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Anderson Schools Host Brazilian Business Students

July 24, 2002

ALBUQUERQUE – The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico are hosting 61 Executive MBA students from a private university in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The students, from the Fundacao Armando Alvares Pentado University (FAAP) are spending three weeks at The Anderson Schools as part of an international exchange study. They are taking classes in Organizational Behavior and Diversity, Electronic Commerce, Management of Services and Mergers and Acquisitions, taught by Anderson Schools’ faculty members Dante Di Gregorio, Jackie Hood, Jana Hranaiova, Sul Kassicieh and Steve Yourstone. The exchange students have also visited Sandia National Laboratories and Intel Corporation, and attended lectures by local and national business people. The 61 students are accompanied by 4 professors, who have given guest lectures in some of UNM’s summer courses as well as to the local business community.

The program was organized by Professors Dwight Grant, Raul de Gouvea, and Sul Kassicieh from The Anderson Schools. These faculty members have traveled to Sao Paulo each year since 1998 to teach in the FAAP EMBA program.


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.