Shidler College of Business receives $250,000 donation from PwC U.S.

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dolly Omiya, (808) 956-5645
Public Information Officer, College of Business-External Relations Office
Posted: Nov 26, 2013

Donna Vuchinich, Vance Roley, and PwC partners Tom Kearney, Suzanne Cragin and Greg Moore.
Donna Vuchinich, Vance Roley, and PwC partners Tom Kearney, Suzanne Cragin and Greg Moore.

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has received a $250,000 gift from PwC U.S. of Los Angeles, California, to establish a faculty fellowship endowment at the School of Accountancy. The “PricewaterhouseCoopers – Los Angeles Faculty Fellowship Endowment” will help the College in its effort to recruit and retain top accounting faculty and support its overall mission to achieve excellence in teaching and research.

“Investing our time and resources in education is a huge priority for PwC and we believe that education is the foundation for community development,” said Gregory Moore, PwC assurance partner.  “We proudly support the Shidler College of Business and its work to develop the next generation of business leaders who can confront the increasingly complex business issues in the marketplace.”

Said Shidler Dean Vance Roley, “With PwC’s contribution, the College will be able to support faculty research, teaching and program initiatives, thereby helping students gain the skills and knowledge to become successful in the accounting profession.  Many educational institutions are facing financial challenges. This gift will help the College attract world-class educators that will have immediate impact on our accounting program.”

PwC U.S. is part of a global network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 employees. PwC brings a global perspective along with in-depth knowledge of local, state and U.S. issues and is committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

(Full caption) From left are UH Foundation President and CEO Donna Vuchinich; Shidler College of Business Dean Vance Roley; Tom Kearney, PwC banking partner, PwC (San Francisco); Suzanne Cragin, PwC partner, PwC (San Francisco); and Greg Moore, PwC assurance partner, PwC (Los Angeles).

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