• Professor Wightman with students
  • Professor Wightman with students
  • Professor Wightman with students
  • Professor Wightman with students

Priscilla Z. Wightman, CPA

Research Interests:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Business
  • Government & Not-for Profit Financial Management
  • Accounting Education

Recent Professional Activities

  • Effective Learning Strategies: Financial Accounting as a First Year Seminar, American Accounting Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
    • Finalist for the Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award
  • "Chocolate Money": A thematic approach to Financial Accounting, NYSSCPA Educator's Conference, NYC, NY
  • Experiential Learning in a First Year Seminar, 30th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, Atlanta, GA
  • Mentor, 2011 Sigma Beta Delta Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA
  • Continuing Professional Education Conferences: Governmental Accounting & Auditing, Auditing, Higher Education


  • NYS Board of Accountancy
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Former Chair Public Interest Section, Higher Education Committee, Scholarship Awards Committee
    • Member, Ethics Task Force

Courses recently taught:

  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting (capstone)
  • Auditing
  • Financial & Intermediate Accounting

Education: M.S., SUNY Albany; B.S., St. Lawrence University


  • Licensed CPA (NY), Founder: Priscilla Z. Wightman, CPA
  • Recent Board memberships: Catskill Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Treasurer); Oneonta Dollars for Scholars (Treasurer); Otsego Land Trust (Audit Committee Chair); Oneonta City School District (Audit Committee Chair)

Contact Information:Department of Business Administration & Accounting, Golisano Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York 13820 | 607-431-4338 | wightmanp@hartwick.edu