Accounting Society
  Spring 2015 Semester Meetings and Events

Tue & Wed (Jan 20th & Jan 21st): Accounting Society Officer Meet & Greets from 1-3 PM at tables located in the basement (G level) of Kettler Hall. Stop on by to learn more about the Accounting Society, upcoming events, or just to get to know more about the accounting program. 

Tuesday Feb 24th: Careers in Banking Panel Discussion from 5:00 - 5:45 PM (tentatively scheduled in WU 114).  Several high level executives from prestigious banks (e.g., PNC, Old National, etc.) will discuss career paths for accounting/finance majors.   All students are strongly encouraged to attend, regardless of class standing.

Monday March 2nd: Career Paths in Accounting Panel Discussion from          5:00 - 5:45 PM in Walb 222-226.  Hear from four to five accounting professionals (including several IPFW Alumni) about their career paths with an accounting degree.  These will all be different presenters than those in the Fall 2014 semester.

Wednesday April 8th: Fort Wayne Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Student Night from 6-8 PM at Do It Best Headquarters.  Several internal auditors from some of the most successful local businesses will gather to network with students and provide information about a career in internal audit.  Some of the companies represented generally include: Steel Dynamics, Lincoln Financial, Do It Best, Parkview Hospital, etc.  This year's key note speaker is Dave Haist.  He is a former executive at Do It Best, the new Chairman of the Parkview Health Board and the audit committee chair at Rae magnet Wire.  This is an amazing networking and learning opportunity.  All students are strongly encouraged to attend, regardless of class standing. 

Monday April 13th: Becker CPA Review Night from 5:30-7:30.  Learn more about the CPA exam as well as the review materials available through Becker CPA Review.

Accounting Society End of Year Banquet.  This event will be held on Friday May 8th at 5:30 PM at the IPFW Alumni Center.  This will be a great networking opportunity with all of our sponsoring firms.  Scholarships will be awarded, members will receive certificates and there will be a dinner where members of each sponsoring firm will be seated with students.  All effort should be made to attend this event.

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



Friday October 26th: Bus Trip to Indianapolis. We will visit Eli Lilly, the Indiana CPA Society and another company. It only costs $5 and allows students to learn about accounting careers in multiple different industries. We will leave at 7:30 AM and return around 7:30 PM.