A team of students in UCF’s Epsilon Gamma chapter of Beta Alpha Psi made history at the organization’s recent Southeast Regional Conference, held in Raleigh, North Carolina. For the first time, the chapter had two teams place in the “Best Practices” presentation, sponsored by Deloitte. Congratulations to the following students:

Best Practices in Social Networking – First Place

  • Kaitlin Border
  • Aaron Blades
  • Leif Bang
  • Victoria Barnett
  • Out of the Box Best Practices (marketing position, originality of recruitment videos) – Third Place

  • Nick Dunnett
  • Richard Metro
  • Marc Yeager
  • The chapter”s operational team also presented on “Efficiency in Treasury” and consisted of:

  • Lindsey McCann
  • Alicia Hasty
  • Artus Nemati
  • Kristen Martell (special support)
  • The social networking group will advance to nationals in Baltimore, Maryland in August 2012, and will compete against other first-place teams from seven other regions in an effort to win the national title. This will be the first time a UCF team is competing at that level.

    Beta Alpha Psi, founded in 1919, is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. UCF’s Epsilon Gamma chapter is open to accounting and finance majors and is advised by Donna Bobek Schmitt, Ph.D. You can find out more about the chapter on the College of Business Administration website.