Atlanta-based Porter Keadle Moore has made a contribution to the Center for Forensic Studies in Accounting at Georgia Southern University – to the tune of $6,000.

“This program does excellent work, which is particularly important in today’s economy,” said Phil Moore, PKM’s managing partner. “It’s training a generation of students with critical, much-needed skills. This donation allows us to live out one of our core values at PKM of being philanthropic within our community, by giving back to a school and a program that has done much for our firm.”

Jenna Green, an associate in PKM’s systems group, earned her master’s degree at Georgia Southern. She says her training is invaluable in helping companies protect themselves from fraud and comply with increasingly complex anti-fraud regulations.

“Even if you don’t work in forensic accounting, it’s something every accounting student should be aware of,” Green said.

The center offers 10 courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. PKM regularly partners with Georgia Southern to present an annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference. This year’s conference will be held June 2 to 4 in Savannah, Ga.