News and Events

The Department of Accounting and Finance at the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management regularly invites prominent guest speakers from all over the country to enrich our students' experience and inspire them to lead the business world. Below is a list of our guest speakers who visited or planning to visit our department.

Updates and announcements about upcoming guest speakers will be displayed in this webpage.

Annual Morgan State University - National Academy Foundation
High School Summit 2015
Where: The University Student Center
When: April 21st, 2015 from 4pm-8:30pm.

Dr. Carolyn Callahan

Brown-Forman Endowed Chair, Professor of Accountancy and University of Louisville Associate Provost
Guest speaker for the Beta Alpha Psi Induction ceremony
Where: The University Student Center, room#212.
When: April 17, 2015 from 6pm-8:30pm. 

Steve Kroll
Research Advisor at the PCAOB
Lecture title: "Doing the Right Things - Sorting Out Ethical Challenges".
Where: McMechen Room# 515 
When: Friday: March 13, 2015

 Jatana Coleman, CPA

KPMG LLPs Federal Audit Practice in the Washington, DC office.
Lecture title: "Public Accounting: Future Opportunities and Challenges".
Where: McMechen Room#303
When: Thursday: March 12, 2015, from 9:30am-10:30am 

Rohan Chambers, CPA, CIA, CGMA, FCA - February 25, 2014:

Risk Management/SOX Professional & Accounting Educator    

Susquehanna Bank

Lecture title: “Business Risk and Business Ethics: How to Make the Difference”. 

Where: McMechen Room#517

When: Tuesday: February 25, 2014, from 6pm-7:30pm 

Frederick E. Curry III – April 3, 2013:

Principal Forensic & Dispute Services Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP


Stacy Chineme Esimai, CPA, CFE

Manager Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, LLP

Lecture title: “The Other Accountant: A Look into the World of Forensic Accounting”. 

Where: McMechen Amphitheatre #303

When: Wednesday: April 3, 2013. from 6pm-8pm 

Graylin Smith - November 16th, 2012 

Managing Partner

SB & Company

Lecture title: “Business Valuation…Beyond the Textbook”. 

Where: McMechen Room #515

When: Friday: November 16th, 2012, from 6pm-8pm 

Robert Lipstein - November 7th, 2012

KPMG — Partner in Charge of the Washington DC, Baltimore and Virginia Business Unit and the National Sarbanes—Oxley Section 404 Services Leader

Lecture title: “Audit Committee Roles, Responsibilities, and Activities post Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002”. 

Where: McMechen Room #515

When: Wednesday: November 7th, 2012, from 6pm-7pm