Activity Report, January 10-16, 2016

The Student Information Management (SIM), division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, invited University of New Mexico Provost and Associate Vice Provost to discuss currently developed Student Technology. The UNM representatives were impressed with the technology developed by the SIM team. The SIM team shared the design of the Student Success Navigators Application and Scholar Dollars Application. Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is looking forward to a continual sharing of knowledge to best serve our students and increase our degree completion.

The University Registrar’s Office is busy serving our registering and graduating student population. The Registrar’s Office has processed over 2,100 official transcripts within the last two months. At the conclusion of the Fall 2015 semester, NMSU awarded 1,273 degrees. The diplomas for all Fall 2015 degree candidates have been ordered and shipped.

On Thursday, January 14, the NMSU Immigrant Student Issues Committee and Chicano Programs sponsored an Undocumented/DACA/Border Student Workshop. This workshop focused on issues of access to higher education that face students who are U.S. citizens/residents, undocumented and those who have Deferred Action. The workshop was attended by: NMSU faculty and staff, DACC, high school counselors, administrators and students of Public Schools from Las Cruces, Gadsden District, Deming, Clovis and Albuquerque.  Fifty-five individuals attended the training. Additional training on this subject matter will be offered.

The first NMSU Orientation of the year was held of Friday, January 15, 2016. Over 200 students attended this event. During Orientation, students had the opportunity to meet with their Student Success Navigator, Academic Advisor, Financial Aid Advisor and finalized their Admission processing.


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