Bill Stephenson (BBA, Management, 1954) recently wrote an article about Ivy League Football: Backward Pass: A Short History Of Ivy League Football.
Richard Masinton (BBA, Accounting, 1965) released a new book, Fade to Gray, which explores his personal history surviving his wife’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Steve Ives (BBA, Accounting; Master of Accountancy, 1973, 1974) and his wife, Leslie, recently established a Sports Management Fellowship for Price students.
Sydney Qing Shu (PhD, Business Administration, 2016) recently co-authored a study with Wayne B. Thomas (Price College) in the American Accounting Association’s Journal of Management Accounting Research. The study finds that any benefit from income “smoothing” actually depends on the relative volume of stock and stock options held by the CEO.
Jonathan Brocksmith (BBA, Management, 1977) recently passed away on March 23, 2019. Early in his career in the insurance business, he worked for Southwestern Life and Life Insurance Counselors before creating his own firm, Life Insurance Brokerage Agency.
Jim Machen (BBA, Accounting, 1965) passed away in early January, 2019. An active CPA, Machen was one of the founding members of Machen PowersDisque & Boyle Chartered, which was formed in 1982.
David Newman (BBA, Marketing, 1992) passed away in early February, 2019. He worked in real estate for more than 20 years, and had recently started his own business, Newman Commercial Real Estate
Mittie Reece Nickles, founder of the Nicholas Addy Adwon Memorial Scholarship, passed away at the age of 98. She spent much of her career working for the Internal Revenue Department, and her desire was to fund scholarships for students from small Oklahoma towns who wish to enter the field of accounting.