Barry Melancon, the CEO of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, will host students for a Coffee & Conversations event later this month in the Vistatech Center.
Schoolcraft College students interested in accounting will have the opportunity to ask questions to one of the most influential financial minds later this month.
Barry Melancon, the CEO of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, will host students for a Coffee & Conversations event later this month.
Melancon will host the informal session from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 31 in the new Collaborative Learning Studio inside the Vistatech Center at Schoolcraft College.
Overseeing the most influential body of professional accountants on the planet, Melancon has been involved with the organization since 1995. He is the organization’s longest-serving CEO in its 129-year history. His visit will allow students to inquire about the latest trends in accounting.
The event is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Schoolcraft College Foundation, the Student Activities Office and the Schoolcraft Accounting faculty.
“Having someone like Barry Melancon visit campus is a fantastic opportunity for our students,” said Michelle Randall, an Accounting faculty member. “We’re so fortunate to host Barry and give our students access to one of the most influential minds in the accounting world.”
Interested students should bring their questions for Melancon to chat with him over coffee. Dress code is business casual. Those interested in visiting can register online on the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants website. Space is limited.