Adkerson School of Accountancy Ranked Third in the 2016 CCH Public Accounting Report!
Congratulations to the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy, as they are now ranked 3rd in the nation for both undergraduate and graduate accounting programs (with 15 or fewer full-time faculty) in the the latest Commerce Clearing House Public Accounting Report. A division of the Wolters Kluwer tax solutions firm, CCH has published annual rankings of the nation’s best college accounting programs for almost 30 years.
Dr. Kathleen Thomas Recently Featured in International Blog Post by Economists Talk Art
Dr. Kathleen Thomas, Associate Professor of Economics, was recently featured in an international blog by Economists Talk Art, for her research regarding public school courses in visual art, music, theatre, and dance-- and their potential to influence both arts participation and school commitment.
COB Grad Brandon McBride to Compete in Men's 800m Track Semifinal in 2016 Olympics!
Congratulations to recent College of Business graduate and MSU track star Brandon McBride, who finished in first place in the Men's 800m Preliminary for his native country of Canada in the 2016 Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro! Brandon will compete in the semifinal round on Saturday August 13! We wish you the best of luck!
Adkerson School of Accountancy Gaining Traction Among Nation’s Best
The Adkerson School of Accountancy in Mississippi State’s College of Business has earned its first-ever rankings in the nationally recognized Commerce Clearing House Public Accounting Report. The recently released 2015 report ranked MSU’s graduate and undergraduate accounting programs 12th and 14th, respectively, among programs across the country with fewer than 15 full-time faculty members. A division of the Wolters Kluwer tax solutions firm, CCH has published annual rankings of the nation’s best college accounting programs for almost 30 years.
Horne, LLP Generously Supports the Adkerson School of Accountancy
The College of Business' Adkerson School of Accountancy recently received a $75,000 charitable contribution from Horne, LLP, a three-year pledge to support three areas of focus: undergraduate scholarships, graduate scholarships and the newly-created Horne Strategic Initiative Fund, which will provide a source of flexible funding for high impact programs and needs of the nationally ranked Adkerson School of Accountancy.
College of Business' Carol Young Honored Among Winners of the 2016 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards!
Congratulations to Finance and Economics staff member Carol Young, who was named a winner of the 2016 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award during MSU's Staff Appreciation Day today! To be eligible for this prestigious honor, staff members must exemplify professionalism and dedication to MSU by performing beyond the call of duty to improve service, quality, and image of the department/unit; serve as a positive role model for other faculty, staff, and/or students; demonstrate outstanding accomplishments of significance based on initiative, cooperation, and ability to perform a job successfully; demonstrate a high degree of competence and expertise; and work beyond the boundaries of the job by participating in university or community service projects.
May 2016 Dividends Show Now Available for Viewing!
Check out this month's Dividends Show, featuring two of our student entrepreneurs here at Mississippi State! Host Jeffrey Rupp interviews Nate Baker, a junior College of Business student and President of the MSU E-Club, who shares with us how he first became involved with the Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach during his freshman year, and the opportunities that the E-Center and E-Club have to offer for MSU students. We also speak with Anna Barker, a senior College of Business student and entrepreneur. Anna discusses her start-up, BioProvision LLC -- a company that is creating an environmentally-friendly fire suppression system, which would protect residential homes from burning in the event of a wildfire!