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Moravian to Face Muhlenberg in Battle of the Accounting Majors

Bethlehem, Pa., November 5, 2008— Moravian College will host the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) College Bowl Competition between accounting students from Moravian and Muhlenberg Colleges on Monday, November 17, at 6 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.  The event will feature 2 teams of 4 members from each school participating in a timed competition consisting of multiple choice questions—primarily on the subject of internal auditing and accounting.  There will be 4 quarters with 20 questions in each quarter.  Lehigh Valley IIA President Jodi Hartzell will be joined by Chapter officer and Moravian alumnus John Falk ’79 to serve as judges. Fellow Chapter officer and alumnus Tony Sabino ’90 will serve as master of ceremonies.  Walt Conway, internal auditor for Lehigh University will be scorekeeper, and the timekeepers will be Connie Deemer ’95 and Tracy Wilson from Lehigh Valley IIA.  The winning team will receive $200 to split between members and receive $300 for the school’s accounting club.  There will be consolation prizes for the losing teams.

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Florida.  The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security. For information on the Lehigh Valley Chapter, visit: http://www.theiia.org/chapters/index.cfm/home.page/cid/144

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.