TAMIU Annual Report 2018

2018 Annual Report / IMPACT “I found giving to be very satisfactory at the personal level and the institutional level. I feel that giving demonstrates a collective effort and commitment to education to the well-being and careers of our students. To give means to build... to build a community of giving.” – Dr. Peter Haruna Dr. Peter Haruna, TAMIU professor of Public Administration and Government, directs the University’s National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration-accredited graduate program in Public Administration. AFulbright Scholar, he holds both his Ph.D. in PublicAdminis- tration with a specialization in leadership and Master of Public Administration degree fromThe University ofAkron, Ohio. His Post-Graduate Diploma in PublicAdministration was earned at GIMPA in Ghana and his honors Bachelor’s degree was earned at the University of Ghana, Accra. TAMIU Faculty and Staff make their impact in and outside the classroom through financial gifts that impact students. TAMIU’s annual 30-day giving campaign, #VIVATAMIU, included 297 employees who contributed $51,119 in gifts to TAMIU. G I V I N G / I M PA C T Maroon & Silver Circle ($50.00 + ) A&M Care BlueCross BlueShield Anonymous Maricela Arriaga Ana R. Arzate AT&T Mobility Hugo G. Barrera Cristina L. Benavides Veronica Bernal Border Transmission Parts, Inc. June Cannon Alexis E. Cantu Cristian Cavazos ’16 Preetham R. Chamakura Cinemark Theaters Climb at Rio Complete Nutrition Rosemary ’02 and Encarnacion Contreras Javier Coronado ’02 Liliana and Victor de Anda, Jr. Benita C. de Leon David E. Dodier Flores Residential LC Joe Flores Susan ’93 and Paul Foster Scott Frechette Mary and Robert Freeman Nuria M. Gabitova ’00 and Charan Alemblaseril Sandra Guerra Candy and Conrado M. Hein, Jr. ’78 Patricia Y. Hernandez ’15 Hispanic International Maria G. Jimenez ’77 Evelyn ’00 and Yancey Jones Krispy Kreme Doughnut La Roca Seafood Restaurant Jose Martinez, Jr. ’06, ’09 Laura O. Matos Maribel Medrano ’17 Rolando Medrano ’16, ’18 Elise A. Munoz Dheeraj G. Muthyampet ’11 Evangelina and Ronald Newton Rick Pauza Korkanok Piamjariyakul ’91 Julian B. Quesada Adriana and Ed Ramirez, Jr. Yenesey Ramirez ’15 Sandra Rubio Angelica M. Salinas ’17 Mary Esther and Homero Sanchez Lisa G. Schonefeld Richard W. Schreier Regina G. Slechta Fernando Trevino Rocio E. Trujillo Valic Reynol Vela ’17 Yuriria Verastegui Egna A. ’79 and Derly Villarreal, Jr. ’77, ’79 Maria Cristina ’13, ’17 and Derek Vinegar Maria Angela and. J. D. Wendeborn Jordan D. Wise ’12 Jessica S. ’09 and Jose Zamarripa Zoila ’99 and Javier Zambrano TAMIU assistant professor of Engineering Dr. Tariq Tashtoush has received national recognitions at a furious pace this year alongside students he advises. Dr. Tashtoush was recently selected as the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) advisor-at-large. He was also selected as the SHPE National 2018 Convention Vice-Chair for the Advisors Conference. 26

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