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August 18, 2016

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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August 16, 2016

Prof. Isabella Grabner receives 2016 Best Early Career Researcher Award

The AICPA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced this week that Isabella Grabner, associate professor of accounting at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, Netherlands, is the recipient of the 2016 Best Early Career Researcher Award.

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AICPA and NASBA announce revisions to CPE Provider Standards, effective Sept. 1

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the AICPA announced on Tuesday that they have approved proposed revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), as well as the NASBA Fields of Study document, at their respective July and August 2016 Board of Directors meetings.

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August 15, 2016

Accounting Principals announces record number of Rio athletes in Athlete Career and Education (ACE) program

Accounting Principals has announced that 130 athletes representing Team USA at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are participating in the company's Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program, a record high.

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Colorado Society of CPAs' Educational Foundation awards $100,000 in scholarships

The Educational Foundation of the Colorado Society of CPAs recently awarded $100,000 in college scholarships for the Fall 2016 term. Founded in 1958, the Foundation seeks to promote accounting education in Colorado colleges and universities by helping students pursue a CPA career.

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August 12, 2016

BKR International awards $12,000 in annual scholarships to global students

BKR International recently presented its annual scholarship awards to honor global accounting students for their individual achievements in the profession. The program awards $3,000 per student toward the cost of obtaining an accounting credential in their respective countries.

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AICPA announces winners of 'Accounting Literature Award' at AAA Annual Meeting

The AICPA announced on Tuesday the winners of the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Manhattan. Top honors went to the article "Earnings Quality: Evidence from the Field," which appeared in the Journal of Accounting and Economics in 2013.

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August 11, 2016

Becker announces upgrades, mobile game supplement for CPA Exam Review course

Becker Professional Education announced this month that they'll be adding new tools and technology to their CPA Exam Review in the coming months. The new improvements to the course will include modular content, interactive tools and integrated materials to offer more custom options, flexibility and feedback to test-takers.

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