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August 25, 2016

Public Accounting Report's 35th Annual Professors Survey reveals top undergrad, grad program rankings for 2016

The Public Accounting Report, the monthly independent newsletter serving the accounting profession since 1978, released the results of their 35th Annual Professors Survey this August, in which accounting professors across U.S. colleges and universities rank collegiate accounting programs.

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PGA golfer Notah Begay III partners with REDW to promote accounting in Native American communities

Indian Country Today reports that retired PGA golfer Notah Begay III, in his first ambassador role outside of professional sports, has partnered with southwest CPA and business consulting firm REDW to promote accounting and financial literacy to Native American communities.

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August 23, 2016

Weaver Private Foundation names Habitat for Humanity as 2016 'Charity of Choice'

Top 100 firm Weaver announced on Tuesday that their Weaver Private Foundation have chosen Habitat for Humanity as their Charity of Choice for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The Foundation contributed $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity Texas to distribute to the organization's affiliates in locations where Weaver holds offices.

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Scheffel Boyle forms new 'Agribusiness Service Niche' to serve agricultural industry

Southern Illinois firm Scheffel Boyle announced on Monday that they'll be adding a new "Agribusiness Service Niche" to their list of client focus groups. The Agribusiness Niche will look to provide tax, accounting, audit, succession and estate planning, as well as general consulting services, to the agricultural industry.

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August 19, 2016

Tennessee Society of CPAs awards $250K in 2016 scholarships

The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) announced on Friday that they've awarded scholarships totaling $250,000 to 97 accounting students attending 18 different colleges and universities in the state.

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ConvergenceCoaching releases 2016 'Anytime, Anywhere' survey results on flexible workplaces

Coaching and consulting firm ConvergenceCoaching released the highlights of their third annual Anytime, Anywhere™ Work Survey this week, with this year's survey focused on flexible work initiatives based on polls from 160 unique CPA firms.

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August 18, 2016

Oregon Society of CPAs Educational Foundation awards over $100K in scholarships

The Oregon Society of CPAS (OSCPA) Educational Foundation, in affiliation with the OSCPA, recently announced its scholarship award recipients for the 2016-17 academic year. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $3,000, for a total of $106,000 awarded to 49 students.

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Kenneth Koskay joins Becker Professional Education as senior director

Becker Professional Education, subsidiary of the DeVry Education Group, announced on Thursday that Kenneth Koskay will be joining the company as senior director of Global Accounts. Koskay will lead a team of sales representatives focused on growing Becker’s Continuing Professional Education (CPE) product line.

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August 17, 2016

AICPA announces free, four-part web series on promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace

The AICPA announced on Wednesday that they will be offering a free, four-part webcast series on creating a more inclusive workplace in the accounting profession. The first part will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 1-2 pm ET.

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RubinBrown announces new brand for wealth advisory services

Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm RubinBrown announced on Tuesday the roll out of its new brand for wealth advisory services - RubinBrown Wealth Advisors.

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