Institute Earns Triple Honors


The AICPA garnered 2004 Awards of Excellence from the National Association of Colleges and Employers for its Educational Competency Assessment Web site ( www.aicpa-eca.org ) and a video, Work/Life: Striking a Balance ( www.aicpa.org/worklife ). In addition, the Institute’s Web-based contest and forensic accounting game, Catch Me If You Can, which is part of its student recruitment program, won a Stevie Award for Best Direct Response Campaign.

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