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September 8, 2016

Connecticut Society of CPAs raises over $1.5K in 7th annual kickball tournament

The Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA) New and Young Professionals Group recently held their seventh annual Charity Kickball Tournament in Plainville. Approximately 100 up-and-coming CPAs competed in friendly competition that resulted in $1,825 raised donations for the Foundation for Life, a non-profit organization seeking to improve the quality of life for families and individuals in the Northeast.…

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September 7, 2016

IIA announces launch of interactive learning resource, 'IIA Learning OnDemand'

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) announced on Tuesday the launch of IIA Learning OnDemand, an online, self-paced learning resource that provides continuing education opportunities and tools to support internal audit professionals in their daily lives.

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Cornell University to launch new accounting master's degree in Fall 2017

Cornell University will launch a new master’s degree in accounting, dubbed the "Master of Professional Studies in Management," at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in Fall 2017, the Cornell Chronicle reports.

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September 1, 2016

Virginia Society of CPAs launches 'LEAD' initiative to develop future leaders

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announced this week the launch of LEAD (Learn, Engage, Advocate, Drive), a new initiative looking give professionals the proper resources to develop into future leaders.

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August 31, 2016

H&R Block rolls out 'Budget Challenge' game for 2016, offers $200K in college scholarships

According to a 2011 Charles Schwab study, some 86 percent of teens claimed they want to learn money management in class before making a mistake in the real world. In response to this, H&R Block Budget Challenge will once again be rolling out sessions beginning Sept. 8 in high schools across the country.

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August 30, 2016

MACPA's Business Learning Institute announces 2016 'Leadership Academy' graduates

The Business Learning Institute announced on Tuesday that twenty up-and-coming professionals have graduated from their 2016 Leadership Academy. Held Aug. 24-26 in Towson, Md., the annual event gathers top CPAs and teaches them strategic thinking, leadership skills, and network-building.

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August 25, 2016

Public Accounting Report's 35th Annual Professors Survey reveals top undergrad, grad program rankings for 2016

The Public Accounting Report, the monthly independent newsletter serving the accounting profession since 1978, released the results of their 35th Annual Professors Survey this August, in which accounting professors across U.S. colleges and universities rank collegiate accounting programs.

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PGA golfer Notah Begay III partners with REDW to promote accounting in Native American communities

Indian Country Today reports that retired PGA golfer Notah Begay III, in his first ambassador role outside of professional sports, has partnered with southwest CPA and business consulting firm REDW to promote accounting and financial literacy to Native American communities.

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August 23, 2016

Weaver Private Foundation names Habitat for Humanity as 2016 'Charity of Choice'

Top 100 firm Weaver announced on Tuesday that their Weaver Private Foundation have chosen Habitat for Humanity as their Charity of Choice for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The Foundation contributed $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity Texas to distribute to the organization's affiliates in locations where Weaver holds offices.

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Scheffel Boyle forms new 'Agribusiness Service Niche' to serve agricultural industry

Southern Illinois firm Scheffel Boyle announced on Monday that they'll be adding a new "Agribusiness Service Niche" to their list of client focus groups. The Agribusiness Niche will look to provide tax, accounting, audit, succession and estate planning, as well as general consulting services, to the agricultural industry.

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