Accounting and advisory firm Marcum announced this week that they will once again be closing its offices the day before Thanksgiving to volunteer in local communities. The second annual Marcum Day of Service will be held Wednesday, November 23 and benefit Feeding America and its 200 member food banks.
E-Learning developer Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) announced this week they have released four new mobile apps to help students prepare for the CPA Exam: CPA REG Mastery, CPA FAR Mastery, CPA AUD Mastery and CPA BEC Mastery.
The AICPA announced on Monday that 24 students have been selected for this year's AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship award. The scholarship is awarded to students transferring from a two-year institution to a four-year institution to achieve a degree in accounting.
EY announced on Monday that their annual EY Vantage program - which sees some of the firm's top professionals travel abroad to aid entrepreneurs at no fee - has concluded for the year. Twenty-eight EY professionals donated over 6,700 hours of service this year - a figure equivalent to over $2.5 million in services - to help entrepreneurs in developing economies.
The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) announced on Thursday their first ever Women of Influence, who will look to act as mentors to young professionals, as well as industry sources to AFWA and their partners.
As 2016 comes to a close, many firms continue to look on how to modernize their practices and attract young talent and clients alike. Some firms, however, are only just beginning. Founded recently by partners Kyle Bryant, Kevin Rose, and Alan King, Market Street Partners, in Chattanooga, Tenn. looks to bring the trio's past CPA and managerial experience into a more forward-looking practice.
The Rhode Island Society of CPAs (RISCPA) recently donated $11,361 dollars to the Community Prep School of Providence via funds raised at their annual RISCPA Annual Golf Tournament this past July, the Society announced on Monday.
The AICPA announced on Monday the most recent recipients of their Standing Ovation program, which recognizes 25 CPAs aged 40 and under for their contributions to forensic accounting and business valuation. The second class of young CPAs was recognized this morning at the AICPA 2016 Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) Conference in Nashville.
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) will hold their 2016 New York State Taxation Conference next Tuesday, November 8th. The conference will be held at the New York Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
I just got back from the CCH User conference (#CCHUC16), where I presented a session on Social Business. In the spirit of the conference, I thought I would share the top 8 connections that happened for me during the event.