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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|

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|

Eccles School’s First Ascent community bonds over kickball and BBQ

The First Ascent Scholars program at the David Eccles School of Business kicked off the new semester with their annual First Ascent Family BBQ. Students, families, mentors, and program leaders gathered to get to know each other, build community, and have some fun. This year's event was held at Poplar Grove Park and featured activities such as ring toss, corn hole, soccer, and [...]

2022-09-27T11:45:39-06:00September 27th, 2022|

Bites with BLinc

Donut mind if I do! This past Wednesday, BLinc held its first monthly Bites With BLinc tabling event. The event was filled with lots of students, questions, and donuts – courtesy of Fresh Donuts & Deli! For Bites With BLinc, our mission is to receive student feedback and incorporate it into our initiatives, projects, and events. Student feedback is critical because we want [...]

2022-10-25T14:37:29-06:00September 21st, 2022|

Four places to take a break near or around campus

The University of Utah is surrounded by a plethora of fitness opportunities, breathtaking visuals, and new experiences. Taking a break to explore will allow you to reward yourself after a day's worth of great work! 1) Utah Museum of Fine Arts Are you interested in visual art? The Utah Museum of Fine Arts offers a perfect opportunity to view a wide variety of [...]

2022-09-15T15:28:18-06:00September 15th, 2022|