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School of Accountancy Inducts Mendlik into Hall of Fame

Sep 20 2016 8:30 AM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Inducts Mendlik into Hall of Fame
The School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration held its inaugural Celebration of Excellence at the Lied Commons on September 15. Paul M. Mendlik received the honor of induction into the School of Accountancy Hall of Fame at the event.

CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods

Sep 19 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration hosts the inaugural Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series featuring John Mackey on Wednesday, October 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Mackey is co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, his supermarket chain became the first in the United States certified as an organic grocer. He authored the book “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business,” which appeared on best-selling lists for both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun

Sep 19 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration celebrates Business Week (B-Week) 2016 from September 19-22. The event represents a long tradition of galvanizing business students around various activities throughout the week to enhance their academic lives, future careers and social opportunities.

More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit

Sep 17 2016 5:00 PM | » Full Article More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
The largest-ever College of Business Administration Partnership Summit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln saw more than 200 members from 14 of the 15 advisory boards gather for meetings throughout campus, a luncheon at the Nebraska Champions Club and tours of the new CBA building. The luncheon featured Dean Donde Plowman’s State of the College Address, as well a keynote address from UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green.

College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in U.S. News & World Report  Rankings

Sep 13 2016 8:45 AM | » Full Article College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em> Rankings
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has jumped 13 spots and into the Top 50 of undergraduate business schools in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

SAS/STATA Camp Prepares Doctoral Students

Sep 2 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article SAS/STATA Camp Prepares Doctoral Students
Before classes started in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, UNL doctoral students were getting a head start on learning software critical to improving their research and data collection skills. Led by Dr. Thomas Omer, professor and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, the group took part in the annual Ph.D. graduate student SAS/STATA camp.
 

Back to School Bash Held for Last Time at Current CBA Building

Aug 25 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Back to School Bash Held for Last Time at Current CBA Building
The first of a year full of lasts happened when the College of Business Administration hosted the Back to School Bash at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. With CBA moving into a new building next fall, the celebration marked the final kickoff to the school year on the west side of the current CBA building.
 

New Graduates Prepare to Start Something

Aug 16 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article New Graduates Prepare to Start Something
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 135 seniors, master and doctoral students Saturday, August 15, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Four of the graduates looked back at their time at CBA and forward to how they will Start Something after graduation.
 

Balette Finds a Place to Start Something After Transferring to UNL

Aug 5 2016 8:15 AM | » Full Article Balette Finds a Place to Start Something After Transferring to UNL
Daniel Balette will graduate Saturday, Aug. 13, knowing the experience he had in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration put him on a course for future success. Like many first-year transfer students, though, he was nervous about being in a new place when he first arrived on campus.

Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success

Jul 22 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Michael Hadden wanted to attend a college with a strong sense of community. He found that and more at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.
 
“I was stuck between choosing engineering or business as a major. The deciding factor was the CBA Honors Academy,” Hadden said. “Seeing the many opportunities that would help me differentiate myself was very exciting to me and the reason I chose UNL CBA.”
 

Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building

Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrates a new school year with the Fourth Annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 19 from 2-5 p.m., on the west side of the CBA building. New and returning CBA students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty, staff and administrators are invited to network with the CBA community while enjoying free food, live music, prizes and more. RSVP by Wednesday, August 17 at http://cba.unl.edu/bash.
 

New Promotions Recognize Excellence of CBA Faculty

Jun 29 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article New Promotions Recognize Excellence of CBA Faculty
Three faculty from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration received promotions to the rank of full professor as of July 1, 2016. Dr. Jonathan O’Brien of the Department of Management, Dr. Jennifer Ryan of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics and Dr. Marjorie Shelley of the School of Accountancy received the promotions.

More than 800 Business Students Named to Spring Dean’s List and Honor Roll

Jun 24 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article More than 800 Business Students Named to Spring Dean’s List and Honor Roll
More than 800 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the College of Business Administration Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring semester

Ph.D. Alumnus Publishes Research Papers in Top Academic Journals

May 27 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article Ph.D. Alumnus Publishes Research Papers in Top Academic Journals
A Lincoln, Nebraska, native, Tom Kubick, graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration in 2011 with his Ph.D. in accounting. Now an assistant professor in accounting at the University of Kansas, he has made quite an impact on the accounting research community in the last five years.

New Minor in Business Analytics Gives Students Competitive Edge

May 25 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article New Minor in Business Analytics Gives Students Competitive Edge
A new minor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will provide accounting majors and other UNL students a competitive edge in the business market. The business analytics minor helps students build a solid technical foundation in data analysis and model-driven management decision making skills.
 

School of Accountancy Honors 2016 Graduates

May 23 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Honors 2016 Graduates
More than 90 graduates from the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration were recognized at the school’s fifth semi-annual graduation celebration on Friday, May 6. The event at the Wick Alumni Center allowed students, their families, accounting faculty and staff to gather and celebrate graduating seniors majoring in accounting as well as graduate students earning their master in professional accountancy (MPA) and doctoral candidates earning their Ph.D.
 

Accounting Majors Give Feedback on New Internship Program

May 21 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Majors Give Feedback on New Internship Program
Fifteen accounting students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln participated in the new accounting internship program. The program allows students at the College of Business Administration to take classes and complete a tax or audit internship during the spring semester.

