Patterson School of Accountancy Offers Becker CPA Review Course

OXFORD, Miss. – Accountancy students at the University of Mississippi can get a leg up on their peers when it comes job-hunting time by taking the “Ole Miss-Becker” Certified Public Accountant Review as a credit course through the university’s Patterson School of Accountancy.

Free Tax Preparation Available for Low-to-Middle Income Residents

OXFORD, Miss. – Low-to-middle-income residents of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community can get their federal and state income tax returns prepared for free, thanks to some University of Mississippi accountancy students.

Longtime Professor Jimmy Davis Gives Back to University

Chancellor Robert Khayat presents Jimmy Davis with a framed certificate in appreciation for his gift to fund the James W. Davis Scholarship Endowment in Accountancy. UM photo by Nathan Latil. James W. “Jimmy” Davis’ career at UM has spanned more than 44 years and four chancellors. In that time, Davis has helped UM’s accounting programRead the story …

Accountancy School Student Volunteers Help With Local AARP Tax-Aide Service

OXFORD, Miss. – Graduate students from the University of Mississippi’s Patterson School of Accountancy are participating in AARP Tax-Aide, a program of the AARP Foundation that has helped people of low-to-medium income with their income tax returns for more than 40 years. The service is offered to the general public 2-6 p.m. each Tuesday throughRead the story …

Alumnus Creates Accountancy Chair with $1.5 Million Gift

Sheryl and Roland Burns OXFORD, Miss – University of Mississippi alumnus Roland Burns is a man dedicated to education. In 1999, with what started as an interest in his own children’s school, Burns, along with his wife, Sheryl, took on the responsibility of helping open what is now Legacy Christian Academy in Frisco, Texas. TheRead the story …

Accountancy Students Gain Hands-on Experience in Internal Audit Department

OXFORD, Miss. – Accounting students at the University of Mississippi are gaining real-world experience in the university’s Office of Internal Audit. Internal audit aims to provide independent, objective assurance to help improve the university’s operation. This is accomplished by bringing a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management and internal controls.Read the story …

Internship Program for Accountancy Students Places 68 Seniors Across U.S. and in London

OXFORD, Miss. -­ From billion-dollar private equity funds and hedge funds that are invested in everything from real estate in Bulgaria to wind farms in Germany, Jan Eftink is learning international accounting principles firsthand in the London office of Deloitte & Touche and it’s not even a real job.