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  • The Accounting Internship Academic Program, in its second year, was successful. In concert with Dr. Tara Sudderth, we have 10 students working with nine firms. Included in this count is an MBA graduate and a December 2012 undergraduate student. Those working from January through mid-March will earn between $10 – $25 per hour, many working 40 hours or more.
  • Marketing, Finance, and Management internships (non-academic) have been established as well.
  • Student Touch points: As of December 2012, there were 275 SCOB students including 50 – 60 in the MBA program. The Center has touched over 65%. There are 130 who are in junior/senior status.
  • VITA – Volunteers in Tax Assistance.
    Plans are being finalized in a collaborative effort with the IRS to serve the Montevallo community for the second year with tax preparation. There will be five student volunteers who will participate, each giving 35-50 hours. We anticipate serving 50 – 75 clients.
  • Phi Chi Theta, the Business fraternity, is actively engaged with the Center.
  • The Senior Center Lecture Series was very successful. Over 60 people participated in the program, The Business of Protocol, presented by Dr. Treva Medbery.
  • Two Center Lecture Series are planned for the spring term (January and February).
  • Executives from the Metro Birmingham area are visiting the SCOB classrooms.
  • The Executive in Residence is now speaking on behalf of the Center to Business groups.
  • The Center has been active in recruitment of new SCOB Board Members.

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