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What is Juneteenth? Emancipation, celebration, and reflection

Are you wondering why your classes are canceled on Monday, June 20, 2022? Juneteenth, which many people refer to as Freedom Day, is a new federal holiday that celebrates the freedom of those who were enslaved. Juneteenth is a day of emancipation, celebration, and reflection. What is Juneteenth? In the Emancipation Proclamation of 1862, Abraham Lincoln ordered that all slaves were to be [...]

2022-06-10T10:56:32-06:00June 10th, 2022|

Amplifying Marginalized Voices: Steps Toward Allyship

Allyship is a term that sprung up within the last decade, a popular discussion topic within social justice spaces over the last couple of years. The definition of allyship is the act of a person of privilege standing in solidarity with marginalized communities to support ongoing efforts against systems of oppression. Allyship has a large role in creating an equitable environment and community. [...]

2022-05-25T15:52:01-06:00May 25th, 2022|

Amplifying Marginalized Voices: Why It Matters

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in the blog series Amplifying Marginalized Voices, which aims to provide space for voices from marginalized backgrounds and inform readers about the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our lives. Have you ever felt discredited or wrongfully invalidated within a group? Well, according to a recent study, this behavior is not uncommon. [...]

2022-03-29T14:48:14-06:00March 29th, 2022|

Recent graduates named top 10 sales & marketers of the year

Hadlee Selman, who graduated with her Bachelor’s in Marketing in Spring 2020 and assumed a position on Overstock.com’s Paid Social Marketing Team after graduation, has recently been honored as one of the 10 Utah Business Sales & Marketers of the Year. The SAMY (Sales & Marketers of the Year) awards recognize professionals who have had a measurable impact on their company’s bottom line [...]

2022-02-10T11:48:27-07:00February 10th, 2022|

5 topics to discuss with your career coach

It's the start of a new year and with that comes plenty of resolutions. If you’re looking for something to add to your 2022 list that is attainable and extremely helpful, meet with a Career Coach right here at the Eccles School. It's easy to schedule an appointment, and it's included as part of your premier Eccles Experience! Career Coaches are here for [...]

2021-12-20T16:52:55-07:00January 18th, 2022|

Five resources you might not know about at the Marriott Library

The Marriott Library is one of the best resources on campus. With five levels and more than 4 million books plus everything from lockers to a writing center — academic success is right around the corner. Check out these five resources you may not know about: 1) Knowledge Commons Knowledge Commons is an amazing student resource. Located on Level 2, you'll find electronic [...]

2021-12-02T09:44:05-07:00December 2nd, 2021|

Eccles graduate students dive into Domo & Layton Construction Hackathon

The big, blue DOMO bus was on campus this fall, which signified the return of the DOMO & Layton Construction Hackathon hosted by the Information Systems department at the David Eccles School of Business.  For this competition, undergraduate and graduate students teams are presented with a real-world problem and are tasked to formulate a solution using the DOMO Business Intelligence (BI) platform and [...]

2021-11-30T14:15:58-07:00November 30th, 2021|

Eccles students get creative during Wednesdays at GARFF

The spirit of fall was in the air of the Garff Lobby. Hosting their weekly "Wednesdays at GARFF" event, student leaders Victoria Nguyen, Business Career Services, and Chloe Carr, Goff Strategic Leadership Center, brought their creativity to their Crimson Creations. Students attending the event had the opportunity to make one of three different crafts - a beaded bracelet, a detailed coloring page, or [...]

2021-11-29T11:12:37-07:00November 29th, 2021|

Eccles students bust common career myths at Mythbusters!

Last week, more than 300 students discovered the truth behind common career myths at "Mythbusters," an all-day event sponsored by Business Career Services at the Eccles School. With workshops, games, prizes, food, and fun, students busted through misconceptions to set themselves on the path to discovering their true potential. The day started with an exciting opening ceremony, featuring the Genius, a.k.a. marketing coordinator, [...]

2021-11-15T15:53:54-07:00November 15th, 2021|

Accounting firms, students connect in-person for first career fair of the year

More than 23 accounting firms gathered to meet our Eccles accounting undergraduate, graduate, and master’s students at our "Meet the Professionals" career fair. Companies in attendance included Deloitte, Grant Thornton, BKD CPAs & Advisors, KPMG LLP, and more. Looking for interns, assistants, and part- and full-time employees, these public accounting firms networked with accounting students while enjoying the view of Salt Lake City [...]

2021-10-26T10:53:54-06:00October 26th, 2021|