McEnroe Named to Spirit of Inquiry Award

John E. McEnroe, Deloitte Alumni Distinguished Professor of Accountancy in the School, has been awarded one of the University’s 2011 Spirit of Inquiry Awards, in recognition of his long record of creative research which consistently demonstrates the inquisitiveness of the committed scholar. The awards, presented at the university’s year-opening Fall Convocation, are selected by the University…

School Faculty Author COSO Thought Paper

Ledger & Quill Alumni Professor Mark L. Frigo and adjunct Clinical Professor Richard Anderson, both of DePaul’s Strategic Risk Management Lab of the Center for Strategy, Execution and Valuation, have written a thought paper Embracing Enterprise Risk Management: Practical Approaches for Getting Started. The publication, recently released by COSO–the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations–provides detailed guidance to organizations facing the many…

On the Front Lines of Forensic Accounting

The enormous financial frauds that characterized the last decade have made forensic accounting a growth practice area. Demand calls for supply, and the profession has responded in many ways to produce accountants equipped to face and defeat the frauds of the future. From advanced audit software to psychometric studies, from futuristic internal control tools to…

School Academic Competitions Held

The School offers academic competitions which challenge the students’ technical, analytic and communications skills: the Melvoin Student Ethics Essay Contest and Symposium, the Goglin Presentations, and one of the School’s longest-running programs, the Fred Lang Student Case Competition. As top finishers in the Fall 2011 Melvoin Essay Contest (the tenth annual), Strobel Scholars Isabella Martinez, Lisa…

DePaul Students Take Deloitte Regional Audit Case Competition

A team of DePaul accounting students once again distinguished themselves and the university by taking first place in the central region of the national Deloitte Audit Case Competition. The students–Nancy Aviles, Ibrahim Bagasrawala, Lauren Berndt, Calvin Lopez, Javier Ramirez and Samantha Vela–are all members of our chapter of MAHA, the Midwest Association of Hispanic Accountants. MAHA recently won the 2011 national championship in…

Recent Alumni Party at The Paris Club

L&Q and the Recent Alumni Group held their first party of the year: a reception at The Paris Club, October 19, 2011, and the good crowd on hand showed a healthy degree of DePaul enthusiasm and Blue Demon spirit. Hosted by L&Q Executive Committee member and Recent Alumni Group chair Kevin Almady , the event brought together recent…