The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) launched their first part of a series on diversity Friday morning, aimed to teach its members on how to best recruit and retain a diverse workforce in accounting, the Society announced. Both accounting professionals and diversity experts were on hand to explain how diversity plays a crucial role during a panel discussion at PwC’s Seaport office.
The AICPA announced on Thursday the names of the approximately 90 students who completed the 2016 Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop (ASLW) - a three-day program designed to bolster students' professional skills and better prepare them for the CPA Exam.
Kansas City accounting and consulting firm MarksNelson announced that their firm will once again see its professionals participate in their annual “Volunteer Day” this Thursday, June 16, working with eight Kansas City nonprofit organizations. More than 130 staff members will "paint, clean, sort food and do yardwork," per a firm statement.
AffordableSchools.net, a college rankings site focused on affordable academic programs, recently announced their ranking of the 20 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees in Accounting. The top three schools on AffordableSchools.net's ranking include: Western International University, National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, and Cleary University.
The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announced on Tuesday the winners of its Outstanding Member of the Year and Top 5 Under 35 awards at a new ceremony prior to the Society's annual business meeting, held May 25 in Williamsburg.
The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) announced last week that the Society has presented two Connecticut accounting educators with their 2016 Educator of Excellence awards at the organization’s Recognition Reception held in Plantsville.
College Choice, an online resource ranking various college programs and institutions, recently unveiled their 2016 ranking for the best online master's in accounting programs. The University of Massachusetts and their Isenberg School of Management topped the list for digital master's programs.
CPA Ontario announced on Friday that Logan Joyce, of Kingston's Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School, placed first in the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's 2016 COIN Competition. The organization held its annual competition on May 4 this year, which looks to give high school students considering a CPA career the opportunity to complete a 75-question, multiple-choice quiz.
KPMG announced this week the launch of the KPMG Future Leaders Program - a new charitable initiative that looks to develop future women leaders. Also of note, KPMG announced that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will serve as ambassador to the program.
Prac Tech 2016: Rita Keller urges 'Mentoring Matters: People Will Stay When They Know Someone Cares'
On Tuesday, the third day of sessions at the 2016 Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Conference in Las Vegas, consultant and speaker Rita Keller gave a session on the importance of firm mentoring, titled, "Mentoring Matters: People Will Stay When They Know Someone Cares."