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IMA Conference: Gaining a Competitive Advantage in the Job Market

Students, faculty, and business leaders will come together at the Institute of Management Accountant’s (IMA) Student Leadership Conference for three days of sessions devoted to networking, professional education, and mastering the tools and strategies that will lead to a job in management accounting.
Election 2012

Video News Update for the Week of October 24, 2011

AccountingWEB's Weekly News Update for the week of October 24, 2011 is available in video format!
Education & Careers

New Jersey CPA Candidates Remain in Limbo

According to reports from the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA), some candidates for the CPA Examination in New Jersey recently had their applications rejected due to confusion over certain education requirements. But class hasn't been dismissed quite yet.
Education & Careers

AICPA Announces a Major Change for CPA Exam Candidates: Reduced Wait Time for Results

Beginning in the fourth quarter of 2011, exam scores will be released earlier and more frequently. The change is in response to the most common request made by test takers since 2004 when the exam went from a pencil-and-paper format to a computerized format.
Education & Careers

AICPA sponsors second annual case competition for accounting students

The 2011 AICPA Accounting Competition, which launched on August 29, 2011, will test students' fraud and forensic accounting skills in a complex scenario focused on a fictional Texas company looking to expand its business into Nigerian oil fields.
Education & Careers

Best tips for maximizing your e-learning experience

The economic pain during the past few years, coupled with the need to maximize value from training budget spend while ensuring staff remain productive, has without doubt helped to solidify e-learning’s position alongside other key learning and development delivery methods.
Education & Careers

How to save money on the first year of college

Parents of freshmen are often very surprised by the price of books, travel, dorm accessories and other college necessities. The Texas Society of CPAs offers six tips on how to save on these and other expenses.
Education & Careers

AGA announces annual Government Finance Case Challenge

The best undergraduate accounting, finance, and business students in the country are invited to compete in the fifth annual Government Finance Case Challenge, sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
Community News

High school students learn firsthand about the accounting profession

Jennifer Dorigo, an accounting teacher at Kenmore East High School in Tonawanda, New York, decided she wanted her students to learn firsthand what the accounting profession is really like. She also wanted her students to strengthen their communication skills and increase their business knowledge.
A&A

Ernst & Young LLP launches academic case study on sustainability reporting

As a professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, a college widely regarded for its ability to prepare students to meet the social, ethical, and environmental stewardship issues of tomorrow, Dr. Richard Brownlee II is well versed in teaching sustainability topics to future business professionals.
Education & Careers

Casting a wider net: Beta Alpha Psi Portal allows alumni and students to connect

A new initiative, the Beta Alpha Psi Portal, allows lifelong BAP members to connect to a nationwide network of fellow members via the near-instantaneous social networking connection.
Education & Careers

Hefgine G. Fils-Aime receives Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to announce that Hefgine G. Fils-Aime, a spring 2011 graduate of the University of South Florida, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration award.
Practice Management

Five tips for part-time employees and their managers

Being a part-time employee and a college student can sometimes be a lot to juggle. My school schedule is priority and fortunately my part-time job schedule is flexible. Staying focused while on the job can be very difficult as the mind set for college work is very different from that of my part-time job duties.
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.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: Secret agent accountant

Howard G. Telson, AccountingWEB student scholarship winner from The College of New Jersey, shares a clever story about the possible use of smartphone applications.
Technology

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: Want to see the future of the accounting profession? There's an app for that

Lucas Taylor, AccountingWEB student scholarship winner, shares his ideas on how recent advances in smartphone technology have transformed mobile phones from simple communication devices into complex media centers with capabilities unheard of just a decade ago.
Technology

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: There's an app for that

AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winner Steven Garner addresses the potential of app technology for handheld devices.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2011 Accounting Student Scholarship winners

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce that three winners have been chosen as the 2011 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winners.
A&A

CPA candidates are confronted by significant changes to exam

In January 2011, the CPA exam underwent its largest transformation since it was converted from a paper and pencil exam to computer-based in 2004.
Education & Careers

World of Accounting introduces profession to Rochester, NY high school students

The World of Accounting showcase, hosted by the Rochester chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) on April 29, provided nearly 200 New York high school students with an opportunity to explore career options in accounting.

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