Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Weekly Report
Aggie Welcome: The Aggie Welcome & Orientation Office on Thursday, April 21, 2016 welcomed 45 new Transfer students and 10 family members. On Friday, April 22, 2016 we welcomed 277 new incoming freshmen students and 145 family members. All new incoming students were welcomed and guided by 28 Orientation Leaders that widely represent different regional areas and different Academic Colleges.
Our incoming new freshmen represented the following areas:
- 6 from Arizona
- 2 from Colorado
- 1 from California
- 1 from Minnesota
- 243 from New Mexico
- 1 from Nevada
- 35 from Texas
- 2 from Washington
- 42 from Arrowhead Early College High School
- 30 from El Paso
- 12 from ABQ
AggieTHON: The Orientation Leaders, in the Aggie Welcome & Orientation Office, not only welcome new incoming students, they also give back to a special cause while dancing for 12 hours. After two long Orientation programs taking place Thursday and Friday, the Aggie Welcome & Orientation leaders participated in NMSU’s AggieTHON, Saturday the following day. AggieTHON is a dance marathon to help raise money for our Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and specifically for the one in Albuquerque. They came in first place as the top fund raising team, helping contribute to the overall total of $7,246.00 raised that night.
Student Success: The Student Success Center submitted an application for GMAT Code Fee Waivers for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the third year that NMSU has participated in this program, which provides NMSU up to 10 GMAT Code Fee Waivers to students who meet the Program’s qualifications. NMSU has awarded twenty GMAT Code Fee Waiver the last two years.
TRIO: The Student Success Center, via the TRIO Educational Talent Search Program, submitted a UNM STEAM-H Application for funding fifty middle school students from the Gadsden Independent School District. If awarded, these students will participate in UNM’s STEAM-H program June 10-12, 2016.
Financial Literacy: The University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services Office attended a Financial Literacy Event held at DACC. The event was a series within the Money Smart Week represented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Reserve Bank.
Follow the link for additional information on the event: http://lcsun.co/1SmeYLH