11 Notable alumni of
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

The University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez is 4185th in the world, 1363rd in North America, and 1298th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 11 notable alumni from the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Waded Cruzado

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    Waded Cruzado
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    rector
    Biography

    Waded Cruzado, is a Puerto Rican professor of Spanish language and Spanish literature. She served as Interim President of New Mexico State University from 2008 to 2009, and since 2010 has served as the 12th President of Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.

  2. Miguel Hernández Agosto

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    Miguel Hernández Agosto
    Born in
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    Years
    1927-2016 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Miguel Hernández Agosto was a Puerto Rican politician whose service in government spanned several generations. Affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party (PPD), he started his political career as a Cabinet member, but eventually became a Senator at-large. Hernández Agosto served as President of the Senate of Puerto Rico for 12 years (1981-1993).

  3. Ernesto Irizarry Salvá

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    Ernesto Irizarry Salvá
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ernesto Irizarry Salvá is a Puerto Rican educator, politician and former mayor of Utuado. Irizarry is affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party and has served as mayor from 2013 to 2021. When elected Mayor of Utuado in 2012, he was the youngest elected official in Puerto Rico. Ernesto Irizarry obtained victory in 2012 with a 50.10% of the electoral vote in Utuado and became the first mayor affiliated with the PDP to win the office of mayor of Utuado in over 20 years. This election was against Jorge Pérez Heredia, candidate for the NPP that year. In the 2016 elections for mayor of Utuado, Ernesto Irizarry Salvá won with 52.44% of the vote while his opponent, Jonathan Tossas of the (NPP), obtained 46%.

  4. Antonio Fas Alzamora

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    Antonio Fas Alzamora
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Antonio "Tony" J. Fas Alzamora is a Puerto Rican politician and Senator. He is currently the longest-serving legislator in the history of Puerto Rico, having served in ten Legislative Assemblies, one House of Representatives (from 1977 to 1980), and nine Senates (since 1980).

  5. Francisco Zayas Seijo

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    Francisco Zayas Seijo
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Francisco R. Zayas Seijo, also known as Ico, is a former member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives and mayor of the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. During his 4-year mayoral term, Zayas Seijo established the Mariana Suárez de Longo Library and Historical Archive of Ponce, the Museo del Autonomismo Puertorriqueño, the Centro Ponceño de Autismo (English: Ponce Center for Autism), the Agüeybaná II "El Bravo" Plaza, and also expanded the Julio Enrique Monagas Family Park. He initiated to the concept of the Centro de Convenciones de Ponce and the Ponce Aquarium; however, neither one of these two saw fruition before he completed his term in January 2009. He was, however, instrumental in the development of the Parque Lineal Veredas del Labrador, as well as the Río Portugués Dam and the expansion of the Ponce Municipal Police. During his administration, the Municipal Police acquired, installed, and put into operation 106 street cameras and a video command center. These were complemented by 130 additional cameras installed by the Puerto Rico Police.

  6. Bobby Ramírez Kurtz

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    Bobby Ramírez Kurtz
    Born in
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    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roberto "Bobby" Ramírez Kurtz is a Puerto Rican politician and the former mayor of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Ramírez is affiliated with the Popular Democratic Party (PPD) and served as mayor from 2013 until 2021. He assumed office after beating incumbent Perza Rodrígues Quiñones at the 2012 general election. Rodríguez, a member of the New Progressive Party (PNP), became mayor after the death of Santos Padilla Ferrer in the year 2007. Ramírez Kurtz was succeeded by Jorge “Jorgito” Morales Wiscovitch of the PNP after winning the mayoral race at the 2020 general election.

  7. César Benito Cabrera

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    César Benito Cabrera
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    César Benito Cabrera was the former United States Ambassador to the island nations of Mauritius and the Seychelles, both located in the Indian Ocean. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on June 6, 2006. His appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 13, 2006. Ambassador Cabrera arrived in Port Louis on October 20, 2006, and presented his credentials to Mauritian President Sir Anerood Jugnauth on October 23, 2006.

  8. Perza Rodríguez

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    Perza Rodríguez
    Born in
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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Perza Rodríguez Quiñones is a Puerto Rican politician and former mayor of Cabo Rojo. Rodríguez is affiliated with the New Progressive Party (PNP) and served as mayor from 2007 to 2013.

  9. Luz Arce Ferrer

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    Luz Arce Ferrer
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Luz Z. "Lucy" Arce Ferrer is a Puerto Rican politician. She is currently serving as a member of the Senate of Puerto Rico since 1996.

  10. Enrique Méndez, Jr

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    Enrique Méndez, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in biology
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Major General Enrique Méndez Jr., was a United States Army officer who was also the first Puerto Rican to hold the positions of Army Deputy Surgeon General, Commander of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. He was also the Dean and President of the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. Also served as Secretary of Health of Puerto Rico.

  11. Carmen Cantor

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    Carmen Cantor
    Born in
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Carmen Cantor is an American diplomat who has served as the United States Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia since 2020.