Sandra Shelton Named KPMG Casson Professor

DePaul University and its Driehaus College of Business joined KPMG Foundation representatives this spring to celebrate the foundation’s generous support for DePaul’s accountancy program and honor Accountancy Professor Sandra Shelton as the newly named KPMG Neil F. Casson Endowed Professor. “This professorship brings great prestige to the department of accountancy and to the university,” said the Rev. Dennis…

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…

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…

Meet New Faculty Member Matt Stern

Two new faculty members are joining the School of Accountancy and MIS as assistant professors this summer: Matthew T. Stern and Christine Gimbar. In this issue, we talk with Stern about his new role at DePaul. In our newsletter, we’ll introduce Gimbar. Matt Stern received his bachelor’s (2008) and master’s (2009) in accountancy from the University of…

Sandra Shelton Named to Newly Created Professorship

In April, Sandra Shelton was the recipient of the newly created KPMG/Neil Casson Endowed Professorship. This new endowed fund will provide ongoing support for Shelton, who was previously recognized as the KPMG Alumni Distinguished Professor. As a doctoral student, Shelton was one of the first recipients of the KPMG Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Wisconsin.…