L&Q Seminar Draws a Crowd

The L&Q Fall Seminar “Trends in Financial Crime and Fraud,” September 24, 2012, brought together leading experts and authorities to discuss the latest in fraud and white collar crime, and their detection and prosecution. A full-house of members and school faculty attended the seminar arranged by L&Q Executive Committee members Bill Razzino and Paul Peterson, moderated by Prof. Kelly…

Epstein Gift to Ramanauskas Fund

Long time L&Q member and DePaul advocate Barry Epstein, Ph.D. (BUS ’67) has once again shown his loyalty and dedication to DePaul–and strong advocacy of the goals of our Many Dreams, One Mission Campaign–with his recent gift to support the Helene Ramanauskas-Marconi Endowed Scholarship Fund in the School. Epstein announced the gift at the L&Q Summer Reception,…

School Faculty Take Top Teaching Awards

Two School of Accountancy faculty members–Profs. Molly Mercer and Lisa Sedor–were selected to receive two of the university’s highest teaching awards for faculty in the Driehaus College of Business: Associate ProfessorMolly Mercer was awarded one of the college’s two Quality of Instruction Council (QIC) Excellence in Teaching Awards, and Assistant Professor Lisa Sedor was voted the 2012 Lawrence…

Meet Simona Olah

Simona Olah works hard, but she’s used to it, and wouldn’t have it any other way. As recipient of Ledger & Quill’s Transfer Scholarship from Oakton Community College, she started at DePaul this Fall, and intends to make the best of an opportunity, as she has done before. While at Oakton she distinguished herself, earning Phi…

Durtschi Named Epstein Fellow

Cindy Durtschi, associate professor of Accounting, has been named the first Epstein Fellow, a position made possible through the gift of Barry Jay Epstein, Ph.D (BUS ’67), long-time L&Q member and DePaul benefactor. The purpose of the Dr. Barry Jay Epstein Endowed Faculty Fellowship, which will rotate across faculty and areas, is to support an existing faculty member’s…

Forensics Panel, Program Arrest Attention

Mix together forensic accountants and investigators, a distinguished researcher, expert litigators, a Chicago Police sergeant, a room full of DePaul accounting alumni and L&Q members, some really entertaining video, an AON Building Mid-America Club reception-in-the-clouds, and you get “Trends in Financial Crime and Fraud,” the Ledger & Quill Fall 2012 Seminar. It was standing-room only. After a…