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Accounting – Student Organizations Update – Fall 2018

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

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Recent Grad Feature – Where are they now?

        Meet Ashton Mitchell, Recent Graduate           Ashton Mitchell is a recent graduate from UTC where she majored in Accounting. Ashton expresses that without the help of the Rollins College of Business at UTC she would not have had the opportunities that she did. The Business Living and Learning Community helped prepare her for interviews and networking while she also built a

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High School Students Discover Accounting at UTC

        On Tuesday, October 24th local high school students traveled to UTC’s campus to learn about the professional world of accounting. This event was organized by the Tennessee Society of CPAs (TSCPA). Many businesses were represented by accounting professionals including First Volunteer Bank, BlueCross BlueShield of TN, Elliott Davis Decosimo, Patten and Patten, Inc., UTC College of Business, Career Lane, LLC, and the Tennessee Titans. Topics

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College of Business Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Distinguished Chapter

The Eta Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the UTC College of Business was recently recognized internationally as a Distinguished Chapter for their outstanding efforts during the 2016-2017 academic year. Recognition as a Distinguished Chapter is a significant accomplishment. Under the leadership of both Dr. Spencer Usrey and Dr. Joanie Sompayrac, the Eta Kappa Chapter has far exceeded the baseline requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled

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TSCPA King Scholarship Awarded to a UTC Accounting Student for Third Consecutive Year

A Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)  scholarship was recently awarded to a UTC Accounting student for the 3rd consecutive year. The 2017 scholarship recipient, Katie Maxwell, was awarded the $25,000 Calvin & Jean King Award which focuses on the leadership qualities and financial need of the student. Katie is currently an accounting student in the College of Business while also working several jobs, including an accounting internship with The

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