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Scott Showalter on How Accounting Graduate Programs Can Increase Diversity

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Scott Showalter, director of the Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) Program, commented on the current lack of diversity in the accounting industry and how the Jenkins MAC Program is constantly working to create a diverse, inclusive environment.

“You have to increase diversity one student at a time,” said Showalter. “We visit the HBCUs; we’ve held a variety of social media events during COVID to attract students to our MAC program; we increased the diversity of our website; and we work through the National Association of Black Accountants to help identify and recruit students.” 

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