Accounting Students Gain Career Tips from Alumni at Panel Event

May 20 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Students Gain Career Tips from Alumni at Panel Event
Nearly 100 College of Business Administration students attended an accounting alumni panel event Friday, April 29, in the Love Library at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Students listened to and asked questions of eight School of Accountancy alumni about the accounting field.
 

Jean Riley-Schultz Retires from School of Accountancy

May 18 2016 7:00 AM | » Full Article Jean Riley-Schultz Retires from School of Accountancy
Jean Riley-Schultz, assistant professor of practice in accounting, is known for making students a priority in her teaching. After more than 10 years of educating young minds at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she retired from the College of Business Administration at the end of the spring 2016 semester. As the instructor of introductory courses Accounting for Business Decisions (ACCT 200), Introductory Accounting I (ACCT 201) and Introductory Accounting II (ACCT 202), Riley-Schultz touched the lives of thousands of students.

Senior Sendoff Honors Graduates

May 10 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article Senior Sendoff Honors Graduates
A new event helped kick off Commencement festivities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as more than 300 people attended the inaugural College of Business Administration Senior Sendoff Friday, May 6, at The Railyard in Lincoln’s Haymarket District. The college’s graduating seniors, along with their families and friends, and faculty and staff, were invited to the event to celebrate the graduates.
 

CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration

May 9 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration
Faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration recognized the halfway mark of new building construction with a “Celebrating 400 Days of Construction” picnic on the East Memorial Stadium Plaza.

More Than 500 Students Receive Business Degrees

May 7 2016 1:00 PM | » Full Article More Than 500 Students Receive Business Degrees
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated more than 500 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, in ceremonies at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Three undergraduates and one graduate student shared their experiences at CBA and how they plan to Start Something after graduation.

UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference

May 2 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln chapter of Phi Beta Lambda won more than 40 awards while competing at the Nebraska PBL State Leadership Conference in Kearney, Nebraska, April 1-2. Students who placed at the state conference qualified for the National PBL conference in Atlanta later this summer. At the national competition, students compete in business and technology events, attend leadership workshops and network with students and businesses from across the country.

Undergraduate Business Students Recognized for Academic Achievement

Apr 29 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article Undergraduate Business Students Recognized for Academic Achievement
More than 75 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students received awards for academic achievement at the 2016 CBA Honors Ceremony on Sunday, April 24. Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, distributed the awards, including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.
 

Students Prepare Tax Returns through VITA Program

Apr 25 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Prepare Tax Returns through VITA Program
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration recently completed another tax season. CBA students Virginia Calderon and Bryan Kirkebak participated in the program, helping people finalize and submit their tax returns.
 

Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards

Apr 21 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards
The 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration took place April 20 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the eight award recipients.
 

Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated

Apr 18 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Friday marked a major milestone in the construction of the new College of Business Administration building at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a Topping Off Steel Ceremony took place at the construction site at 14th and Vine streets. A topping off event is a building construction tradition that occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure.
 

AICPA Vice Chair Delivers State of Profession Address at UNL

Feb 24 2016 1:00 PM | » Full Article AICPA Vice Chair Delivers State of Profession Address at UNL
More than 120 people attended a special guest lecture by Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA and vice chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) on Tuesday, February 16 at the Nebraska Union. The event was hosted by the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. Ellison-Taylor conveyed to students the importance of becoming a CPA and how it will give them a competitive advantage in the business world.

More than 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List

Feb 15 2016 8:30 AM | » Full Article More than 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced 815 College of Business Administration students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. To receive this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. Master of business administration students qualify for the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA and nine or more credit hours.

UNL Parents Association Honors 17 CBA Faculty, Staff

Feb 12 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article UNL Parents Association Honors 17 CBA Faculty, Staff
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln had 17 faculty and staff members recognized by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association for their outstanding contributions to students. The award honors those faculty and staff members who have made significant differences in the lives of their students.
 

Crabtree's Corner - February 2016

Feb 9 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article Crabtree's Corner - February 2016
What a busy year it has been in the School of Accountancy. The new CBA building is being built, we have implemented new programs and events, we hired three new faculty members and we are now searching for more faculty to join our team in the fall. Additionally, we are adjusting our curriculum to enhance student’s opportunities and give them a competitive edge in the job market. I am excited to be the director and I look forward to what the future will bring.

New Accounting Events Debuted in 2015

Feb 9 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article New Accounting Events Debuted in 2015
The School of Accountancy implemented a number of events in 2015 inviting students to be more engaged in the school, learn about the accounting profession outside of the classroom and prepare for their future. In the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, accounting majors and graduate students participated in Senior Night, Accounting Junior Days and a start of term social.

McElhose Benefits from MPA Program

Feb 9 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article McElhose Benefits from MPA Program
Lindsay McElhose enrolled in the Master of Professional Accountancy program to accelerate her career goals. From Columbus, Nebraska, she saw the advantages of preparing herself for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam while earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a concentrated program in the CBA School of Accountancy.

PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition

Feb 4 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed 400 Nebraska high school students to the Nebraska Union on February 1 to take part in the American Business Competition (ABC). The competition serves as a preparatory event for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students wanting to compete in FBLA local and national events later in the year.

Seavey Recognized for Excellence in Classroom

Jan 26 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article Seavey Recognized for Excellence in Classroom
Scott Seavey, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, received three separate teaching awards in 2015. Seavey has taught both undergraduate and graduate auditing courses at CBA for five years.

Brookhauser Finds Niche in Accounting

Jan 19 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Brookhauser Finds Niche in Accounting
Senior Makenzie Brookhouser started at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a computer science major.  After taking an introduction to accounting course as a sophomore, she changed her major.

