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Whitman’s National Association of Black Accountants club hosts inaugural gala April 3
Whitman’s National Association of Black Accountants club hosts inaugural gala April 3March 30, 2009Abby Kasowitz-Scheeraskasowi@syr.edu
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) student club in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will hold its inaugural gala on Friday, April 3, from 7:30 p.m.-midnight at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center.
The keynote speaker for the evening will be Josefina Diakite, ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the United States. The program also features performances by Creations Dance Troupe and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. Samuel Pierre, the current Brooklyn South liaison at the U.S. House of Representatives, will give an inspirational speech. The evening will wrap up with classical ballroom dancing starting at 10:30 p.m.
The gala will be a night for practicing dinner etiquette, mental stimulation and networking. Since 1969, the National Association of Black Accountants has been the leader in expanding the influence of minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. Admission to the gala is $10; all SU students, faculty and staff are invited. For more information and to acquire tickets, contact Whitman senior Joshua Smith at (203) 918-1374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.