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Phelan to Lead M.S. in Accounting Program

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Elaine Phelan, CPA has been appointed Director of the Master of Science in Accounting Program at Siena College.The program prepares students for careers in the accounting profession and enhances their presentation and communications skills while strengthening their technical knowledge of accounting, auditing and taxation.

Phelan has been a full-time faculty member at Siena since the fall of 2010. For the last three years, she has championed and increased student participation in the IRS-sponsored VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. Prior to Siena, she was an assistant professor at The Sage Colleges where she directed the Sage After Work program. She also served as Audit Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Phelan's research interests focus on the increasing complexities of the Federal tax code and alternatives for simplification. Her passion is to provide services to the underrepresented taxpayers in the Capital Region. In addition to her academic and service responsibilities, she leads an active accounting/tax practice firm.

Phelan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena and a Master of Science in Accounting degree from the University at Albany.

Click here to learn more about Siena College's Master of Science in Accounting Program.

Contact: Ken Jubie
Contact E-mail: communications@siena.edu

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