Dean Tien Receives Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

Tien honored for promoting higher education in Florida.

(December 18, 2012) — College of Engineering Dean James M. Tien received the Governor’s Business Ambassador award during the recent Florida Trade Mission to Colombia.

Dean Tien and College of Engineering Advancement Director Rafael Robles accompanied Florida Governor Rick Scott and other business and educational members of Enterprise Florida on the five-day visit in December to Colombia.

During the visit, Governor Scott presented Dean Tien with the medal and noted, “I am honored to award Dean Tien the Governor’s Business Ambassador award for his efforts in promoting higher education in Florida and helping attract global talent to the Sunshine State.”


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College of Engineering Dean James M. Tien, left, with Florida Governor Rick Scott.

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