Baton Rouge – Sanaz Aghazadeh, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting, was awarded the Best Midyear Meeting Paper Award by the American Accounting Association at their 2019 Auditing Midyear Meeting in January 2019. Aghazadeh’s paper, Revealing Oz: Audit Firm Partners’ Experiences with National Office Consultations, finds that the audit firm national office identity has shifted in recent years toward a more user-friendly entity that collaborates closely with engagement teams and also includes clients in consultations.
BATON ROUGE - The E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Accounting will host its annual Regional Research Conference Friday, March 1, 2019, in the Business Education Complex with Bharat Sarath, PhD, as this year’s speaker. Accounting faculty from colleges throughout Louisiana are invited to attend.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A team from LSU’s Diversity and Inclusion in the Office of Business Student Success placed runner-up at the 2019 National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. The competition is held annually the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day and brings together some of the best and most diverse talent in undergraduate education from across the country. This was the eighth year for the event, which took place Jan. 18-19. Nearly 170 business students from 42 teams competed – up from 35 teams last year.
BATON ROUGE – LSU recognized 1,950 graduates at the university’s 297th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 14.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Flores MBA Program has launched a one-year MBA track that’s geared toward students who hold an undergraduate business degree from an accredited institution. Beginning in June, this new one-year MBA format will allow students to complete the MBA degree in just 11 months.
BATON ROUGE – ForensicsColleges.com, an on-line resource specializing in forensic accounting programs across the country, has recognized the Master of Accountancy degree program in the E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Department of Accounting for excellence in combating securities and commodities fraud. Professor Larry Crumbley was also recognized as an expert in the field.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2019 Hall of Distinction Class – Marcela Donadio, Robert Schneckenburger and Jeff Zehnder. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 22.
The Department of Accounting at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business has published its annual Tiger Tactics newsletter announcing several accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2018 semester.
BATON ROUGE - With a win at regionals, a team of LSU accounting students will advance to compete in Deloitte’s national 2019 Audit Innovation Campus Challenge (AICC) to be held in April of 2019 at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas.
BATON ROUGE - Tom (finance, ’82) and Lisa (accounting ’89; law, ’94) Adamek, longtime philanthropic supporters of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, have made their largest gift to date in support of the Department of Finance and the Office of Business Student Success.
BATON ROUGE - In their semi-annual meeting held October 12, 2018, the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean's Advisory Council elected new leadership for 2019-2020.
BATON ROUGE – Registration is open now for the 2019 LSU Tax Seminar to be held Jan. 3-4, at the Business Education Complex on the LSU campus. This seminar is sponsored by the Department of Accounting in the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
BATON ROUGE – To grow the stream of talented entrepreneurs willing to start new businesses and innovate within existing ones, the LSU Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems offers the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program. Any LSU student may apply for the yearlong program; fellows are chosen through a competitive application process.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has formally announced selections for the 2018 Homecoming Court. The court is comprised of 14 exceptional students that represent the sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate classifications plus graduate, law, and veterinary school students, and many of the university’s most dynamic student organizations.
E. J. Ourso College of Business to Hold Graduate Program Fair BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College is hosting a Business Graduate Program Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex, 501 South Quad Drive.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College ranked 108th overall in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released earlier this month. This year’s ranking places the college in the top quarter of all business schools and is a slight increase from the college’s 109th ranking in 2017.
BATON ROUGE – An LSU accounting graduate collaborated with two LSU Department of Accounting faculty on a paper that was recently published online in The Journal of Accounting Literature.
BATON ROUGE – In U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Colleges, LSU is ranked in the top tier for “Best National Universities” for the 11th-straight year and is the only public university in Louisiana ranked in the top tier this year.
BATON ROUGE – Several LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business faculty were awarded promotion and tenure before the start of the 2018-2019 academic year.
BATON ROUGE – Is aggressive revenue management by a supplier greater when the supplier and their major customer engage the same office-level auditor and when the major customer makes significant purchases from the supplier? These questions are at the core of a study conducted by Professor Ken Reichelt, LSU Department of Accounting, and co-authors Hsihui Chang, Drexel University; Hsin-Chi Chen, Tunghai University and Jengfang Chen, Macquarie University.
BATON ROUGE – Emergent Method, a Louisiana-based consulting firm specializing in strategic and organizational planning, strategic communications and project management, has been ranked 1,292 in Inc. Magazine's 37th Annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies in America. The firm is ranked first among Baton Rouge companies in the Inc. 5000 rankings and sixth among Louisiana companies.
BATON ROUGE – Senior Kyle Mancuso is the new president of the Phi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. He shared his thoughts on his organization, the benefits of student involvement and the importance of going to class.
