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Institute of Management Accountant Scholarships

Institute of Management Accountant Scholarships

Jared Fry and Aubree Matheson both received $2,500 IMA scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. Jared recently served as treasurer for our IMA student chapter and will be the president for the 2018-19 academic year. Aubree served as secretary for the 2...

2018 Huntsman School Student and Faculty Awards

2018 Huntsman School Student and Faculty Awards

Every year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. In April, the Huntsman School recognized 54 award recipients at an awards luncheon in the L. Tom...

Congratulations Class of 2018

Congratulations Class of 2018

The Jon M. Huntsman School Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2018, recognized the 807 undergraduates earning their bachelor’s degree. Dean Douglas Anderson introduced the class of 2018, led by Huntsman School Teacher of the Year Polly Conrad, a lectur

Accounting Student Named Valedictorian

Accounting Student Named Valedictorian

Accounting Student Named Valedictorian The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business named accounting student, Dillon Pierson, it’s 2017-2018 valedictorian. Dillon completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting with a 4.0 GPA. During his comme

Beta Alpha Psi Achieves Top Status Again

Beta Alpha Psi Achieves Top Status Again

The Delta Omega Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi earned the “Superior Chapter” award for the 39th consecutive year – longer than any other chapter in the nation. They are well on their way to celebrating 40 consecutive years of earning the “Superior Chapter” awa...

School of Accountancy Ranked Nationally Again

School of Accountancy Ranked Nationally Again

The School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has once again been ranked as one of the best accounting programs in the nation.

Public Accounting Report 2017 Rankings

Public Accounting Report 2017 Rankings

The School of Accountancy is excited to report that we continue to rank in the “Top 50” graduate and undergraduate programs in The Public Accounting Report 2017 Annual Rankings.

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research highlights of Huntsman School faculty members.

In-state Tuition for all MAcc Students from 16 Western States

In-state Tuition for all MAcc Students from 16 Western States

Some students who are beginning the MAcc program in the Fall 2017 semester or later may have the benefit of paying in-state tuition to obtain their MAcc degree due to the program’s recent designation as a Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) by the We...

USU Accounting Alum Wins International Internal Audit Research Award

USU Accounting Alum Wins International Internal Audit Research Award

USU Accounting alum, Lancelot Giles ’09, recently received the Esther R. Sawyer Research award at The Institute of Internal Auditors’ 75th annual conference in New York. The Sawyer Award is an annual worldwide competition open to undergraduate or graduat

Rising to the Top

Rising to the Top

Rising to the Top

Kathryn Fargam, ’09 receives UACPA Award

Kathryn Fargam, ’09 receives UACPA Award

Kathryn Fargam, ’09 received the UACPA award for Women to Watch: Emerging Leader at the UACPA’s Annual Inauguration & Awards Banquet this fall. This award is presented to a woman professional who has made significant contributions to the profession and h

School of Accountancy Tax Team Takes 2nd Place!

School of Accountancy Tax Team Takes 2nd Place!

Last weekend, a team of students from the School of Accountancy competed in Deloitte’s FanTAXtic regional competition in Salt Lake City and received a second place finish right behind UT Austin, the number one accounting school in the nation. The team co

Accounting Awards

Accounting Awards

Kari Olsen, assistant professor of accounting, was recently selected as the recipient of the 2016 IRF Emerging Scholar Manuscript Award by the Institute of Management Accountants. He was also awarded a grant from the Institute for Management Accountants t...

Bringing Global Vision to Accounting

Bringing Global Vision to Accounting

“If you look at the strategic pillars of the Huntsman School, global vision is a standard. We really have to understand what is happening outside of Cache Valley, Utah, and the United States,” noted Dr. Chris Skousen, associate department head of the Acco...

Accounting Grad Scores Prestigious Internship

Accounting Grad Scores Prestigious Internship

Recent MAcc (Master of Accounting) graduate Dillon Jones will spend the next year in Norwalk, CT, at a prestigious internship for the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). The Postgraduate Technical Assistant Program is “a one-year term, during wh

SOA Faculty Receives National IMA Award

SOA Faculty Receives National IMA Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kari Olsen who was selected by the IMA Research Foundation to receive the 2016 IRF Emerging Scholar for the Competitive Manuscript Award. This award is given annually to a single emerging scholar (or lead author recognition) of man

New Executive Master of Accounting Program

New Executive Master of Accounting Program

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is pleased to announce the creation of an Executive Master of Accounting (EMAcc) program scheduled to begin in June, 2016. This graduate program is a pioneering effort in which both the content and delivery are tailo...

