Regina L Brown
Accounting Professor & Department Coordinator
- BS in Finance, Chicago State University
- MBA in Strategic Leadership, Amberton University and additional 18 graduate hours of Accounting, Dallas Baptist University
- Certified Business Education Teacher, Texas and Illinois
- Awarded The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants 2015 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award
- Awarded for 5 years of service to the DCCCD, January 2012
- Selected to serve as an American Accounting Association Member Mentor, since 2011
- Reinstated the Eastfield College Accounting Degree and Certificate Program Fall, 2010
- Developed web-based Accounting Curriculum at Eastfield College; both hybrid and online, since 2008
- Vision of Excellence Certificate of Completion, North Lake College, Irving, TX 2007
- Outstanding Service Award, Business & Marketing Education Professional Development planning committee, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 2006
- Educator of Distinction, The National Society of High School Scholars, Dallas, TX, 2005
- Developed the first credit online computerized accounting course for North Lake College, Irving, TX, 2003
- UIL Accounting Coach – team placed 4th in the district, Nimitz High School, Irving, TX, 2003
- Principles of Accounting I
- Principles of Accounting II
- Cooperative Education: Accounting (real-world work experience)
- Accounting Capstone (Simulated real-world work experience)
- All other ACNT – Accounting Specialty courses as needed
What can I offer you? I offer students over 13 years of classroom instructional experience and over 10 years of corporate accounting experience. I believe that every student is capable of success in the classroom and beyond. My role as an educator is to motivate and support, empower and encourage, commit and believe, and to set high standards. Student success is established through the use of innovative instructional methods, exposure to industry professionals, community service with the Internal Revenue Service, and the development of leadership and team building skills in the Accounting Club. I am committed to excellence and the development of accountable and ethical accounting students who are fully equipped to become ￼ future leaders in today’s marketplace. My commitment is shown in my passion for teaching and in the time I make myself available outside of classes.
What do I expect from students? I expect students to be: in attendance daily, open to learning new things, prepared for class instruction, active participates, and cooperative. To be successful students must have a commitment to: learning course objectives, meeting or exceeding deadlines, working as team players, and being proactive by seeking help when needed.
What advice can I share with students from my experience?
- Communicate with your instructors, advisors, and classmates, regularly.
- Seek help, when needed.
- Learn how to effectively network with everyone.
- Take responsibility for your own actions.
- Learn how to be proactive and how to effectively plan your course of action.
- Set high goals for yourselves and revaluate them regularly.
- Learn how to manage your finances and minimize debt. This includes your financial aid and your student loans.
- Find balance in your life; especially self-renewal.