Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D. (Accounting) Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD; M.Acc. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; B.S. (Accounting) Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL; A.A. Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL
Deferred Tax Assets, Taxation, Earnings Management and Accounting Education
Assist with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.
Cathalene comes to us as the income tax instructor having eight years of income tax experience working with a private tax firm as an office manager, tax preparer and income tax instructor. In addition, Cathalene has taught accounting courses at Morgan State University, Towson University and Roseman University of Health Sciences. Cathalene has 11 years of military experience in the U.S. Army, where she also served as a course instructor and writer.
She received a Best in Session Award for her paper presentation on What?! A Penalty for underpayment of Estimated Taxes: A Case Study of Estimated Taxes, and has received numerous military awards, including a Meritorious Service Medal in 1992. Cathalene has been involved in the Golden Key International Honor Society (FAMU), Phi Theta Kappa, Rho Tau Chapter Member (TCC), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association and the National Association of Black Accountants.
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The University of Northern Iowa holds a special place in the hearts’ of Rod and Heidi Foster. Rod started his long career in accounting because of his education at the College of Business. UNI is also where he met his wife, Heidi, a graduate of the chemistry program. They now have two grown sons—one of which is also a UNI graduate. Because of their UNI experience, Rod and Heidi both feel the need to give back to the university and repay it for giving them the tools and experiences to be successful in business and life.
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