Accounting Student Interns at PCAOB

Accounting Student Interns at PCAOB

Samuel Lindquist, a junior in accounting and club hockey player recently began an internship with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) in Washington D.C. He is one of three interns selected from the around the world in the Office of Rese

New Record for Accounting

New Record for Accounting

For 20 consecutive years the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) student chapter in the Huntsman School has been selected to receive the Award of Excellence as an Outstanding Student Chapter. In addition, this year the chapter also won the award for...

New Professorship in Accounting

New Professorship in Accounting

The School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University has formed a $1.5 million Bonnie B. and James H. Quigley/Deloitte Foundation Professorship in Accounting thanks to support provided by the Quigley’s, with added s...

Faculty Research - Chad Simon

Faculty Research - Chad Simon

During the era when the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was passed, audit committees were given heightened responsibility and faced more stringent requirements. However, according to new research by Huntsman accounting professor Chad Simon and his co-authors (se...

Luis Patino - Student Success Story

Luis Patino - Student Success Story

Luis Patino, a first-generation immigrant from Mexico, is now living the American Dream. Luis, who graduated with honors as a Huntsman Scholar, took full advantage of the extracurricular programs offered at the Huntsman School, traveling around the world

Kyle Spackman - Student Success Story

Kyle Spackman - Student Success Story

Kyle shares what life is like as a pre-dental student majoring in business.

Accounting Student Receives Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award - May 2015

Accounting Student Receives Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award - May 2015

School of Accountancy student, Michael Bills, receives the Whitesides Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for USU. Accounting students have received two of the last three Whitesides Scholar-Athlete of the Year Awards.

USU's BAP Chapter Wins Regional Deloitte Best Practices Competition - April 2015

USU's BAP Chapter Wins Regional Deloitte Best Practices Competition - April 2015

USU’s Delta Omega chapter of Beta Alpha Psi is famous for being the longest concurrent running “Superior” chapter in the entire organization which includes nearly 300 chapters throughout the United States and recently expanded into Asia and Oceania. The c...

USU Honors Two Huntsman Grads

USU Honors Two Huntsman Grads

Two graduates of the Huntsman School, Blake Kirby, Accounting, ’92, and David Miller, Finance, ’87, were honored by Utah State University with Distinguished Alumnus Awards at the annual Founders Day celebration.

Help with tax returns - March 2015

Help with tax returns - March 2015

At the beginning of each new year, many USU students and members of the community turn to the School of Accountancy at the Huntsman School for help with filling out tax returns. Through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), a program where the IRS partn...

Larzette G. Hale

Larzette G. Hale

Larzette Hale, a mighty force in the lives of all she touched, passed away on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Dr. Hale was an accounting faculty member and department head of the School of Accountancy from 1971 to 1990.

Tax Return Assistance for Students
SOA Rises to 21st in CPA Exam Pass Rate - February 2015
SOA Advisory Board member, Clark Wilkinson, featured in The Journal Entry Magazine - January 2015
Something in the Water?? - November 2014
USU Delta Omega Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Sets World Record-October 2014
Accounting Student Receives Accolades for Inspiration
SOA with IASeminars Offer US GAAP Certificate to International Professionals-October 2014
SOA Welcomes New Faculty, Dr. Tim Seidel - August 2014
Accounting RCDE Faculty Receives Grant - July 2014
MAcc Student Receives AICPA Medal of Inspiration - June 2014
Professor Frank Shuman Receives National IMA Award - May 2014
Another Elijah Watt Sells Winner - April 2014
Non-Resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence - March 2014
Professor Frank Shuman Recognized in IMA Magazine - February 2014
Dr. Larry Walther Receives the Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award - January 2014
School of Accountancy Programs Ranked 34th and 37th by Public Accounting Report
Larry Walther Describes Benefits of New 5-Year Program - September 2013
Wes Yeomans named to School of Accountancy Advisory Board - July 2013
Huntsman Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Wins Two First-Prize  Awards at Deloitte Best Practices Competition - May 2013
School of Accountancy is Ranked 46th in the Nation by Public Accounting Report  - March 2013
Nate Stephens Earns Two Best Paper Awards - December 2012