MONTREAL, April 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Paulette Legault, CGA, President and
CEO of the Ordre des comptables généraux accrédités du Québec
(CGA-Quebec), presented three scholarships to doctoral, master's and
bachelor's students at HEC Montreal school of business at a ceremony
today honouring academic excellence in the winter 2011 semester.
"CGA-Quebec is very proud to encourage and recognize the excellent
academic performance of CGA students enrolled in post-secondary
programs seeking to undertake research at HEC Montreal," said Ms.
Legault. One doctoral scholarship and one master's scholarship were
awarded under a partnership in the form of a CGA professorship in the
area of strategic financial information, valued at $250,000. The
professorship, which is currently held by Dr. Claude Francoeur, MBA,
Ph.D., CGA, an associate professor of strategic financial information,
aims to promote research in the field of professional accounting
Ms. Camelia Mihaela Radu, CGA, received a $10,000 scholarship in
recognition of her excellent academic record in the doctoral program in
accounting. Her dissertation focuses on environmental innovation on the
relationship between environmental performance and environmental
Ms. Elena Semenova, CGA, received a $5,000 scholarship in recognition of
her academic performance. She is completing her master's in financial
and strategic accounting. Her thesis focuses on complex multilayer
ownership structures as an instrument of wealth management.
"Each year, CGA-Quebec also awards a scholarship to a CGA-track
bachelor's student with an excellent academic record," added Ms.
Mr. Abdelkader Zoheir Boualga, who is currently completing his bachelor
in management degree, received a $2,000 scholarship enabling him to
pursue his CGA studies. The scholarship consists of a $1,200
certificate for the CGA-Canada exams and/or exam preparation materials,
in addition to a cheque for $800.
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employed in private companies, accounting firms and the civil service.
CGA-Quebec has fulfilled its public protection duties for more than 100
years. Its goal is to become the leader of the accounting profession in
Quebec by upholding and promoting the values of transparency, respect
and integrity. CGA-Quebec has more than 10,500 regular and student
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