBA candidates as its 2002 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
The 2002 Marriott School Hawes Scholars are Abigail Billings, Bernie DeMoss, James Jones, Brooks Lindberg, Jeremy Mathews, Jodi Morrison, Ethan Pochman and Douglas Van Woerkom.
"The Hawes Scholars represent the leaders of a student body that prides itself on integrity, hard work and academic excellence," said Henry Eyring, MBA program director.
Marriott School Sophomore Named National Kemper Scholar
Wednesday Jan 30 2002
The James S. Kemper Foundation, the charitable arm of Kemper Insurance Companies, named Jay Oman, a pre-business major from Springville, Utah, one of 17 Kemper Scholars nationwide. The Kemper Scholars program provides recipients with a three-year scholarship and three summer-internship programs at Kemper Insurance offices around the country.
Marriott School Adds New Information Systems Major
Wednesday Jan 16 2002
Beginning Fall 2002, students at Brigham Young University will be able to earn a bachelor's of science degree in information systems. The new major, offered through the Marriott School of Management, will replace the information-systems emphasis in the business-management program.
"Having a bachelor's degree in information systems will give our students the experience and credentials they need to increase both their skill base and their job marketability," said Marshall Romney, director of the information-systems management program. "This program will give our graduates the tools they need to succeed in one of the most competitive industries in business today."
Marriott School Professor Receives Governor's Points of Light Award
Friday Dec 07 2001
Norman Nemrow, professor of accountancy at the Marriott School of Management, received the 47th Governor's Points of Light Award for his volunteer work at Brigham Young University. Nemrow has been a full-time volunteer at BYU since 1992 — donating both his time and his teaching salary to the university.
Marriott School Micro Ethnographer Digitally Combats Corporate Communication Woes
Tuesday Nov 20 2001
Chairman and Former CEO of Ryder Named International Executive of the Year
Friday Nov 16 2001
The Marriott School of Management and Board of Trustees at Brigham Young University named M. Anthony Burns, chairman of Ryder System, Inc., as the 2001 International Executive of the Year. President Thomas S. Monson, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presented the award to Mr. Burns at a banquet 16 November.
Marriott School Completes Its Second-Largest Hiring Season
Monday Oct 29 2001
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management has hired the second-largest group of new faculty in school history — 18 new faculty members. The new faculty will enable the Marriott School to meet the increased demand for business management courses. During the past few years, the administration has increased the total number of faculty members by 10, which has allowed the school to expand its undergraduate enrollment from 700 to 850.
Forbes Touts Marriott School's
Friday Oct 19 2001
Brigham Young University offers MBA students more bang for the buck than any other regional school. The Marriott School of Management's MBA program was ranked number one among regional business schools in the 15 October issue of Forbes. The magazine surveyed 20,000 graduates from 104 top national and international business schools.
"BYU grads saw their salaries rise over 250% from the year before they came to school to 2000," according to Forbes. The magazine based its rankings on students' salaries before they entered the MBA program, the cost of the program, post-MBA starting salaries and salaries five years after graduation.
"We're grateful to be able to offer a competitive education at a low cost while also preparing students to give back to their church, community and professions," said James D. Stice, assistant MBA program director.
BYU graduates averaged the shortest debt-payoff
Marriott School Honored Alumnus to Speak on Business Service Opportunities
Wednesday Oct 17 2001
Reed N. Dame, president and CEO of Woodgrain Millwork, Inc. and this year's Marriott School of Management Honored Alumnus, will address faculty, students and alumni during Brigham Young University's Homecoming activities this week. Dame will speak on, "Business, A Power for Good," Thursday at 11 a.m. in 151 TNRB.
"We all have opportunities to use our professional lives to bless the lives of others around us," Dame said.
BYU Establishes Institute of Financial Services
Thursday Oct 04 2001
Undergraduate Accounting Program Draws National Attention
Monday Sep 24 2001
The Marriott School of Management's passion for excellence and progress has once again earned national recognition. Public Accounting Report and the U.S. News & World Report ranked Brigham Young University's undergraduate accounting program third and sixth respectively in the nation for the second straight year.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives BYU’s Most Prestigious Faculty Award
Thursday Sep 20 2001
W. Steve Albrecht, associate dean of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management, has not only been president of the American Accounting Association and an expert witness in the Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud case but also one of the university’s top faculty. Albrecht was recently recognized with the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, BYU’s most prestigious faculty honor.
Marriott School Teams Up with Korea’s LG Electronics
Monday Sep 17 2001
Deloitte & Touche Names Marriott Accounting Students National Champions
Friday Aug 31 2001
A team of six accounting students from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School was selected as the National Champion at the sixth annual Deloitte & Touche National Student Case Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona. The six team members are Shawn Anderson from Jerome, Idaho; Joelle Critchfield from Sandy, Utah; Tamralyn Davis from Murray, Utah; Daniel Hopkin from Needham, Mass.; Samuel Mulliner from San Jose, Calif.; and Ned Prusse from Southlake, Texas—all graduate students in the Marriott School’s Master of Accountancy program. BYU was one of only six universities to qualify for the competition.
15-Year-Old Graduate Youngest Ever at Marriott School
Tuesday Aug 28 2001
Benjamin O. Austin became the youngest graduate in Marriott Schoolof Management history as he walked across the stage and received his diploma this month. Born 21 October 1985, Austin was home schooled by his parents in Elk Ridge, Utah. Once he had completed his high school requirements, Austin enrolled at BYU when he was 13 years old for the 1999 Spring term. “I came to BYU because it is, academically, the top institution in the state, and I wanted to be in an LDS environment,” Austin said.
Marriott School Alumnus Funds Professorship and Scholarships
Thursday Aug 02 2001
Stephen Jenkins, a 1996 MBA graduate of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School, and his wife, Kay-dawn, have contributed half a million dollars to fund a professorship and several scholarships at the school. The Jenkins’ donation will benefit both faculty and students by funding a $300,000 professorship and four student scholarships totaling $175,000.
Instructor Establishes Micro Enterprise Academy
Tuesday Jul 17 2001
They’ve started many successful businesses and are now helping returned missionaries in the Philippines do the same. Stephen W. Gibson, an entrepreneur in residence at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School ofManagement, and his wife Bette Gibson founded the Academy for Creating Enterprise (ACE) to benefit members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cebu City, the second largest city in the Philippines.
Emeritus Professor Honored for Lifetime Service
Wednesday Jun 20 2001
Emeritus Professor Doyle W. Buckwalter received the lifetime service award from the Utah Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) on 4 June for his 30-plus years of service to students at the Marriott School of Management, the Romney Institute of Public Management and the ASPA. Buckwalter came to Brigham Young University in 1968 where he taught international relations in the Political Science Department. Five years later, he moved to the college of business to become a part of the Institute of Government Service—precursor to the Romney Institute of Public Management. During his career at the Marriott School, Buckwalter served as the director of the Romney Institute’s internship program and established ongoing internship opportunities for Romney Institute students with local and national organizations.