BAP Newsletter

The BAP Newsletter gives our alumni and others interested in Chico State BAP students a way to hear the incredible things we do and other news regarding accounting. To be on our BAP Newsletter email list contact the BAP Director of Outreach

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Samantha Kopp-KPMG

Samantha Kopp is one of few students to be selected for a KPMG-sponsored Master's degree at the Patterson School of Accountancy. She has a bright future ahead of her, and we are excited to see how far she goes!

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Oscar Diaz-VITA Program

BAP Director of VITA Oscar Diaz and Assistant Director Diana Tol Garcia have been working hard to provide the community of Chico and surrounding communities with free tax preperation. With the help of Chico State Accounting students volunteering for this program, they have built a successful team to provide this free tax prep.


Kristina Brown-Backpacks to Briefcases

Our new Professional Development in Accounting course is designed for accounting students who want to learn professional skills that will ease their transition from university life to the business world.


Alumni Highlight: Michael Bryant 

"Everyone from my firm that interacted with the Chico State students were very impressed with their energy, professionalism, and ability to communicate. They made me proud to be a Chico alumni." 

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The Delta Zeta Chapter achieved Superior status for 2017 – 2018

Chico State’s Delta Zeta Chapter has achieved superior status! This is not an easy feat to accomplish as superior chapters are required to meet 32 minimum hours of Professional and Service activities per member/candidate of their chapter.

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Meet the Officers: Todd O’Neill

Todd O'Neill is our BAP President and also an intern for K-Coe Isom, A top regional accounting firm with roots here in Chico. Read about Todd and how he chose to become an accounting major and his adventure through the trials and tribulations of becoming an accountant.

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Alumni Spotlight: Holly Sigurdsson

Holly is our highly successful alumni and former VP Tech of our BAP chapter. Read Holly’s Story to see what life is like as a public accounting staff in the heart of San Francisco. 


Fred and June Lucchesi Memorial Scholarship

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has received an endowment of $50,000 to establish the Fred and June Lucchesi Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the surviving children of Fred and June Lucchesi.


Chico State Professional Accounting Certificate:

The Professional Accounting Certificate at Chico State is to help students reach the 150 units needed to obtain CPA licensure.


Accounting Leadership Award in Career Advancement: Fernando Cordova

The Leadership award in career advancement has been given to our VP Tech, Fernando Cordova due to his success with coordinating recruiting efforts with accounting firms and accounting students. 


EY Global Internship: David Martinez

David Martinez, Chico State BAP's Secretary has chosen to intern with EY's launch program in San Jose's office. Read more on why David chose this internship and how he ended up choosing accounting as a major.