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Football and Tax Fraud at U of South Dakota

In mid-November, nine people were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of tax fraud conspiracy and identity theft. The defendants include four former athletes from USD and one current member of its football team.
Education & Careers

Olympians, Deloitte Carry Torch of Leadership

Several Olympians and Paralympians are still carrying the spirit of leadership and inspiration to college campuses across the country this fall, thanks to the "It's Your Race, Take the Lead!" road show sponsored by Deloitte and the USOC.
Education & Careers

Beta Alpha Psi's Three 2012 Award Winners

Beta Alpha Psi awarded three professionals the Business Information Professional of the Year award, sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®), at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting.
Education & Careers

UMT Dean Receives Outstanding Dean Award

The Outstanding Dean Award was presented to Larry Gianchetta, PhD, at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on August 3, 2012.
Education & Careers

FAE Awards $150,000 in College Scholarships

The NYSSCPA and its Foundation for Accounting Education have announced fifty New York students who will receive Excellence in Accounting Scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year.
Education & Careers

AICPA Honors Student with Medal of Inspiration Award

The AICPA has announced that Paul Wright, a student at Western Washington University, was awarded Beta Alpha Psi's Medal of Inspiration Award at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting in Baltimore.
Education & Careers

SNHU Offers Online Accelerated Accounting Degree

SNHU's new online accelerated BS to MS accounting degree gives students wider berth in the marketplace, with valuable credentials and an increased pace in meeting the 150-hour CPA certification and reciprocity requirements.
Practice

AICPA Scholars Program Aims to Increase Accounting PhD Faculty

In fall 2009, when most young professionals and recent college graduates were struggling to find almost any position in the decimated American job market, Denise Hanes, a successful senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Philadelphia, did what many might consider the unthinkable.
Practice

Deloitte's Maximum Impact Program - A Different Kind of Spring Break

Spring break was about hard work as well as play this year for the eighty-eight students chosen from 1,600 applicants who participated in the fifth annual Maximum Impact: Deloitte's Alternative Spring Break program. Teaming with United Way and Teach for America, Deloitte hosted two spring break programs in March.
Education & Careers

Nine in Ten CFOs Say Work Experience Important for College Grads

College students take note: Prior work experience may be a requisite for getting your foot in the door with employers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. Nine in ten (91 percent) CFOs interviewed said it is important for entry-level accounting and finance professionals to gain practical experience while in college.
Education & Careers

PCAOB selects academic institutions to receive scholarships for 2011-2012 year

Accounting students from 52 undergraduate and graduate institutions will be the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
Education & Careers

UCBerkeley accounting students win Deloitte Student Case Study Seminar competition

A team of accounting students from the University of California, Berkeley took top honors at the 16th annual National Student Case Study Seminar against five other national finalist schools from across the country,
Education & Careers

University of Texas at Dallas team takes top honors in AICPA competition

Can a hotel become more sustainable and reduce its carbon footprint by using LED lighting and installing a rooftop garden? A team of four accounting students from the University of Texas at Dallas thinks so. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a popular luxury hotel think so, too. Jason Bramwell reports.
Education & Careers

College students compete in PwC xTREME Games

Business students from the University of Illinois last week won the national round of the PwC xACT division for the third consecutive year. The xACT and the xTAX divisions are part of PwC US's xTREME Games, now in its ninth year.
Education & Careers

CPE Link, AccountingWEB cooperate to enrich university accounting curriculum

In a model of academic and professional cooperation, CPE Link and AccountingWEB have agreed to provide accounting students at California State University, San Bernardino, access to webcasts developed by and for practicing CPAs.
Community News

SUNY wins Long Island College Accounting Challenge

Now that the third Long Island College Accounting Challenge is over, it's time to recognize the competition, celebrate the victors, and start planning for next year. Students of SUNY at Old Westbury emerged victorious for the second time in three competitions.
Tax

Convicted felon hired to teach accounting at university in Missouri

Missouri Southern State University has hired a convicted felon, who embezzled at least $129,000 from a former employer, to teach accounting.
Community News

Ernst & Young Gives $1M to UGA School of Accounting

Ernst & Young has pledged $1 million to the Tull School of Accounting in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
Community News

Accounting competition raises awareness with Long Island students

Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP of Garden City, New York, created the Long Island College Accounting Challenge as a way to encourage Long Island accounting students to become more aware of the professional opportunities available.
Community News

Arizona State University students, pwc, Habitat for Humanity build home for family

From crunching numbers to hammering nails, Arizona State University students took a break from their books to lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity.

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