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Beta Alpha Psi Named Superior Chapter

October 31, 2016

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MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University's Zeta Beta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) was recently recognized internationally by the BAP Board of Directors as a Superior Chapter for its efforts during the 2015-16 academic year.

Merle Hopkins, BAP board president, contacted Instructor of Accountancy and WIU Faculty Advisor for Beta Alpha Psi Cheryl Westen to notify her that under Westen's leadership, "the Zeta Beta chapter has far exceeded the baseline requirements of Beta Alpha Psi and has excelled in the areas of academics, professionalism and leadership."

The chapter will be awarded a check for $500, sponsored by the KPMG Foundation

Beta Alpha Psi is a financial information honorary organization for students and professionals with the primary objective of encouraging or giving recognition to scholastic or professional excellence.

For more information about the Zeta Beta chapter, contact Westen at, or visit

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