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February 26, 2015

ACCA USA and Pace University launch first ACCA accreditation program in the U.S.

ACCA USA - the US arm of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - and Pace University announced today a landmark partnership linking ACCA’s globally recognized qualification program to both graduate and undergraduate coursework at the New York institution.

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February 25, 2015

Accounting Degree Review ranks the 30 most affordable residential master's programs for 2015

Accounting Degree Review, an online resource for accounting education and related topics, recently published their 30 most affordable residential master's programs in accounting for 2015.

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February 24, 2015

PwC to host live webcast on women's leadership

The live webcast is scheduled to take place at 9:30am PT/12:30pm ET/17:30pm GMT, and is part of the Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series, which includes a number of programs and workshops designed to provide university students and new professionals with the tools to help them build lasting leadership skills.

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February 23, 2015

Social business actually works

It won’t happen overnight, but I guarantee if you give social a chance, you will see similar events unfolding for you as well.

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KPMG's ACA Intensive Programme wins 'Innovation in Accountancy' award

Earlier this month, BPP Professional Education Group and KPMG’s joint ACA Intensive Programme won the PQ Magazine 2015 award for Innovation in Accountancy.

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February 20, 2015

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint releases special report on the President’s fiscal year 2016 budget

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint released a special report on Tuesday, entitled President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The President’s budget contains a host of individual and business tax proposals. This report examines some of the budget’s highlights, including the President’s strategy to strengthen the middle class and help working families.

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February 19, 2015

Illinois CPA Society announces 2015-16 scholarship opportunities for students

On Thursday, The Illinois CPA Society announced that they are accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year. Approximately 30 individual tuition and textbook scholarships are available to students who demonstrate strong academic performance and financial need.

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Infographic: Concur and Starbucks partnership allows effortless expensing and rewards for travelers

With this new collaboration, users can now have their receipts automatically sent to Concur’s expense reporting system while earning Stars towards free food or beverage items, providing a combination of convenience and Rewards.

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February 18, 2015

Washington State University Vancouver receives $25,000 gift from Opsahl Dawson

Opsahl Dawson, based in Vancouver, Wash., has announced a $25,000 donation to Washington State University Vancouver last week. The firm's gift will be divided between accounting fellowships and sponsorship of WSU Vancouver’s annual Notable Alumni Award for the next five years.

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New PwC paper urges more data analytics in students' curriculum

This month, PwC released a new paper, “Data Driven: What Students Need to Succeed in a Rapidly Changing Business World,” offering specific accounting curriculum recommendations to strengthen technical foundations in data analytics and related skills, relevant for all students considering careers in business.

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