Accounting Honor Societies & Professional Associations
Beta Alpha Psi
National Accounting Honor Society
Founded in 1919, Beta Alpha Psi is a nonprofit international honorary and service organization for accounting students at AACSB-accredited universities. Its primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals as well as encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility.
Membership in Beta Alpha Psi is granted to students in good standing who have:
- An accounting GPA of 3.50 in a minimum of 12 hours of accounting coursework
- An overall GPA of 3.25
- Have completed 40 hours of professional development and community service over two semesters prior to admission.
The following Business Administration Department faculty members are members of the BAP Honors Committee:
- Professor Alex Yen, associate professor of business administration
- Debra Salvucci, dean of the Meehan School of Business
Beta Alpha Psi Service Opportunities
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an international honorary and service organization for accounting students. Prior to admission, students complete 40 hours of professional development and community service over two semesters. Students serve their community through opportunities such as Accounting Lab, volunteering with the Easton Children’s Museum, providing support for a Coaching4Change event and helping with Admission events on campus.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society recognizing business excellence. Stonehill's chapter has earned highest honors status, which is the highest distinction possible for BGS chapters.
Stonehill Student-led Organization
The Accounting Association is a student-led organization open to all Stonehill students who are interested in careers in accounting.
Guest speakers include representatives from graduate schools, organizations that provide internships and prospective employers. The focus of meetings is on current events, CPA-related issues and associated accounting topics.
Lambda Epsilon Sigma
Stonehill’s campus-wide honor society, Lambda Epsilon Sigma, recognizes students from all areas of study. Students who have demonstrated a well-rounded thirst for knowledge are invited to apply.