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PwC celebrates new hires from School of Management, makes gift

Release date
May-28-2013

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Cathy Wilde
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Worldwide accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) celebrated a record number of new hires from the UB School of Management at an April congratulatory dinner for the students.

PwC has hired 45 School of Management students as summer interns or full-time associates this year. The new hires are joining 10 PwC offices located in the U.S. and China.

PwC partner Keith Stolzenburg also took the opportunity to present a $10,000 PwC INQuires grant to School of Management Dean Arjang A. Assad. The grant will support developing a new elective in corporate governance and sustainability to be offered in the Master of Science in Accounting program next spring.

This is the third year that the UB School of Management has received a PwC INQuiries grant. Previous grants provided funded for student recruitment and for adding a systems lab.

“We are extremely grateful that PwC has maintained such a strong and fruitful relationship with the School of Management,” Assad said.

In addition to the newly hired students and Dean Assad, several faculty members and a number of PwC personnel attended the event. The nine PwC employees who attended the dinner along with Stolzenburg were: Mark Bruno, Lake Erie market sourcing leader, Jaime Baccarella, recruiting manager, Alicia Alexander, assurance manager, Andrew Peer, assurance manager, Navpreet Jatana, risk assurance manager, Eric Chapman, senior assurance associate, Nate Carbrey, assurance associate, Heather Warnes, assurance associate, and Tim Klein, risk assurance associate.

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