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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On Tuesday, September 23, Dr. Montoya facilitated a leadership retreat for International and Border Programs. The training was based on the Five Exemplary Practices from the Leadership Challenge. Participants discussed the importance of teamwork regarding organizational change. 00   

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Financial Aid Outreach and Retention

Claire Cortner Montoya, who joined the Financial Aid Office in January 2014 as Outreach Advisor, was hired to reach out to students and to work to boost recruitment and retention. By providing additional financial aid support beyond the traditional advising, Claire is working to increase student retention and success while promoting student self-advocacy. She works […]

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Disabled American Veterans Work with NMSU students

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 38, from Mesilla, is again making weekly visits to NMSU’s MVP (Military Veterans Program) to work with the students as they apply for disability benefits, according to Jacobo Varela, MVP director. Representatives Warren Johnson and Fred Madrid visit the MVP office once a week to assist student veterans in filling […]

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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On Monday, September 15, Dr. Montoya attended the Guaranteed Pathway Summit. SAEM offices of Admissions and Student Engagement will be part of this effort. Meeting participants were charged with identifying a clear path for students who start at a community college to earn a baccalaureate from New […]

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Meet Karl Rysted

Karl Rysted is the new Student Legal Aid Attorney on NMSU’s Las Cruces campus.  In his role as Student Legal Aid Attorney, he advises ASNMSU in areas such as contract review and works with students individually in areas such as landlord tenant questions, domestic relations, sexual assault, domestic violence, DWI, personal injury, debts, and  consumer law. […]

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