Accountancy faculty members present papers in accounting conference

Several faculty members from the UST-Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy presented research papers in the recently concluded 8th Mid-year Accounting Teacher’s International Conference (MYATIC) on March 26, 2022.


Assoc. Prof. Dennis C. Ligan, Ph.D., BS Management Accounting chairperson, presented the paper “Impact of Debt Financing on Profitability: The Case of Publicly Listed Philippine Companies in the Real Estate Industry”, with Sofia Marie L. Mosquera, John Arden A. Oabel, Leanne Claire C. Oblena, Francis Matthew N. Obligacion, and Sophia Isabelle D. Olalia as co-authors. The paper “Tracer Study for BS in Management Accounting: The Perspective of the UST-AMV College of Accountancy’s Management Accounting Graduates on Skills and Competencies Needed for Career Success” was presented by Asst. Prof. Michael M. Dalimot with Rochelle Anne R. Paragas, Hannah Kassandra M. Parrocha, Theresa May M. Panopio, Sofia Mariz L. Rodriguez, and Renato G. Roldan as co-authors. Finally, Ms. Melba C. Matula presented the paper “Sustainability Reporting Compliance of Philippine Publicly-Listed Companies in the Finance Industry.” The said paper was co-authored by Kyla Kathryna L. Basid, Jenny F. Belen, Armelle Marie R. Catapang, Precious Anne P. Correa, and Hannah Arianne L. Cuna.


The 8th MYATIC is organized by the National Association of Certified Public Accounts in Education. This year’s conference theme was “Learned Accounting Teachers Thriving Through Reflective Transformation” with Mr. Voravit Janthanakul, president of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants, as the keynote speaker.

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