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Black History Month: Brenda J. Lauderback

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Brenda J. Lauderback currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for Denny’s, Inc., the largest family dining restaurant with more than $2 billion in annual sales. Lauderback began her career at Gimbels [...]

2021-02-25T11:17:34-07:00February 25th, 2021|

The Eccles School celebrates its annual Inclusion Week

The David Eccles School of Business recently hosted our annual Eccles Inclusion Week aimed at celebrating our diverse community and strengthen the inclusive culture at the Eccles School. This year’s theme “Rise Up: Our Ongoing Commitment to Equity,” sought to demonstrate our renewed commitment to take action to fight inequity, both now and going forward.  The week featured a wide variety of guest [...]

2021-02-18T17:42:09-07:00February 18th, 2021|

Black History Month: Ash Cash Exantus

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Ash Cash Exantus was raised in a single-parent home in a public housing development in Harlem, New York City. He always had an entrepreneurial mindset, bagging groceries at the grocery store at age [...]

2021-02-18T09:59:08-07:00February 18th, 2021|

Why use the Eccles School’s Business Tutoring Center?

One of the hardest parts of college is adapting to your professors from semester to semester. Each professor likes to run their class differently and holds different expectations for their students. This means that you have to adapt your learning style to your professor’s teaching, on top of learning new class material and trying to grasp different concepts. Especially now, in our COVID-mandated [...]

2021-02-17T19:26:11-07:00February 17th, 2021|

Black History Month: Mahisha Dellinger

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Mahisha Dellinger grew up in a public housing project in Sacramento, California, with her single mother. It was there she witnessed how a community and its closeness can really impact a child’s upbringing. [...]

2021-02-16T19:15:15-07:00February 16th, 2021|

Black History Month: Jon Platt

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Jon Platt is the current Chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the largest music publisher in the world. After being appointed to the position in April of 2019, he emphasized the importance [...]

2021-02-11T12:23:54-07:00February 11th, 2021|

Black History Month: Monique Idlett-Mosley

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Monique Idlett-Mosley is a powerhouse within the entertainment industry. She served as the CEO of Mosley Brands and Mosley Music Group for more than 14 years, working with several iconic artists throughout her [...]

2021-02-09T12:01:57-07:00February 9th, 2021|

Black History Month: Marvin R. Ellison

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Marvin R. Ellison has more than 30 years of executive experience within the retail industry. Since July 2018, he has served as the CEO of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. He also has served as [...]

2021-02-04T13:07:10-07:00February 4th, 2021|

Black History Month: Michelle Love-Day

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Black History Month by sharing the successes of Black business leaders who have made big impacts in the business world. Michelle Love-Day has been an impactful educator for the past 18 years. In her work, she has strived to create a schooling environment that is student-focused, equitable, and a place where students know [...]

2021-02-01T17:12:46-07:00February 1st, 2021|

Opportunity Scholars celebrates Fall 2020 graduates

Earlier this month, Opportunity Scholars held their semester luau to celebrate their 2020 Fall graduates. Always inspirational, this semester's virtual event featured remarks from the program director, Rich Kaufusi, and alum, Simeon Lawrence. Lawrence, who received his degree in Finance, shared his personal story with the group and encouraged students to align the practice of goal setting with being intentional. "Start with the [...]

2020-12-16T10:27:05-07:00December 15th, 2020|