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Activity Report

Feedback from participants on their strengths-based leadership workshop created this word cloud.

Feedback from participants on their strengths-based leadership workshop created this word cloud.

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

On Tuesday, Dr. Montoya led a workshop on strengths-based leadership for SAEM’s SWAT (Strategic, Wise, Accounting Technicians) Team at the NMSU Golf Course. The team of 22 fiscal and administrative staff, from all 13 Student Affairs and Enrollment Management departments, learned the value of working to their strengths and collaborating with colleagues. We can achieve greater goals collectively than individually!

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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Last week SAEM staff and Provost Howard discussed the Provost’s vision for updating our communications to prospective students. We are striving to describe how NMSU offers excellence in education in a tone that is both exciting and welcoming. We anticipate partnering with University Marketing and Communications on this in the future.

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

openforum2014On Thursday, SAEM held our annual Open Forum. For the third year in a row, Dr. Montoya briefed staff on news such as changes to the Lottery Scholarship and NMSU policy changes that affect staff and our students. In addition, this year we had an Idea Exchange where staff learned about other areas of SAEM and contributed ideas for collaboration.

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University Admissions, Ms. Valerie Pickett

This week’s calling campaign targeted the 400 students who are scheduled to be on campus for New Student Registration June 21 and 22. Our campus visits are now including high school sophomores and juniors who are starting their college search process. We welcomed visitors from Taos, Albuquerque, and El Paso to campus this week.

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Idea Exchange continues…

Missed your chance to get a snazzy polo shirt at the Open Forum? Contribute to the Idea Exchange through the comments below and a polo shirt can be yours (until we run out)!

The 2014 Open Forum included an opportunity to talk with colleagues about our shared work in promoting student retention and success. If you missed the Open Forum, you can still share your great ideas. Continue reading »