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Accounting Clubs and Honor Society

At the University of Scranton, there are numerous opportunities for accounting students to become involved. Whether you are interested in financial, managerial, and/or forensic accounting, we have a club focused towards you! We are proud to host three major academic and professional organizations on campus:

  • Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)/Society of Accounting Students (SAS)
  • The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Chapter/IMA’s Accounting Honor Society (IAHS), and
  • The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Student Chapter

Each student run organization offers and sponsors a series of events throughout the year. These events include (but are not limited to):

  • Alumni speakers on a variety of accounting topics and current events
  • Networking opportunities with various accounting firms and alumni
  • Site visits/Industry tours
  • Community-service opportunities, and
  • Opportunities to participate in regional and national student conferences
So if you are an ambitious student who is looking to learn more about the profession, and wants to network with successful alumni and other student members, please contact us today. We are always looking for new, highly-motivated student members to join our teams!

Beta Alpha Psi-Nu Kappa Chapter

The University of Scranton’s Nu Kappa Chapter of 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 information systems. There are over 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation. For more information, visit the national website

Requirements for Candidacy

  • ACC, FIN, or OM majorBAP Logo
  • Completion of at least one 300-level major course
  • 3.20 cumulative and major GPA
  • Satisfactory progress in attaining profession and community service hours in the following increments (during the course of the application year – deadline is typically the week before Spring Break):
    • 4 professional hours 
    • 4 community service hours
    • 2 additional professional or community service hours
  • New candidate applications, CAPP 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 Dinner in May each year

Membership Duties and Benefits

BAP Members

  • Required completion of 8 professional hours, 8 community service hours, and 4 additional professional or community service hours, annually
  • 1-3 community service events during the course of each semester
  • Networking opportunities
  • Career Expo prep
  • Resume and interview help
  • Professional and internship panel discussions
  • Professional speakers from different areas of accounting
  • CPA Exam informational sessions and mock exams
  • Opportunity to volunteer with fundraising events
  • Opportunity to attend, and possibly make presentations at, the Annual and Regional BAP Meetings

Meeting Information

BAP will meet 1-2 times per month; location depends on where there is availabilityBAP Annual

Officers (2020-2021)

President: Grace Gallagher
Vice President: Emma Boyle
Secretary: Zeli-Anne Policarpio
Treasurer: Jai-Jacob Hoover

BAP Volunteer

Contact

Amanda Sue Marcy, CPA, Faculty Advisor
Brennan Hall 309B
Phone: (570) 941-4120
Email: amanda.marcy@scranton.edu

 

Institute of Management Accountants

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals in business. The University of Scranton's student chapter provides the opportunity for students to learn valuable leadership skills, earn certifications, prepare for future careers in accounting, and connect with with IMA Seal Two Toneother members of this 125,000 person network. The IMA recognized The University of Scranton’s student chapter, as one of just five Outstanding Student Chapters in the nation for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Requirements for Candidacy

  • Open to all majors (most members are typically Accounting, Finance, or IT)
  • Open to students of all academic years 

Member Duties and Benefits

  • Members are eligible for scholarships
  • CMA and CPA information sessions and mock exams
  • Events such as club trips, site visits, student conferences, and case competitions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Professional and internship panel discussions
  • Opportunity to join the IMA's Accounting Honor Society (IAHS)
    • Open to Accounting, Finance, and IT majors in at least their junior year with an overall and accounting GPA of 3.0

  • Students may receive the chance to attend official IMA events such as the IMA Student Leadership Experience

Meeting Information

IMA will meet throughout the semester based on availability and subject nature

Newsletter

View the most recent newsletter.

IMA releases a newsletter each semester including articles on the club's accomplishments, a list of upcoming events, and a student spotlight. Dates and times are provided for chapter meetings, important deadlines, information sessions, and field trips. View the most recent newsletter.

Officers (2019-2020)

President: Ngoc Nguyen
Vice-President: Rosemary Wolf
Secretary: Grace Gallagher
Treasurer: Sarin Baldante

 

Contact

Ashley Stampone, CPA, Faculty Advisor
Brennan Hall 346
Phone: (570) 941-7762
Email: ashley.stampone@scranton.edu

Society of Accounting Students

Requirements for Candidacy

  • Open to all Accounting majors and minorsSurgent Panel
  • Annual dues for membership is $10 

Membership Duties and Benefits

  • Members are required to participate in 75% of all club professional activities and 75% of all club community service activities
  • 1-3 community service events during the course of each semester
  • Networking opportunities
  • Career Expo prepJog for Jude
  • Resume and interview help
  • Professional and internship panel discussions
  • Professional speakers from different areas of accounting
  • CPA Exam informational sessions and mock CPA exams

Meeting Information

BAP will meet 1-2 times per month; location depends on where there is availability

Officers (2020-2021)

BAP Meeting

President: Grace Gallagher
Vice President: Emma Boyle
Secretary: Zeli-Anne Policarpio
Treasurer: Jai-Jacob Hoover

Contact

Amanda Sue Marcy, CPA, Faculty Advisor
Brennan Hall 309B
Phone: (570) 941-4120
Email: amanda.marcy@scranton.edu