For the past two years, my older son has been enrolled in the MBA program of Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management. He’s had a profitable time there, learning much and ending up with the job he desired.
On Friday, May 13, I toured the school after attending an awards ceremony and my son’s graduation.
Whitman is a great school, and I’m glad my son went there for his degree. During the follow-up reception, my son said, “The accounting faculty are gathered on the other side of the cookie table.” I rushed right over, pausing only briefly to sample the cookies.
Whitman has great accounting faculty (Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting / Management Information Systems). They are great in the classroom, and have produced cutting edge academic research. Some have the good sense to follow AECM discussions and sometimes read The Summa. My son had the closest working relationships with Kofi Okyere, Joe Comprix and Ginger Wagner. Moreover, my son now wishes he had majored in accounting instead of finance. Here is a photo of four accounting faculty members: Mitch Franklin, Ginger Wagner, Kofi Okyere and Randy Elder. I could never be a professor at Syracuse, my hair isn’t colorful enough.
Then Joe Comprix, another accounting prof, came over. Someone remarked that we were wearing the same color and style (blue stripes) of shirt, very accountingish. I took off my sport coat for the following photo. Twins, don’t you think?
Thanks for the good time.
Debit and credit – – David Albrecht