Accountancy Faculty Travel to Hong Kong for Research Seminar

Jan 8 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Two accounting professors from the School of Accountancy traveled to Hong Kong in May. Dr. Tom Omer, professor of accountancy and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, and Dr. Marjorie Shelley, associate professor of accountancy, presented papers and consulted with academics on methodology in accounting at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School.

School of Accountancy Hosts 2015 Summer and Fall Graduation Celebration

Dec 21 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Hosts 2015 Summer and Fall Graduation Celebration
Nearly 120 people attended the fourth semi-annual Graduation Celebration hosted by The School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration on December 18 at the Lied Commons. Students’ families, accounting faculty and staff came together to honor graduating seniors majoring in accounting and graduate students earning their master in professional accountancy (MPA).

Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA

Dec 16 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 238 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena ceremonies. Four of the graduates talked about their experiences at CBA and how they plan to Start Something in business.

Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness

Dec 11 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Jean Riley-Schultz, assistant professor of practice of accountancy, encouraged her accounting 201 students at the College of Business Administration to pay it forward with a random act of kindness prior to Thanksgiving. Riley-Schultz has been teaching at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for 13 years and in the last three, she has assigned this special extra credit opportunity.

School of Accountancy Surveys Alumni About Internship Program for Students

Dec 1 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Surveys Alumni About Internship Program for Students
Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Accountancy gain valuable experience through local and national internships with the accounting internship courses. This year accounting faculty at the College of Business Administration received feedback from alumni on their internship experiences.

Accounting Major Discovers Internship that Supports Her Career Goals

Nov 10 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article Accounting Major Discovers Internship that Supports Her Career Goals
Senior Taylor Montgomery knew interning at a big accounting firm wasn’t part of her career plan, so she searched for a small business with a community atmosphere. She found what she was looking for as an accounts payable intern at Resort Lifestyle Communities (RLC) in Lincoln, Nebraska, and interned there this summer.

Curriculum Expanded to Provide Competitive Advantage

Oct 27 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Curriculum Expanded to Provide Competitive Advantage
The curriculum for accounting students at the School of Accountancy at the University of NebraskaLincoln expanded to include courses in computer science and engineering, marketing and supply chain management this semester. The additional courses will provide a competitive advantage for students in the work place.

Business Law Courses Critical to Accounting Success

Oct 15 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Business Law Courses Critical to Accounting Success
Business law is a required course for all business majors and the importance of this course is particularly stressed in the School of Accountancy. Due to strict policies and regulations in accounting fields, students receive specialized attention with professionals from the business community.

Executive Insights Provides Career Clarity

Oct 13 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Executive Insights Provides Career Clarity
The School of Accountancy and Department of Finance at the College of Business Administration welcomed more than 100 business students at the second annual Executive Insights, a series of interactive panels, focused on opening student’s minds to career possibilities in their respective fields.

Accounting Junior Days Prepares Students for Job Market

Sep 15 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article Accounting Junior Days Prepares Students for Job Market
Graduates of the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have a new advantage in the job market. A new program called Accounting Junior Days provides students with the opportunity to examine career opportunities and connect with potential employers.

Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market

Aug 15 2015 1:00 PM | » Full Article Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 118 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Saturday, August 15 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Two August graduates reminisce about how their CBA experiences prepared them to Start Something in the business world.

Ochsner Receives Federation of Schools of Accountancy Award

Jun 1 2015 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Christine Ochsner, a May 2015 master of professional accountancy graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the 2015 Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA) Student Award at the Beta Alpha Psi Spring Banquet this spring. The FSA Student Award Program annually recognizes an outstanding student who is enrolled in the fifth year program leading to a master’s degree in accounting.

School of Accountancy Hosts Graduation Celebration

May 28 2015 4:00 PM | » Full Article
Nearly 80 people attended the third semi-annual Graduation Celebration hosted by The School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration on Friday, May 8, at the Wick Alumni Center. Students’ families, accounting faculty and staff came together to honor graduating seniors majoring in accounting and graduate students earning their master in professional accountancy (MPA).

School of Accountancy Hosts SAS Camp

May 15 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Doctoral students can get a head start on research software by attending this year’s SAS Camp, August 18-21. The SAS training program focuses on the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) software to assist students as they improve their research and data collection skills. Director of the Ph.D. Program and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, Dr. Thomas Omer has brought this training program to the college.

Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Ranks Second at Regional Convention

May 14 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Ranks Second at Regional Convention
Nine students representing the UNL Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) chapter presented at the BAP Regional Convention held March 27-28 in St. Louis, Missouri. Two teams competed in two out of three of the best practices topic competitions. Each team ranked second overall and will attend the BAP Annual Convention in August.

First UNL Business Student Presents at Audit Symposium

May 13 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Tiffany Westfall, an accounting graduate student from Vincennes, Indiana, was the first student to represent the University of Nebraska–Lincoln at the Doctoral Consortium of the Illinois Audit Symposium. As one of six students invited to present research, she learned academic research meets the needs of real world businesses.

Legacy Families Share School of Accountancy Experience

May 12 2015 4:30 PM | » Full Article
The School of Accountancy has an engaged community that often spans several generations within a single family. The Nebbia, Hovendick and Klintworth families currently have second generation accounting students attending the College of Business Administration who were influenced by their accounting alumni parents.

