$1.7M Adkerson Foundation gift creates online MSU master’s accounting programs, minority fellowships; endows NABA chapter

Contact: Amy Cagle Richard C. Adkerson (Photo submitted) STARKVILLE, Miss.—The Richard C. Adkerson Family Foundation addresses two significant issues facing the southeastern United States with a gift to its namesake’s alma mater, Mississippi State University. The more than $1.7 million gift will strengthen accounting education through accessibility by establishing two […]

Minority- and women-owned business state certifications updated to thwart fraud

Several state rules regarding the awarding of minority- and women-owned businesses certifications have been modified in an attempt to weed out “front and pass-through companies” that allow non-minority firms to benefit from set-aside contracts, the Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS) announced in a statement. The guidelines for three certification […]