Phi Iota Alpha Brother Adam "Duro" Ortiz today received the prestigious "El" Award as one of the 30 most outstanding Latinos in New York State. This recognition is given annually by El Diario La Prensa, New York's leading Spanish language daily.
A gala event was held at the Grand Havana Club on 52nd Street. Ortiz was honored in the company of the Tri-state area's most successful and influential Latinos making strides in the corporate, education, business, entertainment, sports and community arenas.
The recipients will be featured in a special supplement which will be available, in print, inside the paper’s Sunday edition on October 24, 2010. The supplement will also be available for viewing online at www.eldiariony.com.
Adam is a graduate of the Delta chapter of Phi Iota Alpha. In addition he is a former member of the National Executive Board. His professional career has spanned over twenty years in the realm of Higher Education Administration. Currently he is the Coordinator of Economic Development for the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University.
The AERTC's mission is innovative energy research, education and technology deployment with a focus on efficiency, conservation, renewable energy and nanotechnology applications for new and novel sources of energy.
About El Diario La Prensa
Established in 1913, El Diario La Prensa is the first Spanish Language in United States. With a quarter of a million readers every day, his print edition is the most widely read Spanish Language newspaper in New York and the third largest in the country. El Diario La Prensa is leading the way in developing new technology to provide news and information in a multi-platform operation. For more information, visit our website: www.eldiariony.com
ImpreMedia is the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online & Print. ImpreMedia’s multi-platform offering range from Online to Video, Mobile and Print and encompasses 27 properties, including the portal www.impre.com and its McClatchy partners. 35% of all US Hispanic adults use an ImpreMedia product. The company is also the nation’s largest Hispanic newspaper publisher with newspapers in the top 7 U.S. Hispanic markets, reaching 16 markets total and representing 63% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Its leading publications include La Opinion in Los Angeles and El Diario La Prensa in New York. For more information, visit: www.impremedia.com
About Phi Iota Alpha Since 1931, Phi Iota Alpha has set
precedents for Latino greek leadership in the global community. For
over 75 years, Phi Iota Alpha has cultivated and inspired Latino men
nationwide to become leaders of their communities across Latin America
and the United States. Open to all men, this distinguished brotherhood
includes many professionals and former presidents of Latin American
countries. Today Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in
existence, continues to lead as the preeminent Latino fraternal
organization with chapters throughout the United States.
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