Demers and Higgins Awarded with Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

May 11 2015 4:30 PM | » Full Article
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students Amy Demers and Michael Higgins were two of five students awarded with the 2015 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry Scholarship at the chamber’s Nebraska Business Hall of Fame celebration. The annual scholarship of $2,500 rewards students with an interest in accounting and business development.

CBA Senior Graduates Prepared to Start Something

May 9 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Senior Graduates Prepared to Start Something
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 445 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Five May graduates share their CBA experience and how they are prepared to Start Something in the business world.

School of Accountancy Hosts Senior Night

May 6 2015 4:30 PM | » Full Article
The School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration hosted Senior Night on Thursday, April 23. The event featured young alumni panelists who discussed topics about entering the work force in both public and private accounting. The six panelists included: Megan Brooke ’12 from Koch Industries; Karissa Brown ’13 from KPMG; Trevor Gottula ’06 and ’07 from ConAgra Foods; Nolan Ingebrigtson ’11 from Molex; Rachel Manning ’10 and ’12 from Lutz; and Aaron Wiegert ’04 and ’05 from BKD, LLP. Manning, Nolan and Wiegert are also members of the School of Accountancy Junior Advisory Board.

CBA Faculty and Staff Recognized with College Honors

May 1 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article CBA Faculty and Staff Recognized with College Honors
The 2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was held April 30 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the seven award recipients and recognized four retiring faculty.

Undergraduate Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement

Apr 16 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Undergraduate Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
More than 125 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students were honored at the 2015 CBA Honors Ceremony held Sunday, April 12. Eighty students received CBA awards for academic achievement including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.

UNL Parents Association Honors 14 CBA Faculty, Staff

Mar 17 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article UNL Parents Association Honors 14 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL College of Business Administration had 14 faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony in January. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony. The awards provide positive feedback to campus faculty and staff about the work they do with students.
 

CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking

Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.

Accounting and Finance Students Gain Executive Insight

Feb 6 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article Accounting and Finance Students Gain Executive Insight
More than 130 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration learned from leaders in accounting, finance and business at An Evening of Executive Insights on Feb. 5 at Memorial Stadium. The event featured a series of three panel sessions and a networking reception with alumni, CBA advisory board members and business partners.

Nearly 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List

Jan 29 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article Nearly 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced 798 College of Business Administration students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. To be included, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. Master of business administration students qualify for the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA and nine or more credit hours.

Givens Price: Making the Most of His Opportunities

Jan 12 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article Givens Price: Making the Most of His Opportunities
The road from Texas which led Givens Price to the College of Business Administration was neither direct nor typical. With two stints in Nigeria already under his belt, he was introduced to the game of football as a 12-year-old freshman at Alief Taylor High School in Houston. As one of the youngest signees ever for Nebraska, he was a freshman offensive lineman for the Huskers by the age of 16.

Accountancy Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness

Dec 22 2014 4:00 PM | » Full Article Accountancy Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Before leaving for Thanksgiving, assistant professor of practice of accountancy Jean Riley-Schultz encouraged her students to pay it forward this season with a random act of kindness. Riley-Schultz traditionally assigns this unique extra credit opportunity each year around the holiday.
 
“In the last class before Thanksgiving, I have made it a tradition to talk about the many blessings we have and share the idea of doing a random act of kindness,” she said. “At the College of Business Administration, we want students to Start Something. My students have taken this challenge and accomplished meaningful things that impact people in their communities,” she said.

Graduating Seniors Prepared to Start Something

Dec 18 2014 10:30 AM | » Full Article Graduating Seniors Prepared to Start Something
Commencement ceremonies for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be held on Friday, December 19 and Saturday, December 20 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. The College of Business Administration graduated 384 seniors, masters and doctoral students. Four December graduates reflect on their CBA experience and how they are ready to Start Something in business.  

Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series

Nov 5 2014 3:30 PM | » Full Article Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
More than 2,000 College of Business Administration students attended the fall State Farm Ethics Lecture Series to hear Col. Arthur J. Athens, U.S. Marine Corps speak about the importance of integrity in one’s life at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Athens, director of the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, told students he puts a premium on people who maintain a consistent self in all situations.

Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA

Sep 24 2014 4:30 PM | » Full Article Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
A record number of nearly 200 advisory board members met at the UNL College of Business Administration on Friday, September 19, for the 2014 Partnership Summit and Advisory Board meetings. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, gave the State of the College address at the Grand Manse in downtown Lincoln where she emphasized the positive trajectories happening at CBA including business major enrollments approaching 3,900, business minors totaling about 1,500 and 35 new faculty hired in the last four years.

CBA Climbed 21 Spots in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings

Sep 10 2014 11:30 AM | » Full Article
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration jumped 21 spots to No. 51 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate business programs. There were 429 schools listed in the latest rankings based on an assessment survey conducted in the spring of 2014. U.S. News surveyed deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and asked them to rate the overall quality of the undergraduate business program at each university.

Bryan Slone Joins CBA as Executive in Residence

Aug 21 2014 10:00 AM | » Full Article Bryan Slone Joins CBA as Executive in Residence
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Koley Jessen law firm in Omaha announce that Bryan Slone, recently a candidate in the primary race for Nebraska governor, will take positions with both organizations. Prior to entering the Nebraska governor's race in 2013, Slone was managing partner of Deloitte's Omaha office where he was responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the firm.

