CBA Recent News CBA News Ashley Ackelson: Midcourse correction pays off Hard work + strong math skills = a great job opportunity in accounting for this UA student. She has been chosen to speak on behalf of the Summer Class of 2014 as the student responder at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT 64498736-babb-425d-9e35-17124be4a83b UA’s accounting program ranks high for its value to students UA is the only Ohio college to make the list compiled by the Master’s in Accounting Degrees website. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT 9255cd6b-f238-418f-b057-70642f7832ae State and Local Tax Conference Provides a Comprehensive Update to Tax Practitioners For the second year in a row, The University of Akron’s George W. Daverio School of Accountancy and The Ohio Society of CPAs are offering a full day’s event designed to update lawyers, accountants, bankers, business owners and others who deal with state and local tax matters on impending and current changes in tax law. The intent is to make this conference an annual event. The conference takes place on August 1, from 8:30am – 4:15 pm, at the Doubletree Hotel–Cleveland South on Quarry Lane in Independence. <a href="">Register now online</a> or at the event. 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competition. The team's faculty advisor is <a href="cba/about-us/directory/"><b>Suzanne M. Gradisher</b></a>, assistant professor of business law in the Department of Finance in the College of Business Administration.</p> <p> The unique competition for undergraduate degree programs registered with the Certified Financial Planning Board requires teams to advance through three phases. The top three teams will be awarded monetary scholarships for their schools.</p> <p>"The first round of the competition required us to submit a written financial plan based on a given case," explains Molyet, the team captain. "We had about six weeks to write the plan, which involved identifying client goals and objectives, analyzing their situation, exploring available options for improvement and making recommendations."</p> 27d41fd5-dc13-452c-85e1-5f3ac3981b8f Future entrepreneurs to convene for 'chaotic, creative, loud' week What's the next great innovation? It might be found right here when 55 Northeast Ohio college students converge on campus for Entrepreneur Immersion Week. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT 5d4d2c38-e93d-4ce3-bbe8-c89878ee59a9 Revisions to Dodd-Frank could benefit Ohio’s regional banks James B. Thomson, Ph.D., chair of UA's Department of Finance,testified July 16 before the Senate Banking subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer protection. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT fd3679dd-7524-41a6-b66c-d28979b2495f Marketing Student Selected for Interactive Marketing Immersion Program Megan Kane, a senior in the College of Business Administration double-majoring in marketing management and sales management, has been selected to participate in the Marketing EDGE Interactive Marketing Immersion Xperience (I-MIX) program, to be held in August in Los Angeles. I-MIX is a summer program for the most promising marketing students in the nation, designed to educate, develop, grow, and prepare them to enter the workforce. Megan became interested in marketing after competing in DECA, a high-school student organization for student interested in a marketing career during her junior and senior years of high school. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT 1d6a8f92-e903-4d41-abc9-e789e31060cc Dr. Li Wang and Accounting Information Systems Faculty Recognized for Publications In an article published in the Spring 2014 <i>Journal of Information Systems</i> ranking published articles, authors, and schools for their contributions to Accounting Information Systems (AIS) research, <a href="/cba/about-us/directory/"><b>Dr. Li Wang</b></a>, Associate Professor, George W. Daverio School of Accountancy, ranks number 25 based on number of citations. The <b>Accounting Information Systems faculty</b> at the College of Business Administration is also highly ranked -- number 10 based on citations per year. The article uses citations to help determine the most influential accounting systems articles. 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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT 73e973bb-926a-4250-b811-5c7608eda688 Alumni couple impact UA students, campus community during whirlwind visit <p><span>Alumni couple impact UA students, campus community during whirlwind visit</span></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT bfc1f326-1010-4085-9aa7-1b9de4074b6c Find a graduate program in business fit for you Learn more about UA’s graduate business programs at information session May 16. Wed, 07 May 2014 16:27:00 EDT 4ebb76a3-ad57-4d26-83e6-7bd808419792 Gabrielle Dimengo: Building a career by the numbers This double major in accounting and finance, who will begin her career with EY, is one of the students chosen to speak at spring commencement. Thu, 01 May 2014 12:34:00 EDT c5ebc6b8-d2b4-4e80-9c74-c585b5b9e03f Students receive $2,000 scholarships from NEO-SIM <p>Thomas Kennedy and Jacob Iammarino were both awarded $2,000 scholarships by the Northeast Ohio chapter of Society for Information Management (NEO-SIM) organization for the 2014-2015 school year.