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Retirement Is Jim Deitrick's Next Journey
For the Department of Accounting, saying goodbye to Dr. Jim Deitrick after 39 years of teaching is bittersweet. His smiling face and passion for teaching will be missed. Jim Deitrick, currently the KPMG Faculty Fellow, has taught undergraduate, ma (More)
Professor of the Year Gretchen Charrier
Lecturer Gretchen Charrier knew she was going to win the Professor of the Semester for Fall 2015 when she attended President Fenves’ Women of Excellence Reception, but imagine her surprise when she was also handed the Professor of the Year award! (More)
Shannon Chen Earns SYLFF Research Award
Ph.D. student Shannon Chen was recently selected to receive the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) research award. This award is administered through the McCombs Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and open to (More)
Brian Monsen Named Deloitte Foundation Fellow
Accounting doctoral student Brian Monsen, Ph.D. '18, was named a 2016 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow. Monsen will receive a $25,000 grant from the organization to support his final year of coursework and the subsequent year to complete his docto (More)
Maia Yang Selected for GASB Internship
We are proud to announce that Maia Yang (MPA ‘ 16) has been offered a Postgraduate Technical Assistant (PTA) position with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Beginning in July, Maia will gather firsthand experience in how governmenta (More)
Department Chair Letter - Summer 2016
Dear Accounting Longhorns: I am composing this letter on the day of the spring BBA commencement and the day before MPA commencement. The faculty, newly minted graduates, and I take this opportunity to thank all our alumni for generously supporting o (More)
An Accounting Legend Retires
Professor Bill Kinney has led the development of research on auditing and related accounting phenomena for almost 50 years. During this time, he’s educated students and inspired colleagues with his passion for the accounting profession. In 1988, Bill (More)
Texas MPA Students Win Elijah Watt Sells Awards
Last year we were excited to share that four of our students had earned the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award for 2014. The award is given to candidates who obtain a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA E (More)
Accounting Athletes... Much More Than Numbers!
MPA students are more than just future accountants. Our students work hard and have well-rounded lives, including athletic endeavors. From varsity level competitors, to dedicated amateur athletes, students represent the accounting profession across t (More)
Alumni News - Summer 2016
Jerome Kern (BBA ’96, MPA ’96) was named vice president and chief financial officer of Flexi-Van Leasing, a lessor of specialized equipment for the intermodal transportation industry. Anna Tchernina (BBA '99, MPA '99) is Facebook’s Internal Audit (More)
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