The AICPA announced on Monday that students from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have earned first place in the 2014 AICPA Accounting Competition, earning a $5,000 award for their school.
In an effort to aid Ohians struggling to make ends meet, regional CPA and consulting firm Rea & Associate's annual “Help Can Hunger” campaign raises food and monetary donations throughout their 11 offices across the state. This year, which marked the 11th year of the food drive, more than 24,900 pounds of food was collected to benefit people in need.
Dr. Jason Selk, former director of mental training for the St. Louis Cardinals and a nationwide performance coach, outlined his method of mental toughness as a keynote speaker at the BKR International Worldwide Meeting in San Francisco this past October.
UHY Advisors NY announced on Tuesday that it will commemorate its 50th anniversary by donating $50,000 to the New York chapters of national nonprofit organizations dedicated to fighting disease and improving the lives of children.
On Thursday, KPMG LLP announced that it will donate 100,000 new books and – in conjunction with Campbell Soup Company – more than 150,000 cans of soup this holiday season to organizations affiliated with the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY), in addition to various food banks and organizations that serve the homeless.
Dixon Hughes Goodman, with firm headquarters located in Charlotte, N.C., recently donated $50,000 in support of the American Red Cross "Ready 365" campaign in Western North Carolina, according to GoUpstate.com.
Last month, from Nov. 17-19, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) held the 2014 VSCPA Leadership Academy for young professionals at the CPA Center in Glen Allen, Va. The annual program is designed for young professionals to find out what leadership looks like in today’s accounting world.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFB Board) announced on Wednesday the formation of the Women's Initiative (WIN) Council - a group of experts supporting and advising CFP Board in its efforts to increase the overall number of women entering the financial planning profession, including women CFP® professionals.
With the holidays upon us, many firms and businesses are feeling charitable and giving what they can in the spirit of the season. One such organization, Legacy Professionals LLP, has implemented "Wear-It-Wednesdays" this year, in which staff can pay $5 each to wear jeans to the office, with collected donations put into the “Employees of Legacy Making a Difference Fund.” The money is then put towards local organizations nominated by Legacy's staff.
Global Upside released their holiday card this past week, featuring worldwide staff of the global services company taking part in the holiday favorite, "Let It Snow."