News

Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds

Jan 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds
The School of Accountancy received two major gifts totaling $2 million this year intended to help increase the ability of Nebraska to better compete with peers in the Big Ten conference. The anonymous endowments of $1 million each go to the creation of the Ellsworth L. Fulk Chair of Accountancy, and the Ellsworth L. Fulk Faculty and Ph.D. Student Development Fund.

10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business

Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article 10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college.

Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye

Dec 18 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
More than 300 business students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as the College of Business completed the first semester in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. To recognize students several College of Business events took place Friday, December 15, including the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business

Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.

Accounting Students Win Deloitte’s Regional Audit Competition

Nov 20 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Accounting Students Win Deloitte’s Regional Audit Competition
A team of University of NebraskaLincoln College of Business accounting students won the Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge regional competition held on November 14 in Minneapolis. Advancing to the national competition in April, the five-member team competed against ten other universities to take the top honor.

Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham

Nov 14 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham
The family of University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Ronald “Ron” J. Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory. Their gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation creates a permanent endowment to forever support the education of business students.

Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again

Nov 13 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln chapter of Beta Alpha Psi received recognition as a superior chapter for the 2016–17 academic year. As part of the honor, the chapter received $500 courtesy of KPMG and the KPMG Foundation.

Executive Insights Panelists Put People First

Oct 30 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Executive Insights Panelists Put People First
Four prominent business leaders advised more than 70 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students on what it takes to manage from the top at the Executive Insights panel held at the Nebraska Union October 26. The event, sponsored by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, allowed students to network with the professionals following the discussion. Panelists included Karen Ganzlin, executive vice president and chief human resources officer of TD Ameritrade; Eric Johnson ’85, vice president-tax of Conagra Brands; Jim Kruger ’86, chief financial officer of Nelnet; and Matt Marsh ’91, partner and global retail industry leader of Deloitte & Touche.

Four Business Leaders to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, October 26

Oct 18 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Four Business Leaders to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, October 26
Four business leaders will share their experiences at the College of Business Executive Insights panel Thursday, October 26, in the Nebraska Union Auditorium at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, the free event features the panel discussion and a question and answer session at 4 p.m. and is followed by a networking reception at 5 p.m. All university students and the public are invited to attend.

Celebration of Excellence Includes Hall of Fame Inductions

Oct 10 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Celebration of Excellence Includes Hall of Fame Inductions
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Accountancy inducted three new members into their Hall of Fame at the annual Celebration of Excellence held in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hallon October 5. Inductees included Dr. James F. Brown, Jr., professor emeritus of the School of Accountancy, Tonn M. Ostergard, CEO and chairman of Crete Carrier Corporation and Sue Wilkinson, senior vice president and CFO at Ameritas. All three inductees received praise for their years of service to the School.

Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth

Oct 9 2017 10:30 AM | » Full Article Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the fifth annual Partnership Summit on October 6, as over 150 advisory board members from around the nation met to provide insight and learn more about Howard L. Hawks Hall. Interim Dean Kathy Farrell highlighted the day with the State of the College Address, where she noted the significant role Nebraska Business continues to play at the University.

Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades

Sep 22 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades
Nearly 400 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received special recognition and academic achievement awards at the College of Business Honors Ceremony on Sunday, September 17. Distributed by Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate curriculum and programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, 80 students received one of three awards including the William Gold Scholar Award, Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award and James E. LeRossignol Scholar Award. Held for the first time in the fall semester and in Howard L. Hawks Hall, business students who received a total of more than $550,000 in scholarships, and seniors in the Clifton Strengths Institute Clifton Builders Program and student strength coaches were also honored.
See CBA News Stories Archive