Accounting Society
  Fall 2015 Semester Meetings and Events

Tuesday and Wednesday September 1st and 2nd from Noon-2 PM: Accounting Society Officer Meet & Greets and Becker CPA Review at tables located in the basement (G level) of Kettler Hall. Stop on by to learn more about the Accounting Society, upcoming events, pay membership dues, sign up for the Oct 23rd Indy Bus Trip or just to get to know more about the accounting program. Also, the campus representative for the Becker CPA Review program will be there to answer questions regarding the Becker CPA Review program.  

*Thursday September 3rd: IN CPA Society Night from 6:00 - 6:45 PM in WU 114. A local Certified Public Accountant (CPA) representative of the Indiana CPA Society will discuss the benefits of becoming a CPA, membership in professional societies such as the IN CPA Society and accounting careers in general.

Wednesday September 16th: IN CPA Day of Service.  Work with Crowe Horwath, a local CPA firm, to help out Habitat for Humanity.  Students can either work a four hour shift in the morning or afternoon or both shifts. This is a great way to get to know local accounting professionals better and give back to the community.  Please email Accounting Society (AS) President, Brady Brown, at Browbl05@students.ipfw.edu with your name and shirt size (for free shirt) by Thursday September 3rd if you want to participate.  25 Passport points are available for participating in this event.

*Wednesday September 23rd: IPFW Accounting Night from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the Walb Union Classic Ballroom.  Several prospective employers (public and private firms) will be taking resumes and talking to students about current and future positions.  This is a great networking event and a way to start building connections that can lead to job opportunities in the near future or down the road.  In addition, there were be several organizations present that can help the career development of students while in school and after graduating.  These organizations will include: IN CPA Society, Institute of Management Accountants, Becker CPA Exam Review, Institute of Internal Auditors, Co-Op Office, Career Services, Robert Half, and 150 hour completion options (Banking Certificate, Information Systems minor).  

Friday September 25th: IN CPA Society Professional Issues Update (PIU) at the Grand Wayne Center from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM.  This is a free event for student members of the IN CPA Society and a great way to network with local CPAs.  The IN CPA Society President will discuss current developments in the profession.

*Monday October 5th: Career Paths in Accounting Panel from Noon - 1 PM in Walb Union 222-226.  Hear from up to five panelist from various career paths in accounting regarding what it is really like and how to succeed. Anticipated panelist thus far include: Finance Lead at Raytheon, CFO at Community Health Center, Indiana State Board of Accounts, BKD and another to be determined.

*Indianapolis Bus Trip on Friday October 23rd: We will be visiting Dauby O'Connor & Zalesk (DOZ) (a public accounting firm) and NextGear Capital (a private company).  NextGear Capital should be of interest to both accounting and finance students.  Our contact person there has a CPA, CMA and CFE.  The IN CPA Society will also have presenters (representing private, governmental and/or Not-for-Profit accounting) for us while we are at DOZ.  We will leave by 7:15 AM from the IPFW campus and return by approximately 6:15 PM. 80 Passport points will be earned by attending this bus trip.

*Becker CPA Review Night: Date & time to be determined.

*Attending one of the events with an asterisk will satisfy the "attending a meeting" requirement of becoming a member of the IPFW Accounting Society.

Please e-mail me at Hankes@ipfw.edu if you have any questions regarding this event.