by Terri Eyden on Jul 08, 2013
On July 12 through July 14, volunteers from the Alaska Society of CPAs (AKCPA) will turn out to promote financial literacy at the 2013 Bear Paw Festival – Roundup at the Bear Paw Corral, in Eagle River, Alaska.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 02, 2013
BKR International, one of the world's leading accounting associations, has increased the size of its annual international scholarship awarded to accounting students in 2013 in a program the association initiated last year.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 02, 2013
An understanding of today's undergraduate college students is vital to the effectiveness of our nation's colleges and universities and to the quality and skills of our future workforce.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 02, 2013
Mark Weinberger was named global chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young (EY) on July 1, the same day the Big Four firm announced the adoption of EY as its global brand name, unveiled a new logo, and adopted "Building a better working world" as its purpose and tagline.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 01, 2013
This summer, college student Skylar Cox participated in a new activity that will truly separate her from the crowd. She learned how to jumpstart her global mind-set at Ernst & Young LLP's Emerging Leaders Summit in Baltimore, Maryland.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 01, 2013
We have reached the midyear point when people may not be feeling as motivated as they were months ago when New Year's resolutions were being made. The good news is that there is still time to make the most of the remaining year.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 25, 2013
If you're trying to find the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) new President and CEO Todd Shapiro, chances are you won't catch him in his downtown Chicago office. That's because he's busy conducting his own ICPAS whistle-stop tour of sorts.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 25, 2013
The ACCA and IMA have announced a new strategic initiative for the global finance profession – Financial Leadership and Performance.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 24, 2013
As chair of the CalCPA for 2013-2014, Richard Simitian, CPA, will seek to strengthen relationships between CalCPA and California accounting firms. He also wants to focus on retaining new members and developing their leadership potential.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 21, 2013
In one fell swoop, a beautiful bombshell knocked some wind out of two long-held stereotypes. The new Miss USA is an accountant. That's right, Erin Brady works as a financial accountant at Prudential Retirement in Hartford. Or at least she did.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 19, 2013
Connect with industry leaders and get a first-hand look at the latest innovations for tax and accounting professionals at the CCH: Connections: User Conference 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
Moss Adams has pledged to donate $500,000 over the next five years to the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University to help fund student scholarships and enhance faculty development opportunities.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
In a recent study, Bersin by Deloitte found that overall spending on training rose 12 percent on average in 2012 – a sign that amidst greater financial stability, organizations are focused on reskilling their workforces.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
As any CPA knows, trying to explain accounting, the "language of business," to clients can sometimes be a difficult task. Now try to imagine explaining complex financial topics to a troop of Boy Scouts.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 11, 2013
In April, Plante Moran, a company long known for its groundbreaking approach to attracting and developing top female talent, announced the launch of its new Women in Leadership initiative to ensure aspiring female leaders don't have to travel the path to leadership alone.

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