For Immediate Release Jan. 27, 2004
HAU YEE CHAN OF STATEN ISLAND
RECEIVES ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP
GENESEO, NY Hau Yee Chan of Staten Island, N.Y., has received the $500 Advantage Professional Scholarship for the 2003-2004 academic year at the State University of New York at Geneseo.
The award is presented to an outstanding accounting major in the colleges Jones School of Business to assist with tuition and other educational expenses.
Hau Yee Chan is an honors graduate of Tottenville High School on Staten Island, where she earned a 95 grade-point average and took Advanced Placement (AP) courses in accounting and physics. In addition to maintaining an outstanding academic record, Chan was a member of the high schools special Academy of Finance for students interested in business. As an Academy member, she enrolled in extra courses in banking and international finance.
In summer 1999 she worked in the Payroll Department at Solomon Smith Barney to understand the practical applications of a career in accounting. From this summer experience, Chan determined that she had the personality and skills for a career in accounting.
After earning her degree in accounting at SUNY Geneseo, Chans educational goals include achieving the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation and a career in international finance.