COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Business student receives prestigious PCAOB scholarship

Mackenzie Westmoreland, a senior accounting major, was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) intended to encourage outstanding accounting students to pursue careers in audit. For the 2019-20 academic year, only 207 students from U.S. colleges and universities were selected to receive the scholarship.

Online MBA receives top national accolades

Louisiana Tech University’s Professional Master of Business Administration continues to be recognized as a top program in the nation. The College of Business was ranked No. 3 on College Consensus’ list of “25 Best Value Online MBA Programs” and ranked No. 14 on Business Student’s report of “Editor’s Choice Best Online MBA Programs.”  

Accounting alumnus earns top score on CPA exam

Accounting alumnus Warren Wolf recently received the Elijah Watt Sells Award for earning one of the top CPA exam scores in the nation. Only 110 candidates — out of nearly 86,000 individuals — met the criteria to receive this prestigious award given annually by the American Institute of CPAs.

Article: ‘Polar Case’ is Top Dog

When Carli Whitfield and her team of other Louisiana Tech University students won first place at the Top Dog New Venture Championship for their device that stores diabetes supplements and regulates their temperature, the victory hit close to home for Whitfield.