UNM Anderson School of Management Press Release

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ANDERSON SCHOOL RECOGNIZED BY HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE

September 8, 2009

(Albuquerque, NM) Hispanic Business Magazine has named the UNM Anderson School of Management as one of the top 10 Graduate Business schools for Hispanics.

In the September 2009 issue of the magazine Anderson was ranked as the nation's sixth best business school for Hispanic students. The Anderson School is proud of a diverse student body that reflects the ethnic makeup of our state. Active involvement of faculty and students in the Hispanic Business Student Association and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting provide Hispanic students with a cultural community encouraging excellence in scholarship and service.

Douglas Thomas, Associate Dean for Accreditation, says Anderson's high ranking benefits our students.

"Anderson faculty and staff continue to strive to offer the highest quality educational programs to all of our students. A diverse student body enriches the learning experience. We are very proud of the success of our Hispanic students.”

The schools ahead of Anderson School on the Hispanic Magazine list are: University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at El Paso,
University of Miami, University of Texas at Austin, and Stanford University. Dartmouth College, Florida International University,
University of California, Berkeley, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill round out the top ten. For more information visit:
http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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