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College welcomes Mexican delegation

January 26, 2018

A delegation from Mexico visited University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College Wednesday, Jan. 24 to discuss international partnership opportunities between the college and the Technological University of Matamoros. The city of Matamoros is in the state of Tamaulipas in northeastern Mexico.

Dignitaries in the group included Rodolfo Quilantán Arenas, consul of Mexico in Little Rock; Dr. Hector Escobar Salazar, secretary of education for the State of Tamaulipas; Ing. Raúl Martínez Hernández, president of the National Association of Technological Universities; Dra. Ivett Bermea Vázquez, chancellor of the Technological University of Matamoros; Lic. Alejandro Fernández Sandoval, coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Laboratory of the Technological University of Matamoros; and Maria Aguilar, coordinator of community affairs of the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock.

Hosts from UA-PTC included Dr. Margaret Ellibee, chancellor; Dr. Marla Strecker, provost; Dr. Bentley Wallace, vice chancellor for economic development; Ms. Kelly Owens, vice chancellor for student services; Sherrie Ray-Treviño, instructor of Spanish; and Lennon Parker, digital communication specialist. Also in attendance were Mr. Bill Stovall and Ms. Collin Callaway from Arkansas Community Colleges.

Pictured left-to-right are Strecker, Ray-Treviño, Hernández, Arenas, Ellibee, Salazar, Vázquez, Callaway, Owens, Wallace, and Stovall.

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