College Choice, an online resource for college search and rankings, recently published their ranking of the top fifty online master's degrees in accounting in the United States for 2016. The University of Virginia, University of Texas at Austin, University of Notre Dame, University of Michigan, and New York University top the list.
Thirty students from West Hartfordís Hall High School, Conard High School and Kingswood-Oxford will be exploring various career opportunities at local businesses during the 3rd Annual JA Career Walk, set for May 11. Founded by BlumShapiro and Junior Achievement of Southwest New England in 2014, the JA Career Walk looks to prepare students on choosing their career paths by giving them a better understanding of the job opportunities in their local community.
Last week, five California CPAs were awarded the California Society of CPAs' (CalCPA) Women to Watch Awards during the Society's Women's Leadership Forum held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, CalCPA announced on Monday. CalCPA selected the award recipients in partnership with the AICPA and their Women's Initiatives Executive Committee.
As finance executives look to retain talent, an increasing number of businesses have been allowing professionals to take over various roles within a business to give staff more exposure to all operations, to see new perspectives within the business, as well as furthering professional development, succession planning, and recruiting.
The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) has announced the winners of its 2016 Ethics in Action Student Video Competition on Thursday. Since its inception in 2010, the annual competition seeks out videos on ethical behavior in the business world from undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines.
Michael Savoy, senior shareholder at Santa Monica-based firm Gumbiner Savett, is being honored with the Humanitarian Award at the National Jewish Health and Los Angeles Professional Services "Black and White Ball," the firm announced this week. The event will be held June 4, at the Skirball Cultural Center, in West Los Angeles.
Montana State University announced this week that Anne Christensen, accounting professor at the University's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, has been elected president of the American Accounting Associationís Board of Directors. Christensenís election will see a one-year term beginning this August, followed by a one-year term as president and another as past-president.
Century City's NSBN, CPAs & Business Consultants again honored the Concern Foundation as the beneficiary at the firm's 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held this past November. The Concern Foundation's mission statement is to "CONquer CanCER Now," and has, to date, funded over 700 cancer research scientists across the country and abroad.
Last Friday, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) held their annual Jumpstart to Accounting event, in which students representing 25 colleges and universities got to learn more about the transition to the professional world with the help of some of Chicago's biggest firms.
According to a new article by Rwandan English daily The New Times, Rwanda is in dire need of CPAs. An estimated 5,000 professionals are needed in the country, as only some 300 professionals are currently registered in the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR).