College of Business Names 2016 Alumni Fellow
Jan Lewis was recently selected as 2016 Alumni Fellow for the College of Business. Jan Lewis is a Tax Partner with Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC in Jackson, MS. Her responsibilities include income and estate tax planning, research, and compliance for individual and business clients. Her areas of practice include healthcare, oil & gas, construction and real estate. Lewis is a native of Jackson, MS, and a 1985 summa cum laude graduate of MSU. She is a member and past chairperson of the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Advisory Board at MSU. She was chosen as MSU Beta Alpha Psi Alumnus of the Year in 2000. Lewis was recognized at the MSU Alumni Fellows Awards Banquet on Friday, November 4, 2016.
Two COB Students Elected to MSU's 2016 Homecoming Court!
Congratulations to COB students Feifei Zeng and John Wesley Williamson who were elected to serve on MSU's Homecoming Court this year! Zeng is an international business major with an emphasis in supply chain management and spanish, and 2016 Senior Maid; and Williamson is a finance major and 2016 Mr. MSU. Both were presented formally during halftime of the MSU vs Samford football game in Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field on October 29.
COB's Gamma Iota Sigma Recently Honored at the GIS International Conference for 2015-16 Academic Year!
Congratulations to the Pi Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma who were recently recognized during the Gamma Iota Sigma International Conference in Columbus, Ohio, taking home awards for community service, membership development, and public relations for the 2015-2016 academic year! More than 500 students and advisors were in attendance at the conference and 60 organizations participated in the sessions and career fair.
MSU Launches Innovative Executive Mentoring Program
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach (CEO), housed in MSU’s College of Business, is launching an innovative mentoring program with state’s top business developer. Glenn McCullough, Jr., executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority will be the center’s first executive in residence, providing one-on-one mentoring opportunities to the more than 100 student start-ups! The inaugural session is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 1:30 – 3:00 in the CEO, located in Suite 101 in McCool Hall on the MSU campus.
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.
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.