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NMASFAA Fall Training

IMG_1389Joseph Molina, Financial Aid Advisor, delivered a half-day training session at the New Mexico Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Fall Training in Albuquerque. The three and a half hour training presented several topics, including using the estimated family contribution (EFC) as a customer service tool and the consequences of the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act). The training was attended by approximately 45 financial aid professionals from across the state.

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Activity Report, October 17, 2014

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Dr. Bernadette Montoya is “branded” at the ACES Freshmen Branding Ceremony.

Dr. Bernadette Montoya is “branded” at the ACES Freshmen Branding Ceremony.

Attended the ACES Freshmen Branding Ceremony to celebrate freshman initiation into the College. The event included paint branding, refreshments, and the Aggie Fight Song, which was led by President Carruthers.

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Military and Veterans Programs featured in Military Advanced Education

mvparticleThe Office of Military and Veterans Programs and the College of Engineering were recognized in the October issue of Military Advanced Education. NMSU was one of four schools highlighted in the issue, which highlights the importance of STEM education and potential careers for service members and veterans. The article also discusses the support Military and Veterans Programs offers to veteran and military students pursuing an engineering career. An additional sidebar item written by Ruben Arauz details his personal experience with the NMSU engineering program and the Office of Military and Veterans Programs. Ruben worked for Military and Veterans Programs for five years and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering.

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Chartering Organizations and the New Aggie Activity Council

New AAC members Prisma Pantoja, Director of Entertainment and Travel, and Priscilla Artalejo, Director of Traditional Events show their support at the Pink Football Game.

New AAC members Prisma Pantoja, Director of Entertainment and Travel, and Priscilla Artalejo, Director of Traditional Events, show their support at the Pink Football Game.

Recently, thirteen new ways for student to become involved with the campus community were  chartered at New Mexico State University. Thirteen organizations — each of which provides a unique opportunity for engagement — worked with Morgan Busch, Coordinator for Campus Activities, to earn their charter. These new organizations include Creative Minds (the art club), Music Business Students, National Society of Professional Engineers, and ADJUST: Advocates for Justice. Continue reading »

Activity Report, October 10, 2014

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Presented the Fall 2014 Enrollment Update to the Board of Regents on Friday, October 10 at the NMSU Grants Campus. SAEM is addressing drops in enrollment in recent years by ramping up campus visitation programs and more outreach to applicants. Retention is a crucial part of enrollment and is part of everybody’s role at NMSU. Continue reading »