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Date: Mar 18, 2009
Zarb Accounting Students to Compete in the First MWE Long Island College Accounting ChallengeHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Zarb School of Business accounting students will participate in the first College Accounting Challenge sponsored by CPA firm Margolin, Winer & Evens, LLP on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall on the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, New York.
Seniors from Hofstra University, Adelphi University, the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University and SUNY-Old Westbury will compete in a quiz show format hosted by
Cablevision's News12 weekend anchor Drew Scott. Mike Peress, MWE compliance partner, and Mark Stone, president of the Nassau chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, will act as judges.
The challenge will consist of four categories: ethics, tax, auditing and financial accounting.
One contestant from each school will represent their team in each round.
A plaque and prizes will be awarded to the winning team. All participants will receive a gift from the sponsor.
Margolin, Winer & Evens, LLP is one of the largest accounting and business advisory firms in the Northeast. Since 1946, the firm has provided full-service accounting, auditing, tax planning and business advisory services.
This event free and open to the public. For additional information please contact Linda Schain at (516) 463-5692.
The Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University believes that the best business
education provides students with a sound knowledge of their field combined with a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 145 undergraduate and 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences; business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.