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Anderson Increases Scholarship Awards

August 24, 2000

ALBUQUERQUE - The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico are boasting more scholarship dollars and recipients than ever before in its 50-year history.

"We have been working to build our scholarship resources, because we know that this makes a real difference to so many of New Mexico's studens," said Howard Smith, Anderson's Dean.

This year, Anderson is awarding more than $75,000 in scholarships and fellowships to students who are seeking Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a variety of concentrations such as Accounting, Human Resources, Management Information Systems, International Management, Marketing, Finance and Travel and Tourism. This represents a nearly 50% increase in scholarship awards over past years, according to Smith.

"Our commitment is to provide a premier business education for students of the Southwest, " Smith said, "and offering these scholarships is just one way we are serving the State and the region."

There were 29 scholarships and fellowships awarded to nearly 60 students. Albuquerque recipients include:

Undergraduate Scholarships
Clinton P. Anderson Memorial Scholarship - Ryan Turnello; Nat F. DePalma Memorial Scholarships - Dolores Harrison, Delfinia Tapia and Mady Tshibambe; Cameron Galindo Memorial Scholarships - Lisa Heldt and Roger Kite II; Honeywell Defense Avionics Systems Accounting Scholarship - Claire Dobyns; Arthur S. Janpol Endowed Scholarship - Nathan Butters; Jean Mullins Macey Scholarships - Naomi Engelman, Connie Jimenez, Bridgit Lujan, Kristin Miller, Tammy Moses, Traci Paulk, and Deborah Miller; George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarships - Laura Hardekopf, Brian Menicucci and Christa Rose; Antonio Miera Accounting Scholarship - Mary Jenkins; Philip Morris USA Undergraduate Scholarships - Ryan Bedoe, Joan Camera, and Hari Jot K. Khalsa; New Mexico Cash Management Association Scholarship - Brian Menicucci; Homer D. and Howard D. Olson Memorial Scholarships - Deborah Childers and Ramona Jaramillo; Martin Olson Memorial Scholarships - Karen Briscoe, David Gaussoin, and Brooke Whitmore; JC Penney Company Scholarship - Dawn Kacpura; Leonard Gregory and Charlotte Meeting Phillips Endowed Scholarships - Gerard Curley and Tennille Wilson; Dorothy Ellen Reid Memorial Scholarship - Angela Ulibarri; Rogoff Erickson Diamond and Walker LLP Native American Scholarships - Karen Briscoe and Brooke Whitmore; John Taylor/Dean Witter Reynolds Scholarships - Jean Pierre Arrossa, Paul Bordone and Daryl Stephens; Daniel Smith, Jr. Endowed Accounting Scholarships - Karma Knudsen and Janice Moen; and the Milton H. Ward Endowed Scholarships - Melissa DeVincentis, Troy Dean Gomez, Annamaria Montoya, Tammy Jo Montoya, Katherine Smalley and Lorie Wrobel.

Graduate Scholarships
American Indian MBA Scholarships - Terri Bitsie and Katchee Mitchell; Hean Mullins Macey Scholarships - Naomi Engelman, Connie Jimenez, Bridgit Lujan, Tammy Moses, Traci Paulk and Deborah Miller; Ben Lomond Roberts Memorial Scholarships - David Stafford; and the Ted Russell Memorial Scholarship - Dennis Vik.

Graduate Fellowships
Roy W. Bidwell Fellowship - Beatriz Hernandez; Douglas and Sarah Brown Endowed Fellowship - Kristofor Johnson; Gloria F. Brown Fellowship - Lada Osokina; Ernst & Young Accounting Fellowship - Min Xiao; George Headrick Memorial Fellowships in Finance - Linda Ball and Matt Hunter; Jean Mullins Macey Fellowship - Monica Eshner; and the Sandia Federal Savings and Loan/ABQ Bank Endowed Fellowship in Finance - Michael Dry.


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, email, or call (505) 277-6471.