What's Happening at the CBA
The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy's Volunteer Income-Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Program for members of the greater Akron community who would like help preparing their tax returns has begun. This program is free to all members of the public who earn $54,000 or less. Persons who do not satisfy all eligibility requirements cannot be helped through this program. The school strongly encourages people eligible for the earned income credit and full time students to participate. View the VITA site for further details and requirements.
As Valentine's Day approaches, culture can determine if your gift is a hit or a miss. University of Akron Assistant Professor of Marketing Sydney Chinchanachokchai is working on a Valentine's Day study that shows how Asian and Americans have a different idea on what makes the perfect gift.
Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Amanda Weinstein’s recent research on the effects of women’s workforce participation on cities’ economic growth and productivity has been published in the Harvard Business Review online. When More Women Join the Workforce, Wages Rise — Including for Men was published Jan. 31, and is available after free registration.
While many business students spent their summer days interning in corporate offices, Senior Supply Chain Management and Spanish double major, Kimberly Jones, found herself in a somewhat different learning environment this past summer.
After rigorous review, The University of Akron’s College of Business Administration (CBA) has been reaccredited in both business and accounting by the foremost international body that evaluates business school quality.