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Events & Programs in the Department


Lecture series
M&M Mars Executive Lecture Series Corporate execs give talks on business issues
Carper Lecture Carper Lecture on Ethics, Business and Society honors the legacy of Elizabethtown College alumnus and former trustee, the Rev. Dr. Frank S. Carper
Job fairs
Accounting Job and Internship Fair Accounting and business students network with potential employers
PICPA Accounting Career Days High school students attend a one-day event at Elizabethtown College to learn about careers in accounting
Advisory boards
Accounting Advisory Committee Meeting The Accounting Advisory Committee meets to discuss issues and provide feedback about the accounting program
Business Advisory Council Day The Business Advisory Board meets to discuss issues pertaining to the business program; students network with executives during panel discussions and lunch
International Business Day The International Business Advisory Council, comprised of executives from a variety of international organizations, meets to discuss issues pertaining to the international business program and provide an opportunity for IB majors to network with executives during panel discussions and lunch
Admissions events
Department Day and Scholarship Competition Prospective students participate in sessions with faculty, alumni, and current students and take an aptitude test to earn scholarship awards
Business Expo Prospective students come to campus to learn about the business programs
Alumni events
Business Alumni Reunion Alumni reconnect with the Department of Business faculty and other alumni
Conferences and competitions
Student Conference in Business and Economics Students present their research (collaborative work with faculty, independent study, term papers) which is subsequently published in The Business and Economics Digest
Economics Symposium A panel of executives, policy makers and economics professors discusses contemporary economic issues
Department of Business Awards Banquet A reception and dinner to present awards and recognize the accomplishments of business students
RISE Conference Etown finance team competes in the Redefining Investment Strategy Education Forum (RISE) at Univ. of Dayton
CFA Challenge Competition Etown finance team competes in the CFA Institute Research Challenge on financial analysis
Fed Challenge Competition Etown economics team competes in the College Fed Challenge on monetary policy
Service Programs
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Accounting major students prepare basic tax return to low- and moderate-income clients
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