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BC students leave weekly devotional at Assembly Hall on Temple Square. 

18Apr

School gives Matt a new outlook

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

School gives Matt a new outlook

Fresh off his mission to Mexico, Matt Everett found himself unsure what to do next. “I saw that LDS Business College offered a mid-semester scholarship for returned missionaries to take nine credits and I immediately signed up,” he said.

13Apr

LDSBC DOMINATES AT STATE DECA COMPETITION

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Newsroom

LDSBC DOMINATES AT STATE DECA COMPETITION

After a challenging state competition held at Weber State University, the DECA chapter at LDS Business College will compete in the national DECA competition held April 18–22, 2017 in Anaheim, California. During the state competition, LDSBC students competed with DECA students from all over Utah. Students from four-year universities were included.

10Apr

Kasandra savors blessings after numerous setbacks

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

 Kasandra savors blessings after numerous setbacks

Kasandra Matus always wanted to be an international student. She yearned to learn from people with different backgrounds and cultures. She hoped to accomplish great things with her life. To her delight, when she was 14 a relative invited her to spend the summer in New Mexico. There, Kasandra’s desire to attend college in the USA grew stronger.

04Apr

Choose wisely, choose well

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Choose wisely, choose well

Sister Wendy Porter encourages those around her to choose well in crucial moments. At a recent devotional, the Senior Instructional Designer at the BC recalled her most memorable basketball game ever. She shared how Danny Ainge, with only eight seconds left in the game, shot the winning basket for BYU.

04Apr

Pedro learns from life’s battles

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Pedro learns from life’s battles

While reflecting on the many people he had met in life, student Pedro Rodriguez found himself thinking of how suffering is different for everyone. He wondered why some people suffered a lot while others seemed to live perfect lives with little or no suffering.

03Apr

Legacy of a President

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Newsroom

Legacy of a President

President J. Lawrence Richards will complete his term of office on April 14, 2017. I’ve had the opportunity to associate with him since he took office eight years ago. Two things stand out about this great man: his love for Jesus Christ and his love for the youth of the Church.

 

28Mar

The right way to do things

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

The right way to do things

Staying true and focused on God’s will may require sacrifice, but it’s the right way to do things, said accounting professor Doug McDougal as he spoke to students at a recent BC devotional. He praised their desire to serve even while working hard to learn.

28Mar

Be strong and of good courage

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Be strong and of good courage

A big life challenge for student Natalie Hansen came when she struggled with her testimony. She found comfort and counsel in a favorite scripture, Joshua 1:9. The scripture states, “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

24Mar

Liahona finds her chosen path

Written by Jana Lillie, Posted in Student Stories

Liahona finds her chosen path

Like Lehi and his family in the Book of Mormon, Liahona Ficquet moved around a lot. Born and raised in France, she was named after the tool used as a compass, but it took time to find her path. Her father was a woodworker, and the family moved several times to find work. “I thought it was fun to move around,” she said. “Changing schools was hard, but if I did not like my experience at one I could have a fresh start at another.”

21Mar

Inherit the promised land

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Inherit the promised land

When Chris Stott pondered 1 Nephi 2:15 and how Lehi had left a beautiful home to live in a tent, he realized that just as Lehi was asked to leave comforts to live in the wilderness, students at LDS Business College are doing something similar on a smaller scale.

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