the state converged on the University of Connecticut
(UConn) campus to get a taste of college life and hear from
some accounting majors and practicing CPAs about why the
CPA career path is the way to go.
Conferences at two college campuses in the state. This
year's second conference, however, scheduled for Central
Connecticut State University (CCSU) in early November,
was cancelled due to the unprecedented October snow-
storm and resulting widespread power outages. Special
thanks to the CSCPA and CCSU volunteers who helped
plan and prep for that conference.
and help high school students explore the places the CPA
credential can take them, from public accounting to foren-
al campus tours, the students perk up to the strum of guitars
and beats of the drum set: a set of classic rock hits by CPA
rock band The Accounting Crows.
fessionals and current college accounting majors, ready and
willing to answer every question on how to transition from high
school to college, how to study for and pass the CPA Exam,
and what it's like in those first days on the job. The prize for
a good question? An Accounting Crows t-shirt, of course!
me better understand being a CPA," said one conference
participant. Added another, "I'm glad I came!"
Conference held at the University of Connecticut this fall.