Accounting Blog

  • October 15, 2012

    RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR SUPERIOR CHAPTER STATUS! The Kappa Nu Chapter exceeded the requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and excelled in the areas of academics, professionalism and leadership.  Each Superior chapter will receive an award check for $275, sponsored by the KPMG Foundation. Congratulations to the Kappa Nu Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi!    

  • Truman Students Continue to ‘Rock’ CPA Exam!

    August 1, 2012

      CPA EXAM PASS RATES FOR 2011 National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) The National Association of States Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has released the summary statistics for candidates taking the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination during 2011.  Truman State University graduates performed exceptionally well during this exam period. NASBA classified institutions by […]

  • May 10, 2012

    Students Receive Master’s Hoods              The School of Business and Department of Accounting celebrated the graduation of 37 Master of Accountancy students with a Hooding Ceremony on the morning of May 5, 2012.  Student Matt Venneman gave brief remarks on behalf of his peers.  In honor of the 2012 graduates and the 30th anniversary of […]

  • Career Day for Accounting Students

    April 24, 2012

    “Accounting Students Meet the Firms” The School of Business and Department of Accounting held its sixth annual “Meet the Firms” event on Friday, April 20.  This mini career fair focuses on career paths with public accounting firms. Sophomore, junior and senior accounting students had the opportunity to meet and network with representatives from seven public […]

  • Two Accounting Majors Earn MIAA HONORS

    March 1, 2012

    Derek Atwood qualified at the MIAA Championships for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track Field Championships! Read more here         Becka McHenry was voted to 2012 MIAA All-Conference Women’s Team! Read more here      

  • Accounting Student Becka McHenry Earns MIAA Weekly Award

    January 31, 2012

    Truman’s Becka McHenry was selected as the MIAA Women’s Basketball Player of the week. Read the full story here.

  • Jennifer Kalla Named MSCPA Student of the Month!

    January 18, 2012

    The Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) selected Jennifer Kalla as the Student of the Month. Jen’s professors at Truman State University nominated her for this award. Dr. Debra Kerby said, “Jen is an outstanding student who exhibits quiet, but strong leadership. She has served in multiple officer and project leadership positions in both BAP and SIFE. Jen effectively […]


    November 28, 2011

    The National Association of State Board of Accountancy has released the percentage passing rates for the Uniform Certified Public Accountants Examination for 2010.  Once again, Truman State University graduates performed exceptionally well on the examination.  First-time candidates from Truman successfully completed 73.6% of the sections taken with an average score of 80.7%.  Truman’s passing percentage […]

  • Ricardo Vigil – St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 under 30

    August 8, 2011

    Ricardo (Ricky) Vigil, CPA, is a manager at RubinBrown, LLP.  He graduated from Truman State University with a BS in Accounting in 2003 and with his Master of Accountancy degree in 2004. Since graduation, he has been a very busy and successful businessman. In July 2011, the St. Louis Business Journal honored Ricky by selecting […]

  • Accounting Students Create New Scholarship

    August 1, 2011

    A group of Truman accounting students have joined together to leave their mark on the University by creating the Class of 2011 Accounting Scholarship. Beginning with the Fall 2013 semester, one masters of accountancy student, selected by department faculty, will receive $1,000 for the academic year. The idea for a class accounting scholarship originated in […]