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IU Southeast accounting students receive KyCPA scholarships18th April 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five IU Southeast accounting students will receive a total of $7,000 in scholarships from the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA). The students are: Casie Adams, Amanda Brandstetter, Troy Nally, Jacob Schmidt, and Hannah Wilbert. This marks the first time the KyCPA, which this year will award 43 students …

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Faculty Innovator: Linda Christiansen11th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2001, when employees of the firm Arthur Andersen were found guilty of obstruction justice after shredding financial documents implicating them and their client, Enron, in possible federal crimes, several business students at IU Southeast reached out to Linda Christiansen. “You are clairvoyant!” they said, more or less in unison. …

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Lisa Book and Jeff Byrne win honors from MidAmerican Business Deans Association9th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Lisa Book and Jeff Byrne, lecturers in accounting, have won third place honors in the 2018 MidAmerican Business Deans Association (MABDA) Innovation in Business Education Award Program. The awards seek to “encourage innovation in the pursuit of excellence in business education by recognizing creative and unique strategies or programs that …

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Accounting & Finance Career Day brings real world insights to campus10th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–This year’s Accounting & Finance Career Day brought 22 local employers and four professional organizations to campus to deliver real world insights and opportunities to students. The event included a panel of industry experts and a bustling job fair. The panel included Tony Schoen, CPA and CFO of First Savings …

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Linda Christiansen receives Kay Duffy Memorial Award from ALSB6th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Linda Christiansen, professor of business, has received the Kay Duffy Memorial Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). The award, which is infrequently bestowed, recognizes Christiansen for going “above and beyond in service and dedication” to the organization. The ALSB is the flagship and professional organization …

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M.B.A./M.S.S.F. alumna Ginger White is IMA Global Board Chair-Elect10th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Virginia “Ginger” White, an alumna of the M.B.A. and M.S.S.F. programs at IU Southeast, has begun her term as Global Board Chair-Elect of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). With more than 85,000 members in 140 countries, the IMA is the leading professional association of accountants and financial professionals in …

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Doug Barney earns certification for outstanding online course design10th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Doug Barney, professor of accounting in the School of Business, has been recognized by Quality Matters for having met the organization’s criteria during a review of his online course, Intermediate Accounting I (A311). Barney’s course is only the second in the IU system to earn certification for outstanding online …

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Student Night brings accounting pros to campus for networking event25th October 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Accounting professionals from the region joined accounting and finance students from IU Southeast and other colleges at the annual Student Night event, hosted by the Louisville chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the IU Southeast Accounting Club. Billed as “an accounting version of speed dating,” the event, …

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School of Business Golf Scramble: students, faculty and local business leaders tee off for success27th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The final countdown has begun for this year’s School of Business Golf Scramble, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30 at Champions Pointe Golf Club in Henryville, Ind. The Golf Scramble has been a fixture on the campus calendar for 20 years, giving students a chance to mingle with faculty and local …

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