Alumnus Matthew Dutkanych Establishes New Scholarship

Matthew Dutkanych (BUS ’83; MBA ’94) established the Unique Insurance Company Scholarship for DePaul students in 2015. The $25,000 scholarship fund was awarded to accounting and/or economics students in the fall quarter of 2015. The scholarship awards ranged between $2,500 and $5,000 and were for students from Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. “I established this…

Accounting Boot Camp Prepares Students to Succeed

Over the summer 25 incoming freshmen and transfer students attended a three-day Accounting Boot Camp at DePaul University that immersed students in foundational accounting principles. The boot camp was hosted by Willie Reddic, assistant professor, and Brian Maj, program administrator at the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems. “The goal of the boot camp…

Tyson May Named President of Ledger & Quill

Tyson May has been named the president of Ledger & Quill for a two-year term (2015-17), succeeding Michael Whelan (2013-15). May, an audit partner at Deloitte, has been an active member on the L&Q Executive Board for five years. A Strobel Honors student, he graduated from DePaul with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy in 2000.…

Meet New Faculty Member Christine Gimbar

Two new faculty members joined the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems as assistant professors in 2015: Matthew T. Stern and Christine Gimbar. In this issue, we talk with Gimbar about her new role at DePaul. Click here to read about Matthew Stern. Having recently completed her PhD in Accounting and Information Systems at Virginia…

Assistant Professor Stephani Mason Hosts Diversity Event

Corporate leaders, business professors and students gathered to celebrate the diversity of DePaul University’s business school faculty and the value of diversity in business during a fireside chat and reception hosted by the Driehaus College of Business Nov. 17. “Celebrate Diversity at Driehaus” was held in conjunction with the PhD Project’s 2015 national conference in Chicago.…

Accounting Professor Helps Chinese Students Acclimate

Associate Professor of Accountancy Ning Du takes a distinctive approach when teaching accounting to DePaul’s international students, many of whom are Chinese. After growing up in China and becoming a Midwest transplant herself, Du is in the unique position to understand the needs, expectations and disposition of Chinese students at DePaul. “Chinese students are somewhat…