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Former Deloitte CEO Shares Career Advice

Jim Quigley’s mother was a school teacher; his father, a forest ranger, and he grew up in the tiny town of Kanosh, Utah, with a graduating class of 91 students. Yet from those humble beginnings, Quigley rose to become CEO of Deloitte, the leading professional services company in the world, providing audit, tax, and advisory services to organizations around the world.

Inaugural Professor: Does Finance Really Matter?

Does Finance Really Matter? Ben Blau, Economics and Finance professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, answered this question at the president’s inaugural lecture on November 7.

Marketing Club Holds Aggie Ice Cream Competition

Singing “The Scotsman.” Sitting on Old Main Hill. Cheering at football games. Making a bonfire at Second Dam. And of course, eating Aggie Ice Cream. These are just some of the things that make us Aggies.

School of Accountancy Ranked Nationally Again

The School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has once again been ranked as one of the best accounting programs in the nation.

Huntsman Scholar Program Welcomes New Assistant Director

Thanks to the generous donations of the Huntsman Family, Koch Foundation, and others, the Huntsman School has been able to continuously innovate student curriculum and programming. One key program that has recently undergone an innovative shift is the Huntsman Scholar Program.


Leadership Professor Named New Professional MBA Director

Dr. Bradley A. Winn, a leadership and strategy professor at USU, was recently appointed to serve as the new director of the Professional MBA Programs. PMBA programs at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business now serve about 200 working professionals throughout the State of Utah and beyond. “We are very excited to have Brad Winn to fill this very important role. Brad has extensive experience in high…


MIS Inaugural Professor: Don't be a Blobfish

Am I a blobfish? Are my students blobfish? These questions came to Robert Mills’ mind as he prepared for the Inaugural Professor Lecture Series, hosted by Utah State University’s President Noelle Cockett, to honor recently promoted professors.


Huntsman Leadership Summit Highlights Characteristics of Successful Leaders

On Friday, September 29, 2017, two partner investors, two CEOs and one vice president spoke on a panel at the Huntsman Leadership Summit to conclude Business Week at Utah State University.


Management Minute - Value of an MBA

Learn more from Professor Scott Hammond on how an MBA will enhance your career, your network, and accelerate your business mastery.


Going Back to School

The typical image of an unmarried, 18-to-22-year-old college student is giving way to a new reality. At Utah State University, a large and growing percentage of students are non-traditional students — older in age, with professional work experience and more likely married and/or with children. Their situations often differ from their younger classmates, bringing their own challenges and opportunit…

Public Accounting Report 2017 Rankings

The School of Accountancy is excited to report that we continue to rank in the “Top 50” graduate and undergraduate programs in The Public Accounting Report 2017 Annual Rankings.


How I Spent My Summer

This Summer, I spent several weeks in Southeast Asia on a Global Learning Experience with the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. We traveled to Vietnam, Thailand, China, and Hong Kong to meet with businesses, government agencies, and international organizations. Our group included Dean Anderson, Dr. Vijay Kannan, and Dr. Zsolt Ugray along with 13 students in various majors in the Huntsman School …

Leonard J. Arrington Centennial Conference

This July, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business was honored to host the Leonard J. Arrington Centennial Conference, sponsored by Cache Valley Bank and Siegfried—Jensen.

Top Finish in National Real Estate Investing Competition

A team of Huntsman School students placed third in a national real estate competition, ahead of Harvard, BYU, Wisconsin Madison, Pepperdine and others in the 2016 Real Confidence University Challenge.


Are Women CEO Material? NY Times Taps Cross-campus Team of USU Researchers

In recent years, some women have broken through the business world’s glass ceiling, that invisible barrier keeping their sex from rising to such positions as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.But, when women executives do reach the ladder’s top rung, they’re finding “shaky ground,” according to an in-depth, front-page article in the New York Times.


