ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Eliana Arvelo, an alumna of the LSU Center for Internal Auditing and the LSU Flores MBA Program, has proven that LSUCIA is deserving of its international reputation for success. Arvelo has become the 18th recipient of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Student Highest Achievement Award from LSU.
“Eliana graduated from the program in 2009, and her success is not at all surprising,” said LSUCIA Director Glenn Sumners. “She has been with TE Connectivity in Pennsylvania as an internal auditor since shortly after graduating, and this is a testament to her effort.”
The Student Highest Achievement Award is given to the top-scoring student, globally, during 2010. To be eligible for the award, a student must be enrolled full time, making his/her first exam attempt, and successfully complete all four exam parts in one year. The award is named in honor of William S. Smith, Certified Internal Auditor, who was a driving force behind the development of the CIA program.
“This is an accomplishment that is unparalleled in our profession,” said IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. “Eliana exemplifies what all internal audit professional should aspire to and has expertly demonstrated her competency and professionalism in our field.”
The Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field. Candidates leave the program enriched with educational experience, information, and business tools that can be applied immediately in any organization or business environment.
The Center for Internal Auditing at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business is a multidisciplinary program with students from over 30 different business and non-business majors that is considered the premier internal audit program in the world. The model for similar programs in other schools and countries, LSUCIA provides training to graduate and undergraduate students for developing an understanding about the internal auditing profession. For more information, visit www.bus.lsu.edu/cia or call 225-578-6221.
The LSU Flores MBA Program is the E. J. Ourso College of Business’ flagship program and rigorously prepares students to earn an advanced degree that will help them enhance their careers. Full-time, executive and professional tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a program that was ranked No. 26 nationally among public institutions by Forbes.com for return on investment. For more information, visit mba.lsu.edu or call 225-578-8867.
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