• CPA Exam Pass Rates

    CPA Exam Pass Rates

    Programs

    It’s a 14-hour right of passage split into four parts. It tests knowledge, organization, and expression through its battery of questions. Those who pass each section with a minimum score of 75 percent earn the initials signifying their technical excellence like a badge of honor. It is the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) licensing examination, and its difficulty is so renowned that the long–running joke among accountants is that CPA exam centers serve as their profession’s unofficial reunion place.

  • Ben Cobb

    Ben Cobb

    Students

    Namibian artisans use Cobb's website to sell their goods to world markets.

  • Kevin Killips

    Kevin Killips

    Students

    Kevin Killips credits Terry marketing professor Kevin Ellis with helping him prepare for a national competition in which he finished third and won $1,000.

  • Eric Tonn

    Eric Tonn

    Students

    Senior Eric Tonn visited 23 different colleges before he decided to attend UGA. He said the deciding factors were UGA's combination of academics, social life, football, and weather.

  • Ping Ma

    Ping Ma

    Students

    Ma, a senior from Beijing, has brought new leadership to the Asian Children Mentoring Program.

  • Jessica Van Parys

    Jessica Van Parys

    Students

    Van Parys was a major contributor to a Terry study on the impact of the new writing portion of the Scholastic Aptitude Test. She presented the research team's findings at a national finance association conference.

  • Brad Brizendine

    Brad Brizendine

    Students

    Brad Brizendine is part of the leadership team at Athens PBJs, which dispenses both food and friendship to homeless people in Athens-Clarke County.

  • Katherine Cochrane

    Katherine Cochrane

    Students

    Katherine Cochrane used her skills as a photographer and interest in real estate to create an online business specializing in graphic design services and interactive virtual tours.

  • Gala

    2008 Alumni Awards and Gala

    Events

    When the inaugural Alumni Awards and Gala was held in May 2007, the Terry College wasn't sure it would be an annual event. But 560 alumni and friends showed up at the Westin Buckhead that night, and they had a rousing good time — thanks in part to the efforts of Gov. Sonny Perdue, who worked the auction floor as though he were prying votes out of delegates at a political convention.

  • Bill Lastrapes

    Financial Crisis Panel

    Events

    On October 8 the Terry College sponsored a panel discussion of the current financial crisis. The panelists — Professors Bill Lastrapes (Economics), Jim Kau (Real Estate) and Chris Stivers (Finance) — addressed a standing-room only crowd of over 400 gathered in SLC 101 to hear "what just happened". Or, as Lastrapes correctly put it, "what is going on".