The AICPA announced on Thursday that five students have received the 2016-2017 AICPA John L. Carey Scholarship Award. The one-year scholarship, part of the AICPA’s Legacy Scholars Program, is awarded to students from liberal arts or non-traditional business backgrounds who are obtaining their graduate accounting degrees and working towards the CPA licensure.
The staff of Southern California firm HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors (HMWC) recently volunteered to help feed the homeless in nearby Santa Ana via the #HashtagLunchbag campaign, the firm announced this week.
A recent Gallup survey reported that the average U.S. worker is now remotely working an average of two days per month. With the holiday schedule (and busy season) upon us, professionals may be working away from the office more often, but still need to focus on keeping their clients' data safe.
According to a recent survey via British finance career resource WikiJob, over 70% of respondents pursuing a career in accounting were concerned about automation reducing their professional roles over the next two decades.
Internal Auditor magazine recently announced their "Emerging Leaders" for 2016. The 15 candidates, all 30 years old or under, "share a passion for adapting to the rapidly evolving challenges faced by internal audit," per the publication.
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held their 2016 VSCPA Leadership Academy last month, from Nov. 14–16, at the CPA Center in Glen Allen. Thirty-two young CPAs in all were selected to attend the yearly event.
The Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) announced that the Society recently held their fourth annual Financial Literacy Day last month, teaching eighth-grade students across the state about economic basics such as saving, investing, and budgeting.
Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, Top 100 accounting firm Clark Schaefer Hackett held their annual company-wide meeting in Ohio, concluding with firm professionals assembling over 60 bicycles for children in the local community.
TaxTalent - an online career and leadership development resource for tax professionals and students - recently published the results of their 2017 Top in Tax Educational Survey, which ranks the top Undergraduate, Graduate and Legal programs via employers' input.
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) announced on Tuesday that they are accepting applications for their 2017-2018 scholarships.