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PwC: National Finalists in xTREME Case Competition

By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

PwC US reently  announced the 10 college teams that will compete this month in the national finals of the firm’s tenth annual xTREME Games. The xTREME competition builds the critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills of undergraduate accounting students nationwide, while promoting interest in the profession.

The five schools that  represented at the national xACT finals January 3-4 in New York City are: University of Arizona, University of Mississippi, Southern Methodist University, Villanova University, and University of Washington. The five schools that will be represented at the national xTAX finals January 24-25 in Washington, D.C., are:  Baylor University, Binghamton University, Oklahoma State, Penn State University, and University of Wisconsin.

Since 2008, PwC has supported colleges and universities – and the students they educate – with more than $30 million in funding.  The funds have been used for xTREME and a variety of other curriculum enrichment initiatives, such as the incorporation of IFRS into curriculum and faculty learning programs.

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