Latest News:

  • Aug 12, 2021

    PODCAST: The future of the CPA exam

    In just a few short years, the CPA exam will undergo a change to ensure accounting is able to compete in today’s fast-paced business environment.
  • Aug 05, 2021

    Scholarship winners appreciate deeper look into accounting

    For accounting student Holly Fitch, attending the recent Women, Wealth and Wellness Virtual Conference opened up a world of possibilities.
  • Jun 10, 2021

    Learn the keys to attracting talent at June 16 live Town Hall

    Tune in for the OSCPA Town Hall set for June 16 at noon on finding, retaining and developing top talent. Winning the race for talent is key to maintaining an edge in today's hyper-competitive marketplace.
  • Jun 03, 2021

    OSCPA members win prestigious Elijah Watt Sells award

    While many CPA exam candidates are simply looking to pass each section in as few tries as possible, three OSCPA members were among those who received the highest scores on the test in 2020.
  • May 27, 2021

    Aspiring accountant benefits from expanding business knowledge

    Much is expected of new grads today, and college students with graduation on the horizon are beginning to think about the skills they’ll need to excel in the real world.
  • Dec 23, 2020

    CPA exam bill awaits governor approval

    In a second major victory in as many months for the accounting profession in Ohio, the State Senate Friday evening passed a bill to allow students to sit for the CPA exam at 120 semester hours.
  • Dec 18, 2020

    CPA exam bill approved by Senate; heads soon to governor for approval

    In a second major victory in as many months for the accounting profession in Ohio, the State Senate Friday evening passed a bill to allow students to sit for the CPA exam at 120 semester hours.
  • Nov 25, 2020

    Student creates guide to help LAUNCH accounting careers

    OSCPA is introducing a new resource to help students kickstart their careers. “LAUNCH” combines all job and internship opportunities into one resource for students to navigate at their convenience.
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Fall Advance 2020 to feature YCPA panel

    New this fall, OSCPA’s Advance program will feature a 30-minute panel discussion with four young CPAs.
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Perspective: What it’s like to be in college during the coronavirus pandemic

    If someone had told me that my senior year of college at Xavier University would involve Zoom classes and wearing masks all around campus, I would not have believed them.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Fall Advance 2020 First Look

    It’s that time again! Our bi-annual Advance program, a staple in OSCPA’s learning curriculum, is returning this fall with four virtual sessions on Nov. 13, 18, 19, 23.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Senate committee takes up CPA-supported exam bill

    After passing in the Ohio House of Representatives in June, House Bill 442 – the CPA exam bill – moved to the Senate Sept. 23 for its first hearing with the Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Attracting diverse students takes connection, practice

    As the profession continues to improve in employing and retaining a diverse workforce, it’s essential to reach diverse students at the secondary education level and the post-secondary education level who are considering accounting.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    When companies get happiness wrong

    It’s in the best interest of your company to keep you happy at work. Happy employees mean higher productivity and less turnover, but according to a recent article, many employers are relying on the physical surroundings of their space to keep their staff happy.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Creating employee loyalty means creating engagement

    Through network connections, eager recruiters and a quick search on, it’s easy for staff to learn about job opportunities outside of your company.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Giving clear feedback in the moment

    Offering constructive criticism can be awkward. Sometimes the receiver doesn’t handle criticism well, and other times the giver butchers the delivery.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Is neurodiversity the next big thing in D&I?

    An accounting firm reports that embracing this dimension of diversity has sparked greater innovation, improved manager leadership, strengthened pride among employees and highlighted the firm’s purpose.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    ACLA program begins in Columbus

    ACLA is a professional development opportunity for college students of color to prepare for a successful future in accounting. At OSCPA we talk a lot about building a pipeline of diverse professionals, but just talking isn’t enough.
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Surefire ways to lose future leaders

    As another class of accounting students graduate this month from universities around the state, profession leaders should reevaluate how they will engage with their new office colleagues
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Nontraditional applicants can aid in building pipeline

    As Silicon Valley continues to deal with increased scrutiny (looking at you Facebook and Uber), their hiring practices are under the microscope, too.