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

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.

Welcome Back Picnic Fall 2018

August 25, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | BSN Atrium and Breezeway | RSVP

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.

Muma College of Business Career Clinic

September 11 | TBA | Muma College of Business Atrium

For current business students. Students can meet with advisors to upgrade résumés and examine various approaches to landing that very important post-graduation job.

Meet the Firms

September 19 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Muma College Business Atrium | RSVP

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 20 | USF Sun Dome

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 21 | TBA | USF Sun Dome

For current accounting majors only.  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.

MAcc Student Information Session

September 25 | 4:00-5:00 p.m. | BSN 1300

For prospective graduate students. It is never too early to be thinking about plans post-graduation. We encourage prospective USF Master of Accountancy students to attend our information session to learn more about the program. Staff and faculty from the Lynn Pippenger School will be presenting and taking your questions.

Beta Alpha Psi Annual Golf Tournament

October 19 | TPC Golf Course

For current students, alumni and local professionals. Our Beta Alpha Psi hosts the Dr. William Parrot Golf Tournament every year to help the students raise money for scholarships and funds for the organization.

Graduation Reception

December 7 | 3:30-5:00 p.m. | Invitation only

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.

Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship Banquet

December 2018 | 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.

Accounting Circle CPE Conference

May 16 & 17, 2019 | 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

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. 

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.

Accounting Screams for Publix Ice Cream, Spring 2018

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, Spring 2018

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.