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2013-2014 AICPA Scholarship Applications Now Available

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) recently announced its scholarship applications for the 2013-2014 academic year are now open.
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Perfect Pitch: Competition to Spur Student Entrepreneurs

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.
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University of Texas Wins Deloitte Tax Competition

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.
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Scholars Receive American Accounting Association Award

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.
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Leadership Development, Community Service Integral to Deloitte University

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte has taken a unique approach to employee training and leadership development at its huge, cutting-edge educational facility that's been dubbed Deloitte University.
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Gaining Perspective – Ernst & Young Hosts Diversity Events

More than 150 high-achieving, ethnically diverse college students gathered in New York City this January to attend Ernst & Young LLP's seventh annual Discover Ernst & Young event.
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Rochester CPAs Raising Funds to Build Habitat Home

Most people kicked off the New Year vowing to get fit or eat healthy. But members of the Rochester NYSSCPA started off the year with a much more altruistic goal – to raise $75,000 for a Flower City Habitat for Humanity home.
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Beyond Borders – Ernst & Young Assists Global Entrepreneurs

When Angela Gomez had the chance to push her passion for entrepreneurship and her professional skill set to the max by volunteering to assist global entrepreneurs, she jumped at the chance.
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Shining STARS - Indiana CPA Society Honored

INCPAS ended 2012 on a high note when it was recognized at the eleventh annual STAR Awards Banquet for the efforts of individual staff and for its creative and innovative accomplishments in new programming.
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CPA Exam 2013 Q1/Q2 Score Release Timetables

CPA Exam score release timetables have been such a hot topic among candidates that we [AICPA] have decided to post regular updates. Updated score release timelines will be announced twice annually on AICPA Insights® and on the CPA Exam website.
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AICPA Names Winners of 2012 Student Competition

Four accounting students from the University of Texas at Dallas joined forces to craft an innovative proposal on tax reform that earned them first place in the 2012 AICPA Accounting Competition.
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CBIZ Rakes in Food Donations with Flare

Accountants love data, and the number crunchers at CBIZ are especially pleased with their level of charitable giving this year: 648,034 pounds of food donated to community food banks across the country.
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More Women Are Joining Corporate Boards

New research about women on US corporate boards shows that women are joining boards at a higher rate and that boards that already have at least one female director are most likely to add more.
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Survey Identifies Greatest Challenges When Starting a New Job

Workers who ring in the New Year with a new job may find learning the ropes to be their biggest challenge, a new Accountemps survey suggests.
Community News

Accountant Questioned in Newtown Killings

December 14 probably started like any other workday in the life of a young accountant. Ryan Lanza was at his desk when the horrifying news came that a man had burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on children and adults.
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Program Teaches Students Financial Lessons

Students in nearly 500 fifth and sixth grade classrooms across Ohio turned an imaginary trip to a dog park into an important lesson in financial education when they participated in the financial literacy board game FETCH!.
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Wealth Management Firm Meets Needs of LGBT Clients

Christopher Street Financial, a New York-based wealth management firm, was founded in 1981 when Bob Casaletto, a gay man who worked at Merrill Lynch, realized that the financial needs of people in his community weren't being met.
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Ernst & Young Mentors Make College a Reality

Maria Prestigiacomo is one of more than 200 Ernst & Young employees in the United States helping low-income high school students see college as a reality by participating in the firm's College MAP initiative.
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Conference Goers Headed to the Cloud

The three-day Digital CPA: 2012 CPA2Biz Cloud User Conference gathered nearly 400 accounting professionals to discuss the changing landscape ushered in by exciting new technologies.
Community News

Baker Tilly Extends Outreach Efforts to Students in Need

Each weekday at around 9:00 a.m., a minivan from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School pulls up to the Minneapolis offices of accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly.

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