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

25Jan

Embracing the Honor Code

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Embracing the Honor Code

Brailee Ogden first became fascinated with construction at a young age. She really enjoyed playing with Legos and observing how different buildings were constructed. When she grew up and moved to Salt Lake City, one particular building soon captured a special place in her heart and mind: LDS Business College.

20Jan

Tyler helps teens have hope

Written by Rachel Lynne Bond, Posted in Student Stories

Tyler helps teens have hope

“Everyone wants to make a difference. Everyone wants to change the world,” said Tyler Gibbs, a first-semester student at LDS Business College. “My inspiration on how to do this started on my mission in Houston, Texas.”

Early one morning on his mission, Tyler was struck by inspiration in a most unexpected way. As he pondered the tree of life in the scriptures, a prompting came to his mind. Little did he know this idea was the beginning of a project that would change his life.

12Jan

Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

 Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

The university seemed the logical place for Brailee Ogden to get a good education. After all, she had attended the university for one semester prior to her mission. Everything seemed a perfect fit—until a visit to the temple changed everything. “I just felt very strongly that the university was not where I needed to be,” said Brailee.

06Jan

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Dora Situmorang grew up in Medan Indonesia, where as a young girl she dreamed of a good life with purpose. When Dora was 15, she was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Jenny Sihombing. “I went to the church building to take missionary lessons,” she said. “I wanted to become a member, but my parents did not give their authorization until I turned 18.”

28Dec

Once homeless, Gabriel now works in high tech

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Newsroom

Once homeless, Gabriel now works in high tech

A prompting to walk out in the middle of sacrament meeting was one Scott Fisher felt he should follow. As he exited the building and gazed at the parking lot, a young woman caught his eye. Her slow pace and bowed face signaled her plight and need. Feeling empathy, Scott gave her everything he had in his pocket, a one-dollar bill.  

22Dec

Student finds future through LDSBC

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Alumni Stories

Newlyweds Sudhir and Bindu Sabbavarapu face a difficult decision after joining the LDS Church. After much pondering and prayer, they follow their answer by moving 8,000 miles from India to Salt Lake City to attend college.

22Dec

DECA experiences develop leadership skills

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Newsroom

Life goes far beyond coming to school, obtaining an education, getting good grades and building a career. Multiple skills are needed to succeed. The LDS Business College DECA chapter helps students get hands-on experience by creating opportunities to develop leadership skills. Through DECA, students participate in conferences, competitions, and carry out service projects for the community.

15Dec

Students overcome racial and cultural differences

Volunteering diffuses the challenges of diversity at LDS Business College

Written by Howard M. Collett, Posted in Newsroom

Students overcome racial and cultural differences

What do you get when you invite a Mexican, a white American, a black American, and a Chinese-Canadian to lunch? You make new friends and find a simple solution to cultural strife. That’s what happened recently when Kasandra, Daniel, Dionco, and Dorian went to lunch with me in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. All four are attending LDS Business College, where students come from all 50 U.S. states and 60 foreign countries.

14Dec

In this Christmas season

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

In this Christmas season

As part of our journey here on earth and our process of becoming like God, we have to set apart our natural man and experience uncomfortable moments. As we try to improve by experiencing different situations in our lives, Heavenly Father puts different stars in our human orbits.

14Dec

Light the world like the Christmas star

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Light the world like the Christmas star

The light from the sun takes about eight minutes to give light to the earth. The nearest galaxy is Alpha Centauri is 4 light years away from the earth. One light year is 5.3 million miles away, which means the light of the stars that you can appreciate today is over 4 years old, hundreds and even thousands of light years away

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