MyFisher is designed to provide currently enrolled FSOA students with policies, procedures, and events unique to the School. It provides basic information needed to develop a plan of study, but is not designed to replace academic advising. Students seeking admission requirements for our degree programs should visit each program section of the website.
Monday, February 27: Module 4 classes begin
Friday, March 3: Module 4 Drop/Add ends
March 4-11: Spring Break – No Classes
Module Dates for Spring: As a reminder, the dates for graduate module classes are a bit unusual this semester, especially as they relate to Spring Break. Spring Break will NOT occur between Modules 3 and 4. Instead, Module 4 will begin right after Module 3 final exam week, and Spring Break will occur after the first week of Module 4. For specific dates, please see the Module Dates in the MyFisher section of the website.
Saturday, February 25, 2:00-4:00pm: The Fisher School of Accounting Council will be volunteering at the Alachua County Humane Society. Come interact with shelter dogs and cats that need your love. Please sign up online. For More information, contact Kenneth Tielemans via email (ktielemans1 at ufl.edu).
Sunday, February 26, 11:00am-1:00pm: The Fisher School of Accounting Council invites you to come paint the wall on 34th street with them. An every semester tradition, you can sign up online. For questions, please email Dennis Perez via email (denperez10 at ufl.edu).
Relay for Life is a fundraising event that helps raise funds for cancer research while celebrating the many stories of survival from the disease. The Fisher School of Accounting Council will be participating in Relay for Life this year by raising and donating as much as possible! If you are interested in joining their team, or would like to make a donation, please visit FSOAC Relay for Life. For more information, contact Kenneth Tielemans via email (ktielemans1 at ufl.edu).
FSOAC T-Shirt Sale: The Fisher School of Accounting Council is selling their T-shirts for $15 (cash). Contact Carolyn Super via email (Supercarolyn at ufl.edu) if you’d like to purchase one. Remember to wear them on Wednesdays for 1 extra point each time.
LeadUF is a foundational leadership retreat where students will learn about, reflect on and develop their personal leadership framework. The weekend retreat incorporates large group activities, small group discussions, reflection, outdoor experiences, time to connect with other leaders and lots of FUN in a beautiful location, and is designed to accommodate different learning styles. Applications are available now through March 3. Visit the LeadUF website for more information. Questions can be directed via email (cls at leadershipandservice.ufl.edu).
The following two scholarships are awarded by the Florida Institute of CPA’s (FICPA) Educational Foundation. Please note that their website mentions three scholarships available to UF students through the Foundation, including an “Educational Foundation” or “EDF” scholarship. Consideration for this scholarship will be given to students who completed the FSOA Graduate Awards application. You will not be able to apply for this scholarship on the FICPA website. However, to be considered for the following two scholarships, you must apply on the FICPA website.
FICPA’s Walter A. Friedly Memorial Scholarship Fund, established through the Community Foundation of Broward, has designated three (3) scholarships at $1,719 each for accounting students for the 2017 fall semester. Applicants must be 4th or 5th year accounting students who will be enrolled in the Fall 2017 semester, U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status) and residents of Broward County. Students must also indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. In addition, the student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office for Student Financial Affairs. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2017. For additional requirement information and application, please visit FICPA Scholarships.
The James Wilcox Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through the FICPA Educational Foundation, has allocated four $5,000 scholarships for African-American accounting students from accredited Florida colleges and universities. 4th year students who are currently completing their senior year and will be enrolled in our Master’s Program in Fall 2017, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status), Florida residents, indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2017. For additional requirement information and application, please visit FICPA Scholarships.
The Alachua County Office of Management and Budget is seeking an accounting student for an Internship. This Internship will be part-time through the school year, and full-time in the summer. Please apply at the Alachua County website, Human Resources, no later than March 3, 2017. Note: the Intern position currently lists an earlier deadline, but has been extended to March 3.
HireAthena is hiring an Accounting Manager to deliver a full range of accounting services to startups and small businesses. This is a remote position where you will work from home. With this, you can set flexible hours that enable you to maintain your own work/life balance. Candidates should be located in Central Florida (Orlando/Tampa/Gainesville). For more information, visit HireAthena Accounting Manager.