Huntsman School Welcomes Incoming Freshmen

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will host four Huntsman Welcome socials this Summer for incoming direct admit students and Huntsman Scholars. Several gracious alumni are hosting the socials at their homes along the Wasatch Front. These events will provide incoming Huntsman students the opportunity to interact with alumni, get questions answered by Huntsman School representatives, grab Hunts…


Exploring Careers in NYC

Sixteen students, along with two faculty members, travelled to New York City earlier this month for three days of career exploration visits with finance firms. The ten visits included large firms such as Goldman Sachs, KPMG, and Bloomberg as well as S&P, Time Inc, and JetBlue. The students also took part in an event that brought together alumni in the area. Grant Brinkerhoff, a sophomore Finance s…


Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research highlights of Huntsman School faculty members.

IMA Wins Again

The Huntsman School’s student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2nd year in a row, and 7th time overall. They are one of only four chapters out of 129 chapters nationwide who earned the Gold Award of Excellence and were eligible for consideration. Under the direction of Frank Shuman, they have met these requirements for the …

Holland Travels to Japan

Management Associate Professor Dan Holland received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Kyoto, Japan, for a portion of the 2017-2018 academic year.


A Transformative Moment

Jon Huntsman and Charles Koch have each written history more than a few times. Both have spent a lifetime building billion-dollar enterprises that employ thousands around the world. The two have revolutionized entire industries. They’ve each authored best-selling books on business philosophy and ethical leadership, and both are renowned for their generosity.

How We're Building Huntsman

Karen and I met while crossing the Quad at USU, and our experience at Utah State shaped our lives.

At the Top of Their Game

Huntsman alumni are leading lives of distinction around the world.


In-state Tuition for all MAcc Students from 16 Western States

Some students who are beginning the MAcc program in the Fall 2017 semester or later may have the benefit of paying in-state tuition to obtain their MAcc degree due to the program’s recent designation as a Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).


USU Announces $50 million gift

Congratulations 2017 Graduates!


Graduate Program Applications Deadlines


Huntsman Students take 1st Place at National Competition

A team of Huntsman Marketing Association students representing the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University won a $15,000 grand prize by taking first place in the prestigious 2017 Wake Forest Marketing Analytics Case Competition.

MHR Program Ranked Nationally

The Master of Human Resources (MHR) online program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University ranks fourth in nation, according to Human Resources MBA, a resource guide for the human resources industry. This top ranking measured the Huntsman MHR program against 200 accredited schools with online programs aligning to the Society for Human Resource Management’s recommended gu…

The Huntsman School welcomes two outstanding new faculty

The Huntsman School welcomes Dr. Briggs Depew as an Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance and Dr. Mike Ulrich as an Assistant Professor, Department of Management.


Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

It has been more than 30 years since Dr. Daniel Holland, an Associate Professor in the Management Department in the Huntsman School of Business who teaches entrepreneurship and strategy, served in Japan as a voluntary representative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has always hoped to return to the culture and people he grew to love, so the Fulbright Program’s post detailing…

Helping Families in Need

Many Americans feel stress and uncertainty about their finances. In a recent Federal Reserve report, nearly one-third of survey respondents said they’re “just getting by” financially, and about one-quarter reported struggling to pay bills. Almost half of the respondents said they would be unable to come up with just $400 for an emergency.

ProSales Club Shines

Recently, students from the Huntsman ProSales Club excelled at the Florida State International Collegiate Sales Competition, the Russ Berrie Institute National Sales Competition, and the Qualtrics Sales Idol Competition.


USU Accounting Alum Wins International Internal Audit Research Award

USU Accounting alum, Lancelot Giles ’09, recently received the Esther R. Sawyer Research award at The Institute of Internal Auditors’ 75th annual conference in New York. The Sawyer Award is an annual worldwide competition open to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in internal auditing at an Internal Auditing Education Partnership university. He received the award for his submission, “Ac…


Kathryn Fargam, ’09 receives UACPA Award

Kathryn Fargam, ’09 received the UACPA award for Women to Watch: Emerging Leader at the UACPA’s Annual Inauguration & Awards Banquet this fall. This award is presented to a woman professional who has made significant contributions to the profession and her community, but who has not yet reached the highest levels of advancement.