Accounting News


Business and accounting students network at Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce PM Exchange

30 Lycoming College business and accounting students attended a PM Exchange April 16.

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Lycoming hosts founder and principal of CareerChoiceFirst

Jim Scott, founder and principal of CareerChoiceFirst, recently spoke to 35 Lycoming College business and accounting students regarding job offer negotiations, types of basic compensation and benefit packages, and long-term job security.

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Lycoming hosts PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global Tax Leader

The Lycoming College Institute for Management Studies will welcome alumnus J. Richard Stamm, vice chairman and global tax leader, as a part of its James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall, at the corner of Basin and Fourth streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Students inducted into business honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the honor society for business students, recently inducted 16 students during a ceremony on April 18.

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IMS to host alumnus and chairman of Fred's Inc.

Lycoming College alumnus Michael J. Hayes will speak as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11.

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New faculty members welcomed

Lycoming College welcomed five new faculty members at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year, according to Dr. Phil Sprunger, provost and dean of the College. Lycoming's fall semester began Monday, Aug. 27.

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Accounting students honored by PICPA

Lycoming College accounting students Daniel Angstadt, Kayla DeMar and Curtis Hoffer were recognized by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for their achievements in accounting.

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Institute for Management Studies speaker series to feature Klingerman

Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies will host Dan Klingerman, president and CEO of The Liberty Group, as part of the James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. Klingerman will present "Shale Gas Exploration: Driving an Economic Resurgence in Williamsport and Our Nation." The event is free and open to the public.

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Landon earns resume writer designation

Anne Landon, assistant director of Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies (IMS) and internship coordinator, has earned the Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) designation, a high-level certification that signifies mastery of best-in-class resume strategies. Landon joins an elite group of 70 ACRWs nationwide.

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Alumnus named to statewide manufacturing council

Lycoming College alumnus Daniel Langdon was recently appointed to a new Pennsylvania public-private council tasked with identifying and prioritizing top issues that can sustain and enhance manufacturing in the state. The council's formation was by Governor Tom Corbett on Nov. 21.

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Alumnus to present "Value Added Investing In Troubled Times"

Lycoming College alumnus Donald W. Hughes will present "Value Added Investing In Troubled Times," as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11.

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IMS hosts Hiawatha Riverboat outing

Lycoming College students, faculty and administrators gathered for the Institute for Management Studies' annual cruise and picnic aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat on Sept. 15. The popular tradition, which began in 1996, is held every fall to welcome freshmen and provide an opportunity for students to meet and socialize with faculty and administrators outside the classroom. Students were transported to Susquehanna State Park by the historic Herdic Trolley. Seventy-six guests, including College president James Douthat and his wife, Emily, attended this year's event.

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Vice president of Chesapeake Energy Corporation to speak

Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies will host Scott Rotruck, vice president of corporate development for Chesapeake Energy Corporation, as part of the James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. Rotruck will present "The Marcellus Shale, the Greatest Shale of All Time?" The event is free and open to the public.

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Alumnus pens op-ed article for The New York Times

Lycoming College alumnus Gene L. Dodaro '73, comptroller general of the United States and the head of the Government Accountability Office, recently penned an op-ed article for The New York Times titled "30 Steps to Better Government."

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Alumnus and Ford Motor Company financial executive to speak at Lycoming Oct. 18

Lycoming College alumnus David Schoch, chief financial officer for Ford Motor Company operations throughout all the Americas, will present "Ford – Putting the World on Wheels," as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. The presentation will be held Monday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11, Barclay Lecture Hall.

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