September 9, 2010

Acclaim: Cornwell, Davis and Salomone honored

Don Cornwell

Shawn Davis

Jeffrey Salomone

Don Cornwell has been elected president of the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers.

Cornwell is associate director of the Emory Career Center, leading the coordination of experiential learning opportunities and supervising outreach initiatives.

The association provides provides professional development, promotes professional and ethical standards and fosters relationships among employers and career services professionals.

Shawn Davis has been selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant as an Academic Accounting Fellow.

Davis is visiting assistant professor in the practice of accounting in the Goizueta Business School, where she teaches financial accounting and managerial accounting to undergraduate and graduate students.

Her one-year term began this summer. Academic Accounting Fellows interpret and communicate research materials as they relate to the SEC. They are also assigned to ongoing projects that include rulemaking, serving as a liaison with the professional accounting standards-setting bodies, and consulting with registrants on accounting, auditing, independence and reporting matters.

Jeffrey Salomone was reappointed to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Salomone is a trauma surgeon at Grady Memorial Hospital and associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine.

The council makes recommendations to the federal transportation department and its partners on issues such as recruitment and retention of emergency medical service personnel, quality assurance, federal grants for emergency services, and preparation for multi-casualty incidents.

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