Register now for USD's 2010 Summer Accounting Institute

VERMILLION, S.D. -- High school sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing an accounting or business career can register for the 2010 Summer Accounting Institute at The University of South Dakota.

Students from the region are encouraged to attend the five-day Institute, July 11-15. Under the direction of Laura Hybertson, CPA, an accounting instructor at USD, the Accounting Institute will address educational, career exploration and professional opportunities in accounting. Field trips to a nationally-recognized public accounting firm and various regional businesses are exciting opportunities for participants. Students will also have an opportunity to meet national, regional and local employers who hire USD accounting graduates. Additional activities include faculty presentations, educational videos and Frisbee golf, swimming, movies and much more.

Several students from the Midwest attended the 2009 Institute, including several who were awarded scholarships to attend the accounting program at the USD Beacom School of Business. Sponsors for the program include Black Hills Corporation, Deloitte, Daktronics, Eide Bailly, KPMG, McGladrey & Pullen Certified Public Accountants, The South Dakota CPA Society, Ernst & Young, Daniel & Jennifer Meyer, Casey Peterson & Associates, Ltd., Dereck & Deidre Budahl, the USD Beacom Opportunity Fund and Williams and Company, PC.

More information about the 2010 Summer Accounting Institute, including registration forms, is available at: https://www.usd.edu/business/accounting/summer-institute.cfm . Cost to register is $75. Students may earn one college credit upon successful completion of the Institute. The deadline to register is April 15.  For additional information please contact Laura Hybertson at Laura.Hybertson@usd.edu or (605) 677-6616 and Lynne Roach at lroach@usd.edu or (605) 677-5559.