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Professor nancy snow will serve on Ohio Higher ed panel

Nancy Snow will serve on the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s statewide Transfer Assurance Guide review panel for business and accounting. This panel reviews course equivalency across the state of Ohio to help assure that classes transfer seamlessly for students. The panel also updates and reviews the learning outcomes that the state applies to classes. This important effort reflects Nancy’s commitment to students and higher education.

NEW PARTNER AT GJM IS UT Alum

Mary Jo PitzenGilmore Jasion Mahler’s (GJM’s) Mary Jo Pitzen, CPA has been promoted to partner with the firm. Mary Jo has been with GJM for over 12 years. She is a member of the firm’s Construction Specialist Team. Mary Jo provides tax planning, compliance and business advisory services for individuals and all types of businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, healthcare, and professional services.

“This is a very well-earned promotion. Mary Jo provides great client service and has done an excellent job in helping to continue growth in our construction practice,” says GJM Managing Partner Kevin Gilmore.

Professor nancy snow's class, ACCT 3100, Financial Accounting & Analysis is a QM Recognized course

In August of 2019, Professor Snow’s class, ACCT 3100, Financial Accounting & Analysis received national Quality Matters (QM) recognition. Quality Matters is a national program that recognizes high-quality online courses. Congratulations on this outstanding achievement!  UToledo's web developer has added Professor Snow's name and course information to its list of QM Recognized Courses. We, at UToledo Online, thank you for your dedication to providing high-quality online courses for UToledo students!

Accounting Professor selected for SEC Fellowship

Dana Hollie pictureDana Hollie, the Alan H. and Karen A. Barry Endowed Professor of Accounting in the College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo was selected to be a visiting academic scholar in the Office of Structured Disclosure in the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. She will serve in this role during the 2019–2020 academic year in the SEC's Washington, D.C. office.

Hollie is the first University of Toledo professor to be chosen for this SEC fellowship.

In its “think tank” and other roles, DERA is involved across the entire range of SEC activities including policy-making, rule-making, enforcement, examination, and other matters. The academic scholar has traditionally been assigned to ongoing projects in the DERA division.
"I am honored for the opportunity to expand my knowledge of the SEC’s oversight process and to use this experience to become a better resource for my students and to benefit my research agenda, both of which should benefit UToledo," said Hollie. Hollie recently joined the faculty in the fall of 2018. Prior to joining The University of Toledo, she was a tenured associate professor at Louisiana State University.

ZUFE University in China and COBI's Department of Accounting

Visit to ZUFE University in China

The accounting department has a long-standing relationship with Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics (ZUFE) in Hangzhou, China. Two of the ZUFE faculty are also graduates of UT’s MSA program. This year Dr. Franz visited ZUFE and had the opportunity to meet with faculty and to present a research paper. Fortunately there was also time to visit the lovely city of Hangzhou

Dr. Karen Green received the University of Toledo’s 2019 Outstanding Teacher Award

Dr. Karen Green received the University of Toledo’s 2019 Outstanding Teacher Award. This award recognizes the faculty’s commitment to student success and their contributions to the mission of our University.

Dr. Karen Green is an Assistant Professor of Accounting department in the College of Business and Innovation, she is also a certified public accountant, licensed in Massachusetts. She has been selected as one of the professors throughout The University of Toledo for the UT Outstanding Teacher Award.

2019 Student awards
  • Maggie Kelly 2019 Federation of Schools of Accountancy Student Awards
  • Connie Baumgartner MSA Pacemaker
  • Hannah Smith Senior Pacemaker
  • Rachael Noe Junior Pacemaker
Michael Hanf receives Department of accounting's 2019 Outstanding alumni award
2019 Outstanding Alumni Award Congratulations to Michael Hanf who received the Department of Accounting’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni recognition award. He graduated from the University of Toledo in 1995 with a degree in accounting. He is one of the founding member of Davenport, Hanf & Company, LLC (DHC), a tax, accounting and consulting firm. Congratulations Michael Hanf!
Professor Deidre liedel's article published in the drake law review

Professor Deidre Liedel's article entitled "The Taxation of Bitcoin: How the IRS Views Cryptocurrencies" was published in the Drake Law Review.  Her article is available online at:  https://drakelawreview.org

Professor nancy snow's class, buad 2040, financial accounting information is a QM Recognized course

In February of 2018, Professor Snow’s class, BUAD 2040, Financial Accounting Information received national Quality Matters (QM) recognition. Quality Matters is a national program that recognizes high-quality online courses. Congratulations on this outstanding achievement!  UT's web developer has added Professor Snow's name and course information to its list of QM Recognized Courses. We, at UT Online, thank you for your dedication to providing high-quality online courses for UT students!

Dr. heba abdel-rahim's paper accepted for journal publication in accounting, organizations and society

Dr. Heba Abdel-Rahim’s paper titled “Information system precision and honesty in managerial reporting: A re-examination of information asymmetry effects,” co-authored with Douglas E. Stevens has been accepted for publication at the journal of Accounting, Organizations and Society. If you are interested in reading the paper, it is available here at ScienceDirect

CPA Review class using becker cpa review materials - one section of becker materials free of charge!

Beginning in the Fall semester of 2017, we began using the Becker CPA Review materials in our CPA review class. Each semester students registered in the CPA Review Class will receive one section of Becker materials free of charge!

Dr. Karen Green named aicpa academic champion

Dr. Karen Green was named an AICPA Academic Champion at UT. This recognition resulted from all of her work at helping students with the CPA exam and her outreach efforts to students in area high schools.

ALAN AND KAREN BARRY DONATE $1 MILLION TO ESTABLISH ENDOWED PROFESSORSHIP IN ACCOUNTING

A $1 million gift has been donated by Alan H. Barry (Bus ’66) and his wife, Karen A. Barry (UTCTC, ’64) to establish an endowment that supports The Alan H. and Karen A. Barry Endowed Professorship in Accounting at The University of Toledo. The Barrys announced the gift at their home in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Friday, April 21, at an alumni event for the Phoenix Chapter of the Alumni Association. University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber attended the event in Scottsdale as the alumni chapter’s invited speaker. Read More 

Last Updated: 1/17/20