Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

From the Tulane News: Costa Rican President receives top honor

April 4th, 2017

From the Tulane News, written by Alicia Jasmin

“A day-long visit to the uptown campus Friday by Costa Rican President and Tulane University alumnus Luis Guillermo Solís, concluded with a private ceremony hosted by Tulane President Mike Fitts, who awarded Solís the Tulane President‘€™s Medal. The President‘€™s Medal is among the highest honors a Tulane president may bestow and is presented to individuals ‘€œwho have distinguished themselves by their actions and who have contributed in some manner to the well-being of Tulane University or the city of New Orleans.‘€ The award was a surprise ending to a day spent visiting the Newcomb Art Museum, the Latin American Library and the Middle American Research Institute.”

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