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October 30, 2014

BDO staff volunteers, raises $28,000 in third annual "Week of Service"

BDO USA recently completed its third annual "Week of Service" that positively affects communities nationwide. During the week, BDO staff volunteered more than 3,000 hours of their time and was able to raise or donate almost $28,000 to worthy causes, impacting almost 10,000 people.

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Illinois CPA Society names 2014 "Women to Watch" award winners

The Illinois CPA Society will honor three of its members with the 10th annual "Women to Watch" awards, recogniing contributions to both the accounting profession and the development of women as leaders.

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October 29, 2014

Deloitte to hold college workshops at Brooklyn Academy of Finance

Deloitte has recently announced a collaboration with John Dewey High School Academy of Finance in Brooklyn, providing students with a series of workshops centered on important issues in preparing for both college and their eventual careers. Each workshop will run for three hours and house a maximum of 28 students.

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October 28, 2014

PwC Greater Michigan to donate $65,000 to area non-profits

PwC US announced today that its Greater Michigan practice will donate a total of $65,000 to three area non-profit organizations, funded through grants from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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CAQ names winners of L.A. Audit Case Competition

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) recently announced the winners of its Internal Audit Case Study Competition, held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on October 23, 2014. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the competition saw some of the best and brightest accounting and auditing students in the L.A. area present their case for responding to potential material fraud at a fictitious public company.

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October 27, 2014

Murray State unveils new accounting center

It pays to be an accounting major at Murray State University in Kentucky, as Oct. 10 saw the dedication of the new 5,700 sq. foot Dr. Tim Miller Center for Accounting Education - a suite for accounting students to work and meet with their peers outside of class during the academic year.

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October 24, 2014

Deloitte golf tournament raises $115,000 for Sacramento charities

Deloitte's 14th annual Fall Classic golf tournament in Sacramento raised $115,000 this year to benefit five local children's charities, marking $965,000 raised via the tournaments since its inception in 2001.

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Grassi & Co. partners with St. Francis Food Pantries for charity day

With the holiday season fast approaching, charitable events are becoming more and more prevalent as professionals and firms get into the spirit of the season. Today, Grassi & Co., the N.Y.-based accounting firm, is holding its annual charitable "Firm Day" event at the Skyline Hotel in Manhattan.

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October 23, 2014

The positives—and negatives—of work-from-home programs

As previously reported, the majority of 99 accounting firms surveyed by ConvergenceCoaching have implemented work-from-home programs for their staff. Convergence has now released further insights, both positive and negative feedback, from those firms,

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KPMG attains 25th office under LEED certification

KPMG recently announced that its Short Hills, NJ office has attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Counsel, the 25th KPMG workplace to do so under its "Living Green" program.

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