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T
his fall, more than 400 high school students from
acrossthestateconvergedontheUniversityofCon-
necticut(UConn)andFairfieldUniversitycampusesto
getatasteofcollegelifeandhearfromsomeaccounting
majorsandpracticingCPAsaboutwhytheCPAcareerpath
isthewaytogo.
Following breakfast provided by the host college and op-
tionalcampustours,thestudentsperkeduptothesounds
ofasetofclassicrockhitsbyConnecticut'sCPArockband,
TheAccountingCrows.
Volunteerspeakersthenhelpedstudentsexploretheplaces
the CPA credential can take them, from public account-
ing to forensics, sports management, the music industry,
andmore.Theprizeforagoodquestion?AnAccounting
Crowst-shirt,ofcourse!
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helpoutnextyear?
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RelationsSpecialist
JillBrightmanat
jillb@ctcpas.orgor
860-258-0239.
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CPA!
CPA Careers Conferences Draw More Than 400 High Schoolers
(from left) Mark Caplan moderates the UConn student/new and professional
panel featuring Jenna Bennetti, Katherine McNair, and Matthew Thomson.
Students and teachers enjoy the UConn CPA Careers Conference.
Fairfield University student/new and young professional panelists (from
left) Jackie Bahi, Jenna Allegretto, and Ross Riskin give students advice
about taking the CPA Exam. The panel was moderated by Mike Kraten.
Stephen Pedneault of Forensic Accounting Services tells students about a
recent fraud case.