Beta Alpha Psi
Professional speaker events & Chapter meetings
Our next chapter meeting is Friday, March 21st at 6pm sharp. We are pleased to have representatives of the FBI as our professional speaker for this meeting. Please join us in the Fairlane North building: FCN 120/121.
Initiation follows the chapter meeting: candidates for membership will be initiated as new members. ALL members should dress in business attire for the photos.
Please remember to dress professionally and arrive before the 6pm start time. All guest audit students and BA100 student will need to sign in before the speaker starts. Chapter members and new candidates will be able to sign in at the chapter meeting which follows the professional speaker.
Best Practices teams will be meeting, as well; please contact Madelyn Kerby.
Future chapter meetings:
Friday, April 11 @ 6pm featuring Chrysler! Speaker panelists will feature both Finance team members and Corporate Finance. Following the chapter meeting Elections for next year's officer positions will be held.
Midwest Regional Meeting & Competition: March 28-29 in Indianapolis, IN. Theme: Leading at the Crossroads. Meeting is from 1pm Friday through 3:30pm Saturday. Early bird registration through Feb. 28 is only $85 (the amount the chapter will reimburse members.) Affiliates will be eligible to participate once they become full members.
Volunteer Service Events
2014 Service will primarily focus on Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in the 4-county metro Detroit region.
We are joining forces with the EMU chapter for VITA tax preparations for the next two Saturdays. Please contact Mariah for info & to sign up for the correct location. We need lots of members to sign up; EMU has a great group planning to come out those days to prepare tax returns with us.
Contact Mariah Mallett (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any questions about your certified volunteer status or signing up for Volunteer time slots.
More EIC Adopt-a-Site events will be coming in the Spring, as well as the Vista Maria annual fundraiser dinner at the beginning of May. If you are interested in Forgotten Harvest or Gleaner's volunteering, please let Mariah know.
Application for Summer Programs @ Accounting Firms
Attention Juniors & Sophomores!
Several accounting firms are seeking applications for the summer leadership programs (typically a 1-2 day experience), so fire up your resumes & get ready for mini-interviews.
The EY Emerging Leaders Program is hosted by Ernst & Young (EY) in Detroit in early May. This is a 2-day program. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume directly to Mrs. Fabia Snage in the COB Internship & Career Development Office (email@example.com) with the subject line "EY Emerging Leaders" no later than March 19th.
For the UHY Summer Program with the regional firm UHY, please send resumes to Mrs. Snage with the subject line "UHY Summer Program" ASAP as on campus interviews will be on March 21st. Their summer event is a 1 & 1/2 day program, including dinner/evening activities.
Information is posted outside the COB Internship & Career Development Office, FCS 146, and on Professor Baker's office door (FCS 147.)
Check back for information on Deloitte's Diverse Leaders Conference when info becomes available.
Kappa Sigma chapter in the News & the Community
Our chapter's awarding of "Superior Status" once again this year is being lauded in the press. See the article here.
$300,000 in Accounting Scholarships!
The AICPA has announced that undergraduate and graduate level accounting students may now apply online for scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. In addition, the AICPA has created a new scholarship for students who have earned a finance-related associates degree and declared their intent to major in accounting at a four-year college or university. Students can learn more about AICPA scholarships at ThisWayToCPA.com, and apply online no later than Monday, April 1, 2014.
BAP Scholarship Fundraising - Hillary Q Kind '09
There is a new scholarship being launched in memory of one of our chapter members, Hillary Kind, who graduated in 2009 and was a staff member at EY in Detroit.
Hillary battled melanoma cancer and participated in the Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign in this video.
The new"EY Hillary Q Kind Memorial Scholarship" will be awarded to a UM-Dearborn accounting major, with preference given to a BAP member. Our chapter is interested in supporting the fundraising efforts for this scholarship so that it can be a permanent, endowed scholarship at UMD. Let the officers know your thoughts.
Beta Alpha Psi is an honor society for accounting, finance, and ITM majors. We strive to provide our members with experiences that allow them to connect with business professionals, students, alumni, and the community. Learn more here on our site under the "How to Join" and "About" pages.
If you have already declared your major and want to learn more about becoming a member, contact Jesus Madrigal (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get started. New candidates for membership beginning in the winter term may begin attending chapter meetings in January 2014.
Pre-business students are encouraged to join our organization as affiliates! Our affiliate program offers students to get a taste of what Beta Alpha Psi can offer them as future members. For more information on becoming an affiliate, contact Mike Deiotte (email@example.com).
If you need to be reimbursed for anything Beta Alpha Psi related, please select the above link for a reimbursement form.
Please turn the form in to Vincent Carozza or place it in the BAP mailbox located in Quad A.
Meet our chapter officers:
Shirish Srinivasan - President; firstname.lastname@example.org
Madelyn Kerby - Deputy President; email@example.com
David Flak - Vice President; firstname.lastname@example.org
Nadia Khalyleh - Deputy Vice President; email@example.com
Alan Mardini - Treasurer; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jesús Madrigal - Director of Member Relations; email@example.com
Yousuf Rizvi- Reporter; firstname.lastname@example.org
Shane Kennedy- Director of Alumni Relations; email@example.com
Mike Deiotte - Director of Affiliates; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jahnvi Patel - Director of Media; email@example.com
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