by Terri Eyden on Feb 22, 2013
Best-selling writer Patricia Cornwell won a $50.9 million judgment February 18 after a federal court jury in Boston unanimously found her former accounting and business management firm negligent.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 22, 2013
One publication describes them as a "power couple," but those days may be over for Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Jackson Jr., at least for now. On February 20, both Jacksons entered guilty pleas in the separate charges brought against them.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 21, 2013
Ernst & Young recently joined the ranks of seventy top business leaders in proclaiming their support of the Common Core State Standards for education, which are designed to ensure students leave school with the skills needed to succeed in college and careers.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 19, 2013
NASBA has announced a call for proposals for its Accounting Education Research Grants Program, which is aimed at advancing research on educational issues impacting CPAs, the public accounting profession, and boards of accountancy.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 19, 2013
Two thought leaders in accounting education, IMA® and AAA's Management Accounting Section, are working to bridge the gap between the skills currently provided in accounting education and those required in practice.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 18, 2013
KPMG is leveraging its sponsorship of two top professional golfers – Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis – by donating 5,000 new books to local schools for each tournament victory the golfers achieve this season.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 15, 2013
A class-action gender discrimination lawsuit filed by five former KPMG LLP female professional employees against the Big Four accounting firm may go forward, a US district court judge in New York ruled February 7.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 14, 2013
Canada's professional accountants' effort to unite its disparate certification bodies under a new national accounting body, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), is seeing mixed results.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 11, 2013
When visitors walk into the offices of David J. Hensley, CPA, Inc., the first thing they see is a folded and framed American flag proudly displayed on the most prominent wall of Hensley's unpretentious office.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 05, 2013
From a young age, Edwin Jones knew he wanted to be an accountant. But it wasn't until he attended ACAP-Ohio that he truly understood the opportunities that come with a degree in accounting or finance.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 01, 2013
In your quest to keep pace with all that's thrown at you, do you find yourself frequently preoccupied? It seems as if many accountants are in overdrive today. We don't enjoy the morning because we're always in a rush. We don't enjoy the evening, because it goes by too fast.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 01, 2013
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recently announced its scholarship applications for the 2013-2014 academic year are now open.
by Terri Eyden on Jan 31, 2013
A diverse set of young entrepreneurs from colleges and universities across the United States will be competing in the Eleventh Annual SmartPitch Challenge, hosted by Baruch College and IBM.
by Terri Eyden on Jan 29, 2013
A team of five University of Texas at Austin accounting students maintained Longhorn pride when they won a national intercollegiate competition by solving a complex tax problem.
by Terri Eyden on Jan 28, 2013
This January, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced the recipients of the American Accounting Association's (AAA) Greatest Potential Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award for 2012.