KTEP - El Paso, Texas

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Small Business Development

Dennis Woo talks with Art Anchondo, Business Development Advisor of the South West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network; and Joseph Ferguson, Associate Director of the SBDC.  They talk about how local businesses can become more involved in exports of goods & services through the International Business Summit, taking place Friday, May 10, at the El Paso Community College Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount.  Info 915-831-7742 or http://elpasosbdc.net/training/seminars/international-business-summit/  Registration is encouraged, space is limited.

Today's show also includes an episode of "Focus on Campus" which did not air as scheduled on Friday, April 19, 2013, due to special coverage from NPR News of the pursuit of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.   Louie talks with UTEP English professor Mimi Gladstein, and Victor Mireles, president of Mireles Creative.  Gladstein is the co-author with Silvia Cohen of "El Paso - The Wild West Welcomes Holocaust Survivors," now available in Spanish.  Mireles is the designer of the El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, located at 715 N. Oregon.  Gladstein & Mireles talk about the history behind El Paso's Holocaust museum, which is one of only 13 in the U.S.

UTEP Political Science, the UTEP Global Relations Organization, and the Holocaust Museum are sponsoring a talk by Gilbert Tuhabonye, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide in 1993. Thursday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., Quinn Hall on the UTEP campus, Room 212.  Info: 915-351-0048, www.elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.

Aired April 20, 2013.