Quad Cities Campus

Society of Accountancy (SOA)


What is the Society of Accountancy?

  • The Society of Accountancy (SOA) provides opportunities for accounting students to develop a better understanding and appreciation for the accounting profession and/or their selected interest areas in accounting.
  • We also provide scholastic acheivement, to foster development of professional attitudes, to provide an environment for iondividuals with similar interest to engage in social and professional activities, and to promote solidarity between students, faculty, andthe business community.

What kind of activities or events does SOA do?

  • We team up with Beta Alpha Psi to bring you monthly speakers about an accounting topic
  • Organize the WIU-QC Business Career Fair to bring you jobs and/or internships
  • We give back to our community by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
  • Organize an Etiquette Dinner to get a better understanding of business etiquette
  • Travel to Chicago to visit the Board of Trade and/or The Federal Reserve for education purposes
  • Host fundraisers and so much more!

Who can join SOA?

Any student at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Campus may join SOA!

SOA on Facebook

SOA Advisor TBD.

SOA Officers

Co-President: Maddi Haan
Co-President: Kaitlyn Pemble
Vice President: Chris Gilbert
Treasurer: Rachel Stallings
Secretary: Auriana Ramos
Senator: Kevin Puga

Contact email: qcsocietyofaccountancy@wiu.edu

Upcoming Meetings and Events 2020

All board meetings (dates TBD) will be held virtually for the fall semester. Members are welcome to attend!

Virtual Meeting Date Meeting Topic

September 10
Zoom - Virtual Meeting
4:50 - 5:50 P.M.

BAP/SoA Professional Event
Topic: Virtual networking/interview presentation
Speaker: Representative from Robert Half
Dress Code: Casual

September 16
Handshake - Virtual Meeting
1:00 - 4:00 P.M.

Virtual Meet the Firms
Registration is open on Handshake

September 18
Illiniwek Forest Preserve
10:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M.

ICPAS CPA Day of Service
Join SOA for our 1 mile River clean up

October 3
Handshake - Virtual Career Fair
1:30 - 4:00 P.M.

Career Fair - hosted by SoA
Be sure to watch for information put out by WIU-QC
Dress code: Business Formal/Interview

October 8
Zoom - Virtual Meeting
4:50 - 5: 50 P.M.

BAP/SoA Professional Event
Topic: Virtual networking presentation
Speaker: TBD
Dress Code: Casual

November 12
Zoom - Virtual Meeting
4:50 - 5:50 P.M.

BAP/SoA Professional Event
Topic: Non-profit organization
Speaker: Representative from Project Now
Dress Code: Casual

Upcoming Events

SOA Etiquette Dinner Panel Discussion September 2019

Thank you to our panel for providing some great information regarding internships!


September 20, 2018

August 30, 2018

August 25, 2015


Student Services Contact Information

Curtis Williams
Email: CM-Williams11@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 762-9481

Temia Rice
Email: T-Rice@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 762-9481

Things to do in the Quad Cities area.

Things to do in the QCA