Last Saturday, CohnReznick participated in the American Cancer Society’s "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Santa Monica 5K”, in honor of the firm’s chief of staff, Risa Lavine, and all women in the CohnReznick family who are affected by the disease. CohnReznick was the top team contributor and the sixth national Making Strides contributor, raising over $70,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,