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September 28, 2016

AICPA partners with state CPA societies to bolster accounting education in high schools

The AICPA announced on Wednesday that they will be partnering with state CPA societies across the country to increase the amount high school educators teaching high-level accounting courses.

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September 27, 2016

My message to Saint Mary's College accounting students

""It was 1994. The fall of the Navy Suit. More than 20 years ago. And I was sitting in your seat."

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Big Four, BDO, more named to Working Mother's 2016 '100 Best Companies' list

Working Mother magazine has announced the recipients of their 2016 100 Best Companies this week, which seeks to recognize workplaces that help new parents - particularly mothers - continue to "flourish at home and at work," per the company's site.

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September 23, 2016

Indiana Wesleyan University and CPA Center of Excellence launch international partnership to boost soft skills

The CPA Center of Excellence announced this week that they have launched an academic partnership between Indiana Wesleyan University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), in which students on both sides of the Atlantic will get to further their "employability skills" using the Center's resources.

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EY and EIG share results of national survey detailing Millennial economic views

EY (Ernst &Young) and EIG (Economic Innovation Group) have recently published the results of their national survey of Millennials, dubbed the "The Millennial Economy" to poll their economic views on a personal, local, and national level, as well as their economic values following the Great Recession.

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September 22, 2016

PwC shares 10 'important lessons learned' on diversity and inclusion in new report

As part of their third annual Global Diversity Week, PwC launched a new report on Tuesday examining the firm's diversity and inclusion initiatives. Titled The PwC Diversity Journey: Creating Impact, Achieving Results, the report covers PwC's efforts and statistics in building a more diverse workforce.

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2017 Accounting MOVE Project survey looks to advance women leadership roles across profession

In recent years, the CPA profession has been doing more to advance women into leadership roles, yet recent data shows that they only comprise 23% of partners and principals. To counter this, the 2017 Accounting MOVE Project survey, titled ”Pipeline to Finish Line: Powering Women to the Partner/Principal Level,” plans to discuss specific strategies and programs that will advance women leadership into higher numbers.

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September 21, 2016

Marcum Foundation raises over $240K for charity in first year

The Marcum Foundation, the charity division of Marcum LLP, announced on Wednesday that they have raised $242,841.95 in charitable donations between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016. This marks the first full year of donations for the Foundation.

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Second annual '#AuditorProud' campaign to attract young candidates on Sept. 22

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has announced their second annual "social media blitz" which highlights the benefits of an auditing career. The hashtag #AuditorProud will once again be shared on Thursday, September 22, and is part of the CAQ’s ongoing efforts to attract more potential candidates to the profession.

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September 20, 2016

Siena College announces new four-year accounting program for bachelor's and master's degrees

Siena College in Albany, N.Y. announced a new accounting program for bachelor's and master's students this week, dubbed the "3+1" program. Participating students will now be able to achieve bachelor's and master's degrees in four years' time, as opposed to the more standard five-year period.

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