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BAP recognizes new and graduating members

| Gretchen Hutterli

The Zeta Omicron Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi held its Fall 2016 Recognition Ceremony, Friday, Dec. 9 from 2-3:30 pm in the UW-Eau Claire Davies Center Centennial Room. New members were initiated into BAP and honor stoles were presented to graduating seniors by DeeAnne Peterson, BAP faculty adviser, and Camila Bedoya, Zeta Omicron chapter president.

A special welcome to the newest members of BAP:

  • Stephanie Born, an IS major from Chaska, MN. 
  • Kelsey Brockman, an accounting and management double major from Port Washington, WI.
  • Julie Eberle, an IS major from Lone Rock, WI.
  • Katelyn Fehrenbach, an accounting major from Green Bay, WI.
  • Sara Kucera, a finance major from Eau Claire, WI.
  • Lauren Pawlowski, an accounting and IS double major from De Pere, WI.
  • Huyen Khanh Pham, an accounting major from Viet Nam.
  • Grant Sachs, an IS major from Neenah, WI.
  • Sydney Simon, a finance major from Colgate, WI.
  • Casey Thomson, an accounting and finance double major from Abrams, WI.
  • Sandra Toews, an accounting major from Eau Claire, WI.

Congratulations to the following graduating seniors:

  • Hannah Gaspar, an accounting and finance double major from Mankato, MN.
  • Cassandra Geniesse, an accounting major from Green Bay, WI.
  • Steven Long, an accounting major from Madison, WI.
  • Victoria Leiterman, an accounting major from Denmark, WI.
  • Brianna Peterson, an accounting and IS double major from Chippewa Falls, WI.
  • Sara Schnelle, an accounting major from Middleton, WI.

Hannah Gaspar was also recognized by Dr. Raj Aroskar, chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance, for graduating with department honors. To graduate with department honors, an accounting or finance student must have resident, overall, and major GPAs of 3.50 or higher. In addition, he or she must have successfully competed at least two of the following activities: completed an internship, collaborative research project, conference presentation, community service project, publication of a paper in a peer-reviewed journal.

BAP promotes the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems, provides opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encourages a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. Founded in 1919, the honor society has over 300 campus chapters with over 300,000 members.

For more information, contact DeeAnne Peterson, faculty advisor, UW-Eau Claire Department of Accounting & Finance, or Camila Bedoya, UW-Eau Claire BAP president. 

2016 BAP grads