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Award to Rector of PUCRS

15/05/2008: Brazil

On April 24, 2008, Brother Joaquim Clotet was awarded honorary membership in the Order of the Knights of Osório, Third Mounted Regiment of the Guard - Regiment Osório in the city of Porto Alegre. Brother Clotet is Rector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). The award is given to personalities whose work contributes with the Regiment and the landmark called the Parc Historique Maréchal Manoel Luis Osório Historical Park. The park is located in Tramandaí, on the north border of the geographic territory called Rio Grade do Sul.

At the award ceremony, the Rector and university representatives were received by the local military commander, Lieutenant Colonel Artur José Solon Neto and about 550 army personnel.

Brother Joaquim is well known for his commitment to two organizations which are at the service of his nation and Brazilian society. He remarked, “Together we can help create a better nation.”

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