Graduating Seniors Reflect on CBA Experience

Aug 16 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article Graduating Seniors Reflect on CBA Experience
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 135 seniors, masters and doctoral students at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 16 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Two August graduates who are ready to Start Something in the business world shared how their CBA experience gave them an advantage in the work force

Start Impacting the World: Sue Wilkinson

Aug 12 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Sue Wilkinson
Sue Wilkinson chose to major in accounting when she came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration, because it came naturally to her. Today she is responsible for risk management, branding/corporate communications, business services and travel and charitable giving/community relations as senior vice president at Ameritas Life Insurance Corporation in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Study Abroad: Eric Nielsen Blogs from China

May 13 2014 10:00 AM | » Full Article Study Abroad: Eric Nielsen Blogs from China
Eric Nielsen, a sophomore accounting major and CBA Honors Academy student from Deshler, Nebraska, is one of seven College of Business Administration students in the program. He is excited to be going on this study abroad trip and will share his experiences with the CBA community in this blog.

Graduating Seniors Offer Advice to Current Students

May 10 2014 11:00 AM | » Full Article Graduating Seniors Offer Advice to Current Students
Graduating seniors, masters and doctoral students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration received their diplomas Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10 at commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Before the graduates begin their next chapter in new careers or furthering their education, some took time to share advice with current students looking to Start Something.
 

Undergraduate Business Students Recognized at CBA Honors Ceremony

Apr 17 2014 8:30 AM | » Full Article Undergraduate Business Students Recognized at CBA Honors Ceremony
Nearly 100 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students were honored at the 2014 CBA Honors Ceremony held on Sunday, April 13. Forty-five students received CBA awards for academic achievement including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.

UNL Tax Accounting Research Ranked No. 8 Worldwide

Apr 8 2014 1:00 PM | » Full Article UNL Tax Accounting Research Ranked No. 8 Worldwide
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln boasts some of the most productive accounting faculty in the world, according to a 2013 Brigham Young University-Accounting Research Ranking. UNL ranks eighth worldwide in publishing academic tax research over the past six years and is a top producer of archival audit and tax research.

Alumnus Greg Simon Promotes Bitcoin as Compassionate Currency

Apr 3 2014 10:00 AM | » Full Article Alumnus Greg Simon Promotes Bitcoin as Compassionate Currency
Promoting compassionate currency is the mission of Lincoln native Greg Simon, founding member of the Bitcoin Financial Association and alumnus of the UNL College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. Simon and business partner David Mondrus spoke at CBA to nearly 150 students, faculty and business partners to discuss bitcoin, the new virtual currency (known as crypto-currency) that has people rethinking their ideas about money.

Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Kick-Starts Member Activity

Mar 5 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Kick-Starts Member Activity
The Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) business fraternity at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has kick-started member activity by offering a pair of Cole Haan shoes students can win by being active in the organization. Morgan Kuhl, a freshman accounting and finance major from Omaha, Neb., was awarded the shoes in January, just in time for important recruiting events this semester.

Dean's List Announced for 2013 Fall Semester

Feb 20 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article Dean's List Announced for 2013 Fall Semester
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced the 786 College of Business Administration students named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester. To be included, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher for the semester.

UNL Parents Association Honors 12 CBA Faculty, Staff

Feb 12 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article UNL Parents Association Honors 12 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL College of Business Administration had 12 faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 7. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.  The awards provide positive feedback to campus faculty and staff about the work they do with students.

CBA Students Learn Importance of Followership at Leadership Conference

Feb 6 2014 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Students Learn Importance of Followership at Leadership Conference
Three business students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration learned the importance of followership at the 2014 United States Naval Academy Leadership Conference. Now they will carry the message to students in Nebraska to show how followership and leadership go hand-in-hand.

Sadid Carrillo: First Generation Student to Assistant Examiner

Jan 9 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sadid Carrillo: First Generation Student to Assistant Examiner
When Sadid Carrillo, a first-generation student from Schuyler, Neb., was a freshman at UNL, he had aspirations of becoming a doctor. All of those plans changed in his first chemistry class.

Graduating Students Thankful for Opportunities at CBA

Dec 19 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Graduating Students Thankful for Opportunities at CBA
Graduating seniors, masters and doctoral students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration will receive their diplomas this Friday and Saturday at commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Before the graduates begin their next chapter in new careers or furthering their education, some took time to share how CBA helped them Start Something.

Accounting Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness

Dec 16 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Before letting her students leave the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration for Thanksgiving, Jean Riley-Schultz, assistant professor of practice of accountancy, offered her students an extra credit opportunity with a twist. She challenged her Introductory Accounting I students to perform an act of kindness – doing something for someone without expecting anything in return – over the break.

Kiewit Representatives Encourage Students to Explore Career Possibilities

Oct 17 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article Kiewit Representatives Encourage Students to Explore Career Possibilities
Andrew Wesely and Brian Seger are both University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduates who presented in classes at CBA and encouraged business students to think outside the box when considering a career path. Wesely and Seger work at Kiewit Construction and believe it is the kind of opportunity current business students are being prepared for at CBA.

Over 2,000 Business Students Fill Lied Center for Business Ethics Lecture

Oct 11 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Over 2,000 Business Students Fill Lied Center for Business Ethics Lecture
David Callahan, an ethics advocate and author of the books The Cheating Culture and The Moral Center, spoke to over 2,000 business students on Thursday, October 3, in the Lied Center for Performing Arts, as part of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Business Ethics Program State Farm Ethics Day Lecture.  
 

