Abdou Niang, Project Accountant, works in the Finance department with in assisting with the accounting of all projects and grants.  Prior to joining AURI, Mr. Niang was a bookkeeper for property management companies in Crookston.   Mr. Niang is a 2014 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Crookston.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Finance and a certificate in Taxation.  He served as the president of the University of Minnesota, Crookston Accounting and Finance Society where he led presentations about stocks for high school students and was and volunteered for the IRS Volunteer Tax assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly program.