PUC-Sao Paulo honors judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva by naming one of the new auditoriums in Perdizes Campus after him. Besides being a reputable judge, Marco is an outgoing professor of Criminal Law at Perdizes Campus. The honorary ceremony got held on 1st April. Dirceu de Mello, Perdizes Campus’ president, presided over the ceremony. In his speech, he recommended Marco for his big heart. He says that Marco has always been ready to help despite the situation. Dirceu de Mello acknowledged the honor to be appropriate for the judge. After all, the judge had contributed a lot to the building if the new auditorium.
Ricardo Sayeg, a lawyer, and professor at PUC extended his gratitude to Marco on behalf of the Law Department. Sayeg gave a brief history of Marco’s career. Marco Antonio Marques da Silva was born in 1958 at Itapetininga. When he was fifteen years old, he had a passion for pursuing Law. In 1977, Marco enrolled to PUC and graduated in 1981. Additionally, he holds a specialty, masters, doctorate and teaching degrees acquired from Pontified Catholic University. Marco did his postdoctoral program at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra back in 2005. In 1982, Marco Antonio rose to be a professor at PUC. He got his tenure in 2003 and still teaches there to date. In 1983, Marco Antonio became part of State Judiciary where he worked in different counties. In 2002, Marco got promotion as an acting judge, and in 2007, he became earned himself the Court of Appeals judge position.
Sayeg spoke loud of Marco’s literary work as an author of forty articles and thirteen books. Sayeg acknowledges Marco Antonia Marques da Silva as an essential aspect of their Faculty of Law. He says that Marco’s loyalty, honesty, and Zeal in teaching has earned them remarkable reputation.
Marco Antonia gives an emotional speech thanking God, his family, and friends for complementing him in his venture. In his finish line, he says that he still holds the same enthusiasm he had when he joined college. Marco will continue advocating change to see equality to humankind. In honor of his commitment to the office, Marco Antonia Marques da Silva gets adorned with a plaque from the Cogeae-PUC’s Office. Many had availed themselves for the Ceremony.