ONEONTA, N.Y. -- SUNY Oneonta students Daniel McCahill of Elmira, N.Y., and Samantha Moak of Westerlo, N.Y. are two of just 44 recipients of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) 2011 Excellence in Accounting Scholarships. Both McCahill and Moak are seniors in the college's Professional Accounting program. Each will receive a $2,500 award.
Established in 1990, the Excellence in Accounting Scholarships are supported by contributions from the statewide membership of the NYSSCPA. The funds provide financial assistance to encourage and aid deserving candidates who plan to pursue careers in professional accounting.
Incorporated in 1897, NYSSCPA is the oldest state accounting organization in the nation. The organization seeks to establish and maintain high standards of integrity, honor, and character among certified public accountants. Its 28,000 members are certified public accountants working inpublic firms, industry, government and academia in a state that serves as the home of Wall Street and major financial institutions.
More information about the NYSSCPA is available at www.nysscpa.org.