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Beta Alpha Psi Gathering attracts Students & Faculty

Bernie Milano, Beta Alpha Psi National PresidentBeta Alpha Psi's annual meeting featured opportunities for performing community service, attending meetings, getting to know students and faculty from other schools, visiting with exhibitors, and a chance to win $200 from AccountingWEB!

The BAP meeting was attended by nearly 1,000 students, many of whom converged on Washington, D.C. on Thursday, August 10, for a day of community service. Projects included assisting at a homeless shelter, working with senior citizens, and helping out at the National Zoo.

Meetings began in earnest on Friday, August 11, when participants received a hint of the future of the accounting profession in a talk given by Robert Elliott, chairman of the AICPA.

Bob Elliott, AICPA ChairmanAdditional meetings included tips for passing the CPA exam, information about international assignments and studying abroad, strategies for getting along in a corporate environment, and information about the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certification offered by the AICPA.

A featured speaker was astronaut Jerry Linenger who shared his feelings about overcoming great odds to achieve success and confronting challenges.

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