McCurdy named finalist in 3 Minute Thesis — 3MT — competition

Veronica McCurdy ACC '22, an M.S. Applied Data Analytics student in the Walker College of Business, presented her research "Scaling Forest Carbon Programs," as part of the eleventh annual 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Friday, October 28, 2022. 

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McCurdy, whose studies are concentrated in sustainability analytics, was advised by Dr. Tammy Kowalczyk, professor in the Department of Accounting.


A member of Pi Sigma Epsilon and Beta Gamma Sigma, McCurdy earned her my undergraduate degree in accounting with a minor in sustainable business from App State earlier this year. McCurdy is passionate about sustainability studies and ESG reporting.

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McCurdy named finalist in 3 Minute Thesis — 3MT — competition
Published: Oct 31, 2022 10:19am