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Dr. Stanley Seat Family Endowed Award Fund

Purpose
When recieved, the insurance proceeds shall be used to create the Dr. Stanley Seat Family Endowed Award Fund as a permanent endowment to benefit the Accounting Department in the College of Business. Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to make awards to undergraduate students majoring in Accounting who have financial need and who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
During his lifetime, Donor may also contribute gifts that will be for current use by the department, to be used in accordance with the purpose as stated above. All student awards must be processed through the student's account with the UT Arlington Scholarship Office and applied first toward tuition and fees. Any remaining funds after all University charges are paid will be refunded to the student via check or direct deposit. Should there be no outstanding fees owed by the student, the entire award will be paid to the student after processing through the student account.

Biography of Dr. Stanley Seat
Dr. Seat has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University, an earned Doctor of Ministry from Texas Christian University, a Juris Doctor from Oak Brook College of Law, and a Master of Laws from Taft Law School. Currently, Dr. Seat is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Texas, holds credentials as a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Insolvency and Reconstruction Advisor. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, American Bankruptcy Institute, and Association of Insolvency and Reconstruction Advisors. Currently, he is serving on the IRS Relationship Committee with the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants consulting in taxation of exempt organizations, AICPA Exempt Organization Technical Tax Committee, and Vice President of the Council on Finance and Administration of the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Dr. Seat has lectured throughout the country on taxation of exempt organizations, fraud prevention, church administration, and capital budgeting. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington at the.ir graduate school on business ethics, and has been an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Dallas Christian College. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Accounting at University of Texas at Arlington. He also consults with Taft Law School in the area of Exempt Organization Law and Commercial Leasing Law.

Dr. Seat is married to Kay, and she is a retired Instructional Facilitator in the Carrollton Farmers Branch School District. She has a long history of elementary education and currently works part-time for Carrollton Farmers Branch School District in teaching at risk children. Dr. Seat has three grown children. Dr. Seat is active in the Multiple Sclerosis Society of America and has served as group facilitator. Dr. Seat does serve as an Interim Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene.

Recipients:

2017:  Ryan Pierson

2016:  Yuan Shi

2015:  Xiaoxiao Song; Gabriel G. Trotta