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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|

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|

Want to be a LGBTQ+ advocate? These 4 tips will help

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, the Out for Business (O4B) student organization, in partnership with the Eccles Alumni Team, hosted a panel of experts for "LGBTQ+ Advocacy: Becoming the Advocate You Were Born to Be." Below, student Brian Pham, Executive Director, O4B, takes us through major takeaways from this extraordinary discussion. Watch the full discussion on YouTube here. On April 14, we sat [...]

2021-04-27T13:31:51-06:00April 27th, 2021|

3 tactics to make your fashion purchases more sustainable

Editor’s Note: The David Eccles School of Business is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) this week by sharing stories of Eccles student entrepreneurs and organizations that highlight sustainability. What is something that you, me, and everyone around the world have in common? Clothing! No matter where you go, fashion is a staple in every culture. That means roughly 8 billion people around the world [...]

2021-04-19T11:57:35-06:00April 19th, 2021|

Women in Finance Club elevates women’s voices, builds networks

As a woman entering the business world, it can seem daunting to hear about sexual misconduct in the workplace, the mansplaining, and the constant reminder of the gender wage gap. All of these negative attributes affect the number of women that believe they can be successful in a business or finance major. Because this typically male-dominated industry has been less inclusive, fewer women [...]

2021-03-16T09:21:30-06:00March 16th, 2021|

Ethics Club speaker dives into world of ethical hacking

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the David Eccles School of Business’ Ethics Club was fortunate to hear from Elizabeth Rogers, who is currently a part of the Michael Best Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. Rogers focused her presentation on ethical hacking, which consists of legally breaking into computers and devices to test an organization’s internal defenses. These White-Hat hackers are oftentimes sought out by the [...]

2021-02-11T16:08:49-07:00February 11th, 2021|

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|

Eccles School’s Student Investment Fund hits $1 million mark

The Student Investment Fund at the David Eccles School of Business hit the $1 million mark on Aug. 5, 2020. “I am really excited to reach the $1 million threshold,” said Elizabeth Tashjian, a professor of Finance and faculty advisor of the Student Investment Fund. “Although it is an arbitrary number, it says to our students, our alumni, and employers that the students have [...]

2020-09-11T12:50:04-06:00September 14th, 2020|

2020 Student Leadership Award Recipients

One of the strategic pillars of the David Eccles School of Business is creating a culture that invites, inspires, and innovates. At the core of this endeavor are students. Every student at the Eccles School thrives from being a doer in a variety of capacities. Through their experience at the Eccles School, students are given opportunities to make a difference in their communities. [...]

2020-05-06T09:40:06-06:00May 4th, 2020|

Panel shares tips on working with empathy at LGBTQ+ event

How do employers create an environment that allows employees to bring their whole and best selves to work? Several members from the LGBTQ+ business community shared their ideas for working with empathy at a recent panel sponsored by the Out for Business club and Alumni Relations at the David Eccles School of Business. The panelists were: Derek Kitchen, Utah State Senator for District 2 [...]

2019-12-06T12:29:34-07:00December 6th, 2019|