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Katlynn Cole named April Student of the Month
Friday, April 22, 2016

Katlynn Cole named April Student of the Month

Student of the Month Katlynn Cole (second from right), with (from left) Kevin Hahn, associate director of Residence Life; Mojtaba Seyedian, Chair of the Department of Business Administration, and Kathy Forster, director of Residence Life.

Katlynn Cole of Red Creek has been named Student of the Month for April by the Office of Residence Life. She was nominated for this award by Mojtaba Seyedian, chair of the Department of Business Administration, for her volunteer work, community outreach and outstanding academic performance.

Ms. Cole is President of the Fredonia Accounting Society and Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society. She is also a member of the Student Advisory Council, Golden Key International Honour Society and the Financial Management Association National Honor Society. In addition, she participates in a peer recruitment program and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Dr. Seyedian spoke of Ms. Cole’s volunteer work and dedication. “She has been an indispensable member of our Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program for the past two years, generating thousands of dollars of refund for the poor and elderly members of the community.”

When asked about her favorite thing about Fredonia, she said the comfortable, home-like environment that is created by the students and professors on campus.

In regards to her future, Cole would like to continue to stay active in the groups she is currently a member of and get involved in more community service. After graduation she hopes to find a CPA firm in Buffalo or Rochester where she can pursue her career in Public Accountancy.

The Student of the Month program was implemented program in 2003 to recognize students who are well-rounded, excel in their academics and contribute positively to the campus and community. To nominate a student, visit

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