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Anderson EMBA Student Receives National Scholarship Awarded by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs

August 24, 2010

Santiago Chavez
EMBA Student, Santiago Chavez, has received a national scholarship in the amount of $ 4,000 for the 2010-2011 school year. This scholarship is highly competitive throughout the country and is sponsored by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).

"I am honored to receive this generous award from the NSHMBA National Scholarship Fund," says Mr. Chavez. "Iím living proof that these types of scholarships are out there for the taking, and I intend to share my experience with others at the Anderson Graduate School."

Santiago Chavez is a shining example of the caliber of student at the Anderson Graduate School of Management. Chavez is not only a leader in the classroom, but also professionally, in his past position as Administrator and Treasurer for the Town of Bernalillo. He was also appointed by the Governor, and served as chairman of the Northern NM Regional Housing Authority Board. Additionally, Chavez has been a state officer for the NM Government Finance Officers Association and he is a 2009 Leadership New Mexico Local Government Graduate. Chavez served in the United States Army 1995-1998.

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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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