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The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc., Awards Scholarships to Bentley Students Alecia Coleman and Frederick Jao
The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc., awarded scholarships to two Bentley students, presented at the MSCPA’s Annual Meeting and Recognition Reception. Alecia Coleman (Class of 2012) received the MSCPA Women in Accounting Scholarship; and graduate student Frederick Jao received the McGladrey Scholarship
Coleman is pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accountancy. She was elected senior class cabinet treasurer for 2011-2012, and was junior class cabinet treasurer for 2010-2011. She was selected to participate in the Pathway’s Externship Program at McGladrey during summer of 2011.
Jao is pursuing a Master of Science in Accountancy and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a student member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a member of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP).
The Yawkey Foundations have recognized Bentley University’s longstanding commitment to service-learning and awarded the university $500,000 to educate students to effectively lead nonprofit organizations and expand student efforts to help community groups.