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Running out of time: It's not too late to apply for the AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship

If you are an accounting student, get busy and get writing. If you know an accounting student, please forward this article immediately! The deadline for the AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship is midnight Thursday, March 31.
Tax

Rules for claiming the student loan interest deduction

The mortgage interest deduction is cherished by many, but the much-maligned student loan is another interest deduction not to be overlooked. And in some cases, parents can even reap the benefit.
Education & Careers

From cell phone expenses to retirement: High school students test their knowledge

It is the rare high school student who can get interested in planning for retirement, but managing cell phone expenses? Now you're talking.
Community News

KPMG teams with National Academy Foundation to strengthen high school accounting education

The National Academy Foundation (NAF) has teamed with Big Four firm KPMG LLP and the KPMG Foundation in a move to strengthen high school accounting education at its Academies of Finance (AOF) nationwide.
Community News

Students and professionals join to make a difference in Deloitte's Alternative Spring Break program

Students with a passion for community service, who really want to give back, will experience a different kind of spring break when they join Deloitte professionals as volunteers in underserved communities.
Education & Careers

A new way to attract accounting talent? E&Y might be onto something big

This year, Big Four firm Ernst & Young is taking an unconventional approach to reaching the top talent. That is, it is meeting the students where they "live," online.
Education & Careers

Submitting tax records just got easier for student financial aid candidates

A new convenience for families of college students submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online might come at the expense of accountants who currently provide related services to their clients.
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.
Community News

UT-Austin sweeps annual professors survey; PwC takes top ranking of firms

Public Accounting Report, CCH's independent newsletter of the accounting profession, has published results of its annual survey of accounting professors. UT-Austin swept the college rankings, while PwC took first place in the firm rankings.
Education & Careers

Job Outlook survey shows positive trends for accounting graduates

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conducted its annual Job Outlook 2011 survey and found that hiring trends for 2011 graduates are looking positive.
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.
Education & Careers

Interns and new graduates face a brighter hiring future

According to a new study, the college segment of the labor market is about to rebound, hiring is poised to increase, and hiring of recent college graduates is expected to improve measurably.
Education & Careers

Benefits of distance education in accounting

Many people would like to further their education or become trained in a professional career such as accounting, but their current commitment to their job with other time allocations to family and so forth keep them from pursuing this.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2011 Accounting Student Scholarship Program

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce the 2011 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship Program, offered to accounting majors throughout North America.
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.
A&A

Texas CPAs suggest toys that teach children about saving, budgeting, investing

With many people facing challenging financial situations and an economy desperately trying to rebound, the TSCPA believes this holiday season is the perfect time for children to learn the importance of money-mindedness with affordable toys and board games that won’t break the bank.
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.

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