Accountancy Professor Gordon Quitmeyer to Teach Abroad in La Dolce Vita

Sep 5 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article Accountancy Professor Gordon Quitmeyer to Teach Abroad in La Dolce Vita
Gordon Quitmeyer, lecturer in the CBA School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has recently been accepted to teach two accounting courses with the Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA) study abroad program in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, during the spring 2014 semester.

More than 650 Celebrate 100th Anniversary of CBA at Back to School Bash

Aug 30 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article More than 650 Celebrate 100th Anniversary of CBA at Back to School Bash
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration celebrated 100 years of educating business leaders on Friday, Aug. 23 with a back to school bash. More than 650 College of Business Administration students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and business partners attended the celebration. Earlier in the week, Governor Dave Heineman proclaimed the day as the 100th Anniversary of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Omer and Shelley Return to the Big Ten at UNL

Aug 21 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Omer and Shelley Return to the Big Ten at UNL
Drs. Thomas Omer and Marjorie Shelley headed north this summer leaving Texas A&M University to join the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. The husband and wife team were not initially looking to leave their distinguished positions in Texas until they fielded phone calls last year from Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, and Dr. Paul Shoemaker, director of the School of Accountancy and BKD, LLP Professor of Accountancy, explaining the opportunities in Nebraska.

CBA Professors Present Research at European Accounting Association Congress in Paris

Jul 5 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Professors Present Research at European Accounting Association Congress in Paris
Four accountancy professors from CBA recently presented their research in Paris at the European Accounting Association annual congress. The conference program included research contributions in auditing and financial reporting by CBA faculty members Dr. Janice Lawrence, Dr. Scott Seavey, Dr. David Smith and Dr. Paul Tanyi.

Business Students Graduate as Part of Second Largest UNL Class

May 7 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Graduate as Part of Second Largest UNL Class
More than 2,750 students received their diplomas May 3 and 4 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This is the second largest class in the history of UNL.

Beta Alpha Psi Students Compete in Best Practice Competition and Advance to Nationals

May 2 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article Beta Alpha Psi Students Compete in Best Practice Competition and Advance to Nationals
Fourteen students from CBA presented in the Best Practice Competition at the regional meeting of Beta Alpha Psi on April 6. The competition, which was held in Kansas City, Kan., had three presentation categories including innovation, inspiration and imagination.

2013 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception Recognizes Excellence at CBA

Apr 29 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article 2013 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception Recognizes Excellence at CBA
The 2013 Faculty Awards Reception for the College of Business Administration was held, Thursday, April 25 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, the James, Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of CBA, presented the awards to the thirteen award recipients.

CBA Faculty, Staff and Students Recognized for Spirit of Service

Apr 22 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article CBA Faculty, Staff and Students Recognized for Spirit of Service
A UNL College of Business Administration professor, a staff member and several students were recognized with Spirit of Service awards at the UNL Center for Civic Engagement Celebration of Service on April 12 in the Nebraska Union.

UCARE Provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Business Students

Apr 16 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article UCARE Provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Business Students
The UNL UCARE program gives students the chance to participate in research at the undergraduate level. Christine Ochsner, junior accounting and economics major from Geneva, Neb., shared her economics education research with a poster presentation at the Spring UNL Undergraduate Research Fair on April 10.

Over 70 Percent of CBA Students Sign Ethics Code

Apr 15 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article Over 70 Percent of CBA Students Sign Ethics Code
More than 70 percent of undergraduate students currently enrolled at the UNL College of Business Administration have given their signature of support to the CBA ethics code. The student-written ethics code and belief statement were launched at the State Farm Ethics Day Lecture last year.

Former FBI Informant Featured at Ethics Day Lecture

Feb 20 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Former FBI Informant Featured at Ethics Day Lecture
Dr. Mark Whitacre, Fortune 500 executive turned FBI informant, spoke to over 1,600 business students at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on the importance of making the right decisions. The event was held as part of the Business Ethics Program’s Spring Ethics Day Lecture.

CBA Faculty and Staff Honored by UNL Parents Association

Feb 15 2013 1:30 PM | » Full Article CBA Faculty and Staff Honored by UNL Parents Association
The UNL College of Business Administration had nine faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 8. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.

Dean's Advisory Board Member Mark Hesser Talks to CBA Students

Feb 12 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Dean's Advisory Board Member Mark Hesser Talks to CBA Students
Mark Hesser, CBA Dean’s Advisory Board member and alumnus, was recently named to the FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking. Hesser, who serves as president of Pinnacle Bank, promotes the bank’s vision of serving local customers through the concept of local control.

Spanel, Karel and Hood Awarded Nebraska Chamber Scholarships

Feb 8 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article Spanel, Karel and Hood Awarded Nebraska Chamber Scholarships
Three students from the UNL College of Business Administration were awarded Nebraska Chamber of Commerce scholarships at a banquet held Thursday, February 7, at the Lincoln, Neb., Cornhusker Marriott hotel.

Identifying Connections Between Founders and Foundations

Jan 31 2013 1:30 PM | » Full Article Identifying Connections Between Founders and Foundations
Dr. Arthur Allen is studying the connections between a private foundation and its founder. Is there an integral connection between the name of an organization and the style with which that individual runs the foundation that might be jeopardized when the founder is no longer around?

Phi Beta Lambda Hosts High Schools for Business Competition

Dec 6 2012 10:09 AM | » Full Article Phi Beta Lambda Hosts High Schools for Business Competition
High school students from across the state came to the UNL to take part in the fifth annual American Business Competition. The event was hosted by the Phi Beta Lambda business student organization which is sponsored by the CBA. Over 300 students from 21 high schools attended the annual event.

