Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Receives Recognition, Students Present at Annual Conference in California

2010 BAP Conference.jpgBelmont’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an international honorary organization for all undergraduate and graduate accounting, finance and information systems majors, was recognized as a “Distinguished Chapter” at the 2010 Annual Conference for Beta Alpha Psi in San Jose, Calif. on Aug. 6. According to the Board of Directors of Beta Alpha Psi, the chapter has “far exceeded the minimum requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled in the areas of academics, professionalism and leadership.”
BAP president Ruchi Kapadia and vice president Rachel McNabb presented their Innovative Career Networking project in the Best Practices Competition at the conference. Their presentation highlighted activities at Belmont University that help students connect with future employers and learn about professional work opportunities. In addition to presenting, Kapadia, McNabb and Faculty Advisor Dr. Del DeVries attended professional workshops and lectures on international accounting issues. The theme of the conference was “Ethics, Integrity and Independence of Mind.”