University description (as per official university website)
On May 4, 1960 was born in Mendoza Juan Agustín Maza University as a Civil Society Nonprofit, whose motto, "homo res sacra homini" ("Man is sacred to man") was the guiding principle further development. From that identity founding 50 years have passed fruitful work and quiet, generous in producing graduates with proven competence, which are the best example of the dedication of all its members, whose conviction is to be forming good men and women whose goals are freedom, intellectual independence, humanism, ethical, solidarity and justice. Those who yesterday were students and teachers or authorities today can attest to the profound transformation and growth of the University, which started with two faculties and today, full of accomplishments, has ten academic units.
Don Juan Agustín Maza - Biography
Born in Mendoza, May 4, 1784, and died in his homeland, in the tragedy of Chacay, the June 11, 1830. Is an example of a public man whose actions he has become justly, in Proc. JD, was always a valuable national concern about the formation and the fate of the society they belonged.
These traits and behavior led him to be elected by an overwhelming majority, MP for the Congress of Tucumán Mendoza, along with Don Tomás Godoy Cruz. In the deciding match in our history, said the idea of declaring independence as the imperative of United Provinces of Río de la Plata, and was honored to sign the Minutes of Meeting of July 9, 1816.
Provide a sound professional training, excellence, that generates professionally committed actors, ethically and socially oriented participatory.
Fulfill the task of forming integrity ethical professionals, committed to the common good, with an aptitude for research and creative process, can improve the quality of life and promote social development.
We dream of a learning organization whose members, in their entirety, are committed to providing an educational service of international excellence.
We dream of an educational community based on respect, in the recovery of the human being with harmonious interpersonal relations, in order to contribute to the development of each and every one of its members together with the development of the university.
We dream of a teacher with a sense of belonging to the institution, vocation education, skills and creativity, with teacher training, broad general education, interested in research, constantly updated and committed to the formation of a whole human being.
We dream to train professionals with ethical and having dedication to service and ability to analyze, research and creative process, and capable workforce development at both regional and international.
We hold the value of humility, which leads us to recognize our limitations and open our minds and our hearts to diversity, enabling us to learn from all experiences and circumstances permanently.
We encourage ethical conduct and transparent actions as a fundamental pillar of support for the organization and ensuring compliance with our institutional goals.
We foster relationships that develop with respect, empathy, generosity, cooperation and solidarity with other human beings.
We intend to develop a social conscience that allows us to work for the common good, individual and organizational response, as far as we can, to meet the needs of society.
We want to develop not only knowledge but also the ability to implement and awareness to your applications always meet fundamental value of the common good.
We are open to acceptance and understanding of human diversity in an organizational framework of freedom of conscience.