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July 13, 2016

63-year-old starts own accounting practice in UK after returning to school

Terry Ramm, 63, of Lincoln, UK, recently joined 2000 other students - many of them younger - at accounting-centered online college Ideal Schools in order to begin a second career in the profession, according to a statement from the school.

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July 12, 2016

Crowe Horwath, Plante Moran, more named to Fortune's '50 Best Workplaces for New College Grads'

Fortune Magazine recently unveiled their first-ever list of the 50 Best Workplaces for College Grads. Fortune "looked at companies with a high volume of job growth as well as impressive recruiting and hiring numbers for new grads" in determining their ranking.

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July 11, 2016

Texas Society of CPAs honor John Sharbaugh as 2015-2016 honorary member

John Sharbaugh, executive director and CEO of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) and one of Accounting Today’s 100 Most Influential People, was recently announced as a 2015-2016 honorary member of the Society. The award is presented to those eligible not for regular TSCPA membership, but have nonetheless distinguished themselves within the profession on a statewide level.

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July 8, 2016

2016 EY-Earthwatch Ambassadors program donates 3,000 hours of research to Brazil, Mexico

EY announced that their EY-Earthwatch Ambassadors program - a collaboration between EY and the Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit that looks to engage professionals in scientific field research and education in sustainable environments - donated 3,120 hours of service this year in assisting local entrepreneurs in Latin America.

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July 7, 2016

Steven Harris elected chairman of National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) announced on Thursday that Steven Harris, partner-in-charge of RubinBrown’s Entrepreneurial Services Group, was named the new chairman of their Board of Directors. Effective July 1, 2016, Harris will serve a two-year term.

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July 6, 2016

Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation announces 2016-17 scholarship recipients

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Educational Foundation recently announced its college scholarship recipients for the 2016–2017 academic year. The Educational Foundation represents a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting accounting education and encouraging students to pursue careers as CPAs.

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Dallas, Texas firm Ryan celebrates 25th anniversary with inaugural 'RyanSHARES' day of service

Dallas, Texas tax services firm Ryan announced on Wednesday that they will hold an inaugural, firm-wide day of service in honor of the firm's 25th anniversary on July 14, 2016. Dubbed the “RyanSHARES” day, the firm's professionals will spend a full day volunteering in their respective local communities.

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July 1, 2016

CalCPA awards 2016 Public Service Award to Grimbleby Coleman CPAs of Modesto

The California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) recently announced that they have awarded Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, of Modesto, the Society's 2016 Public Service Award for Firms. CalCPA presents the award each year to recognize a California firm for its philanthropic contributions to the local, state or national level.

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June 30, 2016

Deloitte recognized as part of philanthropic 'Civic 50' for 2016

Deloitte recently announced that their firm was recognized as part of the Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that "honors the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey," per the organization's website.

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Plante Moran, KPMG, more named to Fortune's 2nd annual '100 Best Workplaces for Millennials'

A number of tax and accounting firms were named to Fortune's 2nd annual "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials." The ranking was based on more than 88,000 millennials working for over 600 companies that have been certified as a "Great Place to Work."

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