January 31, 2023


Down Body Business

UTSA Finance Office Receives $50,000 Present to Guidance Investigate

K. ChenthamaraiThe UTSA College of Company Section of Finance acquired a $50,000 present from Vittal Kadapakkam in help of faculty research with Ph.D. college students. The present will establish the Kadapakkam Chenthamarai Finance Analysis Excellence Fund.

Kadapakkam is the son of UTSA Frost Chair of Finance Palani-Rajan Kadapakkam. The fund, in honor of the donor’s grandfather, will elevate the Division of Finance by providing supplemental assistance for college who co-creator papers with finance Ph.D. students in some of the most prestigious tutorial journals in the spot of finance.

“Growing up in San Antonio, I am keenly mindful of the powerful relationship involving UTSA’s reputation and the financial advancement of the metropolis,” said Vittal Kadapakkam. “I thought it would be fitting to honor my grandfather by supporting academic excellence.”

The fund honors the memory of Vittal Kadapakkam’s grandfather, Kadapakkam Chenthamarai, who served with difference as a prime police official in the condition of Tamil Nadu, India and was a recipient of the President’s Law enforcement Medal.

“He himself was a very first-generation college or university graduate, and he ardently considered in the transformative electricity of training,” claimed Vittal Kadapakkam. “He motivated several people today to pursue excellence passionately in their training and occupations.”

“We are grateful for this contribution,” said Karan Bhanot, chair of the Division of Finance. “Doctoral pupils find out the ropes of the analysis process, how to write a paper and the eventual publication approach by partnering with experienced college.  This present incentivizes school for likely the added mile although mentoring our budding students.”

The gift establishes the Finance Guiding Star Award in the UTSA Office of Finance. Award funding will be offered beginning this semester.

—Wendy Frost