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Aristides Baraya

Baraya named distinguished Latin American Faculty in Business

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


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     HAMMOND – Aristides Baraya, director of the Southeastern Louisiana University Hispanic Business and Leadership Institute, was honored with the Distinguished Latin American Faculty in Business award by the University of San Pedro Sula in Honduras. 
     Baraya was recognized after giving the keynote address at the university’s spring commencement exercises. 
     The award is given to illustrious citizens who combine profound accomplishment and professionalism and demonstrate decades of dedication to the advancement of Latin American society.
     A native of Colombia and resident of Hammond, Baraya also serves on the faculty in Southeastern’s College of Business. He was the first chairman and remains a member of the board of directors of the Hispanic Business Resources and Technology Center located in Kenner.

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