UTAccounting Students’ CPA Passage Rate Ranks Seventh in the Nation

Publication: Tennessee Today
Published: March 3, 2015
Author: Lola Alapo and Tanya Brown

Accounting students in the Haslam College of Business are among the brightest in the state and the nation, according to the latest report from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

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Accounting Students’ CPA Passage Rate Ranks Seventh in the Nation


BGA Matter of Trust: Public Battle Lines Often Form When Doctors, Teachers Go Astray

Publication: The Beaufort Gazette
Published: January 10, 2015
Author: Sarah Bowman

Public trust is a valuable commodity for many, but for doctors, teachers and others who have positions of responsibility over children, it is a crucial ingredient for their careers.

“Trust is built over time, and very few take the approach that they will trust someone until given a reason not to,” said Alfonzo Alexander, president of the NASBA Center for the Public Trust. “So any violation of trust is going to cause some level of damage, but how much damage and how it is repaired depends on the relationship.”

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A Matter of Trust: Public Battle Lines Often Form When Doctors, Teachers Go Astray


NASBA Presents Prestigious Awards to Three Leaders in Accounting

Publication: Inside Public Accounting
Published: December 9, 2014

NASBA recognized David Vaudt, Richard Isserman and Viki Windfeldt for their leadership and efforts to advance the profession during its 107th annual meeting.

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NASBA Presents Prestigious Awards to Three Leaders in Accounting


AGJournalCPAs to lead House Agriculture Committee

Publication: High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
Published: November 29, 2014
Author: Larry Dreiling

Rep. Mike Conaway, R-TX, was selected Nov. 18 as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress. A certified public accountant by training, he’ll be joining Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-MN, a fellow CPA, as the leaders of the committee.

Conaway, 66, was born in Borger, Texas, and grew up in Odessa, graduating from Odessa’s Permian High School in 1966 after playing on Permian’s first state championship football team. He earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1970.

When George W. Bush was elected governor of Texas, he appointed Conaway to a seat on the Texas Board of Public Accountancy. Conaway later chaired the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

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CPAs to lead House Agriculture Committee


WLTXWhat to Save if You Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Publication: WLTX.com
Published: November 20, 2014
Reporter: Andrea Mock

Donald (“Donny”) H. Burkett, CPA, NASBA’s 2014-15 Vice Chair, sits down with WLTX’s Andrea Mock to discuss several ways to save money when living paycheck to paycheck.

According to statistics presented by Burkett, 61% of workers live paycheck to paycheck. In addition, the Brookings Institution has reported that 38 million households are living paycheck to paycheck.

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What to Save if You Live Paycheck to Paycheck


DBJColorado DORA Announces Tool to Help Consumers Hire CPAs

Publication: Denver Business Journal
Published: November 12, 2014
Author: Heather Draper

Coloradans have a new tool to help them hire a certified public accountant or CPA firm, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies said Wednesday.

Colorado is now part of a national database of CPAs and CPA firms where consumers may – free of charge – verify a license and check for possible disciplinary actions using CPAverify.org.

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Colorado DORA Announces Tool to Help Consumers Hire CPAs


Accounting TodayIndian Citizens Now Able to Take CPA Exam in Middle East

Publication: Accounting Today
Published: September 29, 2014
Author: Sean McCabe

As of October 1st, 2014, Indian citizens and permanent residents wishing to take the Uniform CPA Examination may do so in designated Middle Eastern countries, according to a statement made by the AICPA, NASBA, and Prometric.

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Indian Citizens Now Able to Take CPA Exam in Middle East


UofColoradoOUC’s CPE Fulfills NASBA Best Practices Recommendations

Publication: Office of University of Colorado Controller News
Published: September 26, 2014
Author: Normandy Roden

Our CPE Program Manager Lisa Vallad recently returned from the National Registry Summit, a National Association of State Boards of Accountancy event. The OUC’s participation in this annual conference is critical to ensuring the ongoing success and compliance of our Continuing Professional Education for Certified Public Accountants (CPE for CPAs) Program.

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OUC’s CPE Fulfills NASBA Best Practices Recommendations

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