Universidad Anáhuac México Norte
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|Motto||Vince in Bono Malum (Defeat Evil with Good)|
|President||Fr. Cirpiano Sánchez LC|
|Location||Huixquilucan, State of Mexico, Mexico|
|Campus||Urban 220,000 square metres|
|Website||Universidad Anáhuac (official)|
The Anahuac University (México Norte) is a private educational institution of higher learning in Mexico, located in the Interlomas area of Greater Mexico City. The university belongs to the Catholic religious congregation of the Legionaries of Christ. The university was founded in 1964. It offers 28 undergraduate programs and 40 postgraduate programs.
Anáhuac means "near the water" in Nahuatl, the ancient Aztec language spoken in Tenochtitlan, which used to be the biggest and most crowded place in Central America, what is now Mexico City, the home of the university.
The university has had an investment of $54 million since 1990.
The library has 200,000 books.
- 1 Overview
- 2 Organization
- 3 History
- 4 Faculties
- 5 College life
- 5.1 ASUA (Social Action of Universidad Anahuac)
- 5.2 FESAL (Federation of Student Societies)
- 5.3 Anáhuac Excellence Program
- 5.4 Anáhuac Leadership Programs
- 5.5 Sports
- 6 Personalities
- 7 External links
- Name: "Anahuac" means “near the water”. The name passed on to the whole network because of the location of the first university in the network, the campus "Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte" located in the area of Lomas Anahuac in Interlomas in Mexico City. Symbolically, the name refers to "the lake region that gave central place at the Aztec capital: Tenochtitlán, Central America's most populous and largest cultural development, where the City of Mexico now stands and in it, the university "
- Motto: “Vince In Bono Malum”, or "defeat evil with good", is the philosophy of the institution.
- Coat of arm/logo: The emblem of the Universidad Anahuac shows a woven fabric. As a fabric is made up of many threads, education in Anahuac University seeks to combine the students’ talents and integrate them fully into their work life.
Background and scope of the institution
Universidad Anahuac is part of the Anahuac Universities Network, an international network of Catholic universities led by the Legionaries of Christ, which share a mission and an educational model. It is made up of universities at an international level with ten institutions in Mexico, one in Chile, one in Spain, two in Italy and two more in United States. In addition, the Virtual University Anahuac serves corporate clients from twenty-five virtual institutional offices located throughout the world.
The Anahuac Universities Network shares the international education system of the Legion of Christ called the Education Consortium Anáhuac (CEA) in 18 countries and serving over 100,000 students from kindergarten to graduate school.
- Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte (Mexico City, - 1964) commonly known as Universidad Anahuac North
- Universidad Anahuac Mexico Sur (Mexico City, - 1981) commonly known as Universidad Anahuac del Sur
- Universidad anahuac mayab (Mérida, Yucatán - 1984) commonly known as University Mayab
- Universidad Anahuac Xalapa (Xalapa, Veracruz - 1993)
- Universidad Anahuac Cancun (Cancun, Quintana Roo - 2000)
- Universidad Anahuac Oaxaca (Oaxaca, Oaxaca - 2000)
- Universidad Anahuac Puebla (Puebla, Puebla - 2003)
- Universidad Anahuac Queretaro (Queretaro, Queretaro - 2005)
- Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Tamaulipas Altamira (Altamira, Tamaulipas - 2005)
The Anahuac Universities Network includes universities in Europe, the United States and Latin America such as the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid, Spain, the Università Europea di Roma and Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum Pontificium in Rome, Italy, the Management Institute of Paris in Paris, France, Universidad Finis Terrae in Santiago de Chile and the University of Sacramento in California, and finally the Institute for Psychological Sciences in Washington, D.C., United States of America. Anahuac University was founded in 1964 by the priest P. Marcial Maciel LC, its first campus was the Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte in Mexico City.
Mexico Norte Campus
The Anahuac campus occupies an area of 220,000 square metres. It includes five cafeterias, six auditoriums, one chapel, one exposition center, 175 classrooms, 27 laboratories, 21 workshops, and 18 computer labs.
The sports facilities are highly developed.It has basketball, volleyball, tennis, padel, soccer, indoor, and football courts.
Universidad Anahuac emerged in 1964 as a key element in the educational project of the Legionaries of Christ and the founding of the congregation by Father Marcial Maciel LC.
