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Bob George Chairs Conference with Record Attendance

Lecturer Bob George served as the chairman of the AICPA National Oil & Gas Conference held November 18-19th in Denver, Co. The conference, co-sponsored by the Professional Development Institute(PDI), enjoyed record attendance this year as CPAs and finance professionals gathered to learn about the financial, legislative and political issues facing the oil and gas industry.

As Director of Energy Programs & Conference for PDI, Bob also co-chaired the National Oil & Gas Royalty Conference in Houston in November. According to PDI, the National Oil & Gas Conference is recognized as one of the best places “to obtain information about rules, regulations, court decisions, activities of various organizations and current practices and developments that assure participants an up-to-date understanding of royalty determination and payment.”

Since 1973, PDI has provided education, information and training at the University of North Texas.


Accounting Faculty Honored at AAA Annual Meeting

Our faculty shined at this year’s American Accounting Association’s (AAA) annual Meeting, held in Atlanta, Ga. Bill Kinney, Lisa Koonce and Lillian Mills were all honored for their achievements in accounting education and research.


Our own Bill Kinney has been inducted into The Ohio State University's Accounting Hall of Fame this Monday during the American Accounting Association's 2014 Annual Meeting. The Hall of Fame has been recognizing giants in accounting since 1950.

Michael Granof Reappointed to Second Term on FASAB

The Chairman of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), Tom Allen, announced today that Michael H. Granof and D. Scott Showalter have been reappointed to the Board. Michael's second five-year term began on July 1, 2014 and will conclude on June 30, 2019.

Professor Kachelmeier Recognized for Support of Disabled Students

Steven Kachelmeier was honored by the staff of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) after students nominated him for providing support and guidance to students with disabilities. Quick to offer his help to several SSD students, Professor Steven Kachelmeier was nominated for positively impacting their semesters by helping them with accommodations and going above and beyond to ensure their rights were respected.

Congratulations Prof. Kachelemeier!