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Two ASM Students Receive National Scholarships

September 18, 2001

ALBUQUERQUE – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has named recipients of national scholarships, including two students at The University of New Mexico’s Anderson Schools of Management.

Rachel Wilson, a native of Mauston, WI, and a graduate of Albuquerque’s Highland High School is a continuing recipient of the full-year scholarship support. She is a second-semester junior majoring in accounting and finance. Marlena Torres is a new honoree this year. The Savannah, GA, native and Las Cruces High School graduate is a senior with an accounting concentration at ASM.

Wilson and Torres were among 200 students nationwide selected to receive full-year scholarships from the AICPA’s Minority Initiatives Committee. The group awarded more than $600,000 to students at schools across the country.


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.