CSU - Pueblo Business Student earns Denver Accounting Scholarship
Laurie Corradino, a senior accounting major in the Hasan School of Business
at Colorado State University – Pueblo, recently received a $3,000 scholarship
from the Denver Chapter of the American Society of Women Accountants.
A native of Trinidad and a 2007 graduate of Trinidad State Junior College,
Corradino is in her final year of bachelor’s degree studies and will graduate
with her BSBA degree in May, 2009. In the fall, she plans to return to CSU-Pueblo
to continue her education in pursuit of an Master of Business Administration
degree, and the CPA exam in the upcoming year.
For the past two semesters, Corradino has been named to the CSU-Pueblo Dean’s
list and has maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout her college career.
She was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society last
spring and was chosen by the HSB faculty and academic advisors to represent the
school as its academic scholarship recipient. During her academic career, she
has received a number of other awards, including 2007 Phi Theta Kappa
All-Colorado Academic Team and a National Collegiate Business Merit Award. She
is an academic tutor and plans to run for vice president of the HSB Accounting
Club. She is also is a student member of the Colorado Society of CPAs, the
Public Accountants Society of Colorado, and the National Society of Accountants.
The American Society of Women Accountants was established in 1938 with the
mission to “enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their
full personal, professional, and economic potential and to contribute to the
future development of their profession.” The local Denver organization provides
scholarships annually to women accounting students from across the state and
supports a Student Career Night which, this year, was held on October 21.