Cohen to Receive State and Local CPA Awards

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ann Burstein Cohen, associate professor of accounting in the University at Buffalo School of Management, will receive the Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award from the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) on May 19 at the NYSSCPA’s 114th Annual Election Meeting and Dinner in New York City.

In addition, Cohen will receive the Distinguished Service award from the Buffalo Chapter of the NYSSCPA during the chapter’s Education Night awards dinner on April 26 for her professional accomplishments and contributions to both the chapter and the profession.

The Emanuel Saxe award highlights outstanding service and professional development in education and is designed to recognize accounting educators for distinguished service and excellence in teaching and for contributing to and promotion of the accounting profession.

Cohen joins UB School of Management colleagues Ronald J. Huefner, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus, and Alex Ampadu, associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Law, as recipients of this prestigious award. Cohen and Ampadu are two of only five recipients of the Emanuel Saxe award during the past decade. Huefner was honored with the award in 1994.

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