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CALCPA Campus Ambassador Advocates for Accounting

April 8, 2014: Casey Showalter ‘15 has been selected as the 2014 CalCPA Campus Ambassador for Menlo College. CalCPA, a professional accounting advocacy organization established the ambassador program as a means for students to share events, career resources and scholarship opportunities with their peers. Menlo College began participating in the program last year with John Schott ’14 as their representative. Casey is a third-base…

Honors Convocation Spring 2014

April 7, 2014: By Vicky Schultz On Friday, April 4, 2014, Menlo College held the annual Honors Convocation dinner to celebrate students who achieved academic excellence. Students and their families, faculty, and staff came together and recognized students on the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List and recipients of special awards, including the Board of Trustees Award, the highest honor that a student can receive…

Menlo Hosts CPA Firms’ Partners Panel Discussion

April 7, 2014: By Vicky Schultz On Wednesday, April 2, Menlo College welcomed executive partners from five leading public accounting firms as part of the CPA Firms’ Partners Panel Discussion. Students were able to get a broader insight into the life of a senior accountant and learn that accounting is not just about debits and credits, and spreadsheets. Five people from accounting firms…

The Rigors of Publishing Academic Research

March 4, 2014: To be successful at research, you not only have to use robust methodology and study an important topic that makes a contribution to the field but you also have to be able to hook your reviewers by telling a good story, explained Dr. Jan Jindra, Assistant Professor of Finance. “Otherwise, you might lose the reader’s interest.”…