The Shield

New Dean looks to continue college’s success

Cathy Carey

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2019

Freshmen are not the only people new to the university this year. Cathy Carey, Dean of the Romain College of Business, said she is excited to step into her new role and keep the college on an upward trajectory. “You can’t go wrong with a good business education foundation,” Carey said at...

Students offer free tax preparation

Senior accounting major Alice Sweeney works on a tax return while assistant professor of accounting Brett Bueltel supervises.

Bowman Clark, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Accounting Brett Bueltel is in his second year of running the volunteer-based tax assistance program at the university. “The volunteer income tax assistance program, also known as the VITA program, is where the Internal Revenue Service partners with local organizations to prov...

University scores in top five nationally on accounting exam

Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019

The university scored in the top five in the nation in the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam in 2018, becoming one of just four schools to achieve a 90 percent pass rate or better. The CMA exam is a globally offered test for people who work in corporate accounting and nonprofit accounting. ...

Accounting professor goes ‘above and beyond’

Dennis Marshall

November 5, 2013

Craig Ehlen has received many awards and accolades. The accounting professor took home the Faculty Recognition Award from the USI Alumni Association on Founder’s Day. Ehlen was presented the award by his former student and Alumni Association President Kyle Wininger. “He was very des...

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