Community News news August 2011

Community News

Oklahoma CPA receives special recognition award from the AICPA

In his more than 40-year career as a member of the CPA profession, Carlos E. Johnson, CPA, EdD, has approached service to his vocation not as a duty, but as a calling – to consistently provide exemplary and unwavering leadership on the industry's legislative, academic, and not-for-profit fronts.
Workplace Fitness

CCR LLP's inspiring health and wellness program

In the fall of 2009, CCR LLP (CCR) rolled out its Corporate Wellness Program, the goal of which was to improve the health and well-being of its employees. As an added bonus, CCR's initiative created camaraderie between offices through friendly competition.
A&A

The 2011 Women to Watch awards – recognizing outstanding women in the accounting profession

Outstanding women – those who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and to the development of women – receive recognition through the Women to Watch program.
Community News

Results of 2011 Rosenberg MAP Survey released

The Rosenberg Survey team is pleased to announce that results are in for the 2011 MAP Survey. Overall, the survey reveals a trend that many firms are reinvesting in the future.
Community News

Showcasing the future: Illinois CPA Society hosts the Midwest Accounting & Finance Showcase

Where does a CPA or a small business practitioner go to learn about the latest technology trends? Mearly 2,100 business and finance professionals will descend on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 23-24, for the Illinois CPA Society Midwest Accounting and Finance Showcase.
Community News

Mat Young named AICPA vice president of state regulation and legislation

The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) has named Mat Young as its vice president of state regulatory and legislative affairs. Young previously served as AICPA director of congressional and political affairs. 
Community News

Salsa dancing CPA needs your vote

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants enters spicy photo in Facebook photo contest for good cause.
Community News

Company announcements: Week of August 8, 2011

Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of August 8, 2011.
Community News

Loans that change lives

Accountants for Social Good (ASG) is a new charitable group created to unite accountants, CPAs, and other financial professionals to help those in need.
Community News

CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference features "Best in Process" solutions for success

From best practices in serving clients' needs to hands-on experience with advanced technology and optimized workflows, the CCH Connections: 2011 User Conference will connect professionals with people, products, and processes to help them be more successful.
Education & Careers

Ernst & Young mentoring program helps unlikely students navigate the road to college

College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence), co-sponsored by College for Every Student and Ernst & Young, encourages and helps students who might not otherwise attend college.