• News,  This Week's Paper

    NABA Presents: Black History, Not Just a Month

    At its first annual black history banquet on Feb. 15, the QC chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants highlighted the accomplishments of African-Americans throughout history. The event stressed the importance of celebrating black history year round, and not just in February. Led by NABA president Bensky Belizaire and Vice President Edem Ekpe, the banquet highlighted the achievements of African-Americans as a part of the trivia segment of the night. Quizzing members on several trivia questions pertaining to black history and audience members were given a chance to guess answers, followed by a brief biography of the notable person the question asked about. The list of illustrious people in…

  • Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    NABA fosters personal and professional development

    Whether you’re looking for a club to socialize in, or one that provides a gateway to your future career, you always want a place where you fit in. NABA QC believes that they are the perfect balance as a club for students who are looking for a place where they can mingle as well as develop professionally. The National Association of Black Accountants is a club dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for students who want to enter business fields such as accounting or finance. The Queens College chapter believes that although they are a business club, they are also a group of easygoing individuals who want to make their…

  • Career Column,  This Week's Paper

    NABA Teaches Students How To Execute A Stellar Interview

    On October 2, The National Association for Black Accountants (NABA) hosted an interactive interview workshop, led by club president Bensky Belizaire and vice president Edem Ekpe, where guests participated in student led mock interviews, teaching participants what to do and say. The main purpose of the event was to give advice to students who wanted to perform better during an interview. The speakers stressed the importance of learning how to navigate an interview, as they are not limited to one field. Therefore, it is beneficial to have good interview skills. Belizaire, an intern at Family Management Corporation, said the top priority of every interview is to show up on time.…

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    NABA helps students with business opportunities

    During the 1960s, many black accountants felt there were not enough promotions for them in the corporate world. However, in 1969, nine people decided to create NABA to help members network and challenge discrimination. Forty-six years later, there are more than 20,000 members with chapters set up at over 150 colleges and cities across the country, including at Queens College The QC chapter was inactive for many years but returned in November 2013. Kevin Lee, a senior and vice president of the club, said NABA was a vital organization to have for students. “[The] chapter was re-established two years ago by Nigel Barker, current president of NABA QC, and me…