Alpha Phi Student Chapter

Alpha Phi Student Chapter

Mission Statement

“Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.”

Objectives

Social Interaction

Meet and socialize with other accounting, finance or information system students with the same interests, classes and teachers.

Exposure to Area Firms and Corporations

Participate in tours of local offices and network with professionals at the Evening with Recruiters, Leadership Networking Night, and various panel discussions.

Career Information

Weekly meetings hosted with Fox Accounting Association, Ascend, Institute Management of Accountants, and National Association of Black Accountants feature speakers from the Philadelphia area firms. Presentations topics range from career development to issues in the industry to technical subjects.

Events providing networking opportunities with professionals from firms around and within the Philadelphia area.

Community Service

Volunteer in various activities such as tutoring and helping the local community.

Candidate Program

The Candidate Program spans one semester. Within that semester the candidate attends meetings, participates in career enhancing and service activities, and establishes bonds with fellow students and corporate professionals. At the end of the semester, candidates are inducted into Beta Alpha Psi. Candidates must fulfill all of the candidate requirements before being eligible for induction and membership.

Office: Alter Hall Room 403C

Email: bapalphaphi@gmail.com