It was supposed to be a friendly game of touch football.Continue Reading
Matt Bradford ’16, ’17 MSA Earns One of the Best CPA Exam Scores in the Nation
Two-time accounting alumnus Matthew Bradford ’16, ’17 MSA earned one of the best CPA exam scores in the nation, and the top one in Connecticut, during 2017. Continue Reading
Former Sikorsky Exec, EMBA Alumnus Said Grad Students Kept Him On Top of His Game
Wayne Bragg began his corporate career in the mail room at Pratt & Whitney, and retired as Operations Controller at Sikorsky Aircraft. It’s fair to say that during those 35 years, he became a keen observer of business from many different angles. Continue Reading
George Plesko, associate professor and accounting department head, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Tax Association.
For Third Consecutive Year, U.S. News Picks UConn MSA as Among Best Programs in Nation
U.S. News and World Report has ranked the School of Business’ online Master of Science in Accounting program (MSA) among the best in the nation, for the third consecutive year. Continue Reading
Professor Nelson and His Never-Give-Up Outlook Will Be Missed
Don’t misunderstand Cliff Nelson.
It isn’t that he dislikes the students for whom accounting comes easily. They’re great. It’s just that the ones who struggle, persist and keep fighting until they understand the concepts—they’re the ones he enjoys the most. Continue Reading
U.S. News Ranks UConn’s Online Masters in Accounting Program as #2 in the Nation
A study released today by U.S. News & World Report ranked the UConn School of Business’ online Master of Science in Accounting Program (MSA) as No. 2 in the nation.
The highly competitive program, which typically draws 200 students each year, was touted as one of 2016’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA programs). U.S. News focuses on course design, instructor qualifications, student/instructor interaction, student retention and more. Last year UConn tied for third place in the rankings.Continue Reading
Wins Prestigious Award Named After His Career Mentor
When UConn accounting professor John Phillips received the 2015 Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award, his peers and students described him as a great teacher, researcher, colleague and all-around good human being.
The prestigious award, given by the American Taxation Association and the Ernst & Young Foundation, was humbling, said Phillips, who is also the coordinator of the School of Business Accounting Ph.D. Program.Continue Reading