L&Q News Roundup Summer ’16

New Board Members Appointment Ledger & Quill welcomes two new members to its board: Ernie Fiorante (BUS ’91) and Joyce Carson (BUS ’90, MAC ’90). Fiorante is the chief financial officer for Inland Real Estate and Carson is the vice chancellor of finance and business enterprise for the City Colleges of Chicago. We look forward their…

SOAMIS News Roundup Summer ’16

 DePaul Business and Accounting Programs Reaccredited DePaul University’s business college and accountancy school have both earned five-year renewals of accreditation from AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  AACSB accreditation is granted to programs that maintain the highest standards of quality in teaching, research and student achievement. It is a distinction held…

Network and Give Back Through the L&Q Recent Alumni Committee

The Recent Alumni Committee (RAC) is a sub-committee of Ledger & Quill (L&Q) made up of DePaul alumni who graduated from the School of Accountancy and MIS within the last ten years. The main goal of the committee is to encourage recent alumni participation in L&Q by organizing and participating in networking receptions, philanthropic activities, and…

DePaul Business and Accounting Programs Reaccredited

DePaul University’s business college and accountancy school have both earned five-year renewals of accreditation from AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is granted to programs that maintain the highest standards of quality in teaching, research and student achievement. It is a distinction held by only five percent of business…

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…

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…