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Accounting Firm Mergers and Changes
Effective January 1, 2019, Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith (BMSS) will merge with Huntsville-based CPA firm Hall Albright Garrison & Barnes to become the largest firm in Huntsville and among the top five in Alabama.
Setting an all-time program record, the Harbert College of Business Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Class of 2018 achieved a 98 percent pass rate on the Business Environments and Concepts (BEC) section of the CPA Exam during spring semester.
The AWSCPA and the AICPA Foundation are proud sponsors of the AWSCPA Scholarship Award. This award provides financial assistance to outstanding female students majoring in accounting or an accounting-related field. The scholarship amount is $5,000 and four recipients will be named. Applications open on December 1, 2018 and close on March 1, 2019 at 3 p.m.