Erin Leigh, the recruiting, career and external relations manager for the Accounting Department, has been named Career Mentor of the Year for the 2021-22 academic year. Leigh was nominated by her students and received the award from the Provost’s Office.Continue Reading
UConn Today – Astute U.S. executives with corporate ties to China sold stock in their companies during the preliminary stages of the COVID-19 outbreak in that nation, weeks before the virus spread internationally and was labeled a pandemic.
For the second time in two years, a UConn Ph.D. student has won the prestigious $25,000 Deloitte Foundation Fellowship, an honor bestowed on only 10 future professors in the nation.
Ilona Bastiaansen, a fourth-year accounting doctoral student, whose thesis examines corporate bankruptcies, was one of the recipients. Each year doctoral students from more than 100 universities are invited to apply for the fellowship.Continue Reading
What started as a good-will gesture, helping low-income people get their tax refunds, turned into a transformative personal and professional experience for UConn accounting professor Leanne Adams.Continue Reading
The Deloitte Foundation, together with a team of passionate Deloitte alumni, has donated $1 million to help attract and retain high-performing educators within UConn’s prestigious accounting program.Continue Reading
UConn’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is among the best in the nation for the seventh consecutive year, according to a study released today by U.S. News and World Report. Continue Reading