may entice Mexican art students
of Fine Arts and the Honorable Juan Manuel Solana, Consul of
Mexico, recently hosted an event to honor New Mexico Attorney
General Patricia Madrid. The evening featured an auction to
raise scholarship money for the college.
work on behalf of immigrant women and children victims of domestic
violence earned her the recognition. I am deeply honored
by this award. It is always gratifying to be recognized for
the quality of your work. Being able to place a crime victims
advocate in the southern part of our state to work exclusively
with immigrant women and children victims of domestic violence
helped to address a problem that had plagued the region for
too long, Madrid said.
featured the art of Mexican painter Naret who contributed his
work valued at $3,500. Dr. Eliseo Torres, UNM vice president
for Student Affairs will match the money raised with scholarship
money UNM receives from Pepsi.
and Torres hope to entice Mexican art students to attend UNM
through the scholarship.
of the Americas Director Steve Loza served as the events
information, contact Andrea Bromberg, College of Fine Arts,