KPMG Presents $480,000 Gift to DePaul

Adding it all up, DePaul friends and alumni at KPMG, and the KPMG Foundation, have provided the School of Accountancy and the university’s Many Dreams, One Mission Campaign a very major gift: $480,000. As announced at a special October 30 DePaul Center ceremony by KPMG partner (and past L&Q President) Terry Kenney (BUS ’80) and KPMG Chicago Metro Partner in Charge…

“Big Data” Seminar Raises, Answers Questions

The answers were as challenging as the questions. And while the audience gained some valuable insights, the only definitive advice from the panelists was that big data is a major factor now, and will only become more so in the future. L&Q’s fourth offering of its popular Seminar Series, “The Next Frontier: Big Data and the Financial Executive” (Sept. 17, 2013), assembled…

Shelton Receives IIA Grant

Sandra Shelton, KPMG Alumni Professor in the school, has been awarded a program development grant from the Internal Auditing Academic Advancement Fund (IAAAF) of the Institute of Internal Auditors. The grant is in support of the school’s ongoing participation in the IIA’s Internal Auditing Education Partnership. The grant also provides scholarship support for students in the…

New Board, Executive Committee Appointments

L&Q welcomes three new changes to its Board and Executive Committee: Christina Huizar and Abbey Arndt join the Board, and Tyson May moves from the Board to the Executive Committee. Huizar, an Audit Senior with Deloitte, is a 2008 graduate, and was active with MAHA–our chapter of the Midwest Association of Hispanic Accountants–serving as a vice president in her senior year. She was a…

Welcome Our New Faculty

Two new professors join the school this year, both bringing to DePaul new energies and talents sure to have an impact in the classroom and on our students.   Willie D. Reddic Willie Reddic comes to DePaul from the Whitman School of Business and Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting at Syracuse University, where he…