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Network, learn, and make life-long friends with Eccles student clubs

One of the best things a college student can do is get involved within the community around them, and a great way to do that is through student clubs. Kerry Larson, a junior in Finance and vice president of recruitment for the Finance Club, credits her involvement in the club with helping her fully jump into her Major and the Business School. “Finance [...]

2020-09-23T11:31:53-06:00September 22nd, 2020|

Opportunity Scholars kick off their Fall Peer Mentoring Program

Earlier this month, Opportunity Scholars held its Fall peer mentoring kick-off event. Peer-to-peer mentoring is an important aspect of the Opportunity Scholars experience. Seniors and juniors are paired with freshman and sophomore students to provide support and direction throughout the academic year. These supportive, coaching relationships are unique, as mentors know almost exactly what their new classmates are facing. After all, they've recently been [...]

2020-09-22T17:50:29-06:00September 21st, 2020|

Navigating your way to valuable mentorships

College is all about navigation – navigating classes, majors, future career paths, social life, and more independence. While your time in college is full of many wonderful and memorable experiences, we also know higher education is an investment, and we’re dedicated to providing the services you need to help navigate your path. Mentorships can be a key aspect of this. Good mentors can [...]

2020-09-03T21:58:15-06:00September 3rd, 2020|

Opportunity Scholars give 300 service hours during fall service project

The Opportunity Scholars program at the David Eccles School of Business works to establish a culture of service. "Not only does service address a significant need in the community," said Program Manager Latu Kinikini, "but it also enriches the educational experience for our scholars by bringing them together and giving back to the community." And the Opportunity Scholars certainly delivered during their Fall Semester [...]

2020-09-02T09:30:18-06:00September 2nd, 2020|

Eccles Undergraduate Advising update on CR/NC

As students return to classes, we want to remind you of the grading policies within the David Eccles School of Business. As of this 2020 Fall Semester, the grading policy has returned to its original guidelines: all students must receive a C- or higher in business courses. CR/NC will not be accepted. We would like to remind students that Spring and Summer 2020 [...]

2020-08-26T18:33:42-06:00August 26th, 2020|

5 things you’ll learn in our new Online Learning Assistance course

The Office for Student Engagement & Assessment has released a new Canvas course to help Eccles students prepare for online learning. The Eccles Online Learning Assistance Course gives you the resources you need to maximize opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. 5 things you will learn by taking this course Hosting and participating in Zoom calls This module outlines etiquette when participating [...]

2020-08-21T17:09:41-06:00August 21st, 2020|

New Hey U Episode! Northwestern Mutual: How to set yourself apart

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team had the opportunity to sit down with two representatives from Northwestern Mutual: Todd Grabner, managing partner at the firm, and Jared Shumway, director of internship development. Grabner and Shumway gave some valuable practical advice, speaking about topics such as financial planning, development of skills, and overall insight for students looking to get a [...]

2020-08-21T14:10:38-06:00August 21st, 2020|

Check out the first episode of the Office for Student Inclusion Podcast

The Office for Student Inclusion at the David Eccles School of Business recently launched the first episode of its student podcast. The Office for Student Inclusion Podcast highlights First Ascent and Opportunity Scholars alumni and their stories.  This episode features First Ascent Scholar Eric Jara as he sits down for a friendly discussion with recent alum James Mordue. In this 30-minute podcast, Mordue [...]

2020-08-17T10:54:53-06:00August 17th, 2020|

Techtronic Industries: Growing and Hiring Amidst a Global Pandemic

Milwaukee, Dirt Devil, and Ryobi are all well-known brands of the not-so-well-known Techtronic Industries or TTI Group. Tracy Brown, Salt Lake Regional Manager for TTI, spoke at the Doers Hired Summer Career Fair hosted by Business Career Services (BCS). This event sought to connect students with potential careers and internships. She led an insightful info session generating interest in the areas of sales, [...]

2020-08-10T13:21:03-06:00August 7th, 2020|

Doers Hired Summer Camp – Lessons from taking the Adventure Challenge

Business Career Services recently hosted the Doers Hired Summer Camp. This event featured both live and recorded career prep sessions containing tools and insights from our career coaches to help students land their dream jobs. The Adventure Challenge, an interactive session from Career Coaches Melissa Kraft and Suzy Shurtliff featured CliftonStrengths. This online talent assessment tool uncovers themes that explain how you most [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:21-06:00July 20th, 2020|