Cyndie Jeffrey, RSM Fellow and associate professor of accounting, was awarded the Accounting Exemplar Award at the American Accounting Association annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, in August. The Accounting Exemplar Award is presented by the Public Interest Section and is given to either an accounting educator or an accounting practitioner who has made notable contributions to professionalism and ethics in accounting education and/or practice, either by serving as a role model and/or by making significant contributions to the accounting profession in a manner which serves the public interest.
Diane Janvrin, William L. Varner professor of accounting, presented a paper, “You Posted What? Analyzing Determinants of Social Technology Risk Prevention,” at the University of Waterloo Center for Information Integrity and Systems Assurance’s 13th Biennial Symposium on Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance on September 28 in Toronto. The paper was co-authored with Margarita Lenk (Colorado State University), JP Krahel (Loyola University – Maryland), and Brett Considine (Monash University).
Jenny Sturgill, assistant teaching professor in accounting, was voted Teacher of the Month for September. The Ivy Teacher and Staff of the Month awards are sponsored by Ivy Student Council.
Michael Bootsma, teaching professor of accounting, received notification that he has passed both parts of the Uniform Certified Management Accountant Examination required for a CMA license. Congratulations, Mike!
Bill Dilla, emeritus professor of accounting; Diane Janvrin, William L. Varner Professor of Accounting; Jon Perkins, associate professor of accounting; and Robyn Raschke (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) had their paper, “The Influence of Sustainability Assurance Report Format and Level on Nonprofessional Investors’ Judgments,” accepted for publication in Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.
Diane Janvrin presented a paper, “Interactive Data Visualization: Effects of Cognitive and Technology on Anomaly Evaluation,” co-authored with Robyn Raschke (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Gary Schneider (California State University, Monterey Bay), and Sheng-Feng Hsieh (National Taiwan University) at the 11th International Symposium on Accounting Information Systems held at Michigan State University on June 22.