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September 1,2015

12:45p – 1p Networking & Socializing


  • Students and members socialized and shook hands.
  • Food and Drinks were served


1p – 1:15p Leadership Speaks


  • PAS Pres. Alex Sanchez
  • Delivers Welcome Remarks and Presidential Address.
  • Dr. Alicia Yancy remarks
  • Faculty Advisor
  • Discussed a TSCPA Scholarship Opportunity (on home page) and upcoming National Accounting conferences available to PAS members.
  • Dean Michael Fields: Dean’s address.
  • Dean shared inspiring words about the accounting profession and encouraged all students to be a part of an Organization to help develop leadership skills and round out your resume.


1:15p – 1:20p VITA Program

  • Dr. Chu Nguyen, Acct Dept. Chair
    • Explained VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Prog.
      • VITA is a volunteer program that offers UHD students the opportunity to prepare personal income taxes while earning their degree and enhancing their resume.
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1:20p – 1:30p Job Placement Opportunities


  • Mr. Brett Hobby – Director, College of Business Career Development Center
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  • Mr. Jacob Lipp – Director of Corporate Relations
  • Mr. Lipp & Hobby are partners in recruiting high-profile accounting firms. Mr. Lipp coordinates university sponsorship through large companies for the advancement of UHD students.
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1:30p – 1:45p Committees


  • Presented by the executive team; Treasurer Mai Abu-Kaff, Secretary Deniss Valero, Vice-President Jason Dawkins
  • There are 3 committees to be involved with
  • This committee offers direct contact with hiring employers. Advantage for those seeking internships.
  • This committee offers social and public exposure. If you like social media and you’re interested in developing a hobby other than accounting, sign-up today!
  • Free entry to all Houston Texans home games! Get TABC Certified 9/8, 3p-6p, Rm. B206. Chance to win JJ Watt jersey!


*Congratulations to Argelia Rodarte! She wins a free GOLD MEMBERSHIP for being the 20th New Member of the PAS text promotion!

Upcoming Events!

  • Social Happy Hour – Thursday Sept 10, 5p-7p
  • Career Fair – Thursday Sept 17, 4p-7p & Friday Sept 18, 1p-4p
    • Get your resume approved through jobs4gators!
  • Excel Workshop – Sept 23 & 24, 7p-8p

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