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Florida Tech Students Awarded by Financial Executives International Association

Florida Tech Students Awarded by Financial Executives International Association

By: Dr. Joan Wiggenhorn Four FIT students were honored on April 10, 2014 at the Financial Executives International Academic Night. Three students, Ernestas Zarskis, Gwendolyn Kauffmann, and Vernon Mugabe Kihuguru won scholarships and Brian Kryszczynski won [...]

Let Your Skills Shine

Let Your Skills Shine

Recently, as I was looking for information for a different topic, I ran across an advertisement to fill accounting openings at Chevron. The thing that struck me about the ad was the list of non-accounting skills. In addition [...]

Business Perspective

Business Perspective

It makes sense that one must be business-like to fit into the business community, but what does that mean? It means developing business-like habits. Business-like can describe a full range of things from dress to demeanor, [...]

Accounting Students in Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Earn Scholarship From FICPA

Accounting Students in Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Earn Scholarship From FICPA

Matthew Schwanda and Jennifer Reid, undergraduate students in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, were awarded scholarships by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountant (FICPA) Educational Foundation. The students received $2,000 each to be [...]

So, What DO Accountants Do?

So, What DO Accountants Do?

Accountants perform a wide variety of tasks related to recording and using financial information. They are employees of companies, governments and non-profit organizations as well as accounting, bookkeeping and tax firms. They prepare, analyze, and verify [...]

It Really IS Exciting Being an Accountant

It Really IS Exciting Being an Accountant

by Martha Sale, Assoc. Professor I’d be the first to admit I didn’t choose to be an accountant because I thought it was the sexiest career available.  My dad was a very practical man. He insisted that, not being [...]