Sheri Erickson named to N.D. State Board of Accountancy

Sheri Erickson, professor of accounting in the Paseka School of Business, was appointed by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum to serve on the North Dakota State Board of Accountancy. The Board of Accountancy reviews CPA candidate qualifications, registers accountants each year, monitors continuing education, and addresses consumer concerns. There are five Governor-appointed board members who each serve a five-year term.

MSUM students rock CPA exam

Achieve higher pass rates than other Minnesota, North Dakota schools MSUM students who took the 2015 Uniform CPA Examination within one year of graduating achieved a pass rate of 73.5 percent, higher than all colleges and universities in both North Dakota and Minnesota. The pass rate measure refers to “…sections taken within 1 year (365 days) of graduation from a […]

School of Business professors present at MBAA International Conference

Professors Sheri Erickson and Mary Stone, School of Business, presented the paper “An Examination of Pfizer’s Crisis Communication Strategies in the Celebrex Case” at the MBAA International Conference, North American Accounting Society sector, March 27, in Chicago. Business student Megan Thorwick was also a co-author on this paper, which examines stock price reaction to communication strategies Pfizer used when the […]

School of Business faculty and Dean Marsha Weber co-authored paper

School of Business accounting faculty Sheri Erickson and Mary Stone and Dean Marsha Weber co-authored the paper “Crisis Communication in the Banking Industry: Countrywide’s Use of Image Restoration Strategies” published in volume 16 of “Advances in Public Interest Accounting.” This case study analyzes Countrywide Financial’s responses to its financial crisis and illustrates the use of communication theory and image restoration […]