Accountancy Faculty Take Peer, IIA Awards

To “attract the best, educate the best, graduate the best” requires the best teachers, and DePaul and the School of Accountancy provide some of the finest teaching scholars in the nation. Thus, it might not be surprising that the school’s Hui Lin, Elizabeth Murphy and Robert Ryan have been awarded the university’s highest teaching honors, nor…

L&Q Member and Emeritus Professor Curtis Verschoor New Chair of IMA Ethics Committee

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) recently announced that Curtis C. Verschoor, CMA, CPA, CIA, CFE, ChFC, will begin his new two-year post as chair of its Committee on Ethics beginning July 1, 2014.  Verschoor was one of the founding members of the Committee on Ethics. He has also authored 11 books and more than 200 journal articles on ethics, trust and sustainability. In…

Profs’ IFRS Article Draws Attention

An article published in The CPA Journal  by two of the school’s faculty–Deloitte Professor John McEnroe and Associate Professor Mark Sullivan–has attracted some international interest, with a request for more information and further opinions on the future of GAAP-IFRS convergence coming from Harry Cooper,  assistant to European Parliament Conservative member for the UK  Syed Kamall. If possible,” Mr. Cooper wrote,…

Spring Competition Results

Spring is a busy season in the school, and for many students it presents a chance to flex their intellectual muscles and test themselves by competitively wrangling with some thorny accounting issues. Accounting students test their critical thinking, as well as analytical and communications prowess, in the school’s Charles Melvoin Essay Contest, as well as the…

Scholarships Decided for Fall 2014

In a long process that began in January of this year and included the personal interviews in March, the school’s prestigious Ledger & Quill Accounting Scholarships for 2014-15 have been awarded. It was the school’s and L&Q’s 33rd consecutive scholarship award presentation. The 2014-15 awards total $38,000, and range from $1,000 to $7,000. All recipients have enrolled…

DePaul Accountancy Programs Earn High Rankings

DePaul University’s School of Accountancy programs were recognized for their excellence in several national rankings this fall. The school’s MS in Taxation program was ranked No. 2 and its MS in Accountancy No. 3 in the country in an annual survey of U.S. corporate tax hiring authorities conducted by TaxTalent.com. The 2014 Educational Survey Series also placed…

DePaul DECA Shines at International Competition

Eight DePaul students were selected to represent the university at the DECA International Career Development Conference held in Washington, D.C. Five of our students ultimately received medals in various categories for their performances in the competition. DePaul students Andrew Prince, Eboni Williams, Ryan Janning, Anders Conroy, Paola Guerrero-Toledo, Mackenzy Rice, Matthew Kurpiel and Jaimie Thimmesh Rachie competed in the DECA event,…