Florida State University celebrates 55 years in Panama
Florida State University (FSU), located at the City of Knowledge, is celebrating this year its 55th anniversary in Panama and to mark this important milestone the University will kick off a week of activities with a dinner party at the Union Club this Thursday, Oct. 25th, starting at 7:30 p.m.
In a ceremony during this activity three distinguished FSU alumni will be honored for their successful careers and their contribution to society.
Carlos Henríquez, a 1974 graduate of FSU’s College of Business will receive the “Lifelong Achievement Award” in recognition for his extraordinary career in the banking industry and his commitment overseeing the countries’ financial sector. Mr. Henríquez is currently President of Banco Nacional de Panama and serves on the Board of several important corporations.
Ursula Kiener, who is credited for advancing the tourism industry in Panama through the use of digital marketing, will receive the “Promising Alumna Award”, granted every year to an FSU alumnus or alumna that graduated in recent years and shows evidence of a successful professional career.
FSU alumnus and English professor Carlos King will be recognized for his outstanding contribution to FSU during 38 years of service and his dedication to helping those in need.
Tickets will be on sale at the door the night of the event at $25 per person. For more information please call 317-0367.