Texas will soon have its first accounting school, at Texas Tech Rawls College of Business, Lubbock. The School of Accounting will launch in August with 500 graduate and undergraduate students. Currently, there are around 40 accounting-specific schools in the country accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Tampa, Fla.
The ASAE 2013 Finance, HR & Business Operations Conference will be April 30–May 1 at the Washington Convention Center. Topics include healthcare reform’s impact on associations; pros and cons of mobile, social media, and the cloud; and reducing liability associated with strategic partnerships, affiliations, and joint ventures.
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Arlington, Va., honored Bob and Christine Stiller and the Stiller Family Foundation with its highest foundation award: the 2013 Award for Outstanding Foundation. The award was made at the association’s international conference in San Diego on April 6. The award is given annually to honor a foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support, innovation, encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and national, international and/or community involvement.