For two Falls School of Business students, classroom education has found a very practical application, pancakes! With the help of some of their Anderson University Falls School of Business professors, senior Graham Brown and Residential MBA student Josh MacInnes turned their dream of opening a pancake restaurant into a reality last April.
Approximately every three years, CompTIA – the Computing Technology Industry Association – revises the exams that must be taken in order for a candidate to become A+ certified. The A+ certification, considered an entry-level certification in the industry, is a requirement at many companies for IT professionals and more than 700,000 currently hold this certification worldwide.
At first glance, a crowded room full of more than fifty young adults eagerly trading pieces of candy might not seem like a lesson in business. At the kick-off meeting of the Madison County Young Professionals Group (MCYPG), however, that is exactly what it was. The exercise was used as a hands-on demonstration of networking and set the stage for an evening of entertaining and educational experiences.
Cindy Peck, associate professor of accounting at the Falls School of Business, received the 2009 Outstanding Educator of the Year at the Indiana CPA Society awards October 16 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis.