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Suzanne Benno

Lecturer
School for Undergraduate Studies
Office(s):
  • Academic School:
    Business
  • Academic Department:
    Accounting, Finance, Economics and Management Information Systems
    Phone:
    • 518-587-2100 ext:2852
    Education
    • B.A. in History and Government from Russell Sage College
    • M.S. in Education from Russell Sage College
    • M.B.A. in Business Management from University at Albany - State University of New York
    Subjects of Interest
    • Accounting
    • Business
    • Career and Transitional Studies
    • Educational Studies
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    I bring to my position at ESC a significant and broad interdisciplinary academic and professional background which provides me a solid understanding of the unique aspects of Empire State College.  I draw on my past experiences in History, Education and Business to effectively mentor adult students. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science and I then earned a Master’s in Education. I returned to school as an adult learner to earn my MBA degree. I worked for several years in business designing and developing accounting systems for small to mid-sized businesses and training staff and executives who would be responsible for the oversight of these accounting functions. I have taught accounting, entrepreneurship, and business at area colleges for several years. My efforts are now concentrated on mentoring adult learners at ESC. It is a privilege to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and at a variety of stages in their academic and career growth plans.