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Vol. 3 | Issue 3
Your Profession
MSM - Master of Science in Management

MSM - Master of Science in Management

More specialized than an MBA, the MSM is a 12-month, cohort-based program focused on developing leadership skills. Learn how to drive successful change initiatives and take your organization to the next level through online and on-campus classes designed for working professionals. Application fee is waived for those who apply before January 31, 2019.
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Webcast: Retirement Asset Location

Webcast: Retirement Asset Location

Join professor Steve Parrish and special guests on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, to discover why the challenge for retirement income planning is not just how to allocate assets, but where to locate them. CFP® and Professional Recertification CE credit available.
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Media & Mentions
VIDEO OF THE MONTH
Video of the Month
Ross Riskin, assistant professor of taxation at The College, explains how the flexibility of a Roth IRA allows it to be used in a non-traditional way – as college funding plan.
Featured Media Mentions
In Memoriam
In Memoriam – Dr. Ronald F. Duska
Dr. Ronald F. Duska 
Ron Duska co-founded and served as the Director of The College's Center for Ethics. He joined the faculty at The College in 1996 where he held the Charles Lamont Post Chair of Ethics and the Professions until 2011. Ron worked closely with Jim and Linda Mitchell in setting up the Ethics Center's endowment and signature event – The Mitchell Forum – an annual meeting that brings together chief executives in the financial services profession with business ethicists.
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John C. Bogle
John "Jack" Bogle 
Jack Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, and inventor of the index mutual fund, served on the Board of Trustees of The American College from 1981-1987. Bogle revolutionized the investment industry and his contributions to the financial services profession have deeply impacted the lives of investors and thought leaders. Faculty at The College came together to share thoughts on the impact Bogle made throughout his life in this blog.
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The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs January 2019 Scholarship Recipients:

David Evans
Retired Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer
San Diego, Calif.

Chastity Wells 
Veteran Navy Second Class Petty Officer Quartermaster
Duluth, Ga.

Branden Mann
Veteran Army Staff Sergeant
Independent Financial Planner at Citizens National Bank
Whitney, Texas

Jennifer King 
Spouse, Active Duty Army Sergeant
Center Sandwich, N.H.

Susan Pascoe
Spouse, Active Reserve Army Chief Warrant Officer
Financial Counselor with Zeiders
Brighten, Colo.

Arthur Forget
Active Reserve Army National Guard Sergeant
Albany, N.Y.

Brian Smith 
Retired Army Major
Wholesaler
Maple Grove, Minn.

Joseph Voellm
Veteran Marine Corps Private First Class
Financial Advisor at The JL Smith Group
Westlake, Ohio

Thomas Lechleitner 
Retired Navy Captain
Frederick, Md.

Tommy Adkins
Veteran Army Specialist
Insurance Professional
Dayton, Ohio

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Events & Updates
Alumnus of the Month January 2019 - Christopher St. John
Alumnus of The Month - January 2019

Christopher St. John
CFP®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLU®, CDFA, EA, CFE, AEP®, CAP®
Partner of Carolina Wealth Advisors

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Nominate an Alumni of the Month

The Alumni Advisory Board invites you to nominate an outstanding alumna or alumnus who is making exceptional contributions to our profession.

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What's Happening

2019 Conference of African American Financial Professionals | Aug. 5-7, 2019 | Atlanta | The nation's premier conference for African American financial services professionals, CAAFP brings together top companies, thought leaders, and change agents from across the profession to further the education, advancement, and heritage of African American financial professionals.
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Clambake 2019 | Sep. 12-13, 2019 | Philadelphia | The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs will host its 6th annual fundraising and networking event Thursday and Friday, September 12-13, 2018, at the Hilton Penn’s Landing hotel.
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