BATON ROUGE - Master of Accountancy student Teja Dabney will lead the LSU Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA). Dabney talked to us about her last year at LSU and how NABA helped her thrive.
BATON ROUGE – LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Phil Adra, CFP, CPA, CLU and CLTC, was recently honored with membership in Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Forum Group. Members of this elite group are recognized for their commitment to helping clients achieve financial security.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Center for Internal Auditing (LSUCIA) will hold a conference for program alumni and other practitioners on Oct. 15-16, 2018. The conference, to be held at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel in Baton Rouge, allows attendees to network and share ideas while gaining continuing professional education credit.
BATON ROUGE – The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) recently honored Baton Rouge CPAs, J. Gerard “Jerry” Jolly, Peggy Scott, Jeffrey Koonce and Layne McDaniel for their remarkable contributions to the CPA profession and the community. All four honorees are graduates of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business.
Erin Kilpatrick and Dean Richard White Erin Kilpatrick and Richard D. White Jr., dean of the E. J. Ourso College of Business BATON ROUGE – Erin Kilpatrick, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accountancy from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, was recently announced as one of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) 2017 Elijah Watt Sells Award winners.
BATON ROUGE – Registration is open for the 2018 Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference to be held July 19-20, at the Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE – A partnership between the LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts and the E. J. Ourso College of Business yielded a compelling talkback about the challenges of living on minimum wage. The discussion followed a performance of “Nickel and Dimed,” Joan Holden’s adaptation of Barbara Ehrenreich’s 2001 best-seller “Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America.”
BATON ROUGE – More than 35 students were presented with scholarships in recognition of their academic accomplishments at the Department of Accounting’s annual awards banquet.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has recognized 32 students as the Class of 2018 for Leadership LSU, an annual spring program coordinated by LSU Campus Life on behalf of the LSU Office of the Dean of Students. Twenty-eight of the 32 students in the Class of 2018 for Leadership LSU are undergraduates in their senior year. Five are juniors and two are graduate students (noted in listing). Students in the class are from five states and three countries.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester.
BATON ROUGE – Last month LSU Campus Life, a department within the Office of the Dean of Students, awarded Love Purple Live Gold Awards for 16 categories out of 144 total applications for outstanding achievements during the 2017-18 academic year.
May 2018 graduates by city and state.
BATON ROUGE – Sixty LSU graduates were awarded the LSU Distinguished Communicator Award during a ceremony on Thursday, May 10, as part of the university’s 295th commencement exercises.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Office of the Dean of Students presented the Tiger Twelve Class of 2018 at a ceremony held in late-April in the rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex.
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently recognized student achievement at its 2018 Spring Scholarship Reception. Held in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex, the event brought together scholarship recipients and donors.
BATON ROUGE – LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Robert “Bobby” J. Crifasi, general manager of New Orleans Country Club, was elected president of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Board of Directors at its 91st World Conference on Club Management.
BATON ROUGE – A team of LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business students is one of eight student groups selected to present to data professionals during the 2018 SAS Global Forum to be held April 8-11 in Denver.
BATON ROUGE - The E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Accounting hosted its annual Regional Research Conference on March 2 in the Business Education Complex with the University of Georgia’s C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Distinguished Chair in Business Administration Ted Christensen and the University of North Carolina’s Jeffrey Hoopes serving as the workshop speakers.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Campus Life, a department within the Office of the Dean of Students, has awarded the 2017 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship Award for participation and leadership in campus and community service to ten female students who were nominated and who applied for consideration.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Distinction Class – Claire L. Cagnolatti and Maurice J. “Skip” Robichaux III.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.
BATON ROUGE - LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business graduates Mary Alice Booker of Shreveport, La.; Mallory Guillot of Covington, La.; Mary Peartree of Cypress, Texas; Ashley Pou of New Orleans; Cullen Richardson of Lake Charles, La.; Connor Usie of Zachary, La.; and Marissa Wehrer of Kenner, La. were each recognized as University Medalists during the Fall 2017 Diploma Ceremony.
BATON ROUGE - Master of Accountancy student and professional athlete Alex Arlitt ’15 cites “grit” as the key to success in both accounting and sports.
BATON ROUGE – With a win at regionals, a team of LSU accounting students earned a spot in Deloitte’s 2018 national Audit Innovation Campus Challenge (AICC).
BATON ROUGE – A trio of LSU Department of Accounting faculty collaborated on a paper that was accepted for publication in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. “Auditors and Disclosure Quality: The Case of Major Customer Disclosures” was written by Joseph Legoria, associate professor, Ken Reichelt, associate professor and Jared Soileau, assistant professor.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2017 Hall of Distinction Class – Sarah Borders, Jim Parr and David B. Songy. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 31.