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AU teaches students to spot fraud in the workplace

Fri, 2013-02-08 10:06 -- univcomm
February 8, 2013
Forensic accounting class

Who hasn’t taken a box of paper clips or a few pens home from the company supply room?

“Big deal,” you say. “They’re just pens.”

But what if all your coworkers took something, too? All those small things — a box of thumbtacks here, a roll of toilet paper there — would add up to big losses in the company’s bank book.

Worldwide, businesses lose about $3.5 trillion every year due to frauds committed by their own employees, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Business students get inside look at Angie's List

Tue, 2013-01-08 14:08 -- univcomm
January 8, 2013
Anderson University business students at Angie's List

Faculty in the Falls School of Business at Anderson University recognize that, in order to succeed in business, one must network and build professional connections well before graduation. Because of this, they provide students with multiple opportunities to build relationships with alumni and other businessmen and women — relationships that can lead to internships and careers. Recently, Dr.

Students merge entrepreneurial startups

Wed, 2013-01-02 15:21 -- univcomm
January 2, 2013
Chris Peterson

“Since walking onto the campus of Anderson University, I have felt there has always been a push for all students to try to be creative, not only in their lives but with the majors they are pursuing,” said Chris Peterson, a senior marketing major and the Student Government Association president. Not only is Peterson the president of the student body, but he is also the president of MUGS Coffee and Tea, a coffee distributing company that was brought to AU last year.