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NIU’s Financial Cents Program and the Department of Accountancy is proud to partner with Goodwill Northern Illinois to bring the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to NIU. VITA consists of IRS-certified volunteers who provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. This year, NIU students, faculty and staff can...
The Department of Accountancy in the NIU College of Business has been designated as a certified public accountant (CPA) exam field test location by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).  Those invited to sit for the field test exam free of charge are senior NIU accountancy students, Master of Accountancy Science students and Master of...
NIU’s Department of Accountancy is proud to once again partner with Goodwill to host the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This program will take place from January 31st until tax week (April 10-15) in the Holmes Student Center Gallery Lounge. We need volunteers to help us bring this great program to NIU and the...
Aleksandra (“Ally”) B. Zimmerman
Aleksandra (“Ally”) B. Zimmerman, who this fall joins the nationally ranked NIU Department of Accountancy as an assistant professor, received the 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Award for Innovation in Accounting Education from the American Accounting Association. Her study examined the impact of audit partner Big 4 experience on audit pricing in the non-Big 4 firm audit...
Natalie T. Churyk
The NIU College of Business has announced that Natalie T. Churyk, professor of accountancy, has been appointed the William Doyle Endowed Professor in Accountancy. Churyk completed her Ph.D. at University South Carolina in 2001 and joined the NIU faculty shortly thereafter. She teaches in the Masters of Accounting Science (Leadership) program, specifically graduate accounting research. She...
Donna Kieso
Faculty emeritus and legendary accounting author Don Kieso has made a significant gift to recognize his wife and partner of 56 years by creating a professorship in her name. The Donna R. Kieso Professorship in Accounting was established to reward excellence in teaching, research and service to the profession. Kate Mantzke, associate professor of accounting,...
Rebecca Shortridge
Rebecca Shortridge began her new role as chair of the NIU Department of Accountancy Jan. 1. Shortridge is the Gaylen and Joanne Larson Professor of Accountancy and formerly served as the department’s assistant chair. She is the first woman to hold the chair position in the department’s history. “It’s an honor to be chosen as...
Federal 1040 form, pen and calculator
Qualified NIU students, faculty and staff can get free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday from Jan. 26 through April 12 in the Holmes Student Center Gallery Lounge. This program is sponsored by the NIU Department of Accountancy, NIU’s Financial Cents program and Goodwill Northern...
Students who graduated from NIU with master’s degrees in accountancy this spring have a tough act to follow. Recently released data from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy show that their predecessors in the class of 2014 posted the highest CPA exam pass rate for any graduate-level program in the state. Nearly three-quarters...
Logo of the Operating Staff Council
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2015.
Tim Dimond
A first-generation college student from Mendota, Timothy Dimond realized at a young age that taking up the family business wasn’t for him. “I grew up on a farm,” Dimond said. “Aside from dreaming about being an astronaut or cowboy, realistically I could have been a farmer. But the industry was getting tougher, so I decided...
Rob Sterling
Northern Illinois University senior fullback Rob Sterling has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 5 first team and is now a candidate for Academic All-America honors, as the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the teams selected by its members Thursday. Sterling, who carries a 3.63 GPA in accountancy at NIU,...
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