Ms. Nina Mason
In 1968, he Eli Mason was elected the first president of The Baruch College Fund. Eli endowed the Eli Mason Chair in Accountancy in 1992, and in 1996, together with his wife Claire, an alumna from the class of 1940, funded the restoration of the beautiful auditorium that became Mason Hall. Eli Mason was repeatedly named among the “100 most influential” accountants in the nation. Among his many honors, he was past president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, past president of the Foundation for Accounting Education, and past chairman of the New York State Board for Public Accountancy. Baruch College honored him with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters in 1978 and in 1987 he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award at the annual Bernard Baruch Dinner. Claire was married for 67 years to Eli Mason, her college sweetheart. She was an active member of the National Council for Jewish Women, New York Section and was the recipient of the Hannah G. Solomon Award for her record of outstanding and meaningful service. Together with her husband, she established the Claire and Eli Mason Fund to Feed the Hungry which provides food twice weekly at the Council's Senior Center. In 2008 Claire inaugurated the Claire Mason Women of Distinction Lecture Series as her tribute to the female students at Baruch College, her alma mater, and to the strong women who are their role models.
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