New MCAA Student Chapter – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

April 19, 2023
Pictured: Andrew Palcan (MCAA Career Development Committee Chair), Abin Paudel (student), Macy Deck (student), Carly Carmosino (MCA Eastern Missouri), and Robert Bolton (MCAA President)

MCAA welcomed its newest student chapter by granting a charter to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville during the MCAA23 Awards of Excellence Breakfast on March 29th in Phoenix, Arizona.

Sponsoring Local Affiliate:  MCA of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
• Kristy Stephens, Executive Director

• Carly Carmosino, Workforce Development

• Mary Poletti-Lappe, Member Engagement

Faculty Advisor: 
Stephen Duda

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