Read the Connecticut CPA digital edition at www.ctcpas.org/ctcpa. Contents On the Cover Celebrating Accounting Educators of Excellence: “The Eddys” page 8 Features 6 The Essential Event: Adding Up to a Richer Future 8 Celebrating Accounting Educators of Excellence: “The Eddys” 10 Educational Trust Fund News 12 Embracing Diversity 13 Congratulations, New Connecticut CPAs! 14 It’s Just LIFE: It’s Ladies’ Night! Upcoming Programs and Events 5 18 20 24 CTCPA Interview Day Members-Only Meetings New and Young Professionals Programs CPE Calendar Member Matters 21 22 25 26 27 28 30 31 Welcome, New Students! Get in the Mix – the CPAMix Member News Welcome, New Members! Firm Moves and Promotions Member Snapshots Classified Advertisements Affinity Partnerships Get Connected >> Share your financial know-how through SCORE >> Take advantage of the online resume hub >> Serve as an expert media source SCORE is looking for CPAs willing to speak at seminars to brand-new business owners around the state on bookkeeping and business plans. >> www.ctcpas.org/SCORE Whether you’re looking to find your next job or a new employee, our resume center can help. Post your resume or search listings today. >> www.ctcpas.org/resumes Media professionals are always looking for trusted sources. If you have an expertise in which you can offer knowledge or advice, we’ll reach out to you when reporters call. >> Contact Public Affairs Director Mark Zampino at markz@ctcpas.org or 860-258-0212 www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCPAs www.twitter.com/ConnecticutCPAs www.linkedin.com Group: CTCPA g www.ctcpas.org Connecticut CPA July/August 2013 3