MICPA Award Winners, MAF Scholarship, Educators Task Force and more

by micpa | Oct 17, 2016   ()

MICPA Announces 2016 Award Winners; Includes Accounting Educators, Students
The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants congratulates the winners of its 2016 annual awards, including educators and students. They were honored on Oct. 5 at the MICPA’s annual Awards Dinner in West Bloomfield. Congratulations goes to:

  • Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education AwardDr. Thomas Weirich, professor in the School of Accounting at Central Michigan University.
  • Accounting Teaching Excellence Award – Dr. Mike Sweeney, Evart McCabe / UPS Memorial Endowed Chair in Economics, Business and Accounting at Hillsdale College.
  • Outstanding High School Teacher Award -- Kathleen Ford, accounting teacher at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills.
  • Outstanding Student Member AwardDaniel Wysocki, of Shelby Township, an accounting student at Oakland University.

“We are proud to recognize these winners who are shining examples of the accounting profession,” said Peggy Dzierzawski, president and CEO of MICPA. “These CPAs embody our best standards – a commitment to our profession and a commitment to give back to their communities.”  READ MORE

MAF Scholarship Application
The Michigan Accountancy Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to fifth/graduate year accounting students. The application for 2017 scholarships is now live on the MAF website.

Get Involved. Join the Educators Task Force
If you are interested in getting more involved with the MICPA, please join us for the next Educators Task Force meeting. The meeting will be conducted via conference call from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11. For more details or to RSVP you may register online or call Rachel Lombardo at 248.267.3725.

Upcoming High School Leaders Conference
Please consider joining us  for the upcoming High School Leaders Conference on November 8, 2016 at Oakland University. You and seven students are invited to attend this event free of charge. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the program will run until 1 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Emily VanMeter by email or telephone at 248.267.3680. We hope to see you there. READ MORE

Next CPA Exam Sample Test Now Available
The new sample test for the next version CPA Exam, which launches April 1, 2017, is now available. The updated sample test provides candidates with a preview of exam content as well as the functionality experienced in a Prometric test center. The sample test is compatible with both Macs and PCs, and runs on most major web browsers. READ MORE

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