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Gray and Hamsmith publish case study for accounting instruction

Gray and Hamsmith publish case study for accounting instruction

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David Gray, assistant professor of accounting, and Gerald Hamsmith, professor of accounting emeritus, had their case study titled “Divisional Concerns at Patterson’s Fine Chocolates” published in the 2009 edition of Annual Advances in Business Cases. This journal is published by the Society for Case Research, which exists to promote the development of materials and methods for case-based instruction. This case is part of a series of Patterson’s Fine Chocolates cases and classroom exercises developed for courses th


Episode 13: SIFE team in home stretch at nationals

Episode 13: SIFE team in home stretch at nationals

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Episode 13 of Mission Coffee Can debuts today. Lost luggage and pesky video editing mistakes make the stress feel insurmountable as students head to Philadelphia for SIFE's national competition. Check out www.missioncoffeecan.com.


Accounting faculty give presentation at international conference

Accounting faculty give presentation at international conference

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Sarah McKinney, assistant professor of accounting, David Gray (photo, right), assistant professor of accounting, and Gerald Hamsmith, professor of accounting emeritus, presented “Teaching Auditing Using Case Studies” at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago on March 25. MBAA (Midwest Business Administration Association) International includes academics and practitioners who are dedicated to the pursuit of business knowledge.


David Gray presents at annual meeting

David Gray presents at annual meeting

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David Gray, assistant professor of accounting, gave a presentation titled “Using a Common Case Study Throughout the Accounting Curriculum to Encourage Student Understanding and Integration” at the American Accounting Association's Annual Meeting in New York City, Aug. 1-5.


New tenure-track faculty

New tenure-track faculty

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North Central College appointed three new full-time, tenure-track faculty for the 2009-2010 academic year. They are: •    Alberto Fonseca, assistant professor of Spanish. Previously a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Kansas and at Virginia Tech, Fonseca specializes in 19th and 20th century Latin American literature and instruction in Spanish at all levels. He holds a B. A. in literature from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, an M.A. in history from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D.


SIFE Celebration

North Central's Students In Free Enterprise again qualified for national competition, scheduled for May 13-15 in Chicago. Back row from left are Jerry Thalmann, associate professor of accounting; Blake Tatroe '08, Kyle Hills '09, Jeff Cisowski '08, Morgan Brown '09, Kelli Lawrence '11, Asha Dickey '09 and Ellen Gilmore '11. Seated from left are Megan Boan '08, Brandon Hubner '08, Suzanne Jesse '11, Sunbir Gill '10, Catherine Borzym '11 and Jean Clifton, associate professor of management.

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