Ridout Barrett CPAs Tony Ridout has visited and addressed our students many times. We have placed graduates with Ridout for several years.
Financial Consulting Firms
Aventine Hill Partners, Inc. Beth Hair CEO founded Aventine in San Antonio in 2009. The firm now has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. She formerly was with RGP.
Resource Global Professionals Susan Hough has been to campus and spoken to our students. She is the San Antonio Manager of RGP. RGP and Aventine are not CPA firms. Instead they offer contract specialists for firms needing specific tasks such as compliance or Controllerships.
Acounting Today This is an independent site for accounting news regarding firms and current issues.
Certified Information Systems Auditor CISA Now that everything is literally on the computer and cyber security becomes a prominent issue, I see more and more accounting professionals with this designation. Previously known as the Information Systems and Audit Control Association, it now goes by the acronym ISACA.
Institute for the Study of War The Institute for the Study of War advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education. We are committed to improving the nation’s ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. ISW is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization.
Stratfor This Austin, TX based site was begun by an ex Texas State Professor.
Toastmasters TAMUSA will be holding their first "mock" meeting this Tuesday at the Brooks City Base Campus, Room 162 at 7pm. Now is the time, if interested, to attend a meeting as a guest and see what this organization really has to offer YOU! Attending a meeting as a guest is FREE so bring as many fellow students as you wish! We promise you an opportunity to see a group of people come together to have an exciting experience unique from any other club available at TAMUSA. If you would like more information on what toast masters is please visit http://www.toastmasters.org/ or contact me directly by email. One last announcement; TAMUSA Toastmasters is looking at creating another meeting night during the week for students, staff, and professors unable to attend Tuesdays meetings. Currently Wednesday evening is the prime pick however, we would like to hear from you what day would be most convenient for you.
Please feel free to reply to this message with input on a second meeting date, any questions regarding Tuesdays meeting or Toastmasters in general or to RSVP for this weeks meeting (not required but appreciated).