GRF CPAs & Advisors (GRF) Principal, Jim Norton, CPA has been selected to join Southern Connecticut State University’s (SCSU) newly formed Accounting Advisory Board. The Board will provide valuable insights, recommendations, and connections that will help enhance the quality of SCSU’s academic offerings and better prepare students for successful careers in the dynamic field of accounting.

Principal of GRF’s Accounting Technology Services practice, Mr. Norton was nominated by the accounting department’s faculty because of his significant achievements and diverse professional experience. As a board member, Mr. Norton will review and provide feedback on the department’s curriculum, identify trends and innovations in the accounting field, facilitate industry connections, and support the department’s fundraising efforts.

SCSU’s School of Business recently moved into a new state-of-the-art net-zero building and secured its initial AACSB accreditation, a distinction held by only 5% of business schools worldwide. The accreditation reflects SCSU’s ongoing commitment to providing the highest standard of business education. The establishment of the Accounting Advisory Board will further underscore this commitment and drive continuous improvement in the accounting department.

About Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connecticut State University provides exemplary graduate and undergraduate education in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. As an intentionally diverse and comprehensive university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.

About GRF CPAs & Advisors

Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, GRF CPAs & Advisors (GRF) is a full-service professional services firm providing clients with accounting, tax, and advisory solutions. For more than 40 years, the firm has supported the financial and operational success of for-profit and tax-exempt organizations locally, nationally, and around the world.

The firm is a member of CPAmerica, Inc., one of the largest associations of CPA firms in the United States. Our membership guarantees clients access to the expertise and resources of more than 4,000 accounting and advisory professionals at 78 member firms throughout the country. CPAmerica is a member of Crowe Global, providing our firm with access to the eighth-largest accounting network in the world with over two hundred independent firms in more than 130 countries.

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