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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 […]

Reunion and the New Normal

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) team had the pleasure of hosting two new StudentCPT chapter launches this past September. Both Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC) and Alabama State University (ASU) were eager to showcase their excitement and appreciation for what a StudentCPT chapter could do for their fellow students and campus environment. […]

Why Certifications Can Help Your Career

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) exists to provide a platform for corporate America and the accounting profession to explore, promote and advance ethical practices in organizations. But how can our and other certifications help your career? In many, many ways. From the Ethical Leadership Certification Program to the Lead with Integrity program, […]

Overcoming Challenging Relationships at Work

Whether you are in the office part-time or full-time, you may find some office relationships challenging. With many different personalities, you may face some tense interactions and stressful conversations. However, there are things you can do to make the moments a little easier. Consider whether you’ve been communicating adequately and empathetically. At the NASBA Center […]

Create a Reputation as an Ethical Leader

When we think about ethical leaders, we think about powerhouses like Kenneth Chenault, retired CEO at American Express. Chenault’s reputation as an exceptional and ethical leader stands the test of time. In a BLACK ENTERPRISE interview, he said, “One of the things I recognized is leadership reputations are made or lost in times of crisis. […]

Ethics in Job Search: Selling Yourself Without Overinflating

Interviewing for a new job can be a stressful and confusing process. You may not know what to wear to an interview, which positions interest you most or even how to be an ethical leader once you land a new job. But before you get the job, you must ace your interview. A natural instinct […]