Professor and Extension Family Economics Specialist;
College Station, Texas 77843-2251
Nancy Granovsky is a Professor and Extension Family Economics Specialist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M University. She has responsibility for Extension program development in family economics and financial planning and management education. Her current projects include Wi$e Up–Financial Planning for Generation X Women; employee financial management education; retirement planning; the NEFE High School Financial Planning program®; youth financial literacy and consumer decision making; financial planning for college; Financial Security in Later Life; financial planning for college; consumer credit and debt; and gender and development. She is a frequent presenter on financial planning topics and on topics related to international development, and she is the author of numerous Extension publications and curricula in financial management education.
Nancy represents the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on SEBAC, the System Employees Benefits Advisory Committee of The Texas A&M University System and has served as its Chair. She is past president of the International Federation for Home Economics, Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Specialists’ Association, and the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi.
In December 2002, Nancy was designated as one of seven Regents’ Fellows by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. She received the Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension from the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University in 1997, was named 1997 Home Economist of the Year by the Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, and received the Epsilon Sigma Phi Mid-Career Award in 1998 and its State Distinguished Service Award in 2001. In 2000, she received the Regional Distinguished International Service Award from Epsilon Sigma Phi. Nancy received the Dean Don Felker Financial Management Team Award in 1998 and in 2001, and the Specialist Award for Distinguished Achievement from the Texas Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Nancy holds a B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota in Home Economics Education. Her M.S. degree in Family Economics and further post-graduate studies are from Kansas State University. She is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and is certified in Family and Consumer Sciences. She is fluent in Spanish.
Last updated: March 26, 2015