CSULA was named 2017 National ALPFA Student Chapter of the Year and 2017 West Region Student Chapter of the Year
at the recent National ALPFA Convention Scholarship & Awards Luncheon held in Las Vegas Nevada, August 5-10, 2017
"The winning chapter was recognized for their exemplary commitment to ALPFA’s mission
through their local impact, programs, community engagement, membership growth, regional participation and national support."
2017 Regional Student Chapter of the Year Award Winners include
MIDWEST REGION STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
ALPFA at The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
NORTHEAST REGION STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
ALPFA at Baruch College
SOUTHEAST REGION STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
ALPFA at Florida International University
CENTRAL REGION STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
ALPFA at The University of Houston
WEST REGION STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
ALPFA at Cal State University- Los Angeles
ALPFA Student of the Year Maricela Laines Crus
Maricela Laines Crus just graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She will start her Master’s degree at the King Graduate School at Monroe College. During her time at Monroe, she served as Treasurer and now President of her ALPFA Student Chapter for the past year, while maintaining a 3.9 GPA.
Additionally, she just completed an internship at PwC as a Start Intern, and was extended a second offer for the Advanced Internship Program with the Assurance practice next year.
Lastly, Maricela has been serving her community in the Bronx, New York at The God Church, since she was 16 years old. She served four years as a Youth Pastor and another four years as Co-Pastor under her Lead Pastor, Peter J Rivera.