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Anderson Schools Acknowledges Student Organization Convention Achievement

October 16, 2003

ALBUQUERQUE - The Anderson Schools of Management would like to thank our student chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) for their participation in ALPFA's annual convention, held in Albuquerque on October 4-8, 2003.

Comments from the ALPFA Corporate Advisory Board and the ALPFA National Board were extremely positive. Carlos Perez, ALPFA Corporate Advisory Board Member and former ALPFA National President, said he was proud to be here in New Mexico for the Convention and proud to be part of ALPFA. Joe Mella, ALPFA Corporate Advisory Board Chairman, said this was "the best ALPFA Convention he [had] attended."

A special thank you goes to ASM faculty presenters John Ackerman, Steve Burd, James Hamill, Jacqueline Hood, Alex Seazzu and Craig White.

Congratulations to ASM's ALPFA Student Chapter for its selection as Regional Chapter of the Year. Members of the chapter's executive committee include Chris Maxwell, President; Rachel Garcia, Vice President; Steve Silva, Secretary; and Fabian Aragon, Treasurer. Norman Colter is the faculty advisor to the chapter.

Thank you for making this a successful and memorable event.

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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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