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Less than a year after receiving her B.S. in accounting from SU’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Valerie Sheehan has received the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA’s) Elijah Watt Sells Award. The honor is presented to those scoring at least 95.5 on all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination and passing all four sections in their first attempt. Sheehan joined only 54 others nationwide in achieving that accomplishment in 2013. Read more ...

Mike Koval was elected vice president of the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MAALSB) at its annual conference in March.

Fati Salimian presented a paper titled “Minimizing The Sum of Errors Raised to the Power of Four: A New Approach to Conducting Regression Analysis” at the 2014 annual meeting of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) in Philadelphia (March 27-29). The paper was published in the conference proceedings.

Tom Calo and Wayne Decker attended the spring meeting of the International Academy of Business and Economics in Orlando, FL. They presented a paper co-authored with Meredith Patterson of the SU Psychology Department. The paper, “Age Stereotypes and Older Workers’ Adaptability, Effectiveness, and Generativity,” has also been published recently in the Journal of International Management Studies.

Kashi Khazeh and Leonard Arvi (co-authored with Bob Winder) published “A Comparison of Value-at-Risk Approaches For Multinational Enterprises” in The International Review of Business Research Papers, Volume 10, Number 1, pp.25-38 (March 2014).

Leonard Arvi received the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents 2014 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Mentoring on Friday, April 11, at the USM meeting held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Frank Shipper was interviewed recently by The Great Game of Business and featured in the article “10 Key Takeaways from Open-Book Companies: An Academic’s Perspective.” Read more ...

The Honors Convocation Committee approved the FMA @ SU Leadership Award for inclusion in the Honors Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 2. The first recipient has been selected and will be awarded $500 on that day. This will be an annual award.

Staff and Faculty Service Awards were presented to the following:
5 Years of Service
Leonard Arvi
Tammy Donaway
Jamie Emerson

10 Years of Service
Jing Quan
Hong Yao

15 Years of Service
Jill Caviglia-Harris
Ying Wu

20 Years of Service
Richard Hoffman

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