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Bob George Joins Audit Committee

Bob George has just accepted an invitation to join The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston Institutional Audit Committee. He will serve as an external member of the committee for a three-year term beginning in September. The Committee is an important component of the risk management and internal control infrastructure of UTHealth.

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, UTHealth is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in The UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing and public health and includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region.

Congratulations Bob!


Brian Lendecky Awarded MEMBA Professor Award

Brian Lendecky was chosen by to receive the Outstanding Faculty Award for the class of 2015 by the Texas Executive MBA at Mexico City. The internationally-ranked Executive MBA is designed for mid-career professionals and executives who want to stay close to home, but still earn a U.S. MBA. Brian teaches both Financial and Managerial Accounting at the Tecnológico de Monterrey - Campus Santa Fe.

Congratulations on another faculty award, Brian! 


Gretchen Charrier Chosen for 2014 Faculty Honor Roll

Congratulations to Gretchen Charrier for being chosen for the Fall 2014 Faculty Honor Roll!

The Undergraduate Business Council and BBA Programs Office awards the Faculty Honor Roll to faculty members who performed exceptionally well in the previous semester. Recipients are chosen based on the overall instructor number as well as other evaluation points that are important to students.


Granof Re-Appointed to a Second Term on the GASB

Michael Granof, EY Distinguished Centennial Professor at McCombs, was re-appointed by the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) to a second term on the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), effective July 1, 2015. Dr. Granof is also currently serving his second term on the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), making him the second person to ever serve on both boards concurrently.

Judson Caskey Wins Zephyr Prize and Best Discussion Award

Professor Judson Caskey had a very successful fall, winning 2 awards at conferences along with a couple of forthcoming publications.