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Ashland University Accounting Student Receives Scholarship

Ashland University Accounting Student Receives Scholarship

Ashland University’s Joyce Badertscher, a senior from Apple Creek majoring in accounting, has received the Ohio CPA Foundation’s College Scholarship. Badertscher, who is the daughter of Jack and Johanna Badertscher of Apple Creek, is a 2011 graduate of Waynedale High School.

Badertscher is in Ashland University’s Accelerated BS/MBA program with an accounting specialization and is an accounting tutor for the University. She will be completing an accounting internship this summer with The J.M. Smucker Company.

Ashland University Business Students Receive CMA Scholarships

Ashland University Business Students Receive CMA Scholarships

Two Ashland University students have been recognized for their outstanding work and were named the recipients of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) scholarships by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) at Ashland University’s Student IMA meeting on March 26.

Those receiving the CMA scholarships were John Cline of Ravenna and Joyce Badertscher of Apple Creek.

Students Graduate from New Accelerated Accounting Program

Students Graduate from AU’s New Accelerated Accounting Program

Three Ashland University students -- Katie McVay, Ashley (Calhoon) McCorkle and Beau Carpenter -- received degrees at Winter Commencement on Dec. 14 as the first graduates of Ashland University’s new accelerated BSBA/MBA accounting program.

McVay of Fresno, Ohio; McCorkle of Butler, Ohio; and Carpenter of Marshallville, Ohio, all received Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting as well as MBA degrees in executive management with an accounting specialization after they finished AU’s new program that allows accounting majors to complete both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in five years or less.

Ashland University Added to OSCPA Program

Ashland University senior, Nick Kemmerle, has been selected to serve as the ambassador for the 2013-14 year.

The Ohio CPA Foundation, the charitable affiliate of The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA), has expanded its successful Student Ambassador Program to include Ashland University.

Dr. Kris Parsons, chair of the department of accounting and information systems at Ashland University, said the Student Ambassador Program is built around the concept of peer-to-peer networking and counseling. The goal of the program is to encourage students to consider majoring in accounting and becoming CPAs by exposing them to the wide array of career opportunities in the CPA profession.

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