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Alejandra Ceja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, to Receive Baruch College Education Advocate of the Year Award


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Event Date 1: December 03, 2013 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will receive a leadership award from Baruch College on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in New York. Ceja will be among three people honored for their careers in public service and professional contributions to the city, state, and nation at its annual community reception. The other honorees are Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President and Comptroller-Elect and Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Council Member (District #8).

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15 percent of U.S. colleges and the number four public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.

Note: MEDIA RSVP – Manny Romero at (646) 660-6141 or manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu


Event 1
Who : Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
What : Three Baruch College Alumni Receive Leadership Awards at Annual Community Reception
When : 6 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
Where : Baruch College
Information and Technology Building (Rackow Room 750)
151 East 25th Street, 7th Floor
New York, N.Y.
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