(DRAPER, Ut. – March 15, 2012) Argosy University, Salt Lake City Campus President David Tietjen has been appointed to the board of the Somos Foundation, the 501 (c)(3) non-profit arm of the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Tietjen will serve as a member of the organization’s Education Committee.
The mission of the Somos Foundation is to provide financial support through scholarships for post-secondary education, mentoring workshops, and networking resources to Utah Latino students and adults who have demonstrated a strong commitment to education and our community. In turn, the students will contribute to the economic development and well-being of all communities in Utah. The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation, d.b.a. Somos Foundation, is a501 (c) (3) non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors selected from local business, education and community leaders. The Somos Foundation is in partnership with the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in this endeavor.
“I am honored to serve as a member of the board of the SOMOS Foundation and look forward to helping the organization as it continues to provide the resources that Latino students and adults need to become leaders in our community,” says Tietjen.
The long range goal of the Somos Foundation is to develop and sustain a cadre of skilled, educated and diverse business leaders to assist in the future social and economic development of the Utah Latino community.
About Argosy University
Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org/). Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.