On Tuesday, April 23, the UConn chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) held their inaugural awards and recognition reception at the School of Business to recognize the organization’s achievements this year, welcome the 2013-2014 Executive Board, acknowledge the summer internships and full-time positions of the members, and most importantly to thank the corporate sponsors for their wonderful support this academic year.
The event was well attended by students, faculty, staff, as well as the Vice Provost for Diversity, Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of awards to the following corporations: Travelers, IBM, Ernst & Young, PwC, Deloitte, CohnReznick, General Electric, KPMG, and McGladrey. The chapter also thanked INROADS and the NABA Professional Chapter for their continuous support of the members.
Three special awards were given for the following categories:
- Faculty Advisor of the Year – Dr. Mohamed Hussein
- President’s Award for Outstanding Alumni Support of the Chapter – Troy Woolery ’12
- Top Recruiter – Ernst & Young
The chapter was also very proud to announce 100% job placement of the graduating seniors.
Lastly, the 2013-2014 Executive Board for the UConn NABA chapter was welcomed:
Daniella Loma ’14
O’Rayne Clarke ’14
Christina Headley ’14
Chief Financial Officer
Danielle Wellington ’15
Frankie Richardson ’14
Membership Outreach Chair
Rachel Gavin ’14
Social Media Co-Chairs
Shanice Rountree ’16
Shantaye Taylor ’16