Tax form and cash
UNI offers free tax preparation service to the Cedar Valley

Each year, UNI accounting students prepare hundreds of tax returns as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Working through actual tax returns and interacting with the clients gives UNI accounting students an experiential learning opportunity. These senior or graduate level-students have completed a one-...

3 weeks 5 days ago
Northern Iowa Accounting degree student participate at Deloitte case competition
Deloitte tax competition presents real-world tax scenarios

Al Faisal Yasin (Accounting ’20, Jordan) came to understand the value of compromise during his time as leader of UNIBusiness’ team for the Deloitte Regional FanTAXtic Competition. Compromise was essential because being open to new ideas and working as a unit were the keys to success.  “Being open to the simplest ideas and...

3 months 19 hours ago
Curris Business Building with Iowa Realty logo
Iowa realty helps students find their passion

The Iowa Realty Scholarship helped change the course of Allison Ries’ (Accounting, Real Estate and Finance ‘19) college path. She received the money in advance of her junior year, and because of the financial burden it eased, Ries added accounting as her third major. “I was really excited,” Ries said. “This was the first...

3 months 2 days ago
Federal Bureau of Investigation Seal
An accounting degree can take you anywhere including the FBI

At the culmination of one of the most shocking financial crimes in the Cedar Valley, FBI agent and University of Northern Iowa alumnus Scott Irwin (Accounting ‘99) was there to make the arrest. The man under arrest was Russell Wasendorf, who, in the years prior, had been a pillar of the community. He owned a high-end Italian...

3 months 1 week ago
Various pictures from the CPA forum at UNI
CPA Firm Forum connects accounting students with companies of all sizes

A wide range of Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firms were on hand for the annual CPA Firm Forum on Oct. 2 at the University of Northern Iowa, held by the UNI Accounting Club, to meet with students. In addition to the Big Four firms (PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Ernst and Young and Deloitte) — the largest accounting...

3 months 2 weeks ago
UNIBusiness t-shirts
Student Shirt Swap Coming Soon!

Want the newest This is my business shirt tee? Or are you looking to snag another Get Ready for Business t-shirt? UNIBusiness is making it easy - all you need to do is prove you're #PurpleForLife! Show your Panther pride by trading in a non-UNI collegiate shirt in exchange for a free UNIBusiness tee. All non-UNI shirts will be...

3 months 3 weeks ago