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Tobin College of Business students claim first and second place scholarships awarded by the NY Chapter of the Instiute of Internation Auditors.
With bated breath, students from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the College of Professional Studies waited to hear which of the 18 teams competing in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) semi-finals would advance to the finals. And the winner is…St. John’s University!
Inspired by Goldman Sachs’ presence in Bangalore, India, members of the Kappa Zeta Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honor society at St. John’s University, donated a shipment of stuffed animals to Bangalore’s Abilashrayam Orphanage, demonstrating the Vincentian spirit of compassion and zeal for service.
Internships are becoming more and more crucial as the need for graduates with extensive experience intensifies. The Department of Accounting and Taxation’s Scholars Program at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business prides itself in providing students with the opportunity to participate in a full-time winter internship, allowing students to experience the accounting profession first-hand during the busy season.
The arrival of the information age has brought along with it a heightened need for fraud prevention and education. In response to the growing demand for individuals with fraud examination skills who can help organizations in fraud detection and deterrence, the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s has taken steps to strengthen fraud education at the College by partnering with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The Anti-Fraud Education Partnership makes it easy for Universities around the world to provide their students with expert anti-fraud training through the use of world-class educational tools and resources and workshops.
Following the recent dedication of the University’s Veterans Success Center, St. John’s has announced that its Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center, which supplies free virtual tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers, has extended its services to allow qualifying veterans to have their taxes prepared in person by on-campus volunteers.
St. John’s University community will be hosting its 5th Annual “Light it Up Blue” for Autism Awareness Extravaganza during the month of April.
In February 2015, three students represented The Peter. J Tobin College of Business during the first round presentations of the CFA Institute’s Annual Research Competition at the headquarters of the NY Society of Security Analysts in New York City.
Paul Walker, Ph.D., James J. Schiro/Zurich Chair of Enterprise Risk Management, was recently appointed to the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s (COSO) advisory council. The team of advisors is tasked with reviewing and updating the 2004 Enterprise Risk Management- Integrated Framework.
Sixty-two new members of the New York City Teaching Collaborative (NYCTC) spent three of the first days in the year 2015 at an orientation held at St. John’s Manhattan campus at 101 Astor Place.

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