Recently several teams of accounting students competed in a case competition with PwC. Martha Eining is the Director of the School of Accounting so she might be biased but she writes with glowing enthusiasm about her students:
The David Eccles School of Business and the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute are one step closer to becoming an international destination for student entrepreneurs, innovators and “makers” today as it breaks ground on the Lassonde Studios. The five-floor, 148,000-square-foot building will merge more than 400 student residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” open for any student to attend events, build prototypes, launch companies and more.
The David Eccles School of Business announced today Bill Campbell, a successful television executive and producer, is the honoree and keynote speaker for the 2014 Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation
The American Accounting Association (AAA) recently announced that our very own Dr. Martha Eining was one of two recipients of the 2014 AAA Outstanding Service Award along with Gail Hoover King. This AAA award, which may be awarded at any time by the Board of Directors, was presented in the form of unique glass art pieces to the pair on Tuesday, August 5th at the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia.
In a labor of love, The Road Home's winter overflow shelter got an extreme makeover, complete with lilac-painted walls and lots of helping hands.
As part of an annual service project, about 130 students and faculty from the University of Utah's Master of Accounting program showed up early Wednesday to restore the shelter in preparation for winter.
The home has accommodated up to 300 people in the past, offering families a place to sleep, eat and bathe.
The David Eccles School of Business today announced Dr. Christine Botosan, professor of accounting and associate dean of graduate affairs, has been elected president of the American Accounting Association's board of directors. Botosan will serve as president for the AAA’s 2014–2015 year, beginning her term at the distinguished group's annual conference this year taking place Aug. 2–6 in Atlanta. She recently completed her term as president-elect for the 2013–2014 year.
Brianna Koucos, a senior career counselor with the Undergraduate Career Management Center, traveled recently with two groups of students to visit Grant Thornton offices in Paris and the Bay Area. Here, she writes a bit about the trips:
The David Eccles School of Business students made two trips to Grant Thornton this spring.
The first was in Paris, France, where the Business Scholars met with partner and alumnae Johanna Nielsen (’01).
Marci Butterfield, an associate professor at the David Eccles School of Business’s School of Accounting, was recently named an Outstanding Faculty Advisor award winner by Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting honor society for students and professionals that boasts more than 300 chapters on college campuses.
Butterfield is one of only four winners of the honor from across the country, and will collect a $5,000 prize and plaque from McGladrey LLP at BAP’s annual conference later this year in Atlanta.