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April 15, 2009

Beta Alpha Psi Initiates New Members

Three College of Business majors will be inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, a national honor society for accounting and financial professionals, on Saturday, April 25. The initiation will be held during UW-Eau Claire’s Honors Week, a week dedicated to recognizing students who have attained high scholastic achievement.

Students to be initiated into Beta Alpha Psi:

  • Kayla Buhr, a senior accounting major from Glenwood City, Wis.
  • Michael Peterson, a senior accounting major from Eau Claire, Wis.
  • Summer Hill, a senior double major in accounting and information systems, systems development from Seymour, Wis.

To be eligible, accounting and finance students must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper level accounting classes
  • Completion of Accounting 301, Intermediate Accounting I
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 OR GPA above 3.25 in the last 25 credits of coursework
  • Top 35% of their class

Beta Alpha Psi recognizes scholastic and professional excellence in the fields of accounting and finance. The organization provides opportunities for self-development, service, association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility. The organization has over 263 campus chapters with over 300,000 members since it was founded in 1919.

James Rundall, Accounting and Finance, is the faculty advisor for this organization.