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Student e-News, April 20, 2015

by MICPA | Apr 20, 2015   ()

Congrats to Michigan Accountancy Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to 21 outstanding accounting students who are recipients of the 2015 Michigan Accountancy Foundation Scholarships. Hats off to:

  • Baker College – Owosso ­– Kimberly Thelen
  • Central Michigan University ­– Natalie Flowers
  • Cornerstone University – Eric Visser
  • Davenport University – David Henrickson
  • Eastern Michigan University – Lassina Konate
  • Eastern Michigan University – Yu Qiao
  • Ferris State University – Megan Brockett
  • Grand Valley State University – Leah Dancz
  • Grand Valley State University – Rebecca Malaski, Laura Tanis
  • Michigan State University – Chao (James) Chen, Erin Lasenby
  • Oakland University – Vincent Noll, Daniel Wysocki
  • U of D – Mercy – Michael Wroblewski
  • Walsh College – Shawana Cook, Jack Mitchell
  • Wayne State University  – Lara Colling, Emily Grogan, Catherine Praet, Kyle Williams

Two Great Causes. Join MICPA for One or Both.

Walk or run to support those in need! Join MICPA in the fight against breast cancer or to help provide hospice care. Student members are invited to register now for the MICPA teams in the Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 16 in Detroit; or the Hospice of Michigan (HOM) Race and Remember on Saturday, May 16 in Grand Rapids and Saturday, June 27 in Detroit. Find more details and links to register here.


10 Tools New College Grads Need to Land A Job
With graduation right around the corner for college seniors, landing that ever-important first job should be the first order of business off-campus. However, a résumé shouldn't be the only weapon at a job seeker's disposal. Discover the 10 items you need in your job seeker tool kit in this Accounting Today article.

Looking for a Career Mentor?
You hear a lot about the importance of finding a mentor to help you develop professionally and advance in your career, but finding a mentor and figuring out how to keep the relationship going is a whole different ballgame. While it's best to seek a mentor from your current network of connections rather than asking someone you don't already know, determining who that should be requires some thought. Answers to these five questions will get you on the right track.

How to Match Your Resume to the Job You Want

Improve your odds of catching the attention of hiring managers and applicant tracking systems. This infographic shows you three important areas you should be focusing on in a job ad so you can tailor your resume for that specific position.


Need Help With an MICPA Question?

If you need help with a membership question, an answer is just a few keystrokes away with a new feature on the MICPA website. On, click “Chat with us” in the lower right corner of your browser window to start a conversation. MICPA Chat is currently available during normal business hours.


MICPA Mobile App for Members Is LIVE
The free MICPA mobile app is now available to members for both Android and Apple devices! The app is packed with features that save time, make it easy to get things done on the go, and keep you informed with the latest news and updates from the MICPA. You can also manage your MICPA account information. Download the app today from Google Play or the Apple Store; search for MICPA. Once installed, use your MICPA web login to sign into the app and you're ready to go! Be sure to let us know what you think. As always, your membership is appreciated.

We Heart Our Volunteers!
The Michigan Association of CPAs celebrates the work and support of more than a thousand volunteers this week, National Volunteer Week, April 12-18. MICPA volunteers fulfill many roles from providing low-income families with tax help; walking and running in charity events; serving on the MICPA board and committees; speaking to community groups; participating in grassroots legislative efforts; working on special projects to help our state; and so much more. Your generous donation of time and talent has strengthened our communities and helped fellow citizens. You are FANTASTIC! Thank you!

Source: MICPA
Source: MICPA

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