|SARASOTA, Fla. (June 16, 2021) – University of South Florida accounting instructor Ildiko “Ildi” Toth has been awarded the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Advisory Council Outstanding Teaching Award.Toth, a level II instructor in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy in the Muma College of Business, teaches intermediate accounting courses and the accounting Internship course. She previously taught Tax 4001: Concepts of Federal Income Taxation on the Tampa campus.“It’s very humbling. I did not expect to receive this,” said Toth, who joined the Sarasota-Manatee campus faculty in 2014.Her areas of research include individual and corporate taxation issues, business ethics and issues related to learning, curriculum design, decision making and judgment. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Florida Institute of CPAs.Two winners of the award were named. Toth was chosen as winner in the undergraduate teaching category, while Bei Dong, an instructor in the Muma College of Business on the Tampa campus, was awarded in the graduate teaching category.She said the award is especially meaningful because it’s based on student feedback. She said she takes pride in seeing students transition to successful careers and often reaches out to students and graduates about internship and job opportunities.“It’s nice to able to do something to positive,” Toth said. “When you can impact someone’s life in a positive way by preparing them for the profession and helping them secure internships or jobs, it’s a wonderful feeling.” |
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