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Thursday May 04, 2023 at 14:09

The URJC, awarded at the Mostoleños Awards 2023

The jury has recognized the cultural promotion work of the university, as well as the importance of the Rey Juan Carlos University locating its rectory and one of its campuses in the municipality.

Raul Garcia Hemonnet

On May 2, the vice-rector for Teacher Training and Teaching Innovation, Antonio Julio López Galisteo was in charge of collecting the 'Mostoleño 2023' award that the citizens of Móstoles have awarded to the Rey Juan Carlos University.

According to the jury, selected by the Móstoles town hall, the URJC has been recognized "for its promotion of culture and the importance that the entity attaches to the city by locating one of its campuses and its rectory in it," says the vice-rector.

The award ceremony took place within the framework of the celebrations in memory of the people of Mostol who fell on May 2, 1808 in the clashes against the troops of Napoleon Bonaparte.

The Minister of Culture and Sports, Miquel Iceta, and the Mayor of Móstoles, Noelia Posse, presided over the event. Posse recognized the importance of the work of the winners (individuals and entities) in favor of Móstoles.

With the Mostoleños Awards, the Móstoles City Council recognizes every year people, entities or associations that stand out for promoting values ​​such as civility, respect, solidarity, peaceful coexistence, good neighborliness and tolerance, according to the consistory.

In addition to the URJC, the following received their awards: Enrique Fernández Bonilla, president of the Regional House of Castilla y León in Móstoles; Irene Villamiel Mayor, President of the Villa de Móstoles Choir; Javier Delgado Mateos, President of the Association for the practice of Judo in Móstoles; Purificación Vázquez Burguillo, owner of Rassel Peluqueros and the Association for the Physically Disabled of Móstoles (ADISFIM).

A recognition that confirms the positive impact and commitment of the Rey Juan Carlos University with its immediate environment.