Education

YSU Graduates First Master’s of Accountancy Class

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Eleven students will receive degrees as part of the first graduating class from the new Master’s of Accountancy program during Youngstown State University’s Spring Commencement ceremony this morning.

“We are extremely excited and proud to be graduating our first class,” said Ray Shaffer, assistant professor of accounting and finance and director of the program.

“Our graduates are equipped to contribute immediately to international, national, regional and local companies, firms and governmental and nonprofit agencies. Most will also be sitting for and will be successful in passing the Uniform CPA Exam.”

Employers and potential employers for the first graduating class include: Ernst & Young, The Muransky Companies, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Ohio Auditor of State, Olympic Steel Inc. and PKS & Company.

The Master’s of Accountancy program is offered through the Williamson College of Business Administration and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Pictured above: Members of the first graduating class are, left to right, front row, Mei Liu, Ali Nicole Gatrell, Stephanie M. Burke, Kayla Marie Cerimele and Ann Louise Phillips; and back row, Angeline Marie Gouldsberry, Jerald John Dugan, Justin Albert Reiss, Mahmoud Hassan, Daniel Mathieson and Rachel Scot Scurpa.

SOURCE: YSU News Center
 

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.