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March/April 2016

CPT Launches 29th StudentCPT Chapter

In February, the CPT officially launched its newest StudentCPT chapter at Saint Louis University.The student leaders and advisor have been working diligently to establish this chapter, and their efforts helped attract more than 50 students to the chapter’s recent kick-off meeting, held on February 25. CPT President, Alfonzo Alexander, connected with students by demonstrating the importance of making ethical decisions in order to experience and sustain success over the course of their careers.

UCCS StudentCPT Hosts Speed Dating with Ethics Event

The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) StudentCPT chapter recently hosted a "Speed Dating with Ethics" event, which was also facilitated by President Alexander. StudentCPT chapter members also participated in the "National Character and Leadership Symposium" at the U.S. Air Force Academy, as well as the "Race and Case Ethics Competition" in Denver, CO.

Ohio University Students Learn From Alumnus

The Ohio University StudentCPT chapter invited a recent alumnus to speak with over 40 students about his first year in the business world. He discussed the ethical dilemmas he witnessed during his first year on the job, and talked about how he navigated those obstacles. After the event, students and guests enjoyed thoughtful conversation over pizza.

University of Utah StudentCPT Explores Ethics in the Courtroom

The University of Utah StudentCPT chapter recently hosted an "Ethics & Credibility in Litigation" event, featuring the Honorable Judge Keith Kelly. Judge Kelly spoke to a packed auditorium of students about his experience dealing with ethical issues that arise in the legal profession. Other recent activities for this chapter include selecting new officers and attending a basketball game as a social event to network and attract new students.

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