2018-19 Annual Report

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The 2018-19 Annual Report, published by the College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi, tells stories of outstanding achievements made by our faculty, students, staff, donors, and alumni over the course of the academic year.

PREPARING STUDENTS TO LEAD

STUDENT ORGANIZATION HIGHLIGHTS

BETA ALPHA PSI

Twelve members of the Southern Miss Beta Alpha Psi chapter attended the

annual meeting in Washington, D.C., this year. Students had the opportunity

to tour and explore the country’s capitol, participate in a community

service project with Reading Across America, attend several seminars

given by professionals on a diverse number of topics, and network with

other chapters across the country.

Beta Alpha Psi members on a visit to Ingalls Shipbuilding,

which included a tour and short presentation given by

the vice president of finance and controller, Frank Martin.

Additionally, a mixture of members…

• attended the 2019 regional meeting in Jacksonville, Fla.;

• completed parts of the CPA Exam;

• studied abroad; and

• participated in a team-building retreat at Lake Sehoy

Challenge Course.

“THE BETA ALPHA PSI ANNUAL MEETING HEAVILY IMPACTED ME, AS AN

ACCOUNTING MAJOR AND AS A DEVELOPING YOUNG PROFESSIONAL.

BECAUSE OF THIS EVENT, I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET WITH

FELLOW CHAPTER PRESIDENTS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND

DISCUSS OUR CHAPTER’S SUCCESSES, SHARE ADVICE AND BRING BACK

IDEAS TO SOUTHERN MISS ON HOW TO IMPROVE OUR CHAPTER.”

- Sayle Sanson, President of Beta Alpha Psi

GUEST SPEAKERS

Ashley Foley with RSM

Ray Ruiz with Surgent

Ryan Hirsch with NASBA CPT

Julie Uher with Holt & Associates

Autumn Brown and Cliff Jackson with Smith, Dukes & Bucklew

Jennifer Hilliard with Haddox, Reid, Eubanks & Betts

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