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EXPLORE BETA ALPHA PSI ELIPSON LAMBDA- UCONN CHAPTER

Promoting Growth and Professionalism

Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals. There are over 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation.

Beta Alpha Psi is the Accounting, Finance and MIS honors fraternity at UConn. As a chapter, we strive to develop our members into high achieving professionals in their respective fields. 

 
 

President

FARWA MAHMUD

ABOUT BETA ALPHA PSI ELIPSON LAMBDA CHAPTER

Making a Difference

The mission of Beta Alpha Psi, the premier international honor and service organization for financial and business information students and professionals, is to inspire and support excellence by:

  • encouraging the study and practice of accountancy, finance, and information systems;

  • providing opportunities for service, professional development, and interaction among members and financial professionals; and

  • fostering lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

 

OUR PHILOSOPHY

With years of experience as educators, we know just what it takes to engage students and prepare them for adult life. Our unique approach makes our students feel valued, respected and appreciated. At Beta Alpha Psi Elipson Lambda Chapter, we believe in fostering a creative and collaborative experience to help our students reach their full potential and pursue their dreams. Contact us to learn what we can do for you.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Words can only describe our Business School so much. A visit will let you experience it. Learn about our curriculum, community impact and how we support our students here at Beta Alpha Psi Elipson Lambda Chapter. Join us in one of our upcoming events, activities and local projects. Contact us and reserve your spot today.

WEEKLY MEETINGS

Our weekly meetings provide members the opportunity to learn about the Accounting profession and meet representatives from prominent industry firms. These firms present on a variety of important accounting topics, and teach our members about their companies. In this informal setting, our members can network with these professionals and foster connections that last long into their careers.

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CAREER FAIR

Every year, Beta Alpha Psi hosts a Career Fair and give the students the opportunity to meet professionals from different firms

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

Throughout the semester our chapter engages in community service events. We participate in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, Junior Acheivement, projects with the CTCPA, and the UConn School of Business. Each year, our chapter participates in VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program with the IRS. Through hundreds of hours of community service, our chapter helps complete the tax returns of the international students of UConn.

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BAP NATIONALS

Chicago 2019

 

FIRMS

Andersen Tax
BDO
BlumShapiro
Citrin Cooperman
CohnReznick
Crowe 
CTCPA
Deloitte
EisnerAmper
EY
Filomeno and Company
FML
Grant Thorton
KPMG
Mahoney Sabol
Marcum
PepsiCo
PFK O'Connor Davies
Prudential
PwC
Roger CPA Review
RSM
Stanley Black and Decker
The Hartford
Travelers
Whittlesey and Hadley
WileyCPA

 

VITA

Beta Alpha Psi is part of UConn's VITA program, The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the University of Connecticut provides free personalized tax counseling and preparation the UConn Community.

PAST COMMUNITY SERVICE

Join our community and find out more about what’s happening at our school.

 

VITA

January 1, 2019

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the University of Connecticut provides free personalized tax counseling and preparation the UConn Community.

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”

Mission Statement of BAP

Oscar Wilde

 

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRMENTS

What to Know About Membership

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Must be a full-time student majoring in Accounting, Finance, or MIS
3.0 overall GPA, as well as a 3.0 major GPA by the time of Initiation
Must have completed Intermediate I (or its equivalent for Finance & MIS) by Spring 2019
Transfer students will only be evaluated based on courses taken at UConn

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

Each candidate needs at least 12 hours of community service for the year

Junior Achievement

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Other events throughout the year


VITA is a hard requirement for initiation as well!


TOTAL= 12 hours

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PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Need to obtain at least 12 professional hours for the year

Attend BAP meetings

Every Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

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FREE FOOD

Career Fair

Thursday, September 13th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Rome Ballroom

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TOTAL= 12 hours

BENEFITS OF JOINING BAP

Great Resume Buider

Internship and Full time opportunities 

Networking

 

WHO CAN GET INVOLVED

The transformative learning experiences at Beta Alpha Psi Elipson Lambda Chapter are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Each day is filled with opportunities to experience new educational, social, and emotional situations. Our teachers create a safe and open setting where they can help guide students in exploring information and the world around them.

We follow a high academic standard as a guide for the creativity and leadership of our teachers. Our objectives are not set in stone, with occasional revisions developed in response to industry and educational requirements.

 

CONTACT US

School of Business - Unit 1041A
2100 Hillside Road
Storrs, CT 06269-1041

 
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