With the objective of enhancing the human condition and social status of men and women from Mexico through a comprehensive training, the Anahuac University began its activities in a house located in Lomas Virreyes and enrolled forty-eight students in two degrees: Business Administration and Economics. Under the stewardship of Father Faustino Pardo LC, opened in the following years: Psychology and Human Sciences in 1965, Architecture and Law in 1966. In parallel, thanks to the support of Mexican businessmen, began the construction of new facilities at Lomas Anahuac.
In 1968 the first students graduated from Anahuac, and a new campus opened on June 4.
In 1981 the government gave the university the Law of Autonomy and Validez Oficial de Estudios.
- Actuary School
- Architecture School
- Bioethics School
- Communications School
- Design School
- Economics and Business School
- Education School
- Engineer School
- Foreign Affairs School
- Humanities School
- Law School
- Medical School
- Psychology School
- Tourism Management School
The medical school offers Gynecology and Obstetrics.
The following postgraduate degrees are taught in collaboration with other institutions:
- Banking and Financial Markets, with the University of Cantabria and the Grupo Financiero Santander Serfin
- Economy and Business with the Geneva International University, Texas Tech University and Conflict Management Incorporated (draft negotiating with Harvard University)
- International Business with the International University of Florida
- Public Administration with the University of Paris-Sorbonne
- Business Law with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
- Education: Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation of Educational Intervention with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
ASUA (Social Action of Universidad Anahuac)
Its mission is to help the students create a spirit of Positive Leadership Action for social improvement for people with physical, spiritual or human needs. This is done by creating and promoting social development projects through the support of students, alumni, faculty and administration.
FESAL (Federation of Student Societies)
The aim of the Federation of Student Societies is to promote, organize and direct participation of students in the activities of the Schools of the Universidad Anahuac.
FESAL organizes Anáhuac Day, a day of integration for the university community, which includes students, teachers, managers and administrative staff through cultural activities, sports and recreation.
Anáhuac Excellence Program
VÉRTICE (Excellence Program)
VÉRTICE is a Program of Excellence for the training of students. The program is asvailable to the best 80 students of each generation, chosen among all the undergraduate programs, because of their talent and intellectual capacity. The program's students participate in activities aimed at maximization of their capabilities and leadership potential.
Anáhuac Leadership Programs
Anahuac University has created and manages the Anahuac Leadership Programs. Students enrolled in the programs have meetings to allow them to come into contact with political, cultural, sports, academics, business and social leaders. They participate in national and international training seminars.
They take part in activities such as meetings, meals and weekends away to strengthen their relationships and their integration with the group. Visits to museums and cultural institutions are organized for them to broaden their knowledge and professional horizons.
They work as teams in social projects developed by them to help and provide welfare to others.
CIMA (Administrative Leadership Program)
CIMA is the University Leadership Program designed to allow students to engage with other young people through training.
The program provides the training to increase their organizational skills and teamwork as well as an education in human values focused on developing Positive Action Leadership.
IMPULSA (Social Leadership)
IMPULSA is the Leadership Program of Social Sciences allowing students to run projects for the transformation of society.
GENERA (Business Leadership Program)
The Business Leadership Program forms entrepreneurs with a global vision and with a commitment to ethics and society. Its aim is to understand the business world and together with key business leaders who drive the Mexican economy to prepare to compete with Positive Action Leadership in human values. Its members meet with national and international businessmen. The program teaches business ethics and behaviour as a future business leader.
ACTION (Sports Leadership)
The Sports Leadership program is for the education of students with outstanding athletic performance and leadership. It is made up of students from the teams representing the university. ACTION students participate in sporting events and meet top athletes, as well as visit sports institutions in Mexico and the world.
CREA (Leadership Program in Communication)
CREA is the Leadership Program in Communication to train and develop the students in the School of Communication.
Students learn communication, group management, public speaking and debate, professional training, public relations and the commitment and responsibility as future opinion leaders.
Students who are part of CREA learn about the media world, and meet its key players and personalities.
CULMEN (Leadership Program in Arts and Culture)
CULMEN is a development program that teaches students the skills of creativity, innovation, talent and commitment in the field of arts and culture. CULMEN students graduate with a knowledge of culture and the arts.
The sports department promotes sport among students and across the Anahuac community. The mascot of the university is a lion that symbolically reflects the virtues of athletes, who by training, constantly develop the skill, ability, speed and intelligence.
- P. Cipriano Sánchez García L.C.
- Francisco García Jimeno, Professor of General Theory of Obligations.
- Luis Donaldo Colosio, Professor of economics, Mexican politician, member of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.
Colosio was assassinated on March 23, 1994
- Marcela Szymanski, Director at Houston Consulting - Kreab Gavin Anderson, Brussels, Be.
