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How to Stay Focused and Positive in Stressful Times

School is starting back, and some folks are returning to work. However, there is still a lot up in the air. Will you be working from home or in the office? Will you be attending school virtually or in the classroom? We all have a lot of questions and feelings of uncertainty, and that can […]

CPT Provides Ethics CPE Training for ASCPA

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 The state of Alabama recently mandated that practitioners complete two hours of ethics continuing professional education. Throughout the years, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) has provided ethics trainings, both live and online. With Alabama’s new ruling, the CPT set out to develop a course to support the Alabama […]

Student NEWS

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 Congratulations to the 2019 – 2020 StudentCPT Star and Golden Star Chapters! STAR Chapters University of Alabama, Birmingham University of Delaware University of Northern Colorado University of Southern Mississippi University of Utah GOLDEN STAR Chapters Belmont University Colorado Mesa University East Central University Florida State University Lipscomb University Marshall University Minnesota […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY The Future of Leadership

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 Throughout the past few months, I have been intrigued by the many ways our world is changing. We are all forced to adapt the way we operate in nearly all areas of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated our use of technology to conduct business. The tensions around equity, diversity […]

Expanding the Impact of the CPT

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 Saying the last few months have been an adjustment, is frankly an understatement. Businesses and schools have had to rethink and retool everything, and so has the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT). The CPT transitioned from in-person to virtual speaking engagements for students and professionals, and modified the annual […]

Good News: ViacomCBS Creates Virtual Community Day During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 Not only did the recent pandemic hit businesses hard financially, it also diminished the enthusiasm and dedication 20,000-plus ViacomCBS employees had to their communities. Prior to COVID-19, ViacomCBS employees participated in what they deemed “Viacommunity Day,” when employees would gather at hundreds of sites around the world to rebuild and re-energize […]

Lead with Integrity Series Reaches Students Near and Far

Ethics Matters Q3 2020 Each year, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosts the well-anticipated StudentCPT Leadership Conference (SLC). Although the conference was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, the CPT still wanted to create an opportunity for student leaders to connect and build upon their leadership skills. The Lead with Integrity Leadership Series […]


Ethics Matters Q2 2020 Colleges and universities around the globe have transited their students off campus to online learning platforms in efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19. StudentCPT chapters are staying engaged while utilizing technology, despite being unable to meetin person. Oklahoma State UniversityOklahoma State University StudentCPT members recently tuned into a virtual meeting. […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: The Thrill of Victory

Ethics Matters Q2 2020 My early childhood was in the pre-cable television days. During that time, I always enjoyed watching the Wild World of Sports. One of my favorite parts was the start of the show. Each episode began with a phrase describing the “thrill of victory” and the “agony of defeat.” I always loved […]

Why Giving Matters

Ethics Matters Q2 2020 Life has been challenging for our students adjusting to new ways of learning and staying connected. Our professionals have been impacted as well from businesses restructuring, facing workforce reductions, and even worse, having to shut down. The question is how do we move forward from here? The NASBA Center for the […]