BAP Quarterly Vol. 7, Issue 1: Winter 2016
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The Millennial Accountant 

By Debi Williams, Manager of Marketing and Brand Management, AFWA

There is much to be said about Millennials right now – how to engage them in the workforce and the impact their generation will make on business and community. The Foundation of AFWA Scholarship Program provides a unique look into the goals of Millennials, specifically those entering the accounting and finance industries.

5 Steps Toward Top-Notch Workplace Etiquette

By Paul McDonald, Senior Executive Director, Robert Half 

There’s more to business etiquette than saying “please” and “thank you,” washing out your own coffee mug and not eating other people’s lunches. Whether you’re an accounting professional in a large multinational company or working at a mom-and-pop shop, good manners make for good business.

The CPA Exam is Changing in 2016

By Valerie Wendt, Vice President, Surgent CPA Review

While the AICPA recently announced sweeping changes to the CPA Exam starting in 2017, they recently announced that some of those changes could occur as early as July 1, 2016!

Charting Your Path to Grad B-School

By Camille Coppock, GMAC 

There’s no right way to a graduate business degree—just the way that’s right for you. Whatever path you choose, be sure to make the most of it. Whether you’re in your first or last year of college, start building your personal route to a graduate business degree today with tips for each year of undergrad.


Look out Beta Alpha Psi: Upsilon Chapter is catching up!  

By Noelle Fennessy, Upsilon Chapter, UF

Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Florida is perfectly embodying the concept of “Great, Not Good” this academic year.  



Alumni Spotlight

Chris Perez de Alejo '11
Assurance Manager, EY LLP

"Many of the lessons I learned during my time at Beta have helped shape me into the professional I am today."

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Remembering Former Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Advisor Diane Satin

 Beta Alpha Psi mourns the loss of long time faculty advisor, Dr. Diane Satin, at California State University, East Bay. Dr. Satin was a very influential and engaged faculty advisor and was a regular attendee at numerous regional and national organization events. She contributed greatly to the organization and also to the lives of her students. We are grateful for her service and she will be truly missed.

Remembering Former Beta Alpha Psi President Doris M. Cook 

Known for a long list of firsts at the U of A, Cook was best known to her accounting students as a beloved teacher and as the professor who wore red to class every day.

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Doris M. Cook Tribute [Video]
Questions about any of the articles in this issue? Want to be featured in our alumni or chapter spotlight? Contact Samantha Simunyu at 

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