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March 27, 2015

University of Iowa students collab. with Iowa City's Finance Department

Thirty-eight students, part of the the University of Iowa's College of Business' Master of Accounting program, are taking part in a unique collaboration are examining financial policies and procedures with the city of Iowa City's Finance Department

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Registration open for 2015 AICPA Leadership Academy

Over the course of four days, Academy candidates will participate in interactive sessions designed to teach strategic planning techniques and develop personal success skills – including communication and delegation - for handling complex management challenges. Leadership Academy attendees will essentially train to become leaders within their organization, community, and the CPA profession.

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March 26, 2015

'Accounting Services' tops list of top 9 industries for 2015 graduates

At the forefront of IBISWorld's list was Accounting Services, with a projected revenue growth of 3.4% per year (on average), 3% employment growth per year (on average), and an average industry wage of $67,474.

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March 25, 2015

Free summer program for H.S. juniors interested in accounting careers nearing registration

The Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) program, designed to teach students more about college life and a career in accounting, announced that their application deadlines are approaching quickly. High school students interested in accounting careers are highly encouraged to apply.

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Grant Thornton wins "Best Leadership Development' award

The Managing Partners' Forum, an organization that promotes the value of leadership and management excellence, has named Grant Thornton as having the "Best Programme for Leadership Development" at its 2015 awards.

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March 24, 2015

Former congressman addresses Yeshiva University accounting society on national debt

During his talk, DioGuardi focused on the subject of national debt, the basis of his life’s work. DioGuardi served in Congress for two terms for a total four years; his most significant legislative accomplishment was authoring the Chief Financial Officers Act, which reformed the way the federal government manages its money.

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March 23, 2015

College accounting programs face off in NASBA 'March Madness' brackets

As schools continue to face each other on the court in the men’s and women’s March Madness tournaments, one has to wonder: How did these schools’ students do on the CPA Exam?

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AICPA sends tax reform suggestions concerning individuals to Senate Finance Committee Working Group

The AICPA submitted suggestions to the Senate Finance Committee Working Group last Thursday concerning Individual Income Tax that would simplify some areas of the tax code that individual taxpayers find the most difficult to understand and recommended provisions to combat identity theft and tax fraud.

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March 20, 2015

Wis. high school receives grant for accounting education

Milton High School in Wisconsin has received a $2,150 grant from the Wisconsin Certified Public Accountant Educational Foundation, according to a news release.

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March 19, 2015

Deloitte and United Way team up for 'Alternative Spring Break' in Miami

Earlier this month, a group of more than 40 students from universities around the country participated in "Maximum Impact: Deloitte's Alternative Spring Break," organized by Deloitte, United Way of Miami-Dade, and United Way Worldwide. The program provides an opportunity for students to make an impact in the Miami community by working alongside Deloitte professionals to get an inside look at prospective careers in the professional services industry.

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