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August 9, 2016

AICPA and CIMA add all major practice areas to 'Competency and Learning' site

The AICPA and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced on Tuesday that they have expanded their AICPA-CIMA Competency and Learning website to support all major practice areas in management accounting and public accounting with new learning resources and competency-development tools.

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NASBA announces 2016 Accounting Education Research Grant recipients

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced on Tuesday the recipients of its Accounting Education Research Grants Program for 2016. Faculty and postdoctoral researchers from three U.S. institutions were awarded research grants totaling $24.500.

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10 Lessons I've Learned for New Vision CPA Group's 10th Anniversary

We're celebrating New Vision CPA Group's 10th Anniversary! In honor of this milestone, I thought Id write out 10 lessons Ive learned over the years:

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August 8, 2016

Internal Auditor magazine announces winner of 2nd essay contest

Internal Auditor magazine announced on Monday that Laura Gajski, a graduate student in business administration from Robert Morris University, is the winner of the publication's second annual essay contest.

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AICPA honors Julya Faulkner of Ohio Northern University with 'Medal of Inspiration'

The AICPA announced last week that Julya Faulkner, a graduate student attending Ohio Northern University, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration Award. The award was presented at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md.

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August 5, 2016

Danielle Supkis Cheek of Houston, Texas receives AICPA’s 'Outstanding Young CPA Award'

The AICPA announced this week that Danielle Supkis Cheek, president of D. Supkis Cheek in Houston and adjunct professor at Rice University, was named winner of the Outstanding Young CPA Award in Honor of Maximo Mukelabai. Supkis Cheek was recognized for her volunteering efforts in the profession and commitment to financial literacy in her community.

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Caleb Jenkins of RLJ Financial Services brings his accounting skills and generosity to Haiti

Firms of all sizes are getting more involved with bringing their professional knowledge and services to developing countries.

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August 4, 2016

KPMG announces data and analytics master's programs with Ohio State University and Villanova

KPMG announced on Thursday a partnership with The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business and the Villanova School of Business to develop new master's degree programs focusing on data and analytics (D&A) in accounting. Dubbed the "KPMG Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program," KPMG is looking to "develop auditors in the digital age."

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UMass Amherst offers summer 'CAMP' program for minority high school students

Last month, from July 24-29, twenty-eight high school juniors and seniors across Massachusetts took part in Careers in Accounting and Management Professions, or CAMP - a specialized summer camp for students interested in accounting and business careers, Wicked Local reports.

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August 3, 2016

Majority of businesses cover professional certification costs, Robert Half survey finds

According to a recent poll from staffing firm Robert Half, more and more professionals are getting support from their employers to continue their education. A majority of polled CFOs (72 percent) said their company covers some to all of the cost for their staff to obtain professional certifications.

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