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Mission of Organization

The mission of the IUP 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

Acceptance into the Student Accounting Association is granted to all potential new members. Membership into the organization shall be open throughout the year, and the only requirement necessary to join is to fill out a new member form.

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

The Student Accounting Association accepts all business majors and all university students who share enthusiasm and passion for the field of accounting. Active membership is granted to those members who attend at least three meetings, events, or workshops and one networking event.

List of Meeting Dates/Times/Locations/Agenda/Handouts

  • Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m., Eberly 211
    Guest Speaker: Ms. Kerry Wright, CPA, Product Consultant Individual, Highmark
  • Thursday, February 27, 6:00p.m., Location TBA
    Student Internship Panel Discussion: Ethan Wang, Jennifer Huff, Raven Sams, and Nicole Miller
  • March Meeting Times and Dates
    To Be Announced
  • Wednesday, April 30, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
    Rustic Lodge — Annual Recognition Dinner

All Accounting majors and minors and Business majors with an interest in accounting are encouraged to attend. A student officially becomes a member by attending three SAA meetings, events, or workshops and one networking event.

List of Events/Activities

PICPA Scholarship Winners

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

Officers

Advisor Dr. Kim Anderson Kim.Anderson@iup.edu
President Pat Connell pqpr@iup.edu
Senior Vice President Caitlin Hornyak kbws@iup.edu
Vice President Kurtis Laird
k.h.laird@iup.edu
Vice President of Finance
 Matthew McCullough ysvr@iup.edu
  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
  • Office of Academic Services
    208 Eberly
    664 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3215
  • Fax: 724-357-7996
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.