Department of Accountancy

Fullback Rob Sterling in running for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

Rob Sterling
Northern Illinois University fullback Rob Sterling (Lansing, Ill./T.F. South) has been named one of 167 semifinalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation (NFF) Scholar-Athlete Awards, presented by Fidelity Investments. With the nomination, Sterling is also a semifinalist for the 2014 William V. Campbell Trophy, which recognizes one individual (from any level of college football) as the…

AACSB reaffirms accreditation for NIU College of Business

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The NIU College of Business and its Department of Accountancy have maintained business and accounting accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, earned by fewer than 5 percent of the world’s business programs. Today, there are 694 business schools in 45 countries and territories…

Accountancy grad lands top internship with FASB

Michael Cahill
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has selected NIU accountancy graduate Michael Cahill for a coveted post-graduate technical assistant internship. “For an accountancy student, this is the equivalent of a law student being selected to become a clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Jim Young, chair of accountancy in the NIU College of Business. The FASB is…

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