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XYZ University features OSCPA's pipeline efforts

Posted on Monday, July 16, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Associations and businesses are finding they need to engage Gen Z students at the high school level to give them time to commit their full college career to their specialized degree. OSCPA's efforts to do so are drawing attention, the most recent example of which is this blog post from XYZ University.

OSCPA decided in 2016 to create a high school student membership to help guide students to the CPA profession. Today it has more than 2,000 high-school-aged members.

“Our members are telling us that new graduates need higher-level skills to meet business demands,” said Society President and CEO Scott Wiley, CAE. “Automation is making the entry level accounting work of yesteryear obsolete. That means firms need new graduates to be year-two ready and take on client relationship management and other higher-level responsibilities sooner.”

Read the entire post here.


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