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February 6, 2015

FormSwift offers $1000 Scholarship to high school and college students

FormSwift, a software platform used to create commonly-used documents and forms including the W-2 and W9 Form, has announced a $1,000 scholarship for graduating high school seniors or freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in college.

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February 5, 2015

Cooke Foundation holds school leaders summit Feb. 5-6 to bridge 'excellence gap'

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which offers scholarships in the country to promising students with financial needs, is convening a two-day summit of national school leaders and experts in order to strategize about how schools can bridge the “achievement” or “excellence gap”—i.e., the troubling disparity in academic performance between lower income and higher income students.

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February 4, 2015

Mercadien announces sponsorship of inaugural Drexel University accounting fraud case competition

The Mercadien Group announced on Wednesday that it will be the inaugural sponsor for Drexel University’s Fraud & Internal Controls Case Competition (FIC3), a day-long event hosted by the Accounting Department of the LeBow College of Business, on February 13, 2015.

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February 3, 2015

AICPA Legacy Scholarships, worth more than $380,000, available for 2015-2016 academic year

The AICPA announced on Tuesday that the AICPA Legacy Scholarship application is now available on ThisWayToCPA.com for the 2015-2016 academic year. The new application process allows students to fill out a single application for all four AICPA Legacy Scholarship awards.

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February 2, 2015

Keeping marketing 'quick and easy,' but also effective

A top compliant of clients is that their CPAs aren’t proactive. However, it’s just these types of quick and easy marketing tasks that, in the client mind, are often the definition of proactivity! So, remember, quick and easy can be effective – whether it is your personal marketing efforts – or your next meal.

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University of Washington wins PwC's 2014 Accounting Challenge National Finals

Each year, nearly 5,000 students from 95 colleges and universities across the country learn more about high-level tax and accounting policy issues and compete for cash prizes in PwC’s Challenge competition. This year, a tean of four undergraduate students from University of Washington were announced as the 2014 Challenge Accounting Competition National Finals winner.

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January 30, 2015

Capella University announces new CPA pathway for BS in business accounting

Between today's focus on globalization and an increase in regulations, there's a new complexity to the role of accountant, requiring both deep skills and broad business knowledge in order to succeed. To fully prepare accounting professionals, the online Capella University has launched an Accounting CPA pathway specialization as part of its Bachelor of Science in Business online degree program.

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Illinois CPA Society supports minority accounting students with internship prep program

Earlier this month, the Illinois CPA Society hosted this year's Mary T. Washington Wylie (MTWW) Internship Preparation Program, providing 25 minority college students with access to training and resources essential in the transition from student to professional.

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January 29, 2015

KPMG announces group of distinguished leaders to serve on Women's Leadership Summit advisory council

KPMG announced today the members of an advisory council, comprised of proven leaders across business, sports, and the media, who will help guide the seminal KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit. The summit, hosted on-site during the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship this upcoming June, will serve to bring many of today’s most accomplished women together to inspire the next generation of women leaders.

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Five accounting marketing trends for 2015

The start of a new year always holds lots of possibilities. This year, we asked a handful of people what they think the top trends will be for accounting marketing. Here is what you should be watching and exploring in 2015.

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