College students collect in Lee College’s College of Enterprise to listen to panelists discover profession alternatives within the accounting subject
Lee’s College of Enterprise hosted “Range in Accounting Careers,” a panel dialogue for college kids to find new choices within the subject of accounting. Panelists included accountants who should not taking the “regular” path of becoming a member of a CPA agency as a public accountant or who’ve moved on to totally different profession paths.
“Our objectives had been to broaden our college students’ views of what’s attainable with an accounting diploma and to encourage them to make use of their accounting skillset in a method that might be enjoyable for them,” stated Dr. Beth Seymour, assistant professor of accounting and co-host of the occasion.
Panelists launched profession prospects comparable to monetary accounting for personal for-profit firms, nonprofit firms, and state and native governments. Over 125 college students participated within the occasion.
We had been so grateful to have such a various panel of accounting professionals be part of us,” stated Dr. Michaelia Black, assistant professor of accounting and co-host of the occasion. “The big selection of profession paths and ranges of expertise gave our college students a singular alternative to develop their view of the place their diploma may take them sooner or later.”
Panelists included Sandy Frantom, director of accounting for Miller Industries Inc.; Joshua Jolley, CFO of Vairog US, LLC and Lee alum; Kayla Laymance, Might 2023 graduate who begins an accounting profession at Walt Disney World in June; Amy Newman, accounting supervisor for town of Cleveland and Lee alum; and Jonathan Vecchio, director of accounting for Doorby Property Administration in Chattanooga and Lee alum.
“I beloved seeing the inventive facet of those jobs and the way numerous they’re,” stated Megan Roberts, an accounting scholar at Lee. “It actually gave me perception into my profession analysis journey!”
The occasion was sponsored by Lee’s College of Enterprise and the Tennessee Society of Licensed Public Accountants.
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