Robert Helsley, Dean of the UBC Sauder School of Business, hosted the inaugural UBC|Sauder Student Awards Night on March 13, 2019 in the CPA Hall in the Henry Angus Building at the UBC|Sauder School of Business.
Helsey spoke to the assembled audience and highlighted the achievement of the many students in attendance. He also thanked donors for their generous support.
This unique event was an opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of UBC|Sauder students as well as to recognize and celebrate donors for their support. The evening featured a student panel discussion, networking time and much sharing of student stories about growth, change and learning.
The event was held in the perfect setting – CPA Hall – which is a well used common space for students to connect, build relationships and share experiences with other.
The CPA Education Foundation (CPAEF) was represented by Scott Sinclair FCPA FCA, a faculty member at UBC|Sauder and former governor of the CPAEF, and David Chiang CPA CA, CPABC’s vice-president member advice & programs.
Sinclair said, “UBC|Sauder appreciates the support provided by the CPAEF which has resulted in many alumni entering the accounting profession.”
David Chiang, an alumnus of UBC, added, “the CPAEF is proud to support students and faculty in advancing accounting education in BC. We are delighted that so many UBC |Sauder students are being recognized and wish them continued success in their careers.”
The CPAEF offers seven awards at UBC Sauder, three awards at UBC|Okanagan and two awards in the UBC |Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP). Each year, a cumulative $21,900 is awarded to UBC students.