The American Accounting Association (AAA) recently announced that our very own Dr. Martha Eining was one of two recipients of the 2014 AAA Outstanding Service Award along with Gail Hoover King. This AAA award, which may be awarded at any time by the Board of Directors, was presented in the form of unique glass art pieces to the pair on Tuesday, August 5th at the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia.
In a labor of love, The Road Home's winter overflow shelter got an extreme makeover, complete with lilac-painted walls and lots of helping hands.
As part of an annual service project, about 130 students and faculty from the University of Utah's Master of Accounting program showed up early Wednesday to restore the shelter in preparation for winter.
The home has accommodated up to 300 people in the past, offering families a place to sleep, eat and bathe.
Whether enjoying the arches in Grand County, boating the turquoise waters of Bear Lake in Rich County, exploring the sandstone kingdoms of Washington County or skiing the powdery slopes of Summit County, tourists visited every county in Utah in 2013. Those visits propelled economic activity, according to research recently published by the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, or BEBR, at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business.
The David Eccles School of Business today announced Dr. Christine Botosan, professor of accounting and associate dean of graduate affairs, has been elected president of the American Accounting Association's board of directors. Botosan will serve as president for the AAA’s 2014–2015 year, beginning her term at the distinguished group's annual conference this year taking place Aug. 2–6 in Atlanta. She recently completed her term as president-elect for the 2013–2014 year.
A new awards program has been launched to recognize and support the ethical leadership of organizations in the state of Utah.
Applications are now open for the Utah Ethical Leadership Awards, the first of their kind in Utah. All businesses, government entities, or nonprofit organizations with ethical standards are encouraged to apply. Applications close in three weeks, on August 11th. The application is available online at utahcf.org/ethics.
A new affiliation for the David Eccles School of Business’s TEK Club will give students the ability to connect to a large national network of like-minded peers and professionals, attend prestigious conferences and competitions, and tap into resources previously unavailable.
The Master of Real Estate Development program at the David Eccles School of Business has always been a unique entity in higher education.
Helena Paulos is an undergraduate Accounting major who will graduate in the spring of 2015. To help get her ready for post-graduation life, she’s working this summer on an internship at Overstock.com. She took the time to answer a few questions from Brianna Koucos, senior career counselor in the Undergraduate Career Management Center, about her experience: