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March 10, 2015

Manhattan high school receives $1M donation from 31-year-old alumnus

Manhattan-based Hunter College announced on Monday that Hunter College High School has received a $1 million donation from health care investor and entrepreneur Martin Shkreli - the largest single donation in the high school’s 101-year history.

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March 8, 2015

Accountants abroad

EY gives staff a new way of looking at the world

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March 6, 2015

Salesmanship matters

I’m going to tell you the rest of the story and how it relates to our firms next month. In the meantime, think about who you are sending out on your sales calls and how they are representing your firm. Also, think about how you treat prospective clients during your busiest times of the year as prospective clients expect the same great treatment whether it is June 1st, March 13th, or December 30th.

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Indiana Wesleyan University announces new MBA program for CFP'S

Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) announced the launch of a new degree program on Wednesday, in a partnership with the Ron Blue Institute. The Master of Business Administration in Personal Financial Planning (MBA-PFP) allows Certified Financial Planners to earn an MBA by completing just seven or eight additional courses.

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March 5, 2015

AICPA Economic Outlook Survey shows caution in the new year

The AICPA released the results of their first quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey this morning, and the results show that executives are taking a more tempered approach when it comes to expectations for profit, revenue and expansion in the coming year.

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March 4, 2015

AICPA to release CPA Economic Outlook Index results on March 5

The AICPA will announce the results of its CPA Outlook Index (CPAOI), a measure of sentiment concerning the U.S. economy and key business performance categories for the coming year, this Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 a.m. EST.

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March 3, 2015

IMA launches new Accounting Honor Society (IAHS)

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, launched the IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS) today, designed to recognize and honor academic achievement in the study of accounting.

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March 2, 2015

AICPA to hold March 5 webcast on the impact of legalized marijuana

To help professionals assess their options, the AICPA will hold a March 5 webcast, Understanding the Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the CPA Profession. A panel of experts from the AICPA, as well as representative from Aon Corp., will discuss implications from an ethics, tax, auditing and attest services, and insurance standpoint.

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February 27, 2015

KPMG receives U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award from Junior Achievement

KPMG has received a U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award from Junior Achievement USA (JA), achieving a 'Gold Level' status for providing over 15,000 hours of volunteer service globally for the 2013-2014 year.

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February 26, 2015

ACCA USA and Pace University launch first ACCA accreditation program in the U.S.

ACCA USA - the US arm of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - and Pace University announced today a landmark partnership linking ACCA’s globally recognized qualification program to both graduate and undergraduate coursework at the New York institution.

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