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Ethics versus Morals: A Comparison

Ethics are the principles that dictate how a person behaves and reacts in different situations and with ethical dilemmas. As you can imagine, promoting and investing in an ethical workplace has many advantages. Both ethics and morals refer to “right” and “wrong” behaviors and conduct. While they are sometimes used interchangeably, these words are different: […]

Career Growth Tips for Young Professionals

Navigating the corporate world can be tricky, especially if you are new to the environment. Not to worry! There are things you can do to make the transition much easier and less stressful. Utilizing these tips may help you reach your long-term goals and help you succeed in your profession.    Track your progress. It is […]

2023 Ethics in Action Video Competition

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) is focused on helping individuals identify and respond to ethical dilemmas in their careers. To support this goal, the CPT is challenging students to create videos that demonstrate the types of challenging ethical dilemmas people could face in their careers as part of the 2023 Ethics in […]

CPT Presents at AASBO Feb. Program

On Monday, February 6, 2023, Sedrik Newbern, consultant for the NASBA Center for the Public Trust, presented on ethical leadership for 150 professionals with the the Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASBO) on the campus of the University of Alabama. The moderator for the presentation was Grindal Harris of the Selma City Board of […]

StudentCPT 2023 Goals

NASBA Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT) chapters are classified into three different levels: Developing Chapters, Star Chapters and Golden Star Chapters. Our goal is for all chapters to eventually reach the Golden Star Chapter status. The minimum expectations for each chapter level can be found here. Spring Semester The CPT provides a sample […]

Kindness at Work

“Manners are the lubricating oil of an organization. It is a law of nature that two moving bodies in contact with each other create friction. Manners ─simple things like saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ and knowing a person’s name or asking after someone’s family─ enable two people to work together whether they like each other […]

2022 Was a Great Year for The CPT!

In a year that has seen a return to in- person meetings, events and activities and new hybrid in- person/virtual events, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) continues to have a deep appreciation for our students, faculty, professional partners, and our community that we have worked so closely with in 2022.  The CPT […]

Understanding Your Streaming Service to Not Violate Password Rules

How lucky are we to be living in a time where streaming TV and movies couldn’t be easier? Nowadays, it feels like there are almost too many streaming services to choose from for your entertainment. From comedy to drama to docuseries, there’s something for everyone. And although you may be enjoying these options daily, do […]

Hocus Pocus Halloween Fundraising Event was a Magical Success!

The CPT fundraiser and silent auction at the NASBA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA was a great success, full of treats and no tricks. The CPT raised over $25,000 that will be used to continue to bring ethics training to colleges and university across the country. Attendees at the fundraiser had the chance to […]

2022 Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting: Creating What is Possible

Ethics Matters November/December 2022 The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) is a proud professional partner of Beta Alpha Psi and was honored to attend the 2022 Annual Meeting, the organization’s first in-person meeting in two years. The meeting took place in Orlando, FL, July 28-30, and featured prominent student leaders, community service outings, […]