As the crisp autumn air signals the start of a new school year, thousands of accounting students nationwide will begin or continue their education at their respected schools. In light of this, LinkedIn has ranked their top 25 accounting schools, based on their own research of successful accounting professionals on the social networking site.
Recognizing 92 graduate and undergraduate students nationwide, the AICPA has granted $277,500 as part of the AICPA Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students for the 2014-15 academic year.
ALPFA, the largest Latino association in the country, has awarded Louis Miramontes and Suzette Longfellow of KPMG with the ALPFA Lifetime Achievement and Executive of the Year Awards, respectively, for their promotion of diversity and inclusion in the accounting profession.
AICPA's Future of Learning Task Force - a working group of firm leaders, industry CPAs, regulators, and educators - has announced four recommendations to promote lifelong learning in the CPA profession.
More than 400 PwC US partners and staff in the Los Angeles area today will teach 4,000 local elementary students the importance of financial literacy, as part of the Earn Your Future campaign in conjunction with Playworks.
Joining more than a dozen American universities and colleges, Germany's EBS Business School has been recognized by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in their Higher Education Endorsement Program - the first European school to do so.
Joining the ranks of top-tier colleges and universities to offer fully digital master's programs, the University of Miami School of Business has recently announced the launch of its online Master of Science in Finance degree, set to debut January 2015.
Audit and tax firm KPMG and Junior Achievement USA (JA) recently unveiled a redeveloped digital curriculum—complete with new technology and software—for the JA Finance Park program, as a means of increasing financial literacy in middle and high school students.
As the world becomes more and more interconnected, an emphasis on global awareness in education is bound to increase. Recognizing this, the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and PwC US have launched a new curriculum called Economics of Globalization.
The IFRS Foundation announced a free-of-charge online quiz today, available for both students and educators alike. The quiz tests participants on their knowledge of the use of the IFRS, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), as well as the Standards themselves.