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Carlos Mercader is the current Executive Director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, a D.C. based advocacy organization. He served as Vice-President of UPRAA during the 2012-2014, having served as vice president of the organization the previous the previous two years.  Carlos has distinguished himself as a sought after analyst at Univision, Telemundo, CNNE...
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On Friday, September 23rd, 2016, the Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA) celebrated its tenth annual charity golf tournament. “Our Washington DC Hispanic Charity Golf Tournament, held at Joint Base Andrews, brought a record number of sponsors, players, and Wounded Warriors to play golf and enjoy a beautiful day of...
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Each year, Hispanic Heritage month is recognized from September 15 through October 15. The 2016 Theme: “Embracing, Enriching, and Enabling America” invites us to reflect on Hispanic Americans’ vitality and meaningful legacy in our Nation’s cultural framework. The Presidential proclamation is available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/09/15/presidential-proclamation-national-hispanic-heritage-month-2016. Events of Interest: Location: American History Museum, Wallace H. Coulter Performance Plaza Event: Hispanic...
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Join your fellow federal workers who are making extraordinary things possible with their CFC donations. Support UPRAA #44202 by making a generous contribution to our Hispanic Scholarship Fund through the Combined Federal Campaign. Together we can help Hispanic students achieve their educational dreams and aspirations. We can make it possible!     DONATING TO THE...
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Jose Orlando Torres is recognized by the Puerto Rico House of Representatives during a moving ceremony in his hometown of Orocovis, PR.  In a motion presented by Honorable Urayoan Hernandez, the House of Representatives recognized Lieutenant Colonel Jose O. Torres for his distinguished service and accomplishments during his 30 years of service with the Armed...
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Washington, DC – The Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA) is proud to announce the Scholarship Application season is open for the 2016-2017 academic year. We invite Mayaguez students to apply for the UPRAA/Dominion Power Scholarship. UPRAA and Dominion Resources are proud to employ and support all Mayaguez campus students....
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Rogelio, a native of Mayaguez, was the first UPRAA Scholar in 2005. He was the beneficiary of a Scholarship to cover his first year of medical studies at the Medical Sciences Campus (Recinto Ciencias Médicas) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR).  The Scholarship and a Certificate of Achievement were presented during a ceremony attended...
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About Ileana Ileana Cruz-Marden currently serves as Aide to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the U.S. Supreme Court.  Before working in Justice Sotomayor’s chambers, Ileana interned in the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) Office of South & Central Asia, where she worked with the former Deputy Assistant USTR on evaluating progress in safety standards and workers’...
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Frances Colón, was selected to be a Member of the Board of Directors at of Grupo Guayacán Inc. Frances is a woman of many talents, in addition to her role as Membership Chair in UPRAA’s Board of Directors, she is also the Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State at the U.S....
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Richard Negrón was selected by HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) to be part of their Emerging Executive Program. Richard was nominated because of his outstanding performance and leadership at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). Mr Negrón will have an assigned IT executive coach for 9 months and will graduate at the Q4 HITEC Summit in Silicone...
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