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Beta Alpha Psi students win at national competition

Members of Missouri State University’s Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an international honors organization for students of accounting, finance, and computer information systems, won first place in the best practices competition at a national meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earlier this month. College of Business students Brandon Smith, Elizabeth Sivill, Clint Caselman, Zachary Buxton and Tanner Courtney […]

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Student volunteers provide free tax service starting Feb. 6

Students from the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University, who are IRS-certified, will provide free assistance with tax preparation and electronic income tax filing. The program is provided by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) clinic Feb. 6-April 10 in Glass Hall, Room 434.

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Accounting Club recognized during Maroon Minute

The Accounting Club at Missouri State University was recently recognized by the Institute of Management Accountants.

The chapter was the recipient of the Award of Excellence and the Outstanding Student Chapter award and received a cash award of $1,000 in recognition of this achievement.

Chapters are evaluated on seven criteria including: planning and evaluation, communications, programs and activities and administrative. Missouri State was one of only four chapters nationally recognized as an Outstanding Student Chapter.

Maroon Minutes highlight Missouri State University’s points of pride: the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, students and supporters. Each Maroon Minute first airs during a home football or basketball game.

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Olivia Kimminau named “MSCPA Student of the Month”

Olivia Kimminau, a Graduate Assistant for the School of Accountancy during the Spring 2013 semester, has been named by the Missouri Society of CPAs as the December 2012 Student of the Month.  Olivia was nominated by the faculty at Missouri State University for this honor.  The MSCPA has a student website, www.leap-forward.com<http://www.leap-forward.com>, which highlights accounting majors in Missouri.  Every month an accounting major from a Missouri school, who is an MSCPA student member, is showcased.  Please check out the direct link (<http://www.leap-forward.com/sotmwinner.html>) to the winner’s page on Thursday, January 31, 2013 or later to read about Olivia as the newest monthly winner!

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2013 SOA Scholarship & Awards Banquet

The annual SOA Scholarship & Awards Banquet for the upcoming fall 2013 semester will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in the Crystal Room of Kentwood Hall commencing at 6:30 p.m. The event is free to School of Accountancy scholarship award recipients, but we encourage recipients to bring guest(s) to share the evening with them (at the cost of @$20 per person to cover the cost of the banquet meal).  Tickets may be purchased in the SOA office up to two days before the event.  Please call Linda in the School of Accountancy office at 417-836-5414 with any questions regarding the event.

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