ACADEMICS


‘Digital Media’ Expert Draws Direct Link to Accountancy Feb 2014

Renee Hobbs, PhD., is the Founding Director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island (URI). Hobbs grew up in Michigan and earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Michigan. She holds a doctorate from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

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Next Generation of CPAs See an Evolving Curriculum Nov 2013

Jane Przybyla, Chair of the accounting and computer information systems department at Rhode Island College (RIC), knows the secret to ensuring that RIC’s accounting students are well prepared for the ever-changing business arena they will soon enter.

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Students Learn that Numbers Fuel Hospitality Success Aug 2013

There is a lure to the travel and tourism industry. Boasting worldwide revenues of more than $500 billion, it is big business. And it is immensely popular, cutting across a wide demographic from the very young to the very old.

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Scholarship Recipients Excel Inside and Outside of the Classroom May 2013

Each year, a highlight of the RISCPA Annual Meeting is the awarding of scholarships to deserving young college students in the area. This year’s meeting, held at the Providence Marriott on Wednesday, April 24, was no exception.

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Social Enterprise a Major Focus for New Dean at PC’s School of Business Jan 2013

When Sylvia Maxfield, PhD, took the reins of Providence College’s School of Business over the summer she brought an impressive balance of academic and business world experience.

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