Ethics Advocate Bill O'Rourke Speaks to CBA Students at Lied Center

Sep 26 2012 12:00 PM | » Full Article Ethics Advocate Bill O'Rourke Speaks to CBA Students at Lied Center
Eavesdropping on business deals at the airport, accepting extravagant gifts from clients, having a co-worker display a Confederate flag in the work place – these are just a few of the ethical issues that were discussed with CBA students at the fall 2012 Ethics Day Lecture.

Nebraska Regents Approve Plans for New College of Business Administration Building

Sep 14 2012 1:30 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Regents Approve Plans for New College of Business Administration Building
The Nebraska Board of Regents approved plans for a new $84 million College of Business Administration building, making way for one of the most significant events in the history of the college, and largest academic building project in recent history at UNL.

Enrollment Up at UNL College of Business Administration

Sep 4 2012 4:00 PM | » Full Article Enrollment Up at UNL College of Business Administration
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the UNL College of Business Administration, announced a 25.4 percent increase in first-time freshmen enrollment in the College of Business Administration this fall.

CBA Students Compete in Tuition Mission Contest on Bus at Nebraska Union

Aug 17 2012 4:30 PM | » Full Article CBA Students Compete in Tuition Mission Contest on Bus at Nebraska Union
Three CBA students tried their hand at a unique version of ‘Survivor’ last week by competing against other UNL students while living on a big red bus parked outside the Nebraska Union. The first prize winner of the Tuition Mission contest, sponsored by Lincoln radio station KFRX, received tuition and books for one year.

Summer 2012 Graduation Ceremony Honors 125 Business Students

Aug 13 2012 4:30 PM | » Full Article Summer 2012 Graduation Ceremony Honors 125 Business Students
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 125 students following the summer 2012 semester. The commencement exercises were held Aug. 10 and 11 in separate ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Dr. Linda Ruchala Keeps CBA School of Accountancy Buzzing

Jul 24 2012 8:30 AM | » Full Article Dr. Linda Ruchala Keeps CBA School of Accountancy Buzzing
Dr. Linda Ruchala is always ready to talk to her students about accounting. As an associate professor at the School of Accountancy, Ruchala knows the importance of hard work. Now she is discovering another hard working group through her newest hobby – beekeeping.

Over 400 CBA Students Graduate at Spring 2012 Ceremony

May 10 2012 10:08 AM | » Full Article Over 400 CBA Students Graduate at Spring 2012 Ceremony
More than 400 students graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration this spring. They were part of the largest graduation class in the history of UNL with over 2,800 students receiving degrees.

Reinertson Brothers Continue Husker Tradition of Academic Success

May 2 2012 2:39 PM | » Full Article Reinertson Brothers Continue Husker Tradition of Academic Success
Brothers Jordan and Josh Reinertson, who came to the College of Business Administration from Gibbon, Neb., were both awarded the distinction of Highest Honors for their academic achievements at the 2012 Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet. Overall, 84 CBA student-athletes were honored -- the most of any college.

CBA Faculty and Staff Receive Recognition for Contributions to Students

Feb 24 2012 9:21 AM | » Full Article CBA Faculty and Staff Receive Recognition for Contributions to Students
The UNL College of Business Administration had 13 faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 3. Four of the recipients were first time awardees.

Student Ethics Code Launches for CBA Students

Feb 10 2012 10:30 AM | » Full Article Student Ethics Code Launches for CBA Students
Wall Street, Fortune 500 Companies and businesses across the world continually discuss the importance of ethics in business. A group of CBA students decided to stop talking and start doing, writing a new student ethics code.

Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones

Feb 3 2012 11:34 AM | » Full Article Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones
Recent charges of mistreatment of workers who create and manufacture Apple products have led to ethics questions for iPhone users. Dr. Janice Lawrence, director of the business ethics program at CBA, was interviewed by Business News Daily regarding her views on the situation.

Tanyi Brings International Perspective to School of Accountancy

Jan 20 2012 4:34 PM | » Full Article Tanyi Brings International Perspective to School of Accountancy
Dr. Paul Tanyi came to the U.S. from Cameroon seven years ago planning to return home after getting his MBA. His plans changed once he discovered his passion for teaching and found his way to Nebraska.

Lienemann Family - Power in Numbers

Dec 23 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Lienemann Family - Power in Numbers
Del Lienemann Sr. and his family have spent a lifetime supporting the UNL College of Business Administration. They are proof of the power of giving and recently have endowed a faculty chair in the School of Accountancy.

Business Ethics are Focus for CBA Students

Dec 15 2011 8:29 AM | » Full Article Business Ethics are Focus for CBA Students
The Business Ethics program at the UNL College of Business Administration is ranked as the third strongest program in the Big Ten conference by Businessweek. The program is integrated into over 90 percent of business classes and visiting speakers are a large component of the program.

Fraud Examination Students Learn Assessment Skills on Real World Project

Dec 8 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Fraud Examination Students Learn Assessment Skills on Real World Project
College of Business Administration accountancy students who take the Fraud Examination class are learning exactly what it takes to prevent fraud. Dr. Janice Lawrence is helping students take on real world fraud risk assessment reviews of local non-profits that benefit both the community and the students.

