Louis Caldera was one of four New Mexicans named to the
Hispanic Business 100 Most Influential Hispanics
compiled by Hispanic Business magazine. The list recognizes
individuals who have had recent national impact. President Caldera
was noted for his service as Secretary of the Army from 1998-2001.
Other New Mexicans recognized include Gov. Bill Richardson;
Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron; and PNM Vice President
Patrick T. Ortiz.
Science Professor F. Chris Garcia has been named a recipient
of the 2003 New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award. The
award, presented by Gov. Bill Richardson, is among the most
prestigious given in the state and recognizes civic leaders
and private citizens for contributions to the improvement of
service at the federal, state and local levels.
of Architecture and Planning faculty Karen J. King, lecturer,
and Geoffrey Adams, assistant professor, are among ten
recipients of the Architecture for Social Justice Award: Partnerships
is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. The award
will support work in the introductory graduate studio at Architecture
and Planning, addressing issues of diversity and offering
an opportunity for integrating a user-expert/consultant, Rebecca
Ingram, architect, in the spring studio sequence of projects.
Miller, associate vice president for Student Affairs and
New Mexico Student Union director, has been appointed chair
of the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) search
committee for the chief executive officer position.
also served on the search committee that hired present CEO Mary
on the 24-member ACVB board of directors focused on marketing
the city of Albuquerque.