Continue reading to catch up on news from the student organizations in the department of Accounting for Fall 2018.


National IMA Student Leadership Conference – First Place – T-shirt Competition


Institute for Management Accountants: The Institute for Management Accountants at UTC brought in more than 10 outside speakers to meet with students over the course of the 2017-18 academic year. The UTC IMA was awarded more than seven Certified Management Accountant scholarships in the last academic year. Five accounting students were sent to the National IMA Student Leadership Conference and won first place in the t-shirt design competition.





IMA Officers 2018-19: 

President – Tiffany Cherne

Vice President – Jacob Dobbs

Treasurer – Kaci Jones

Secretary – Hunter Wallace

Information Officer – Katie Maxwell


Meet the Firms


Beta Alpha Psi: The Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at UTC had 43 members this past academic year. During that period, the organization hosted 18 speakers to campus and hosted the annual Meet the Firms event. At this event, BAP welcomed companies, accounting firms, and governmental bodies to interact with students about opportunities in the field. For the year, BAP volunteered for a number of organizations in the community. Specifically, members volunteered for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga. Through this program, members were able to help with income tax preparation for the taxpayers in the community. Additionally, BAP continued its longstanding tutoring program for Principles of Accounting students.



BAP Officers 2018-19:

President – Caroline Spradlin

Vice President – Katie Maxwell

Secretary – Harleigh Burtis

Treasurer – Amanda Bissinger

Tutoring Coordinator – Tiffany Cherne

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