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Author: Andrea Young

Jul 29, 2021

Jenkins MAC Student Awarded PCAOB Scholarship

Jenkins MAC student, Nicholas Oberle, is a 2021 recipient of the PCAOB scholars award. 

Jul 27, 2021

Consultant Turned Accounting Professor Teaches Students How to Succeed

Professor of practice, James Scalise, uses his professional work experience to help students understand how to apply accounting skills to solve business problems with the goal of giving them a "leg up" on their journey through their first years of work. 

Jul 14, 2021

Introducing Students to ERM and Making Connections

Ericka Kranitz, an accounting lecturer at the Poole College of Management, says that enterprise risk management (ERM), while it can’t predict all the challenges a business might face, provides a process and systems to help companies better prepare for the unexpected. 

Jun 21, 2021

MAC Alumna: ‘Doors Opened That I Did Not Know Were Available’

Cassandra Burney worked for 13 years in the beauty industry. Going back to college for a business management degree, however, led her to accounting and a new career where she’s applying her passion for teaching to college students and hoping to help diversify the accounting profession. 

May 25, 2021

Life After Graduation – In a Pandemic

As a Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) student who enrolled before the pandemic, Lauren Bakke envisioned her future accounting office, equipped with supplies, technical support, maybe snacks — and coworkers beside her. She looked forward to the comradery of coffee breaks with colleagues and dressing for work. 

May 18, 2021

Building Community Through Technology During COVID-19

By leveraging new technologies and exchanging best practices. Bonnie Hancock is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with a more holistic, collaborative approach to her role as a Professor of Practice. 

Apr 26, 2021

Finding the Right Fit

Imani Starling-Brown always knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the fashion industry, but it wasn’t until she came to NC State that she knew which specific direction to take. While completing her bachelor’s degree in fashion and textile management, she stumbled upon a market that caught her eye. “My time in Wilson College… 

Apr 19, 2021

MAC Alum in the Limelight

Her 11-year career with EY has taken her to Charlotte, N.C., to Sydney, Australia and to Los Angeles – and this year, even to center stage at the Golden Globes. 

Apr 13, 2021

Tapping into the Customer Experience

Solomon, who grew up in Wilmington, N.C., and received her bachelor’s degree in fashion and textile management from NC State, knew she wanted to expand her knowledge to other industries outside of textiles. 

Apr 7, 2021

Insights and Trends – Keeping Up With the Accounting Profession

What are the major changes affecting the accounting profession now? The big trend headed into the pandemic was analytics and technology. The accounting profession — it doesn’t matter whether it’s audit, tax or even consulting services — are all being significantly impacted. Whether you’re providing services for someone or whether you’re providing the service yourself,…