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Fall 2015

To do well and to do good

he roll call of Aggies who studied business at Utah State University and then went on to significant career success is long and storied. Nobel Prize in Economics. Check. Chief executive of the largest professional services firm in the world. Check. Head of the world’s leading brand. Check. President of a major Asian university. Check. Founder of the world’s largest fitness equipment company. Check. Influential member of a King’s court. Check. Member of Congress. Check. Owner of a professional sports franchise. Check. CEO. CFO. CMO. CXO. Check. Check. Check. Check.

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My Huntsman Experience

My experience at the Huntsman School of Business has been second to none. The school challenges us to “dare mighty things” and provides amazing opportunities to get involved and accomplish our dreams.

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L Tom Perry: A Personal Reflection

The December morning in 2007 was cool and clear with that ever-present breeze crossing the Utah State University campus. Hundreds of faculty, staff, and students joined Jon and Karen Huntsman and their family and friends, for a historic announcement …

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2015 Distinguished Executive Alumnus Dell Loy Hansen

At a gathering with students in the Huntsman School a couple of years ago, Dell Loy Hansen, ‘82, offered three simple rules for the students to consider as they set off in their life journey:

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Let’s Go to Luxembourg

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Huntsman School in 2004, Ben Oates started with PwC in their Grenada office, located in the Caribbean, where he worked with both local and international clients in their Assurance and B…

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Aggies in India

This summer, Huntsman student, Gavin Salisbury, MIS, ‘16, and recent Huntsman MBA alumnus, Riley Duke, ‘15, traveled to India to work with the KVM Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides English language and professional skills education t…

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Teaching & Research

Recent changes to the core set of courses required of all Huntsman majors, including the addition of four new courses, are designed to prepare students for meaningful careers in commerce and public service.

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Dean's Message

Dean's Message: Lives of Impact

Our colleague, Stephen R. Covey, would often ask audiences to “think of what you want people to say about you when you are 80 years old.” And although Dr. Covey, the first Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair in Leadership at USU, did not himself live …

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My Favorite Professor

My Favorite Professor

It is impossible to leave Dr. Shannon Peterson’s class without feeling academically challenged. She has challenged me in ways that have changed the way I think about learning, life, and myself.

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Vision: Brady Murray Accounting,‘05

I believe that the person you become is determined by the books you read and the people you associate with. Throughout my life I’ve been fortunate to surround myself with exemplary men and women. Many of whom have been through my affiliation with the…

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Voice: Sylvia Jones, Economics, '87

Find out what you are passionate about. What moves you? Once you figure that out then everything else usually comes naturally. In most cases what you are passionate about is a result of your life experience. Focus your energy in the direction of your…

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