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Opportunity Scholars reflect on their recent service with the Utah Food Bank

The Opportunity Scholars Program is synonymous with service. Each semester, students come together to serve and support the community. Over the last year, they helped at the St. Vincent Dining Hall and Welfare Square Cannery (300+ hours of service in one day!) and the Utah Food Bank where they packed and distributed food to the local community. Below students reflect on what volunteering [...]

2021-07-30T11:56:34-06:00July 30th, 2021|

Hey U Podcast sits down with DPS Skis & Snowbird

Powder hounds! Do you ever wonder how the ski industry persuades consumers like you to choose their products and shred their slopes? Answers abound in the newest episode of the Hey U podcast, where Dan Pizza, Director of Marketing and Creative at DPS Skis, and Tess Hobbs, Director of Marketing at Snowbird, sit down with Eccles School students Whitney Hessler, Christian Carabajal, and [...]

2021-07-27T16:59:47-06:00July 27th, 2021|

Melting in the heat? Four places to check out and cool off

As we dive deeper into the summer months, sometimes those beautiful, sunny days can be just a little too hot for any kind of comfort. You know, those days when sunscreen doesn’t seem to block any of those harsh rays? If you’re looking for things to do instead of cranking up your AC, you’re in the right place. Here are four things to [...]

2021-06-23T14:09:13-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

University Prison Education Project book drive

The University of Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) is an incredible program that provides on-site higher education programming to incarcerated students at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. As a program committed to educational equity, UPEP is committed to providing courses at no cost to its students and relies on donations and volunteers from the Utah community. UPEP is dedicated to social [...]

2021-06-23T14:03:32-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

5 top summer eats in Salt Lake City

Looking to diversify your flavor palate? Here are five places for summer eats to try in Salt Lake City. 1) Pretty Bird If you like chicken, you’re in for a treat. Pretty Bird, located in Salt Lake City just southeast of the Eccles Theatre, is what I like to call a gourmet Chick-fil-A. Topped with pickles, slaw, and their own Prettybird Sauce, their [...]

2021-06-15T11:03:39-06:00June 15th, 2021|

Diving into Divvy: The Hey U podcast highlights a rapidly growing fintech

Did you know that Divvy saw 120% customer growth and more than 100% growth in platform spend last year? In the newest episode of “Hey U,” Eccles students Whitney Hessler and Christian Carabajal, and MaryAnne Hafen, Business Career Ambassador Program Manager, sit down with Woody Klemetson, VP of Sales for Divvy, a Utah-based company whose aim is to eliminate the expense report. Klemetson [...]

2021-06-07T19:14:37-06:00June 7th, 2021|

Phi Beta Lambda shines at the State 2021 Awards of Excellence competition

Members of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club rocked the State Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) 2021 Awards of Excellence! Eccles students went up against other Utah college students to test their business knowledge and skills. They will now move on to compete at the National Leadership Conference this summer. “These awards are important because they represent our chapter members' excellent professional and business [...]

2021-05-25T18:04:46-06:00May 25th, 2021|

3 tips for Summer Semester success

Balancing school and life is never an easy task to begin with, but throwing summer into the mix can make it even more tempting to skip class and go do something with friends. Although it may be more difficult to balance than Fall or Spring Semesters, it is doable. Here are three tips for making sure that you don’t miss lake day with [...]

2021-05-19T12:44:42-06:00May 19th, 2021|

Faculty, companies honored for connecting students to careers

Business Career Services (BCS) was excited to announce winners of the 2020-2021 Faculty Career Mentor and BCS Partner Awards this week at the David Eccles School of Business Virtual Awards Ceremony. Winners of this Award series were announced by Assistant Dean Katie Abby. Seven faculty members and three companies were honored for their efforts connecting students to careers by mentoring students and teaming [...]

2021-05-07T10:24:50-06:00May 7th, 2021|

BLinc. recognizes remarkable student leadership in 2020-21

Each year, Business Leaders Incorporated (BLinc.), the undergraduate student government of the David Eccles School of Business, highlights the achievements of student leaders and organizations through the Student Leadership Awards. Winners are nominated by students, faculty, and staff in recognition of their excellence in leadership and involvement. This year's virtual event highlighted the extraordinary effort student leaders embraced during the past year. Ainu [...]

2021-05-04T14:00:43-06:00May 4th, 2021|