It was 1994. The fall of the Navy Suit. More than 20 years ago. And I was sitting in your seat.
Indiana Wesleyan University and CPA Center of Excellence launch international partnership to boost soft skills
The CPA Center of Excellence announced this week that they have launched an academic partnership between Indiana Wesleyan University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), in which students on both sides of the Atlantic will get to further their "employability skills" using the Center's resources.
EY (Ernst &Young) and EIG (Economic Innovation Group) have recently published the results of their national survey of Millennials, dubbed the "The Millennial Economy" to poll their economic views on a personal, local, and national level, as well as their economic values following the Great Recession.
As part of their third annual Global Diversity Week, PwC launched a new report on Tuesday examining the firm's diversity and inclusion initiatives. Titled The PwC Diversity Journey: Creating Impact, Achieving Results, the report covers PwC's efforts and statistics in building a more diverse workforce.
In recent years, the CPA profession has been doing more to advance women into leadership roles, yet recent data shows that they only comprise 23% of partners and principals. To counter this, the 2017 Accounting MOVE Project survey, titled ”Pipeline to Finish Line: Powering Women to the Partner/Principal Level,” plans to discuss specific strategies and programs that will advance women leadership into higher numbers.
The Marcum Foundation, the charity division of Marcum LLP, announced on Wednesday that they have raised $242,841.95 in charitable donations between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016. This marks the first full year of donations for the Foundation.
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has announced their second annual "social media blitz" which highlights the benefits of an auditing career. The hashtag #AuditorProud will once again be shared on Thursday, September 22, and is part of the CAQ’s ongoing efforts to attract more potential candidates to the profession.
Siena College in Albany, N.Y. announced a new accounting program for bachelor's and master's students this week, dubbed the "3+1" program. Participating students will now be able to achieve bachelor's and master's degrees in four years' time, as opposed to the more standard five-year period.
Professional services firm CliftonLarsonAllen's CLA Foundation recently completed their second grant cycle last month, awarding $300,000 to 17 organizations across the country that share its mission of "promot[ing] and support[ing] diverse individuals and organizations by connecting networks, advancing work readiness, and creating career opportunities."
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants' (VSCPA) announced this week that hundreds of CPAs and volunteers across Virginia will participate in the Society's CPA Day of Service this upcoming Friday, Sept. 23.