Scranton Student Wins First Place at PICPA Writing Competition

Jul 6, 2010

      Molly Klusek, who received her master’s degree in business administration from The University of Scranton in 2010 through the Kania School of Management’s five-year BS/MBA program, won first place in the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s (PICPA) 2010 Student Writing Competition. The competition was open to accounting and business majors attending Pennsylvania colleges and universities, as well as Pennsylvania residents who attend out-of-state institutions. The competition encourages students to research and write about issues impacting the business environment.

      Klusek’s paper, entitled “IFRS: A Work in Progress,” examines the possibility of adopting International Financial Reporting Standards by 2014.

      Klusek is the first University of Scranton student to win the competition.

      In addition to financial awards for Klusek and the University, her paper will be featured in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal. The paper can also be seen at on the web at:

      Klusek will begin working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the fall. She resides in Philadelphia with her parents Francis and Marianne Klusek.

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