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September 9, 2016

Georgia Society of CPAs raises over 16K lbs. of food and $108K in third annual Georgia Accounting Food Fight

The Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) and the Georgia Food Bank Association (GFBA) have announced the results of their third annual Georgia Accounting Food Fight, which took place this previous August 8-19.

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Gen Z and millennials prize communication most amongst leaders, new survey finds

According to a new global study released this week by HR executive network/research firm Future Workplace and staffing agency Randstad US, Gen Z and Millennials both cited “communication” as the most important quality they seek in a leader, compared to “honesty” just two years ago.

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September 8, 2016

Deloitte announces new 'Family Leave Program' including 16 fully-paid weeks off

Deloitte announced this week that beginning September 2016 professionals celebrating the arrival of a new child, caring for a spouse or significant other, or supporting aging parents, will have extra support from the firm with the new Family Leave Program.

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Connecticut Society of CPAs raises over $1.5K in 7th annual kickball tournament

The Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA) New and Young Professionals Group recently held their seventh annual Charity Kickball Tournament in Plainville. Approximately 100 up-and-coming CPAs competed in friendly competition that resulted in $1,825 raised donations for the Foundation for Life, a non-profit organization seeking to improve the quality of life for families and individuals in the Northeast.…

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September 7, 2016

Cornell University to launch new accounting master's degree in Fall 2017

Cornell University will launch a new master’s degree in accounting, dubbed the "Master of Professional Studies in Management," at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in Fall 2017, the Cornell Chronicle reports.

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IIA announces launch of interactive learning resource, 'IIA Learning OnDemand'

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) announced on Tuesday the launch of IIA Learning OnDemand, an online, self-paced learning resource that provides continuing education opportunities and tools to support internal audit professionals in their daily lives.

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September 1, 2016

Virginia Society of CPAs launches 'LEAD' initiative to develop future leaders

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announced this week the launch of LEAD (Learn, Engage, Advocate, Drive), a new initiative looking give professionals the proper resources to develop into future leaders.

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August 31, 2016

H&R Block rolls out 'Budget Challenge' game for 2016, offers $200K in college scholarships

According to a 2011 Charles Schwab study, some 86 percent of teens claimed they want to learn money management in class before making a mistake in the real world. In response to this, H&R Block Budget Challenge will once again be rolling out sessions beginning Sept. 8 in high schools across the country.

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August 30, 2016

MACPA's Business Learning Institute announces 2016 'Leadership Academy' graduates

The Business Learning Institute announced on Tuesday that twenty up-and-coming professionals have graduated from their 2016 Leadership Academy. Held Aug. 24-26 in Towson, Md., the annual event gathers top CPAs and teaches them strategic thinking, leadership skills, and network-building.

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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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