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    Professor Wins National Leadership Award

    University of Scranton accounting professor Ashley L. Stampone was nationally recognized by theInstitute of Management Accountants (IMA) in receiving its 2019 Faculty Leadership Award. The annual award recognizes one faculty member in the nation who has demonstrated significant leadership activities at the national, regional, and/or local levels of IMA and has made additional contributions to IMA.
    July 16, 2019

    Ashley L. Stampone, faculty specialist in the Accounting Department at The University of Scranton, received the 2019 Faculty Leadership Award from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). IMA selects one faculty member in the nation to receive the annual award, which recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated significant leadership activities at the national, regional, and/or local levels of IMA and has made additional contributions to IMA.

    Professor Stampone joined the faculty at Scranton in 2016. She serves as the moderator of the University’s IMA student chapter, through which University students participated in IMA’s student case competition and its student manuscript competition, as well as IMA’s student leadership conference. IMA selected Scranton’s student chapter as one of just five Outstanding Student Chapters in the nation for the 2018-2019 academic year. IMA will formally recognize Scranton’s student chapter at its national Student Leadership Conference in November is Charlotte, South Carolina.

    Professor Stampone previously worked as an internal auditor for QVC, Inc. and as a senior financial systems analyst for Bridon American Corporation. Prior to that, she was an inventory accountant for International Salt Company and a staff accountant for ParenteBeard, LLC.

    A resident of Old Forge, professor Stampone received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA from The University of Scranton. She is currently pursuing a DBA at the University.

    In 2017, the University’s undergraduate accounting program joined an elite group of schools endorsed by IMA, one of the largest and most-respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. IMA’s Endorsement of Higher Education initiative recognizes programs that meet rigorous educational standards, enabling students to pursue and earn the Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) credential.

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