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Invest in your financial well-being with this free resource on campus

Are your finances in need of a tune-up? You may need a better plan to pay for tuition, advice on budgeting wisely, or answers about the student loan forgiveness program. The Financial Wellness Center on campus is here to help! Located in the Olpin Student Union Building, Room 317, the Financial Wellness Center offers one-on-one coaching, financial education, tools, resources, and even help [...]

2022-11-28T09:34:28-07:00November 28th, 2022|

Ready, set, go! 2022 Eccles Careers Week

Business Career Services at the David Eccles School of Business recently hosted it's annual Careers Week. Students attended skill-building workshops on topics such as resume development, networking, LinkedIn, and negotiation - then put those skills to use at the Doers Hired: Business Career Fair. The largest career fair of the semester featured twenty-two companies, including TTI, Maverick, FDIC, Goldman Sachs, and Target, allowing [...]

2022-11-11T19:01:17-07:00November 11th, 2022|

Eccles Entrepreneur Susma Gurung supports young entrepreneurs with Off the Rack

Off The Rack focuses on creating a place and platform for creative student entrepreneurs, like founder Susma Gurung. The goal is to "provide young entrepreneurs an opportunity to gain exposure for their sustainable business or startup," says Gurung. Set up in a flea market format and located on the University of Utah campus, Off the Rack started with seven vendors in February of [...]

2022-11-09T16:30:34-07:00November 9th, 2022|

First Ascent Scholars find adventure and community

The First Ascent Program has been busy with its scholars! They recently took their first-year students to Moab to camp over fall break. This trip allows students to disconnect with the world, be one with nature, and make stronger connections with their fellow First Ascent peers. Students got the chance to engage in different curricular activities that focused on social change, leadership, citizenship, [...]

2022-11-09T15:27:53-07:00November 9th, 2022|

BLinc and ALPFA partner for inclusive learning event

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and one of five student affinity groups at the David Eccles School of Business. ALPFA hosts many events throughout the academic year, such as panels with industry professionals, seminars, and workshops on how to build LinkedIn profiles (and resumes), along with hosting volunteer opportunities. ALPFA's mission is "to empower and develop Latino men and women [...]

2022-11-04T16:08:56-06:00November 4th, 2022|

New Hey U Podcast: Operations and Supply Chain Management with Maverik

What is your favorite road trip snack? Regardless of your preference for salty or sweet, chances are you've stopped at a Maverik to snag your go-to treat. Look no further than the newest episode of the Hey U podcast if you've ever wondered how these items make it from their distributors onto Maverik's shelves. In this Operations and Supply Chain-centered episode titled "OSC- [...]

2022-11-03T20:21:47-06:00November 3rd, 2022|

Four resources to help you ace your exams

Exams can be stressful, especially if you are struggling with some of the concepts from your classes. Fortunately, there are several resources on campus to help you be successful. 1) Business Tutoring Center Your Eccles Experience includes free tutoring through the Business Tutoring Center. Located on the first floor of the SFEBB, in rooms 1173 and 1175, they offer virtual and in-person tutoring. [...]

2022-10-27T17:30:51-06:00October 27th, 2022|

2022 Eccles Gala brings the Eccles community together

Lights, camera, action! BLinc recently held its annual Eccles Gala. This event brought students, faculty, and alumni together to connect over dinner from Olive Garden and Thirst. There was also an opportunity drawing - Cotopaxi backpacks and two Amazon Echo Dots! We would like to recognize our traditions team who made Eccles Gala happen; Julie Paredes-Pozas (Director of Eccles Traditions), Sally Tran (Associate [...]

2022-10-25T14:34:26-06:00October 25th, 2022|

Doers Give Back! Announcing the new EDI Leadership Award

Our Eccles community recently came together to make 234 dog toys for a local animal shelter — and grab a bowl of CupBop — during Pups & Cups, BLinc's (your Business Student Government) first service project of the year! Service projects are important to the Eccles community because it helps students have the opportunity to become effective and inspirational members of their community. [...]

2022-10-06T16:54:05-06:00October 6th, 2022|

Opportunity Scholars partner with companies for NEW! mentorship program

In partnership with Business Career Services, Opportunity Scholars recently launched a new mentorship program for scholars within the program. This program kicked off in October, bringing several employers to campus to connect with these first-generation students regarding their career journeys and experience. Part of the event featured speed networking, allowing mentors to rotate between tables of three to four students. As a result, [...]

2022-10-04T09:58:22-06:00October 4th, 2022|