Accounting Continuing Professional Education Seminar

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Join Continuing Education for a full day of stimulating CPE accounting education on the beautiful Dothan Campus. The sessions will offer the latest issues in today’s accounting field and are instructed by top professionals.


Friday, August 17, 2018

Troy University, Dothan Campus
501 University Drive
7:30 a.m. (check-in & light breakfast)

Please pre-register
Program begins at 8:00 a.m.
CPE Credit:  8 hours


7:30 am – Check in and light breakfast


8:00 am- 10:10 am:  Session I
Title: TBD
Instructor: Tom Newell

10:20 am- 12:00 pm:  Session 2
Title: TBD
Instructor: Tom Newell

12:00 noon – Lunch:  Catered

1:00 pm- 2:40 pm:  Session 3
Title: TBD
Instructor: Dena Mitchell

2:50 pm- 4:40 pm:  Session 4
Title: TBD
Instructor: Rodney Thornton


Thomas E. Newell, Jr is the CPA's trainer. Tom's vast knowledge of auditing and accounting is presented in a high quality, high energy, memorable style as he leads continuing education seminars for the Certified Public Accounting profession.

Tom is a frequent presenter at educational seminars and conferences for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and other state societies all over the United States.  In addition to presenting continuing education courses, Tom has been a presenter and consultant to Fortune 500 companies, governmental agencies, and national and international Certified Public Accounting firms.

Tom is a Certified Public Accountant, and a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Tom earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Georgia Southwestern College, graduating cum laude.

Ms. Dena Mitchell is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Troy University, teaching Taxation on both the Troy and Dothan campuses. She has a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a Master's Degree in Accounting from Florida State University. Ms. Mitchell is an active member of the ASCPA, and serves as the chair of the Education Committee. She has published on taxation topics in the Journal of Accountancy, the Tax Advisor, and Practical Tax Strategies. Although Ms. Mitchell has left full time practice as a CPA, she continues to provide consulting and taxation services to various nonprofits, small companies and individuals. In addition, she serves as the Site Coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Pike County site.

Mr. Rodney Thornton leverages more than five years of public accounting experience to assist clients through business and tax advisory services. These services include accounting outsourcing, tax planning, and compilations, reviews, and audits. Additionally, he has specialized experience in business succession planning. Rodney is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA). He is also actively involved in many community organizations, including the Enterprise Rotary Club and the Wiregrass United Way.


The seminar fee includes materials, certificate, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Early birds and groups of three or more receive a discounted rate.*  To receive the early bird discount, register by noon on August 12, 2017.

*Groups must register together to receive the discount.

Rates are per person Early Regular
Individual $245 $265
Group* $200 $225


Calculator Click here to register and pay online. Under “Registration” click on “Select Classes” then select Course number BUS 240.    

To register by telephone, contact Continuing Education at 334-983-0005.  Other information may be emailed to  


The Dothan Campus is located on Highway 231 North in Dothan, Alabama approximately three miles from Ross Clark Circle. As you drive onto the campus, Adams Hall is the building on the left. If you need further directions or just have questions, please call the Continuing Education office at 334-983-0005.

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