Dean of the UTEP School of Nursing gets national recognition
A local professor is one of the recipients for the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award from the American Association of Community Colleges.
Dr. Elias Provencio-Vasquez is the Dean of the UTEP School of Nursing.
Every year since 1982, AACC has presented the Outstanding Alumni Award to those individuals nominated by their community college who have excelled in their field and given back to their community.
Vasquez is the first Hispanic male to earn a doctoral degree in nursing in the county.
Awards will be presented at the AACC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C, April 5th.