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Triple Threat: UH Mānoa Business Students Win National Government Case Challenge and Receive $1,000 Scholarships

BySamantha Jones

Mar 25, 2024
Business scholars from UH excel in national government finance competition

A team of three University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Shidler College of Business students recently won a national government case challenge and were awarded $1,000 scholarships for their efforts. You-Fan Chai, Manying Huang, and Alaina Rhoades dedicated several months to analyzing data for Denver, Colorado, and creating a “Citizen-Centric Report” for the city. Chai expressed how surreal and rewarding it was to win the competition, highlighting the learning experience they gained throughout the process.

The team used tools like Canva and CapCut to make their report, presentation, and video visually appealing and informative. Chai encouraged other students to participate in similar competitions not just for the prize but to enhance their skills and knowledge. The Government Finance Case Challenge, hosted by the National Association of Government Accountants (AGA), emphasized the importance of government accountability, transparency, data transformation, and showcased potential careers in government.

Professor Jian Zhou from UH Mānoa School of Accountancy provided guidance to the team while Pamela Young from the AGA—Hawaiʻi Chapter offered support. The final submissions were judged by a panel of government finance experts with finalists presenting their findings through a team-created video of a mock government meeting. This marks the third UH Mānoa team in four years to achieve success at either the graduate or undergraduate level in such competitions, highlighting

By Samantha Jones

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