Business students receive ethics award

SUNY Oswego’s student chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the School of Business recently received one of four $5,000 ethics awards presented by Grant Thornton LLP, an audit, tax and advisory organization.

At the recent national Beta Alpha Psi conference in Denver, SUNY Oswego students, from left, Michael Kohn ’12, Gary Gregory ’12, Bryant Tyler ’12 and Lindsay Martell ’11 accepted a $5,000 ethics award on behalf of the college’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the School of Business.

The focus of the competition was the practice of ethical behavior in the accounting, finance and information technology professions.

SUNY Oswego students Michael Kohn ’12, Gary Gregory ’12, Bryant Tyler ’12 and Lindsay Martell ’11 attended the national Beta Alpha Psi conference in August in Denver and accepted the award, which recognized the work of an ethics committee established last semester.

The competition was offered to all 300 international chapters of Beta Alpha Psi, an international honorary organization for financial information professionals. Participants were challenged to create a project that spread the ideals of ethical behavior to the campus and community.

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