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November 13, 2014

Stevens Institute of Technology and Accenture form analytic research collab.

On Wednesday, private research univeristy Stevens Institute of Technology announced a three-year collaboration with Accenture, set to study and focus on analytics in the financial services industry. Additionally, the two will hold advanced analytics research projects and work shop sessions with Accenture's financial services clients.

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November 12, 2014

TIAG donates to support Ebola relief

On Monday, TAG Foundation trustees announced a $10,000 donation from the foundation’s funds to assist Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in their Ebola relief efforts in West Africa.

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Deloitte launches RightStep Innovation Prize for educators

On Monday, Deloitte unveiled the Deloitte RightStep Innovation Prize - an opportunity for both nonprofit and for-profit social enterprises to exhibit their various, innovative strategies for K-12 education through technology. The reward will be $100,000 cash, as well as the opportunity to receive pro bono services also equal to the prize amount.

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November 11, 2014

AICPA awards scholarships to minority doctoral students

In an effort to increase the number of CPAs from diverse backgrounds teaching at the higher education level, the AICPA has awarded twenty-two scholars the Minority Doctoral Fellowship.

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Bowman & Company to honor veterans with Capitol Building flags

In celebration of their 75th anniversary, Vorhees, NJ-based firm Bowman & Company is set to hold a special event this Veteran's Day to honor 75 local veterans.

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November 10, 2014

Belicia Cespedes, 17, possibly youngest to ever receive CPA license

At just 17 years of age, Belicia Cespedes of Canyon Country, CA has earned her CPA license, in addition to earning her bachelor's degree and completing two years of part-time work experience under a licensed CPA, according to The Santa Clarita Valley Signal.

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WeiserMazars regularly pledges time to local soup kitchen

As many firms begin their various, charitable drives as the holiday season approaches, some have started their efforts well before the end of the year. Namely, WeiserMazars' Woodbury, NY office has been regularly donating their time and efforts since early summer to the Mercy INN, located at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wyandanch, NY. The soup kitchen serves hot lunches to those in need, Monday through Friday, year-round.

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November 7, 2014

G.W. grad students brief SEC on rethinking financial disclosure

Officials at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) were briefed on a new report from George Washington University School of Business graduate students participating in a groundbreaking effort to improve the effectiveness of financial disclosure for investors.

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November 5, 2014

How long before you get that great referral?

From time to time professionals get frustrated with their referral relationships - specifically, the amount of time that passes between their first interaction with a potential referral source and when they actually get a quality referral. I remind them that there are several moving pieces to every referral relationship that need to be considered before becoming frustrated at a lack of results.

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'Are you Larry?'

I watched the amplification of social business happen last week at the CCH User Conference.

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