Accounting Department hosts Accounting Information Night
The Accounting Department hosted its second annual Accounting Information Night on Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Locatelli Center from 6:30 PM to 8:00PM. The event commenced with two twenty minute roundtable discussion sessions between students and professionals. About 55 professionals from 20 different companies attended to share their professional experiences with over 165 students. Representatives from the following firms participated:
In addition, there was a panel discussion, moderated by Lewis Chew (CFO, Dolby Laboratories), with four SCU Accounting alumni: Rufina Adams (CFO, True Wind Capital), Andy Armanino (Managing Partner, Armanino), Alan Nguyen (Manager, Digital Risk, PwC), and Cynthia Chavez Wing (R&D Finance Associate Director, Gilead Services). Students unanimously reported the evening was very helpful in understanding the opportunities available to Accounting and A&IS majors, and valued the unique career insights provided by the panelists.
The evening concluded with a raffle of prizes generously donated by the following companies: Abbott, Stringham & Lynch, Andersen Tax, Armanino, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Moss Adams, and PwC. Over ten lucky students received raffle prizes including an Oculus Virtual Reality headset, Bose Soundlink Color II speaker, Powerbeats3 wireless earphones, Amazon Echo, Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones, Earthquake basket including two game tickets, and Target ($25), Starbucks ($25) and Amazon gift cards (2-$100 each).