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Tuskegee, ALABAMA — Tuskegee University's Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science has received the esteemed Society for Financial Education and Professional Development (SFEPD) 2022-2023 Top Student Ambassador Program Award. The recognition was bestowed upon the College at the SFEPD Annual Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, held on Oct. 23-24. This marks the second time the Student Ambassadors from Tuskegee University have claimed this prestigious award.
The award ceremony saw the presence of key representatives from Tuskegee University, including Dr. Kai Koong, dean of the College of Business and Information Science, and Dr. Gow-Cheng Huang, professor of the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, along with four outstanding student ambassadors. As part of the conference, these student ambassadors participated in the HBCU Financial Bowl, showcasing their financial acumen. In a thrilling finale of the Financial Literacy Bowl, the Tuskegee University student ambassadors secured an impressive second-place finish, further solidifying their commitment to financial education excellence.
"Receiving the SFEPD 2022-2023 Top Student Ambassador Program Award for the second time is a testament to the dedication and excellence of our students,” said Dr. Koong. “Tuskegee University remains committed to providing high-quality education that prepares students for success in all aspects of their lives, including financial literacy."
The SFEPD is renowned for diligently training student ambassadors in personal finance concepts. It enables them to lead and teach engaging financial education programs that promote financial literacy awareness on campus and in the community. These financial workshops cover topics vital to college students, including budgeting, student loan management, insurance, investor education, debt and credit management, and homeownership.
The 2023 Fall Student Ambassadors from Tuskegee University include D'kia Dent, Shagourney Lewis, Donato Miller, Veronica Jones, and Taylor Miller. These ambassadors will be crucial in furthering financial literacy initiatives within the Tuskegee University community.
For more information about the SFEPD Student Ambassador Program, please contact the program oversight professor, Dr. Gow-Cheng Huang, at email@example.com.
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