Scholarships for Accountancy students- due April 1!

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants®(AICPA) and Accountemps are delighted to announce the 2017 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award! We are selecting four eligible students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate-level degree in an accounting-related major to receive a $10,000 scholarship award.

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All application materials must be submitted to the AICPA no later than April 1, 2017.


The Accountemps Team

Freshmen: Apply to enroll in BADM/ENG 261 this fall!

We are excited to invite all College of Business freshmen to consider a unique class offering for the fall 2017 semester:

BADM/ENG 261 – Technology & Management Seminar. 

Below is a brief description of the course.  Students wishing to be considered for 1 of the 65 seats in this course may apply by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28.  Students will be notified on Monday, April 3, if they have been selected to take this class.   

Link to application

To learn more about this seminar and The Hoeft Technology & Management Program, we strongly encourage students to attend one of two information sessions this week: 

·       Tuesday, March 14, 5-6 pm, in room 114 Transportation Building

·       Wednesday, March 15, 5-6 pm, in room 2011 Business Instructional Facility (BIF)

Students can also find more information on the program’s website and the Hoeft Technology & Management Program page on Facebook. 

While selection for this seminar does not imply automatic selection for The Hoeft Technology & Management (T&M) Program, this seminar offers students unique insights into the program and some opportunities offered to current students in the T&M Program.  Participation in this seminar is not required to be considered for the T&M Program.  The application period for the T&M Program will take place over winter break. 


John and Trang

John Quarton, Director – The Hoeft Technology & Management Program

Trang Pham, Associate Director – The Hoeft Technology & Management Program 



The T&M Seminar meets weekly and is only offered during the fall semester to a total of 65 business and engineering students.  The course features presentations by senior executives from several of the nation’s leading corporations from a variety of industries.  Each week, executives share their personal experiences and talk about issues that face their companies and their careers.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing as of the start of the fall 2017 semester and consent of instructor

Instructors: John Quarton/Trang Pham,, (217) 244-5752

Class: One credit hour (counts towards honors status in the College of Business)

Meets: Fridays during the fall semester only, 12 – 12:50 p.m. 

This course provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to explore the Technology & Management minor and learn from senior executives who share their experiences and expertise.  In addition to attending weekly presentations, each student has the opportunity to host one of the speakers and attend a luncheon with him/her after the classroom session.

Senior executives from as many as ten companies participate, including many of the corporate affiliates of The Hoeft Technology & Management Program.

Serve on U of I Campus Committees- apply by March 19

Interested in making a difference on campus? University of Illinois campus committees need your voice! Being involved on a campus committee allows students an unparalleled opportunity to shape the Illinois experience, represent the student body, and have their ideas heard. Apply now to leave your mark!

Applications due by: Sunday, March 19 at 11:59 P.M.

Please contact Richard Gonigam with questions:

Locate the application and more information at:

MS Strategic Brand Communication global online degree program at UIUC

The MS Strategic Brand Communication (SBC) global online degree program is accepting applications for the first cohort.  Online classes begin this August 2017.  Students will earn their MS degree in just 15 months online, while working full time.  Students who will have earned an undergraduate degree prior to August, as well as working professionals are encouraged to apply.  This is a joint program offered through the College of Media, Sandage Department of Advertising and the College of Business.

For more information, visit and if you have questions, please contact Mary Lee Gilliland at


MS in Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech Info Session

Are you interested in pursuing a MS in Personal Financial Planning degree? Dr. Bill Gustafson, Illinois alum and Senior Director of the Center for Financial Responsibility at Texas Tech University, will be on campus discussing this outstanding program next week.

Wednesday, March 8
5:30 pm, 323 Mumford Hall
Dr. Gustafson will present to the Financial Planning Club

Thursday, March 9
4:15 pm, 305 Mumford Hall
Dr. Gustafson will be available for an informal meet and greet

RSVP at go.aces.illinois/FPMeetGreet!

Apply now for the Senior 100 Honorary! Due March 1

There is only one week left to apply for the Senior 100 Honorary! The Senior 100 Honorary is a highly prestigious award granted to the 100 most outstanding seniors of every graduating class. The seniors nominated and selected for this honor are recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom as well as their impact on our campus community through service and involvement.  A ceremony including a brunch, keynote speaker, and award presentation will take place for the recipients of this distinguished honor on Sunday, April 30th at 10 a.m. at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.  We encourage ALL seniors to apply! The application can be found at, and the deadline to apply is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 at 11:59 p.m. Best of luck!

Illinois CPA Society scholarships- due April 1


The Illinois CPA Society scholarships are funded by the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois. The scholarships recognize accounting students and CPA candidates who demonstrate strong academic performance, leadership qualities, and financial need.

The Illinois CPA Society Tuition and Textbook Scholarships, Herman J. Neal Accounting Scholarships, and Women’s Executive Committee Scholarships all use the same application and candidates may apply for more than one of these scholarships at once. We accept applications for these scholarships from February – April 1 and the awards support the following academic year. All applicants for these scholarships will be contacted by June 1 with the decision of the selection committee.

Apply Today!

Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (MHRIR) Info Meeting

LER is hosting an Informational Meeting for students to learn more about the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (MHRIR) Program at the School of Labor and Employment Relations!  Interested students will be joined by faculty and staff for curriculum overview and current students as they share their experiences in the program.  Other topics during the session include admissions requirements and career opportunities in the field!

Thursday, March 9
Labor and Employment Relations Building
Room 35
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Dinner Provided!

Becky Barker
Assistant Dean for Student Services
School of Labor and Employment Relations
504 East Armory, Room 149B
Champaign, IL  61821
217/ 265 4074 or 217/ 333-2381
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