CPT articleThe UAB Center for the Public Trust student chapter was recently recognized as a Golden Star Chapter by the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) for the 2020-21 academic year. The Golden Star Chapter designation is an honor awarded to student chapters that lead with excellence and cultivate an environment of ethical behavior on campus.

Stephanie Yates The University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business has named Regions Institute for Financial Education Endowed Professor Stephanie Yates, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance.

Frank Messina The Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) has named Frank Messina, Ph.D., its 2021 Outstanding Accounting Educator.

Career Center program planning with faculty and staffCollat instructor Nathan Oliver (center) planning fall programming with Career Center team. Photo taken pre mask mandate requirement.Each semester, Collat students take advantage of a myriad of career programming designed by the Collat Career Center to help them land jobs once they graduate, including career fairs, career coaching and visits from employers.

BAP logoThe UAB chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an international accounting, finance and information systems honor society, has been named a 2021 Gold Chapter. The prestigious honor was bestowed during the organization’s recent virtual Annual Meeting.

BAP members with Glen Iris StudentBeta Alpha Psi honorary members deliver bookbags to Glen Iris students at the start of the school year.The UAB Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) chapter partnered with Glen Iris Elementary School this month to provide 72 much-needed school supply kits to students.

Diego Delany 540UAB economics sophomore Diego Delany has been awarded the 2021 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a prestigious scholarship that provides funds for students to study abroad while in college.

Savage 1080Accounting professor Arline Savage, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for her exceptional accomplishments in teaching. She will be honored at a UAB ceremony this fall.