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:25:00 EDT a01ad2f9-d026-4616-9c87-01ff4a9836d8 Winners of Association of Information Systems (AIS) International Competition <p>Sean Blasko, Johnny Gless and Mark Mast took second place in the IT Service Management Track at the Association of Information Systems (AIS) International Competition.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:40:00 EDT 9c70ccd7-ed05-4b0e-bb05-b5a4cd5c066e Information Systems Management team secures a victory UA team takes second place in the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter Conference and Competition. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:55:00 EDT 9e8f7c0c-7f6a-478e-b024-c31422b1051e CBA's Best and Brightest Induction Ceremony - 2014 On April 4, 2014, at a banquet and induction ceremony for the Kappa of Ohio Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the CBA honored fifty-nine of the College’s best and brightest students and three outstanding faculty members (listed below). The 20 juniors, 23 seniors and 16 master’s students represent the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes and the top 20 percent of the master’s class, based on academic ranking. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:42:00 EDT 12026baf-256f-44f1-ba31-ae8fb6f6b3fe Sherwin-Williams CEO headlines Goodyear-sponsored forum at UA, addresses students <p>Sherwin-Williams CEO headlines Goodyear-sponsored forum at UA, addresses students</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:33:00 EDT c0f0fe72-df11-4d82-92d0-7fb41e4ede38 ITEE Meeting - Windows 8 Deployment <p>We invite you to join us for a conversation on implementing Windows 8 in the enterprise and dive deeper into real world deployment scenarios with this controversial new operating system provided by Microsoft. Jarrod Roark will be making a presentation on the benefits and challenges of implementing Windows 8.</p> <p>Please RSVP to Brittany Michael: <a href=""></a></p> <p>March 21, 2014; 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm; <br />Location CBA 258</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:36:00 EDT 30f4a3b1-8dc0-4d13-84a3-917f26e4a744 UA’s Fisher Institute Welcomes Premier Corporate Partners <p>UA&rsquo;s Fisher Institute Welcomes Premier Corporate Partners</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:10:00 EDT a1c93449-3b39-486b-ab10-d0269f98947b Overcome your fear and barriers at TEDx event April 11 Speakers from around the United States will share their backgrounds and perspectives and will challenge audiences to push the limits and break down the barriers during TEDxUniversityofAkron from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the Goodyear Auditorium of the Goodyear Polymer Building. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:48:00 EDT 45dd6215-9f52-445e-9d10-c13cdfce8767 Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum to feature Chris Connor The chairman and CEO of The Sherwin-Williams Company will share his insights on Tuesday, March 11, at 1:45 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:11:00 EST d484eba5-fca7-46c3-bb25-64b04d8ca28c Taking customer service to a whole new altitude Pilot hailed for customer service will reveal his secrets when he delivers a talk for the H. Peter Burg Personal Leadership and Development Speaker Series on March 18, hosted by the College of Business Administration. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:35:00 EST 5ab20d5f-bec5-4c1e-87ce-d20c27c85208 UA’s supply chain management team — strong links, big victory For the second straight year — business students are headed to an the International Case Study Competition after winning top honors at the district level. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:28:00 EST 0bf121fa-e4d7-439a-a4c5-ce21a5f645a1 Scholarships for Information System majors are available. Apply Immediately! <p>Society for Information Management is offering two $2,000 tuition scholarships for 2014-15 academic year to students who are majoring in Information Systems. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 15, 2014.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:38:00 EST 026ba287-22e1-4835-9566-8d3a4ef3f253 Finance Students Attend 2013 Charles Schwab IMPACT Conference <p><span>CBA finance students Danielle Molyet, Zachary Savage, Leandra Schindler, and Sally Schmitt, attended the 2013 Charles Schwab IMPACT Conference held Nov. 10 -13, 2013, to learn more about investment advising.</span></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:33:00 EST dfd0cdf6-5969-4c18-9ce4-a35a4608f05f This graduate makes a difference, one country at a time Meet Jessica Custer. She once thought she'd be balancing bottom lines, not building toilets. 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