Education & Careers news November 2007

Education & Careers

New student-focused web site provides info on becoming a CPA

Using the latest in graphics and flash technology, the Texas Society of CPAs has unveiled its new website for high school and college students: Destination CPA.Not just for Texas students, anyone interested in becoming a CPA can learn about what it takes to get the credential and the types of jobs available to CPAs. Job search strategies are provided, including tips for resume-writing, and there are links to a variety of CPA exam review providers.Virtual popcorn is provided to accompany a mock drive-in movie about choosing accounting as a career.
Community News

Accounting firm donates $100k to business college

Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC, the largest Colorado-based accounting and business advisory firm, has announced that it is giving the University of Northern Colorado's Monfort College of Business $100,000 over the next 10 years.Robert B. Hottman, CEO of EKS&H, said the gift is a way to recognize and support the college's accounting program and faculty for their commitment to educating students from their college career to their professional career in accounting.