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October 28, 2014

CAQ names winners of L.A. Audit Case Competition

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) recently announced the winners of its Internal Audit Case Study Competition, held at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on October 23, 2014. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the competition saw some of the best and brightest accounting and auditing students in the L.A. area present their case for responding to potential material fraud at a fictitious public company.

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October 27, 2014

Murray State unveils new accounting center

It pays to be an accounting major at Murray State University in Kentucky, as Oct. 10 saw the dedication of the new 5,700 sq. foot Dr. Tim Miller Center for Accounting Education - a suite for accounting students to work and meet with their peers outside of class during the academic year.

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October 24, 2014

Deloitte golf tournament raises $115,000 for Sacramento charities

Deloitte's 14th annual Fall Classic golf tournament in Sacramento raised $115,000 this year to benefit five local children's charities, marking $965,000 raised via the tournaments since its inception in 2001.

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Grassi & Co. partners with St. Francis Food Pantries for charity day

With the holiday season fast approaching, charitable events are becoming more and more prevalent as professionals and firms get into the spirit of the season. Today, Grassi & Co., the N.Y.-based accounting firm, is holding its annual charitable "Firm Day" event at the Skyline Hotel in Manhattan.

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October 23, 2014

The positives—and negatives—of work-from-home programs

As previously reported, the majority of 99 accounting firms surveyed by ConvergenceCoaching have implemented work-from-home programs for their staff. Convergence has now released further insights, both positive and negative feedback, from those firms,

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KPMG attains 25th office under LEED certification

KPMG recently announced that its Short Hills, NJ office has attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Counsel, the 25th KPMG workplace to do so under its "Living Green" program.

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October 22, 2014

Accounting Degree Review ranks 30 most affordable online bachelor's degrees

As online degrees continue to be a viable option for aspiring professionals, factors such as tuition cost, on top of quality, are important to consider. Recently, Accounting Degree Review compiled their 30 most affordable online bachelor's degrees for 2014-15, considering both affordability and quality in their rankings

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Why didn't we think about freezing eggs?

The AICPA has recently renewed its commitment to women. I wouldn’t be surprised if accounting firms soon followed suit with this new “perk.” Hmm...

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October 20, 2014

AICPA Fall Meeting 2014: The once and future exam

On Sunday, the first day of events at the AICPA’s 2014 Fall Meeting of Council in Boston, Mass., the state of the Uniform CPA Examination proved to be a key topic, with plans to ultimately release a new version of the Exam by 2017.

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October 17, 2014

AICPA to hold Women's Global Leadership Summit in D.C.

With the goal of expanding the role of influential women in the CPA profession, the AICPA will hold the Women's Global Leadership Summit in Washington D.C. from Oct. 23-24.

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