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1  is the bridge between college and your career! B uild relationships with peers and professionals R ecognize and reward scholastic success I nstilling commitment to professional development D evelop leadership skills G ive back - through community service E ncourage ethical behavior

2  Chapter Accounting Association California State University, East Bay Info Session Spring 2007

3 Executive Team Officers Elizabeth Coke - President Thien-Kim Nguyen - Vice President Steve Chonel - National Reporting Officer Hanna Yi - Chapter Recording Officer Ryoko Nakamura - Treasurer Faculty Advisors Professor Abendroth & Professor Busch

4 On Campus Since 1978 Largest CSUEB Student Organization What are  The Accounting Association? Presidential Awards for: Organizational Leadership& Advisor of Year Sister Organizations Serving The Needs of Accounting, Finance, & CIS Students  Superior Chapter Award

5 Major Activities Recruiting Events MTAP Winter Banquet ACAN Technical Seminars Mock Interviews Office Visits Macias Gini Office Visit ~ Feb Winter Banquet ~ Feb. 2006

6 Major Activities Continued Social events Community service Inter-chapter events BAP Challenge – May 5 Regional Conference San Diego - Feb National Conference Chicago - Aug We’re Not Always Serious! National Community Service Day August 3, 2006 ~ Washington DC BAP Challenge ~ Spring 2006

7 Develop your professional network Explore the accounting field Improve leadership skills Boost your resume Make friends! The Benefits of Joining Have Fun!

8 Accounting Association Unique to CSUEB Open to all interested students: –All class levels –No minimum GPA –Pay dues and you are in So What’s the difference between AAH &  ?

9  International Honors Organization –Established in 1919 –Over 300,000 members initiated –Our chapter is #138 out of 263 Widely recognized by firms Higher standards for membership So What’s the difference between AAH &  ?

10  Sounds Great! How do I join? Joining  is a three quarter process…

11 Plan to attend two more quarters Pay membership dues ($15/quarter) Maintain your grades –At least a 3.0 GPA Take at least one upper division Accounting course –Examples: ACCT-3211, ACCT-3212, ACCT-4220 –Maintain attendance requirements –Don’t forget to sign in! Quarter 1 Join the Accounting Association

12 Declare option in ACCT, FIN, or CIS Pay membership dues ($15/quarter) Attend Pledge Meeting Verify academic requirements Pay initiation fees –$75 one-time fee Attend Initiation Ceremony Complete Pledge Requirements… Quarter 2 Pledge Quarter

13 Tutoring Committee hours Promote the chapter –Class announcements –HS & Comm. Colleges Community service Maintain attendance requirements Attend a Major event - Winter Banquet

14 Pay membership dues Attend the General Meeting Maintain your grades Maintain attendance requirements –Don’t forget to sign in! Quarter 3 and beyond Be an active  member! Note - Only Active members qualify for the following: –Graduation sash –Chapter Scholarships –Name on members list on website

15 Attendance Requirements Attend Events in 3 Categories Professional Events: Seminars, Winter Banquet, office visits, etc. Service Events: Community service & tutoring Chapter Maintenance: Social events, general meetings, & initiation –Outlined on  calendar and handbook –Monitor your progress in Blackboard –Don’t forget to sign in!

16 Why be an Active Member? AAH Active AAH  Member or Pledge Active  Member or Pledge Member’s discounts for events National Scholarships Inter-Chapter events Regional Conference - San Diego Feb. ‘07 Paid or subsidized by BAP National Conference - Chicago Aug. ‘07 Paid or subsidized by BAP Name listed on members page on website Chapter Scholarships Graduation Sash

17 New Members Josh Chong-Dominguez Larry Crayton David Perron Steve Chonel Min Hoey Inderpal Johal Heidy Lam Congratulations! Yan Li Anna Nguyen Khue Nguyen Thien-Kim Nguyen Koichiro Okura Jian Ren Beata Szkop

18 Find Out More www. bap.org Ask us, we’re glad to help! Any Questions?

19 Upcoming Events Sat 5/5 BAP Challenge – Ropes Course Tues 4/10 Pledge Meeting Fri 4/13 International Potluck Fri 4/20 ACAN Registration Deadline Sat 4/21Community Service Event Fri 4/27 Accounting Career Awareness Night (ACAN)

20 Announcements Tutoring Position Open CBE Scholarships CDC Job Fair – Wed. 4/25

21  is the bridge between college and your career! B uild relationships with peers and professionals R ecognize and reward scholastic success I nstilling commitment to professional development D evelop leadership skills G ive back - through community service E ncourage ethical behavior


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