Robert Hauf, the Chapter's Vice President, presented a scholarship to
Rachelle Stanley, a student in the Forensic Studies Program at Stevenson
University, on Nov. 12, 2019. More than 50 Chapter members, friends,
and associates, along with students, faculty, and administrators
attended the breakfast event at Stevenson University's Owings Mills
campus. Jim Kern, CPA, CFE, CVA, leader of the Forensics &
Litigation Support Group for the accounting firm of Gross Mendelsohn,
provided a presentation. In addition, Charlie Wilhelm and Joan Jacobson
discussed their book “Wised Up," which was followed by a book signing.
Each year the Chapter may provide one or more scholarships to a student or students at Maryland institutions of higher learning with forensic accounting or fraud prevention programs. Academic advisors in these fields at schools such as Stevenson University and Salisbury University can provide details for their students.
Academic Programs and Fraud Libraries
The Chapter presented a $5000 check for Salisbury University's Fraud and Forensic Accounting Program during the 2019 Shore Fraud Conference held at the University. In addition, Robert Hauf, Vice President of the Chapter, made a personal donation to the program with the Chapter in mind.
Photo source: Salisbury University
ACFE Maryland Chapter presents a large award for a fraud library at Salisbury University in 2017. Besides awarding scholarships, the Chapter has provided funds for anti-fraud libraries at Salisbury University, Stevenson University, and the University of Baltimore.