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Academic Advancement and Higher Education

Chair: Cynthia A. Scarinci
Firm: CUNY College of Staten Island
Member of: Staten Island Chapter

Committee Members

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Cynthia A. Scarinci
CUNY College of Staten Island Staten Island
Scott M. Adair Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation AuthorityRochester
Ann B. Cohen S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Buffalo
A. Rief Kanan
SUNY at New Paltz Mid-Hudson
Heather Losi
SUNY at OswegoSyracuse
Elaine M. Phelan Siena College Northeast
Denise M. Stefano Mercy College Westchester
Nina T. Terranova-Dorata St. John's University Queens/Brooklyn
Mark Ulrich
St. John's University Queens/Brooklyn

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About the Academic Advancement and Higher Education Committee

Higher Education Committee

Committee Action Plan

Who We Are

The Higher Education Committee supports the Society’s mission to cultivate, promote, and disseminate knowledge and information concerning certified public accountants by being a source of informational input and research regarding accounting education and the accounting profession.

What We Do

·         Promote the benefits NYSSCPA membership to fellow faculty and in the classroom.

·         Develop current and relevant academic curriculum to prepare CPA candidate students for entry into the profession.

·         Research and make recommendations regarding pertinent academic issues that affect the profession.

·         Serve in an advisory capacity to keep the Society abreast of educational requirements that impact initial licensure in New York State.

·         Serve as communicators and facilitators between the Society and CPAs in academia.

Who Should Join

NYSSCPA members who are full-time or part-time accounting educators with an interest in evaluating the standards for entrance into the profession; promoting a relevant, challenging and captivating accounting curriculum; and researching curricular concerns for the Society’s consideration.