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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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Being a Difference Award – Highlighting University Winners

Since 2005, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) has supported and promoted ethical leadership within the business community. After successfully honoring ethical business leaders for more than a decade through the Being a Difference Award, the CPT revised the program in 2017, and created the Bill Daniels Being a Difference Award program, sponsored […]

NASBA CPT Upgrades Student Ethical Leadership Program

The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) is pleased to announce the launch of the updated Ethical Leadership Certification Program (ELCP) for college students. Originally introduced in 2014, the online, module-based program is designed to equip professors with an innovative way to teach business ethics and principles of ethical leadership, while educating students on […]

StudentCPT Programs You May Not Even Know Exist: How to Get Involved This Upcoming Semester

Hey students! Do you feel “stuck”? Are you looking for more out of your college experience? Set yourself apart from others as an ethical leader this upcoming semester with the following NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) StudentCPT program offerings. StudentCPT Chapter Program Join the StudentCPT chapter on your campus! StudentCPT chapter members attend […]

Lead with Integrity Leadership Series is Back!

Ethics Matters October 2020 Last summer, the well anticipated StudentCPT Leadership Conference (SLC) was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Instead, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust hosted the Lead with Integrity Leadership Series, which featured speakers discussing a variety of topics including strengths-based leadership, networking in the new age, the power of courage and […]

StudentCPT Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Kraebel

Lover of farmers markets and coffee, StudentCPT alumna, Hannah Kraebel, finds herself immersed in the New York City (NYC) culture. Hannah, who graduated from Lipscomb University in 2018 with a degree in entrepreneurship, was known by her peers and instructors as a natural born leader. She served in many leadership positions, including StudentCPT vice president […]