PPA/MAc News

January 9, 2019

Ernst and Young Deliver Oil and Gas Presentation

Oil and gas products are important in our everyday lives. From filling up your gas tank to throwing on a rain jacket during a storm, many everyday products and things we do come from oil and gas without us even realizing. The industry also has a significant presence in Texas. Professionals from Big Four accounting firm Ernst & Young discussed the industry in depth with the PPA seminar class a few weeks ago.

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November 28, 2018

Austin Ngo Wins First Place at Startup Weekend Fort Worth

Over 54 hours with a group of people he’d never met from across Fort Worth, Ngo put his teamwork skills to work to listen, analyze, inventory skills and pull it all together for the big win.

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October 30, 2018

KPMG Associates Inspire Confidence in TCU Students

KPMG stopped by our PPA seminar to inspire confidence and empower change, with a focus on tax services. Ben Scheffler, a partner at the Fort Worth office, set out to change the stereotype of a tax accountant who is often thought of as working alone in a dark corner of an office with their nose in the Internal Revenue Code.

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October 23, 2018

Washington DC

This past summer I had the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. with the Texas Christian University Master of Accounting program. I jumped at the chance to experience a unique learning atmosphere with many of my new classmates.

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August 30, 2018

TCU MAc Orientation

TCU MAc orientation represented the official starting point to dozens of young professionals in pursuit of completing a master's degree in accounting and becoming a CPA.

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August 30, 2018

Interning in Adelaide, Australia

During the month of July, I participated in Ernst & Young’s Global Student Experience program and completed a tax internship in Adelaide, Australia. Through the GSE program, I was sent to Adelaide with just one other intern and, having never heard of the city before, I didn’t quite know what to expect; however, it ended up being a perfect fit.

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April 10, 2018

How Do I Become a CPA in Texas?

There are 4 steps to become at Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Texas.

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March 23, 2018

Christine Botosan FASB Presentation

It was truly an honor to have Christine Botosan, a board member on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), speak to the TCU accounting community about her experiences.

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February 15, 2018

Recruiting and Interviewing with Top Accounting Firms

By the time they graduate, most accounting students will have had at least one internship experience. As a result of these internships, many accounting students graduate with a full-time employment offer in hand. It is reassuring to graduate knowing you will have a job right out of college. However, recruiting with top accounting firms while juggling classes can be stressful. Here are a few tips from students who successfully went through the recruiting and internship process with public accounting firms.

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November 2, 2017

TCU Accounting Students Take First in Grant Thornton Competition

For a major repeat, another all-star team of TCU Neeley accounting students brought home the trophy and $7,500 in the DFW Metroplex accounting competition.

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October 17, 2017

TCU Master of Accounting Celebrates 20-year Anniversary

TCU MAc students, alumni and faculty members celebrated with a TCU football tailgate to mark the 20th anniversary of the Master of Accounting program.

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October 2, 2017

Connecting Academics to Real World Results

Texas Christian University Masters of Accounting (MAc) students were highly successful on CPA exam in 2015. 84% of the graduates who completed the CPA exam within 24 months of graduation passed the strenuous exam. Overall, 70% of the graduates passed the exam in 2015 alone, which is 20% higher rate than the national average according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).

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May 15, 2017

Congratulations 2017 TCU Neeley Graduate Students

The 2017 TCU MBA, MAc and MS SCM graduates beamed with pride and accomplishment as they received their masters’ degree regalia in front of cheering families and friends. 

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