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2019 CPT Golf Classic

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 The CPT provides transformative leadership and ethics training to high-potential college students through the Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT). Participating in the 2019 CPT Golf Classic on Monday, July 8, will help develop our next generation of business leaders. Student members learn how to navigate ethical dilemmas by developing […]

Good News: Amazon Announces Plan to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 The retail giant has plans to go green! Amazon recently announced it would like half of its shipments to become carbon neutral by 2030. How do they plan to do this? The retailer, which has nicknamed the project “Shipment Zero,” plans to use renewable energy and the use of electric vans. […]

Board Spotlight – Coalter Baker, CPA

Ethics Matters March/April 2019 Coalter Baker was born and raised in Austin, TX, and graduated with a degree in accounting from the University of Texas. Since then, Baker has had a very full career and says, “It is so much more than numbers. This is a learned profession that allows us to help people solve […]

USC President Creates #WhatsMyName Campaign to Keep Students Safe

In recent news, a University of South Carolina (USC) student, Samantha Josephson, entered a vehicle during the early hours one morning, believing the ride to be her Uber. Unfortunately, the vehicle was not her expected ride home, and instead, the driver committed a senseless act that resulted in Josephson’s death. In response, USC’s President, Harris […]

Business Students Complete Ethical Leadership Certificate

A Perspective on the Clash of Ethics & Academic Entry

The recent college-entry scandal implicating dozens of affluent parents, top league school recruiters and coaches, and educational testing proctors once again shines a light on the unfortunate direction ethics has taken in this country. The apparent ease in which multimillions of dollars were illegally paid by and to individuals who, in many instances, are considered […]

Board Spotlight – Coalter Baker, CPA

Coalter Baker was born and raised in Austin, TX, and graduated with a degree in accounting from the University of Texas. Since then, Baker has had a very full career and says he has no regrets about the career path he has taken. “It is so much more than numbers. This is a learned profession […]

Janessa Harkley – Alumni Spotlight

Janessa Harkley, a campus recruiter for Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG), is an alumna of the StudentCPT program and this month’s Alumni Spotlight. Currently at DHG, Harkley attracts top talent on various campuses and leads campus recruiting efforts for offices in Florida, specifically Jacksonville and Tampa, in hiring entry-level audit associates, tax associates and interns. […]

A Donor’s Social Return on Investment

Ethics Matters January 2019 During the start of a new year, you may take time to look closely at your personal return on investments, like the value of your home or your retirement plan. Do you ever wonder about your return on donations? As a NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) donor, not only […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: What Do You Value?

Ethics Matters January 2019 Leaders are recognized for various things. Many receive acknowledgement for their work, awards for their success, and rewards for their achievements. A friend of mine is an example of a leader who has received accolades for all of the above, and more. However, in a recent conversation, he shared with me […]