by Terri Eyden on May 28, 2013
While overall employer expectations for hiring college graduates this fall are likely to remain relatively flat, more than half of companies report they'll be pursuing graduates who majored in accounting, according to a recent study.
by Terri Eyden on May 21, 2013
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants' Foundation for Accounting Education has announced the sixty-seven New York State students who will receive Excellence in Accounting Scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year.
by Deanna White on May 21, 2013
Healthy living is a year-round commitment at Herbein + Company, a 110-person CPA firm in Pennsylvania where employees are encouraged to participate in the firm's wellness program throughout the year.
by Terri Eyden on May 21, 2013
BDO USA LLP and Ernst & Young LLP were among twenty-five companies that were included in the Best Places to Work for Recent Grads 2013 report from ConnectEDU Inc., a technology company committed to transitioning learners from school to college to career.
by Terri Eyden on May 16, 2013
The CPA community in Rochester, New York, is channeling its naturally competitive spirit into a selfless cause this summer. They're trying to see who can raise the most money to break ground on a local Flower City Habitat for Humanity home.
by Terri Eyden on May 15, 2013
The conversation among CPAs today has gone well beyond technical issues. Today's CPAs need to know how to collaborate, connect, innovate, and inspire.
by Terri Eyden on May 15, 2013
Jennifer Warawa, Sage's vice president of partner programs and channel sales, said in a recent press release. "Sage is getting social with the help of the MACPA, and there are several initiatives planned to get ...
by Terri Eyden on May 14, 2013
Thanks to a recent doughnut sale fundraiser and household items drive, the Dickinson State University Accounting Club donated much-needed goods for people in need and nearly $200 to a not-for-profit charitable organization in Dickinson, North Dakota.
by Terri Eyden on May 14, 2013
After a forty-three-year academic career – the last thirty-four of which were spent as professor, chairman, and dean in the department of accounting at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business – Robert May, PhD, will be addressing 2013 graduating Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) students one last time.
by Terri Eyden on May 13, 2013
This April, Chapman University in Orange, California, became a mecca for "out-of-the-box" thinking when aspiring student entrepreneurs from top university programs put their business plans to the test in the California Dreamin' Investor and Fast Pitch Business Plan Competition.
by gailperry on May 10, 2013
Accounting and finance professionals who possess nontraditional accounting traits, such as general business knowledge and good communication skills, are valued not only by CFOs trying to fill open finance department positions at their companies, but also by human resources directors looking to recruit new talent to their accounting firms.
by gailperry on May 07, 2013
Whether it is watching a webinar on their laptop, taking an online self-study course, or attending an educational session at a conference, CPAs have several avenues they can take to accumulate CPE credits.
by gailperry on May 06, 2013
A new program at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL allows off-campus students to complete an accounting degree completely online.
by Terri Eyden on May 03, 2013
If there's one CFO who bucks the stereotype of the nerdy accountant, it's Cathy Shoenfeld, who takes full advantage of the Rocky Mountains where she lives and works. She won a new contest sponsored by CBIZ this year called Behind the Numbers – The Secret Lives of CFOs.
by Jason Bramwell on May 01, 2013
Accounting students who will graduate in 2013 will be the beneficiaries of an average starting salary that has increased by 7 percent over last year, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

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