HireU Accounting and Finance Fair

Last month, Corporate Outreach and Business Career Services hosted the HireU Accounting and Finance Fair. The event was a chance for students to connect with 15 potential future employers at companies such as Wells Fargo, Zions Bank, CHG Healthcare and C.R. England. “Our drive to provide employers unique and effective engagement opportunities is beautifully illustrated in the HireU event,” said Kathryn Abby, assistant dean [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:22-07:00December 15th, 2017|

MAcc Program Happenings and Opportunities for Students

At the David Eccles School of Business, we keep a careful pulse on industry happenings, student feedback and opportunities for up-and-coming undergraduates. Recently, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program has made a few programmatic changes in order to better align certain aspects of the program with industry and student needs. Part-Time Scholarships Now Available Fall 2018 part-time students will be eligible for scholarship consideration. [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:23-07:00December 8th, 2017|

A message of support from Taylor Randall after campus tragedy

Dear David Eccles School of Business Community, By now I’m sure you have seen the communications from the Campus Alert system and President Pershing regarding the tragic events that occurred yesterday evening that resulted in the senseless death of student ChenWei Guo, a U student who was also taking courses at the Eccles School. I want to echo President Pershing’s support for our community and to let [...]

2017-10-31T08:55:49-06:00October 31st, 2017|

MAcc Program Ranked Top-Ten in the West; Undergraduate program Increases Four Spots

The Master of Accounting program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business earned a top-10 ranking in the Western region. Public Accounting Report named the MAcc program No. 8 in the West and No. 34 in the U.S. in the 2017 Annual Professor’s Survey. The Eccles undergraduate accounting program was also ranked, coming in at No. 8 in the West and [...]

2017-12-15T12:32:44-07:00October 30th, 2017|

Congratulations to the Eccles School’s Class of 2017

The David Eccles School of Business is incredibly proud of each of our graduates. These are students who excelled in the classroom, delved into hands-on learning experiences, traveled the world and gained the knowledge they need to make a difference in the global business world. Eccles School faculty and staff helped guide these amazing men and women along their journey, and while we're sad [...]

2017-05-04T06:01:19-06:00May 4th, 2017|

Share your Eccles School experience to celebrate our centennial

A lot can happen in 100 years. Marriages, births, deaths, graduations. The David Eccles School of Business has seen them all since its founding in 1917, and we're pretty sure these hallowed halls have some fascinating stories to tell. That's where you come in. We want to hear YOUR stories of the Eccles School as we celebrate its centennial in the 2017-2018 school year. [...]

2017-03-22T06:03:52-06:00March 22nd, 2017|

Aaron Beam recounts lessons learned from ethics gaffe that led to prison

It is easy to be tempted to walk away from ethics when riches are dangled in front of you, Aaron Beam, a felon and former CFO of HealthSouth told students in the Bill and Pat Child Family Community Hall of the SFEBB on Sept. 27. Beam, who spent three months in prison after being convicted of bank fraud after being partly responsible for HealthSouth’s scheme to inflate profit [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:49-07:00October 6th, 2016|

David Eccles Award: Kris Fenn recognized for Community

The David Eccles Award for Community goes to Kris Fenn. Kris has worked to build a strong sense of community among the Master of Accounting students, a challenging task for a one-year program. “She has given students a bigger voice and presence and has showed them consistent support,” one nominator wrote. “She regularly works nights and weekends to ensure that the students have programming [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:58-07:00May 19th, 2016|

Study: Want to keep your NCAA coaches? Get good grades

March Madness is coming to its always-riveting and often surprising end, and the impacts of the nation’s best college basketball teams on society are apparent. While it’s easy to cheer on the athletic prowess of NCAA basketball and football players, it’s easy to forget that they’re students, too. A new paper co-authored by Eccles School Associate Professor and David Eccles Faculty Fellow Brian Cadman [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:05-07:00March 31st, 2016|

10 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Shawn Nelson

Shawn Nelson, Chairman and Founder of Lovesac, spoke to the Profiles of Leadership class. Nelson shared his story of the struggles of founding a company and the joys of being an entrepreneur. Lovesac is now a national furniture retailer with more than 20 stores across the country, but it all began in the basement of Nelson’s parents’ house. As an 18-year-old, Nelson came up [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:07-07:00March 15th, 2016|