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Anticipated Graduation: 2013
Student Government Association
Executive Board Treasurer
What was your proudest moment
with your student organization
this year?
My proudest moment was when we
hosted our annual accounting majors'
gathering. It is nice to have everyone
in the same room and get to know the
new majors. Another important part
of this gathering is the food drive that
takes place during the event. We ask
that each attendee bring a holiday
food item that we can then donate to
the Greater Waterbury Food Bank.
Did you have any favorite speakers
this year? If so, who and why?
My favorite speaker was CTCPA
Public Affairs Director Mark Zampino.
I have attended numerous seminars,
but Mark's was a professional pre-
sentation that provided information
that was invaluable. I know that I will
be able to use the information that he
provided us and apply it in my future
career. Anyone entering into a profes-
sional career would benefit from his
seminar.
Is there anything else you'd like to
share with CTCPA members?
The CTCPA has been a major support
throughout my education. When I was
a senior in high school, I was awarded
the CTCPA Outstanding Achievement
in Accounting distinction and in my
junior year of college I received the
CTCPA Educational Trust Fund Junior
Award. I am pleased to have the
professional support from the CTCPA,
as well as the financial support. I am
happy to be involved and I plan on
continuing to be involved throughout
my career.
Anticipated Graduation: 2013
Beta Alpha Psi Graduate President
What was your proudest moment
with Beta Alpha Psi this year?
My proudest moment was holding our
first annual "Meet the Firms Night."
The night was a huge success and the
students benefitted greatly from the
event.
Did you have any favorite speakers
this year? If so, who and why?
My favorite speakers this year were
from PwC. They did a presentation
on "Risk Management and Assess-
ment in an IT Environment." This was
interesting to me because in the busi-
ness school, we don't get too much
exposure to the IT side of things. I
also learned that the PwC team was
made up of individuals with very
different backgrounds and degrees.
How has the CTCPA helped you?
This year I had the opportunity to
sit in on a CTCPA Advisory Council
meeting. It was really interesting to
see how the back end of a profes-
sional organization works. There were
several other guests there as well,
which afforded the opportunity to hear
a wide variety of opinions on how to
build the reputation of the CTCPA and
the accounting profession in general.
The CTCPA has definitely provided me
with the ability to understand the ac-
counting profession on a wider scale.
I look forward to becoming a member
of the CTCPA and participating in
future events to get the most from
my career.
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UNIVERSITY of
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Alicia
Mala
Emily
Willhoft
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(above photos)
CohnReznick sponsored the University of Hart-
ford Beta Alpha Psi chapter's participation in the
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to
Cure Diabetes this past October.