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Smith Celebrates Accounting Teaching Scholars

Apr 25, 2014
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The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated students in the Accounting Teaching Scholars (ATS) program at an annual reception and dinner on April 17, 2014. ATS is part of the Smith School’s Undergraduate Fellows Program.  

At the dinner, the 2014-2015 Accounting Teaching Scholars were welcomed and the service of the 2013-2014 ATS was celebrated. The ATS are a select group of top undergraduate accounting majors who serve as teaching assistants for the Accounting Principles courses.

The Accounting Teaching Scholars serve as discussion leaders in these breakout sections and hold several office hours every week to provide one-on-one help to over 2,000 students enrolled in these two classes. In the process, our ATS develop amazing communication and problem-solving skills.

Outstanding Student Awards:

Outstanding Service Awards: Sara Bleistein, Matthew Chin, Kendall Sterling, Sara Bleistein

Outstanding Senior in Accounting Award: Kristen Ballou

Maryland Association of CPAs Award: Christian MacLane

Accounting Teaching Scholars

  • Lauren Arnold
  • Hyun Cho
  • Joel Cox
  • Joseph Eleff
  • Alex Elkin
  • Jordan Ferguson
  • Joshua Forster
  • Joshua Herl
  • Kathryn Liebler
  • Chloe Miller
  • Alison O’Donnell
  • Leora Prince
  • Siwon Seo
  • James Shen
  • Jeffrey Xu

Accounting Teaching Scholars

  • Kristen Ballou
  • Sara Bleistein
  • Ashley Caudle
  • Matthew Chin
  • Leslie Cox
  • Jude Hanlein
  • Stefano Iacono
  • Christian MacLane
  • Annette Schibler
  • Hubert Shiau
  • Kendall Sterling
  • Dennis Tran

The Smith School and AIA Department wish to thank the following accounting partners to the ATS Fellows Program:

  • Baker Tilly
  • CohnReznick
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman
  • EY
  • Exxon Mobil Avaition Fuels
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey LLP
  • PwC

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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