Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya
Dr. Montoya attended the Board of Regents Budget meeting on Monday, April 6.
Attended the Chair Academy’s 24th Annual International Leadership Conference on April 8-10 in Seattle. Dr. Montoya presented a session on Organizational Change. It was wonderful to also be joined by faculty colleagues from DACC and Carlsbad campuses at the conference.
University Admissions, Ms. Delia De Leon
Future Aggies attending a campus visit organized by the University Admissions office now have special reserved parking spots northeast of the Educational Services Building. This recruitment effort was the result of a partnership between Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, the Transportation and Parking Services Department under Auxiliaries Administration, and several Facilities and Services departments.
Aggie Welcome and Orientation Staff, Mariana Ortega, Clarissa Maldonado and Gena Bermudez, met with 200 students and their families at the New Mexico FFA Awards Ceremony held on Friday, April 10 at the Pan American Center. The Association will hold its State Convention in Las Cruces from June 1-4 and an Aggie Welcome & Orientation Program has been scheduled on May 30th to enable FFA students enrolling at NMSU for Fall 2015 to make one trip to the campus for both events.
Student Life, Dr. Michael Jasek
Aggies Activities Council hosted Moonlight Social, a band from Austin, Texas, at a concert event on Thursday, April 2 with over 120 people in attendance.
Aggies Activities Council hosted the TOUR on April 6-7 with student activity booths, and giveaways while sharing fitness and health-related tips. AAC partnered with WAVE, Rec Sports, and the Health and Wellness Center to make this event possible.
On Tuesday, April 7, the Hispanic Council elected their full slate of officers for the next academic year. Next year’s president is Mark Alarcón, a founder of NMSU’s Trio Scholars organization.
Dr. Laura Spencer participated in the local Success Partnership Summit on Friday, April 10. The Summit was sponsored by NGAGE.
Chicano Programs celebrated Founder’s Day with an exhibit detailing some of the accomplishments of Dr. Fabian Garcia, a member of the first graduating class of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts and a professor of Horticulture. Staff provided quesadillas and salsa to students at the exhibit.
On Saturday, April 11, Chicano Programs hosted the mother-daughter program, Generaciones. The mothers and daughters toured Foster Hall and visited the Native American Arts and Crafts Expo at Kent Hall, and also listened to featured career speaker, Dr. Michelle Nishiguchi. .