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Yolanda Ruiz-Vargas

finance educator

Yolanda Ruiz-Vargas, Puerto Rican finance educator. Scholar academy scholar, University Puerto Rico, 1996—2000. Member of American Finance Association, International Council for Small Business, Finance Management Association International, Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Ruiz-Vargas, Yolanda was born on April 24, 1968 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Daughter of Samuel Ruiz and Isabel Vargas.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, University Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1990. Master of Business Administration, University Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas, Edinburg, 2000.

Career

Accounting officer Calzados Headquarters, Inc, Mayagüez, 1990—1993. Planner trainee Cutler Hammer of Puerto Rico, Cabo Rojo, 1994. Teaching assistant University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, 1996—1999.

Instructor University Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1994—1996, assistant professor, 2000—2003, associate professor, since 2003, associate dean for research and graduate affairs, since 2004. Co-coordinator University of Puerto Rico- Center for Profesional Enhancement, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 2002—2002. Faculty representative Graduate Council - University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 2001—2003.

Faculty advisor 2002 Doctor of Philosophy. Project Finance Doctoral Students Association Conference, San Antonio, —, 2001 Doctor of Philosophy. Project Finance Doctoral Students Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Liaison 2000 Doctor of Philosophy Project Finance Doctoral Students Association Conference, Seattle. Planning committee member 1999 Doctor of Philosophy Project Finance Doctoral Students Association Conference, Orlando. Member 2002 FMA Annual Meeting Program Committee, San Antonio.

Visiting assistant professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical International University, Laredo, 1999—2000.

Membership

Member of American Finance Association, International Council for Small Business, Finance Management Association International, Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.

Connections

father:
Samuel Ruiz

mother:
Isabel Vargas