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Mission of Organization

The mission of the IUP Student Accounting Association (SAA) shall be to further interest in the field of Accounting through educational meetings on options within the industry, to unite all IUP students studying accounting and those interested in learning about the profession, and to provide students with the opportunity to network with potential employers.

How to Join

The SAA accepts all business majors and all university students who share enthusiasm and passion for the field of accounting. Membership into the organization shall be open throughout the year, and the first step to join is to attend and sign in at a meeting. 

Requirements of Members (Membership Fees, Attendance, etc.)

Active membership in the SAA is not based on paying membership dues; it is based on earning membership points.  Once a student earns 5 points, they become an active member for the current semester AND the following semester.  In order to continue his or her SAA membership, they must earn another 5 points. One can earn points through a variety of ways, some of which including attending meetings and events, or serving as an officer or chair. 

List of 2015 Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

  • Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location TBD
    Guest Speaker: LaDawn Yesho 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Location TBD
    Guest Speaker - Kevin VanAsdalan
  • Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Location TBD
    Guest Speaker - Colleen Murphy 
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location TBD
    Guest Speaker - Pam Mahoney
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Time TBD - Location TBDGuest Speaker - Bob Elias

All Accounting majors and minors and Business majors with an interest in accounting are encouraged to attend. A student officially becomes a member by earning at least 5 points. 

List of Events/Activities

  • 2015 Recognition Dinner - Wednesday, April 22, 2015Guest Speaker - Daniel Simoni

Member Quotes about the Value of the Organization

“SAA is a valuable organization because it really helps Accounting students prepare for the upcoming work world by having guest speakers regularly and also helping students perfect their resumes. By doing this, it really makes a difference and helps Accounting students showcase their talent that is sought after by employers.”
—Lauren Steele


AdvisorDr. Kim
Senior Vice PresidentEdward
Vice PresidentCorrine
Vice President of FinanceAnna
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