January 2007

TAMIU Alumni E-News


Alumni in the News

Picture of Michael J. Dole

Congratulations to Michael J. Dole '04, on being accepted into the Luna Fellows Program! The Luna Fellowship aims to place the best candidates from universities around Texas to work as Senate aids. Dole is in his last semester of the Master's Public Administration program.


Picture of Linda RiosMeet Linda Rios '05 H.O.M.E. coordinator for community development with the City of Laredo, co-chair for the Beverage Committee for the 2006 AutMus Fest.



Meet Dr. Milton Mayfield

Picture of Dr. Milton MayfieldIf you are a College of Business Administration graduate chances are that you remember Dr. Milton Mayfield who since 1995 continues to affect students’ lives with his expertise, teaching style and eclectic personality. Dr. Mayfield and his wife Jackie moved to Laredo in 1995 to join the faculty at TAMIU teaching management and decision sciences courses.  They have served as co-chairs of the Department of Management and Marketing-guiding the department through the accreditation process.  He and his wife are consultants for a local business and collaborate in their scholarly writings.

Picture of Gilbert R. Rios

Kudos! Following his parents footsteps, current student Gilbert R. Rios, a theology and history teacher at St. Augustine High School, enjoys playing golf and watching basketball games. Gilbert is the son of Mr. Gilberto Rios '79 and Mrs. Yolanda Rios ' 80.


Picture of Fernando OrtegaCongratulations on your newest endeavor! Fernando Ortega, Jr. '98 and his partner George Mendez recently opened the doors to a warehouse feed store in Laredo Ranch Heights.




Picture of David VelasquezWay to go! David Velasquez ' 02 recently received his doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.





Picture of Paulina Massieu and Hector Equihua

Paulina Massieu and Hector Equihua '02 were united in marriage on Oct. 21, 2006, at San Luis Rey Church in Laredo, TX. 


                                        Picture of Martha E. Gonzalez and Marco I. Morales



Martha E. Gonzalez and Marco I. Morales '06 got married on Dec. 23 at San Luis Rey Church in Laredo, TX.



Picture of Priscilla Martinez & George Martin Beckelhymer


Priscilla Martinez '04 and George Martin Beckelhymer married Dec. 10, 2006 at the home of Joe E. Arciniega in Laredo, TX.






Picture of Martha Maldonado & Cesar Vela

Martha E. Maldonado and Cesar E. Vela Jr. '98 announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage for March 31, 2007.

 Picture of Christina Palizo & Andres Arreguin

Christina L. Palizo '05 and Andres A. Arreguin '05 have set the date for their wedding for February 10, 2007 at San Luis Rey Church in Laredo, TX.  Christina and Andres are both registered nurses; Christina works for Doctors Hospital and Andres works for the Laredo Medical Center.


Picture of Maria del Pilar Douglas & Gabriel Martinez

Maria del Pilar Douglas ' 00 and Gabriel Martinez ' 03 have announced their engagement and plans for a wedding on July 28, 2007 at Christ the King Church in Laredo, TX.


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