Two undergraduate students in Boler School of Business, Nicole Homan ‘13 and Stephanie Vondra ’13 placed first and second place, respectively, in the American Accounting Association (AAA) Ohio Region’s undergraduate student manuscript competition.

Homan took top honors with her manuscript titled, “A New Revenue Recognition Standard: The Effect on US Accounting.” Second place was awarded to Vondra for her manuscript titled, “The PCAOB Investigation Process of Registered Public Accounting Firms: Common Auditing and Accounting Issues Disclosed in Inspection Reports.” Gerald Weinstein, Ph.D., CPA, chair of the Department of Accountancy, served as faculty sponsor for both students.

The Department of Accountancy at John Carroll University prepares undergraduate and graduate students for careers in professional accountancy and for licensure as Certified Public Accountants. In addition to business courses such as accountancy theory, financial reporting, and tax law, students also learn from leaders and professionals working in the field. This year, John Carroll is ranked 10th in overall pass rates for first-time sitters among 260 medium-sized institutions according to The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). To learn more, visit