Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society - Nu Kappa Chapter

Founded in 2015, the University of Scranton’s Nu Kappa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is the International Honor Organization for Financial Information Students and Professionals. It recognizes students' outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance, and business analytics. There are over 300 chapters on college and university campuses worldwide with over 300,000 members initiated since BAP’s formation in 1919.

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Requirements for Candidacy

Memberships Requirements:

  • ACC, FIN, or BA major                                                                                            
  • Completion of at least one 300-level major course
  • 3.2 cumulative and major GPA
  • Satisfactory attendance record at professional and community service activities (75% of each)

New candidate applications, Degree Works Report, and $78 one-time Candidate fee are accepted either in the Spring or Fall semesters (typically right prior to Spring/Fall break) with induction occurring during the Annual Accounting Department Celebration in May each year.

Membership Benefits:

  • Networking opportunities with students, faculty, alumni, and professionals
  • Career Expo, resume, and interview preparation
  • Professional, certification, and internship panel discussions
  • CPA Exam informational sessions and mock CPA exams
  • Professional speakers from different areas of accounting, finance, and business analytics
  • Site visits
  • Participation in community service activities
  • Opportunities to attend and present at Mid-Year and Annual BAP Meetings
  • Honors pins and cords for graduating seniors in good standing
  • Lifetime membership, which provides access to the alumni and professional network, as well as resources and discounts from the BAP Professional Partners (i.e., public accounting firms, review prep courses, CPE providers, graduate schools, etc.)

2023-2024 Officers

President: Kaleigh Timmons

Vice President: Madelyn Ronan

Treasurer: John Sheehan

Secretary: Nina Figetakis

Social Engmnt. Director: Brianna Kerrane

Junior Officer: Ryan Hanley 




Amanda Sue Marcy, PhD, CPA, Faculty Advisor
Brennan Hall 318
Phone: (570) 941-4120


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