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Paper by Vollmers to appear in European Accounting Review

Accounting professor Gloria Vollmers’ paper, “Cost Accounting for War:  Contracting Procedures and Cost-Plus Pricing in WWI Industrial Mobilization in Italy,” will be published in an upcoming issue of European Accounting Review, and international scholarly journal of the European Accounting Association. The paper explores the role played by cost accounting in Italy’s Industrial Mobilization System and […]

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Harkins contributed to story on WalletHub

MBS Associate Professor of Management Jason Harkins is among the entrepreneurship experts who have contributed to a recent article in WalletHub, an objective consumer finance website that enables consumers to compare financial products and that develops data-driven studies to shed some financial light on hot-button issues. For the article, WalletHub asked the experts what advice […]

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Scratchpad Accelerator

Scratchpad Accelerator, an initiative of the University of Maine in collaboration with the Maine Technology Institute, is led by Dr. Jason Harkins, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship. It will hold Demo Day on December 11, 4-7 pm at Seasons Restaurant, 427 Main Street Bangor. For more information on Demo Day and to register please go to:  […]

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MBA student referees wheelchair rugby

MBA student Josh Kearns ’16 spends much of his downtime indulging his passion for speed, excitement and physical fitness.  He referees wheelchair rugby, a team sport for tetraplegia/quadriplegia athletes. The sport is played indoors on a basketball court and combines elements of rugby, basketball and handball. Using specially-designed wheelchairs, players compete in teams of four […]

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MBS student active at UMaine

Beginning her sophomore year at MBS, Amy Lyons is making the most of her time at the University of Maine.  She is president of the Class of 2018, serves in the General Student Senate and the Class Council, plays flute in the University Orchestra, is president of the Sophomore Eagles Honor Society, and works part-time […]

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Bolster will be Senior Associate at State Street in Boston

After completing a summer internship at State Street, an international financial services holding company based in Boston, Katherine Bolster has accepted a full-time job there as a senior associate in the Operational Risk Department.  Bolster, a double major in accounting and finance, was the Maine Business School’s 2015 Outstanding Graduating Student. She is a native […]

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Clarke works at Tyler Technologies

New MBS graduate Ken Clarke ’15 is part of Tyler Technologies’ Operating Systems and Database Administration Support team, helping schools and municipalities operate the financial software that enables them to fulfill their payroll and accounting duties.  “This is exactly what I want to be doing,” said Clarke, a Litchfield, Maine native, who landed the job […]

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Nelson is staff accountant at Purdy Powers

Barely a month after graduating from MBS with a degree in accounting, Michael Nelson ’15 began work as a staff accountant at Purdy Powers & Company in Portland, Maine. “I am enjoying putting to use the concepts and principles I learned in my accounting classes with professors Gloria Vollmers and Steve Colburn,” said Nelson. The […]

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Landry is a performance analyst with Prime, Buchholz & Associates

Recent MBS graduate Drew Landry ’15 is a performance analyst with Prime, Buchholz & Associates in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. “I couldn’t be happier,” said Landry, a native of Saco, who earned a degree in finance. “My responsibilities include calculating and reconciling investment valuations, transactions and performance for equity, fixed income, hedge fund and private equity […]

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Tarsetti joins Bangor Savings accelerated leadership program.

New MBS graduate Matthew Tarsetti ’15 is participating in an accelerated leadership program at Bangor Savings Bank in which he is getting five to seven years of business banking experience in just two years. As a commercial credit development associate, he is one of four recent college graduates from across Maine who is rotating through […]

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