FASB Executives Shed Light on Accounting Standards for All
Southern Michigan professionals joined Albion students, faculty, and guests for a fascinating and frank panel discussion of accounting standards issues April 5 in the Science Complex atrium. Two former directors of the Financial Accounting Standards Board plus a current senior FASB adviser presented an open panel discussion as part of a three-day visiting program for Gerstacker Institute and accounting students.
Winners Announced in the 2010-2011 Michigan High School Poetry Contest
We are pleased to announce the winners in the 2010-2011 Albion College Michigan High School Poetry Contest:
1st place - Justine Jaffe Interlochen Arts Academy
2nd place tie - Kelly Clare Interlochen Arts Academy
2nd place tie - Victoria Baldwin Interlochen Arts Academy
3rd place - Sevonna Brown Saginaw Arts and Sciences Academy
Congratulations to our winners!
Thank you to everyone who sent in poetry for this year's contest. We received over 1100 poems from more than 500 Michigan high school students! Please visit our Michigan High School Poetry Contest web page for more information on the poetry contest.
Study Abroad students recently got to share part of thier experience with fellow students, staff and faculty by entering thier favorite photos from Study Abroad in our OCP photo contest. The photos were displayed for a week and everyone got a chance to vote for thier favorites. Top prize is $100, second prize is $50 and third is $25.
First Place - Wes Dolan - CIEE Hyderabad
Second Place - Kasia Szczerbinski - BU Paris
Third Place - Alissa Reddy - IES Frieberg
Lock picture on a bridge in Paris
Other Outstanding Pictures
Scholarships and Awards
For Economics and Management Majors
Robert B. Hetler/PriceWaterhouseCoopers Accounting Scholarships
The recipient will be an Economics and Management major interested in pursuing a career in public accounting. The student must have at least a 3.2 grade point average in Economics and Management and a 3.0 GPA overall. The student must display leadership and service on campus and/or in community activities. Preference will be given to multicultural students. Applicants apply in the spring as a sophomore or junior for their junior or senior year. The scholarship will be used to offset tuition for the following semester and/or room and board.
Tim Cash/Ernst & Young Public Accounting Scholarships
The recipient will be an Economics and Management major of junior standing. Applicants apply in the spring as a sophomore for their junior year. The scholarship will be used to offset the tuition for the following semester and/or room and board.
Gaylord Smith Award for Scholarship in Accounting
The recipient will be and Economics and Management major with an accounting focus. The recipeint(s) of the scholarship shall maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4 point scale. In addition the recipient(s) must be involved or have been involved in community outreach and volunteerism during their time at Albion College.
E. Scott Cracraft Scholarship for Excellence in Accounting
The recipient will be an Economics and Management major with Accounting Emphasis (enough to sit for CPA exam upon graduation). The student must have a minimum major grade point average of 3.2 with a cumulative of 3.0 overall at the end of the junior year. Applicants apply in the spring as a junior for their senior year. The scholarship will be used to offset the tuition for the following semester and/or room and board.
Outstanding Economics and Management Major Award and Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key
These are given to the graduating senior in Economics and Management with the highest grade point average.
Maurice L. Branch Award
The award recognizes research or scholarship by a graduating senior in Economics and Management.
E. Maynard Aris Award
The award honors excellent academic performance by a graduating senior in Economics and Management.
Walter A. Terpenning Award
The award recognizes scholarship and service by a graduating senior in Economics and Management.