ConAgra Finance Manager Tess Campos Speaks to Accounting Students at CBA

Nov 28 2011 10:58 AM | » Full Article
Tess Campos, a finance manager of internal audit at ConAgra Foods, recently spoke to CBA students in the Intermediate Accounting II class. The class focuses specifically on ConAgra's financial statements to learn how accounting disclosures in a company relate to textbook examples.

School of Accountancy Alum Dr. Scott Jackson Awarded Greatest Impact on Practice

Nov 21 2011 2:40 PM | » Full Article
Dr. Scott Jackson, who received his Ph.D. in accounting from the UNL College of Business Administration School of Accountancy in 1997, recently was selected to receive the 2012 Greatest Impact on Practice award for his research efforts. Jackson is currently a faculty member at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.

Ph.D. Student Jamie Hoelscher Upholds Tradition of Excellence in Accountancy

Oct 21 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Ph.D. Student Jamie Hoelscher Upholds Tradition of Excellence in Accountancy
Jamie Hoelscher is a third year Ph.D. student at the UNL College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. She continues the tradition of hard working graduate level students that have attended the prestigious School.

Scholarship Funding is Key Component for Accountancy Students

Oct 11 2011 4:18 PM | » Full Article Scholarship Funding is Key Component for Accountancy Students
School of Accountancy students have a broad range of scholarship opportunities to help support their academic success. Both undergraduate and graduate students benefit from various funding sources.

Business Ethics Program Brings Whistleblower Tour to Packed Student Audience

Oct 7 2011 8:59 AM | » Full Article Business Ethics Program Brings Whistleblower Tour to Packed Student Audience
The College of Business Administration recently hosted a panel of prominent whistleblowers through the efforts of Dr. Janice Lawrence and the Business Ethics program. The panelists included Gary Aguirre, a former prosecutor for the SEC, who spent years of his life fighting corruption in the agency.

Career Opportunities Looking Up for Accountancy Students

Jun 29 2011 8:55 AM | » Full Article

Encouraging news is on the horizon for accountancy students. U.S. News and World Report recently listed the profession as one of the top 50 careers that should have strong growth over the next decade.

Accountancy Students Awarded for Excellence

May 4 2011 9:53 AM | » Full Article

Accountancy students Nolan Ingebritgtson and Justice Coffey were recently named winners of the Outstanding Student Award.  Eight other nominees from the School of Accountancy were also recognized.

College of Business Faculty Members Honored at Inaugural Event

May 4 2011 9:05 AM | » Full Article

The inaugural Faculty Awards Reception for the College of Business Administration held, Thursday, April 28 at the Visitor’s Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, the James, Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of CBA, honored six retiring faculty members and presented 10 faculty awards.

UCARE Program Gives Undergraduate Business Students Research Opportunities

Apr 28 2011 2:06 PM | » Full Article UCARE Program Gives Undergraduate Business Students Research Opportunities

The UNL UCARE (Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience) program is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to learn how to conduct their own research.  Kin-ian Yin is just one of the college of business students who participated in the program this year.

Accountancy Grad Student Taylor Pugh Awarded 2011 FSA Student Award

Apr 27 2011 7:30 PM | » Full Article Accountancy Grad Student Taylor Pugh Awarded 2011 FSA Student Award

Taylor Pugh has been awarded the 2011 FSA (Federation of Schools of Accountancy) Student Award. The award is voted on by graduate faculty and is given annually to one graduate student from each FSA member school.

Dr. Aaron Crabtree Honored With Distinguished Teaching Award

Apr 14 2011 9:27 AM | » Full Article

Aaron Crabtree, Associate Professor of Accountancy, was presented the College Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University Honors Convocation Sunday, April 10, 2011.  Dr. Crabtree was nominated for the award by his students.

UNL College of Business Administration Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

Apr 7 2011 2:26 PM | » Full Article UNL College of Business Administration Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

The UNL College of Business Administration has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools.

Brown and Quitmeyer Recognized for Service to Students

Feb 8 2011 3:07 PM | » Full Article

School of Accountancy faculty members James Brown, Jr. and Gordon Quitmeyer were recognized with the "Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students" at a recent ceremony.

An Accounting Major's Adventures in Australia

Jan 5 2011 10:39 AM | » Full Article An Accounting Major's Adventures in Australia

UNL College of Business student Tyler Keffeler finds a once in a lifetime opportunity studying abroad, interning, and adventuring in Australia.

BKD Gives Endowed Professorship for UNL CBA to Paul Shoemaker

Dec 8 2010 9:15 AM | » Full Article BKD Gives Endowed Professorship for UNL CBA to Paul Shoemaker
Paul A. Shoemaker, professor and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, has been awarded the first BKD, LLP Professorship in Accountancy.

Changing Career Path Leads to Ph.D. in Accounting for UNL Grad Student

Nov 17 2010 6:13 PM | » Full Article Changing Career Path Leads to Ph.D. in Accounting for UNL Grad Student

Areewan Aimdilokwong had already come to the United States once to get her Master of Science in Accounting. She used that achievement to get a job in her home country of Thailand working as an internal auditor. It was a job she enjoyed for several years. Then a new experience set her on a whole new course.

Championing Business Ethics at the UNL College of Business

Oct 27 2010 12:09 PM | » Full Article Championing Business Ethics at the UNL College of Business

When students enroll in a course at the UNL College of Business they are usually signing up for an Ethics course whether they are aware of it or not. That is because ethics issues reach into over 90% of the courses currently being taught at the College. Janice Lawrence a professor at the School of Accountancy has been leading the efforts to integrate Ethics into the student experience for over ten years.

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