Twenty-two high school students from 16 different high schools recently attended Point Park University’s Fourth Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP).
ACAP is part of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). The program’s goal is to increase understanding among high school students in underrepresented minority groups about the field of accounting and its career opportunities.
Edward Scott, C.P.A., M.B.A., began ACAP at Point Park in 2013 and continues to lead the program each year. Scott is Point Park’s George Rowland White Endowed Professor in Accounting and Finance and chair of the Department of Business.
“We had a terrific program this year! The students were highly engaged from start to finish and the workshops were the most interactive between students and presenters since inception of the program,” explained Scott.