Accounting Society
  Fall 2017 Semester Meetings and Events

*Tuesday September 12th: IN CPA Society Night from 5:00-5:50 PM in Walb Union G21. CPAs representing public accounting (an Audit Manager) and private accounting (a CFO) will discuss the benefits of becoming a CPA, membership in professional societies such as the IN CPA Society and accounting careers in general.

*Monday, September 18th: IPFW Accounting & Finance Night from 5:00 - 7:00 PM in the Walb Union Classic Ballroom. Several prospective employers will be taking resumes and talking to students about current/future accounting/finance 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: Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI), Co-Op Office and the DSB Advisors. 25 Passport points are available for participating in this event.   

Thursday September 21st: 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.

*Friday September 29th: IN CPA Society Day of Service. 25 Passport points are available for participating in this event to help out the Community Harvest Food Bank. Please email me at Hankes@ipfw.edu  by September 8th if you would like to attend so they can order T-shirts. All participating students will meet at the Community Harvest Food Bank location of 999 East Tillman Rd from 8:30-11:30 AM on Friday September 29th. Everyone must wear closed toe shoes.

*Monday October 30th: Career Paths in Accounting Panel Discussion from Noon - 1 PM in Walb Union G21.  Hear from up to four panelist from various career paths in accounting regarding what it is really like and how to succeed.

*Audit Simulation conducted by Crowe Horwath on Friday November 3rd from 9 AM - Noon in Walb Union (WU) 222-226. Participating students must have completed (or be enrolled in) A201 (Introduction to Financial Accounting). Professionals from Crowe Horwath will help guide up to 40 students through an audit simulation with laptops supplied by Crowe Horwath.  Breakfast (donuts, fruit, coffee, etc) and lunch (from Jimmy John's) will be provided by Crowe Horwath and attending students will earn 100 Passport Points.  Students will work in teams to help learn more about what auditing is really like. We need to know how many students will be attending beforehand so you must email me at Hankes@ipfw.edu if you would like to attend.

*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.