- Carlos Jarque, Secretary General of the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, former President of INEGI in Mexico, former President of the Statistical Commission of the UN and Minister of Social Development in the Cabinet of Ernesto Zedillo
- Lidia Camacho Camacho, Director General of the International Cervantes Festival, Mexico
- Jorge Hank Rhon, former Mayor of Tijuana Baja California, Mexico
- Carlos Slim Domit, President and CEO of Sanborns Brothers and Co-President of Telmex Group and Karst
- Eduardo Díaz Balogh, President of McDonald's Mexico and Central America
- Leonardo Valdés Zurita, Executive Chairman of Federal Electoral Institute (IFE)
- Marco Antonio Gomez Alcantar, Electoral Board of the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE)
- Xavier Lopez Ancona Director General KidZania
- Alejandro Galindo Acosta, President and CEO of Procter & Gamble in Latin America
- Juan Beckmann Legorreta, House Executive Director José Cuervo
- Enrique Jacob Rocha, Secretary for Economic Development of the Government of Mexico State and former Mayor of Naucalpan
- Alberto Bazbaz Sacal, Attorney General of the Government of Mexico
- David Federman Korenfeld, Secretary of Water and Public Works of the Government of Mexico and former Mayor of Huixquilucan
- Fernando Maldonado Hernández, Secretary of Transportation of the Government of Mexico
- Carlos Gómez y Gómez, Chairman of the Board of Grupo Financiero Santander Serfin
- Enrique Castillo Sanchez Mejorada, President and CEO of Ixe Financial Group and Chairman of the Association of Banks in Mexico
- Alfredo Elias Ayub, Director General of the Federal Electricity Commission
- Carlos Fernández González, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Grupo Modelo
- Manuel Velasco Coello, Senator of the Republic of Mexico and Governor of Chiapas State
- Isabel Cristina Porras Odriozola, District Judge Judiciary of the Federation
- Marco Antonio Slim Domit, President and CEO of Inbursa Financial Group
- Daniel Hajj Aboumrad, Director General America Movil - Bookmark
- Alonso Garcia Tames, Director General of Banobras and former Undersecretary of Finance and Public Credit
- Javier Gavito Mohar, Director General of the Federal Mortgage Society and former Director General of the National Savings Bank and Financial Services BANSEFI
- Isidoro Ambe Attar, Director of Sales Telmex
- Fernando Solis Camara Director of Corporate Communication and Image Gruma
- Lourdes Lamasney, President Young & Rubican Mexico
- Guillermo Quiroz Abed, Vice President for Finance Grupo Bimbo
- Carlos Garcia Velez, Executive Vice President Corporation Geo
- Carlos Ruiz Sacristán, Director General PEMEX and Secretary of Communications and Transport in the Office in Ernesto Zedillo
- Angel Losada Moreno, Executive Chairman and CEO of Grupo Gigante
- Arely Gomez Gonzalez Blanco, Holder of the Special Prosecutor for Attention to Electoral Crimes (FEPADE) of the Attorney General (PGR), former Secretary General of Agreements and former Secretary General of the Presidency of the Supreme Court of the Nation
- Leopoldo Gomez Gonzalez Blanco, Vice President of News Group Televisa
- Jorge Amigo Castañeda, Director General, Mexican Institute of the Propiedad Industrial IMPI
- Manuel Guerra Zamarro, Director General of the National Institute of copyright INDAUTOR
- Rafael Ochoa Morales, Judge of the Supreme Administrative Court of the State of Mexico
- Mario Ignacio Álvarez Ledesma, Director of the Department of Law of the Tec de Monterrey campus Mexico City. Complutense University of Madrid. National Autonomous University of Mexico and former Attorney General for Human Rights, Victim Care and Community Service of the PGR
- Gaston Azcarraga Andrade, Chairman of the Board and President of Grupo Posadas Company Mexicana
- Felix Araujo Ramírez, Corporate Vice President of Television Televisa
- Jorge Álvarez Hoth, Vice President of Pay Television Televisa and former Assistant Secretary for Communications and Transport
- Leopoldo Orellana, Director General of Mazda Motor of Mexico
- Alvaro Corcuera Martinez del Rio, Director General of the Legion of Christ
- Iván Abreu, Artist member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte of the FONCA
- Sergio Albert, American football player
- Cindy Aceves, President and CEO of M.A.M.E in Latin America and former activist against the Trata de Blancas
- Official website of Anahuac Universities Network
- Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte
- Universidad Anahuac Online