School of Accountancy

Events

The Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy holds several signature events each year for its prospective students, current students, alumni, and professional partners. More information about events we hold annually is listed below, and a comprehensive listing of upcoming events can be found through our events calendar.

Upcoming Events

Accounting Screams for Publix Ice Cream

March 23 | 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | Publix Dairy Processing Plant

For current students. Students will have the chance to not only tour the plant, but speak with accounting professionals and meet with panel for a discussion on areas of Publix accounting/finance such as consolidations, Treasury, tax, and budget planning. Lunch and transportation will be provided.

Bulls Unite- High School Outreach

March 24 & 31 | 2:00-3:30 p.m. | BSN Atrium

For prospective students. Participants at this half-day conference to explore why accounting is the "language of business" and learn about the many career paths made possible with an accounting degree. USF alumni and business leaders from the local community participate in panel discussions related to the field.

Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship Banquet

April 26 | 6:00-8:00 p.m. | Invitation only

For current students. Our scholarship banquet is to celebrate another successful Beta Alpha Psi semester and to recognize the new summer and fall scholarship recipients.

Ultimate Accounting Bootcamp

May 10 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | BSN 1201

For current students. Come strengthen your core with Cainas's Ultimate Accounting Bootcamp. Spend your day reviewing familiar financial accounting topics that are covered in the Intermediate I course. This event provides not only a review of the basic, but a more in-depth coverage of the topics covered in class next semester and lunch.

Accounting Circle CPE Conference

May 17-18, 2018 | USF Marshall Center | RSVP Required

For alumni and professional partners. The Accounting Circle Conference Committee welcomes USF alumni and friends to its annual conference. Participants at this hands-on continuing professional education conference will qualify for CPE credits. This event is hosted by the Accounting Circle and made possible by many generous sponsors. The conference will be hosted on USF's Tampa Campus at the Marshall Student Center.

 

Past Events

Welcome Back Picnic, August 2017

For current students, alumni, professionals and families. The Welcome Back Picnic is an annual event that is held each fall on a Saturday afternoon. It allows students, faculty, and professionals to welcome in the new school year, reunite with old friends, and meet new friends. This great kick off to the fall semester and a networking event sponsored by the Accounting Circle.

Employ-A-Bull Workshop, August 2017

For current students. Outshine the competition with a little preparation, prepare for the upcoming career fairs with the Employ-A-Bull workshop. 

Meet the Firms, September 2017

For current students. This corporate connections event commingles USF accounting students with business professionals in a casual setting to help students get an early start with networking and preparing for the accounting career fair. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about local and nation-wide companies as well as network with accounting professionals.

Accounting and Financial Services Career Fair, September 2017

For current students. This corporate connections event commingles USF accounting students with business professionals in a casual setting to help students get an early start with networking and preparing for the accounting career fair. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about local and nation-wide companies as well as network with accounting professionals.

All Majors Career Fair, September 2017

For current students. This corporate connections event commingles USF accounting students with business professionals in a casual setting to help students get an early start with networking and preparing for the accounting career fair. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about local and nation-wide companies as well as network with accounting professionals.

Corporate Connections, October 2017

For current students. Corporate Connections is a networking event for graduate business students to meet with corporate representatives to discuss career opportunities. Informal discussions take place in a more relaxed environment than a typical career fair, and, while participants do not bring elaborate booths or materials, representative companies are typically hiring for internship positions and many have full-time positions available (and résumés are collected).

CPA Exam Workshop, October 2017

For current students and alumni. Participants at this workshop will learn more about the CPA exam registration process, review sample questions, and discuss study tips and tricks. The workshop will also inform students about the regulatory requirements to become a CPA in Florida. This event is sponsored by the Accounting Circle.

Graduation Reception, May 2018

For graduating students and their families. The graduation reception recognizes students from the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy who have graduated during the Summer, Spring and Fall semesters. There are two receptions each year, one following the Spring semester to celebrate Spring graduates, and one in the Fall to celebrate Summer and Fall graduates. This event is sponsored by the Accounting Circle.