College of Business Administration dean receives Outstanding Educator Award

KINGSVILLE - March 25, 2016

Contact: Julie Navejar
Email: julie.navejar@tamuk.edu
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Dr. Natalya Delcoure, Dean of the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Federation of Business Disciplines.

She received the award at the 2016 Conference of the Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA) held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) held in Oklahoma City. 

About Dr. Natalya Delcoure

Delcoure has been Dean of the College of Business Administration since August 2013. Prior to taking her Kingsville appointment, she was Associate Dean and Endowed Professor of Strategic Leadership at the Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University.

She has been Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston; Assistant Professor in Finance at Sam Houston State University; and Assistant Professor of Finance at the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama.

Delcoure earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics at Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, her master’s in business administration at University of Louisiana in Monroe and her doctorate in business administration from Louisiana Tech University.

She was named Researcher of the Year in 2002 and 2004 from the Mitchell College of Business. In 2010, she received the Best Paper Award at the Financial Service Institute Symposium with her paper, You! Me! Let’s try to make some MO-Ney! This past spring, she received the Distinguished Paper Award at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference in Dallas. 

About the Southwestern Finance Association

The Southwestern Finance Association organized in 1961 with the goal of advancing the academic and professional finance profession. Current membership includes individuals not only from the southwestern United States, but from all regions of the nation, and many foreign countries. 

The SWFA is a member association of the Federation of Business Disciplines and holds its annual meeting each year in coordination with the FBD. 

The Federation of Business Disciplines is a successful nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization. It was founded in 1973 and held its first meeting in 1974. FBD developed into one of the largest, most prestigious annual meetings for those disciplines common to business administration and has both national and international constituencies of more than 1,000 college professors from schools of business attending its annual meetings.

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