Florence HarrisonFlorence Harrison, M.S., M.Ed.

Professor of Business
Division: Business
Office Location: Weller 217
Phone: 508.373.9736
Email: florence.harrison@becker.edu

Professor Florence Harrison has been a mainstay at Becker College since 1979. Originally starting as an assistant professor of secretarial science, she also served as the secretarial science chairperson. Harrison now teaches accounting and management courses in the College’s business department. In fall 2012, she also took on the position of faculty academic representative.

Harrison earned a master’s of science degree in accounting and a master’s of education in business from Bentley College and the University of Pittsburgh, respectively.

During her time at Becker College, Harrison has been an active faculty member. She has served on a number of search committees for new faculty, and chaired the curriculum, academic affairs, college assessment and college accreditation committees as well as a taskforce to consolidate the syllabus for the elements of math course.

Advising students is also important to Harrison; she is a member of the National Academic Advising Association. She also served as a first year advisor and faculty advisor, and served as an internship coordinator for Becker’s business and Disney programs.

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Accounting Research
  • Auditing
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Small Business Management
  • Accounting Internship
  • Hospitality Accounting
  • Foundations of Math
  • Technology and Society

Presentations and Publications

National Academic Advising Association (October 2011)

Webinar, Introduction to Office 2010

Webinar, Assessment and Collaborative Learning Online

“Financial Statement Analysis:  Understand and Interpret Financial Results For better Management Investment and Credit Decisions.” Lorman Education Services

“The Best in Classroom Practice:  Strategies for the 21st Century.” New England Faculty Development consortium

“Using the Internet in Accounting and Financial Analysis.” Center for Professional Education

“Recording Teaching Accomplishments – A Dalhousie Guide to the Teaching Dossier.” Worcester Polytechnic Institute


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