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Desautels alumnus named to CFE National Honour Roll

Richard Despatie (BCom’16) has been named to the National Honour Roll of the Common Final Exam (CFE). He is among the top-three writers in Ontario of the Common Final Exam.

Written in September, the CFE is a national three-day evaluation that assesses competencies including essential knowledge, professional judgment, ethics, and the ability to communicate. 

Published: 5 Dec 2017

2017 CFE Results

Congratulations to our 44 Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) graduates for successfully passing the Common Final Examination (CFE), and to Kai He (BCom’16, GCPA’17) for sharing the Gold Medal in Quebec! Richard Despatie (BCom’16) placed on the National Honour Roll.

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Published: 1 Dec 2017

Six Desautels graduate students awarded by the Fondation CPA

The Ordre des comptables professionels agréés du Québec is the province’s third-largest professional order, and covers accounting services across the public, business, education and non-profit sectors.

Through the Fondation CPA, the organization offers scholarships and awards at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The graduate awards have just been announced, and six of the 30-plus award recipients are students in the Desautels GCPA program.

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Published: 26 Jul 2017

GCPA student awarded C. Douglas Mellor Prize for academic excellence

Kaihua He, student of the Graduate Certificate in the Professional Accounting (GCPA) program, has been selected among the graduating class as this year’s recipient of the C. Douglas Mellor Prize for academic excellence.

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Published: 18 Jul 2017

GCPA students awarded with Lionel Pelhan Kent scholarship

On June 13, the GCPA program awarded the Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship to students Matthew Minuk, Joelle Salzman, Matthew Schryver and Angelica Wen.

The Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship was established in 1998 to recognise academic excellence and strong communication skills, and is open to students in the final year of the GCPA program. The winning team is chosen based on outstanding skills in written and oral communication as demonstrated in a case competition.

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Published: 20 Jun 2017

GCPA raffle raises over $1,000 for West Island flood victims

The GCPA program raised a total of $1,515 through a raffle to support the Canadian Red Cross and victims of the West Island floods.

The winner was a second-year GCPA student, Steffi Nguonly, who announced that she too would be donating her winnings in support of the same cause.

Thank you to all members of the #DesautelsFamily who purchased raffle tickets and helped make the initiative a success!

Published: 26 May 2017

Welcome new GCPA cohort

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program is delighted to have welcomed 49 new students, along with a returning cohort of 45 that will write the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA) Common Final Exam (CFE) this September.

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Published: 12 May 2017

50 GCPA Students Successfully Passed the CPA Common Final Exam

Desautels students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting (GCPA) program have written the CPA CFE (common final exam) and the results are in! We are pleased to announce that 50 students successfully passed the exam, while one among them, Marie-France Legault (BCom’15, GCPA'16), placed on the national honour roll. Congratulations to all! 

 

Published: 12 Dec 2016

GCPA Awards Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship

On June 14, the GCPA program awarded the Lionel Pelham Kent Scholarship to students Josh Faier, Will Gendron-Saulnier, David Song, and Ming Xu. This scholarship was established in 1998 in memory of Lionel Pelham Kent, F.C.A., for high academic standing and communication skills, and is open to students in the final year of the GCPA program. The winning team is chosen based on outstanding skills in written and oral communication as presented in a case competition.

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Published: 16 Jun 2016

BCom Students Win Kenneth F. Byrd Prize Entrance Scholarships

The following BCom students were awarded the Kenneth F. Byrd Prize entrance scholarships:

Jenny Bradley-Tessier Nathaniel Kirsh James McCollough-Gilbert Alanna NUssbaum Alexander McGarry Kaihua He

About the Award:

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Published: 15 Apr 2016

2015 CFE Results

Congratulations to our 48 GCPA students for successfully passing the first Common Final Examination (CFE) including 3 students on the provincial honour roll!

Provincial Honour Roll Recipients

Christopher De Santis Melissa Marginson Lauren Prorok

Recipients

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Published: 11 Dec 2015