MPA Educated EatsEach semester, the MPA Program Office facilitates Educated Eats, a series of lunches and cookie/coffee breaks hosted by faculty and staff. These meetups provide an opportunity for students to interact with faculty and staff in a small-group setting and engage on a variety of topics.

Spring 2019 Schedule
For details about each event and to RSVP, follow the link in the Sign Up column (EventBrite registration is not required to RSVP).  Attendance is limited to ten students per event and is open to any MPA unless otherwise noted. Sign up ends 24-hours before each event or when all spaces are full, at which time the wait list is activated. The MPA Office will provide sandwich box lunches for lunch events and Tiff’s Treats for cookie breaks. There is space to indicate allergies or dietary restrictions on the RSVP form. All events are located in the MPA Conference Room, GSB 4.112CB. If you have any questions, please contact

Date                 Time Topic Host                Sign Up
Tuesday, 2/19 12 – 1 p.m. Lunch: Tax Internships *This lunch is reserved for students in ACC 355 (who did not attend lunch with Professor Mills last semester) Professor Mills RSVP
Thursday, 2/21 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Real talk about recruiting and success in a Big 4 career Professor Johanns RSVP
Tuesday, 2/26 12 – 1 p.m. Lunch: How is the MPA Program going for you? Professor Zvinakis RSVP
Thursday, 2/28 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Professor Bradshaw RSVP
Wednesday, 3/6 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Professional Tax Practice *This lunch is reserved for 3rd year MPA students Professor Singer RSVP
Thursday, 3/7 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Why we chose tax: Ask two Accounting PhD students why they worked in and study tax Ryan Hess & Anthony Welch (PhD Students) RSVP
Friday, 3/8 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Career Options in Wealth Management Professor Holbrook RSVP
Wednesday, 3/13 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Professional Tax Practice *This lunch is reserved for 3rd year MPA students Professor Singer RSVP
Thursday, 3/28 12 – 1 p.m. Lunch: Lunch with the Department Chair Department Chair Michael Clement RSVP
Tuesday, 4/2 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Professor Toynbee RSVP
Thursday, 4/4 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch: An opportunity outside of class to talk with your professor. *This lunch is reserved for MPA students in Professor Badolato’s spring FSA course or students interested in taking it in the summer. Professor Badolato RSVP
Wednesday, 4/10 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch: Insights into a career path from a chief financial officer perspective. Professor Albrecht RSVP
Friday, 4/12 12 – 1 p.m. Lunch: Career options in wealth management. Professor Holbrook RSVP
Wednesday, 4/17 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch: Career experiences and healthcare opportunities Professor Roy Bardham RSVP 

**Cancellation notice: If you RSVP for an event and need to cancel, you can do so through EventBrite. In order to avoid penalties such as being blocked in RecruitMcCombs, you must cancel at least 24-hours in advance (Monday RSVPs must be cancelled by Friday).**