Homecoming and SAEM

SAEM students were well represented in the Homecoming Court. Lupe Saldivar, this year’s Homecoming Queen, is a TRiO student, president 0f TRiO Scholars, President  of The Society of Human Resource Management, a Peer Educator for University 150, and a work-study at the Office of Assessment. Homecoming King was Ryan Garcia, an employee at the Sexual and Gender…
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Activity Report, November 1

Office of the Vice President The Lottery Scholarship Work Group finalized letters to go to students regarding the status of the Lottery Scholarship for Spring 2014. New Mexico Higher Education Department has not yet determined how much of the scholarship will be funded, and this work group, under Dr. Montoya’s direction, is working to ensure…
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Activity Report, October 25

Office of the Vice President Dr. Montoya updated the Board of Regents on October 21 about enrollment. Although enrollment is down, this is consistent with nationwide trend of decreasing enrollment. Dr. Montoya held the first meeting of the Legislative Lottery Scholarship work group tasked with creating NMSU’s response to upcoming changes to the Lottery Scholarship….
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SAEM Staff Picnic

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SAEM Mission and Vision

Thanks to the almost 250 people voted who for the SAEM mission and vision statements at today’s staff picnic. The winners: SAEM empowers students by engaging them in all aspects of the student experience. We encourage students to learn through discovery of self, others, and their world to become effective members of their community. (106 votes)…
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Winners from the BBQ!

Congratulations! Winners of the giveaways from picnic are: Aggie Gear: Rene Samaniego (Health and Wellness); Barbara Shen (University Registrar); Carylee Summers (Health and Wellness); Rainy Estrada (Student Life) Rec Sports packs: Catherine Antony (Student Information Management); Nisha Todi (Student Life); Anton Magallanez (University Admissions); Mary Chavez (University Admissions) Lunch with Bernadette: Montevis Price (Counseling Center) University Admissions…
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Congratulations to Marilyn and Monica!

Congratulations to Marilyn Alejo (left photo) and Monica Dunivan (right photo), winners of this year’s SAEM Staff Recognition Awards! Marilyn Alejo, Administrative Assistant in Career Services, was nominated by colleagues Elizabeth Ortega, Kevin Andrew, and Tony Marin. They cited her professionalism, work ethic, and outstanding contributions to the office, explaining that Marilyn takes initiative in learning…
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Activity Report, October 18

Office of the Vice President Dr. Montoya delivered the opening address for the Tough Enough to Wear Pink Art Gallery opening on October 14. The event was attended by Jill Conley, a breast cancer survivor and TETWP guest speaker, and her husband. Dr. Montoya concluded her address by singing from “Fight Like a Girl”. Dr….
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Activity Report, October 11

Office of the Vice President Dr. Montoya attended the Senate Memorial 101 Lottery Work Group on October 11 in Santa Fe with representatives of ASNMSU. Our students have played a leading role in working toward a new model for the Lottery scholarship by setting an excellent example of cooperation with other student governments and in…
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Activity Report, October 4

Office of the Vice President Dr. Montoya represented NMSU at the 3rd Biennial Policy Summit on Latino Higher Education in Albuquerque, presented by The Sereno Alliance for Higher Education and the University of New Mexico. The goal of the summit was to bring together Hispanic/Latino leaders, educators, elected officials, and others from around the country…
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Save the Dates!

October 11, 2013 – Darby Roberts Meet and Greet plus Workshop, CCSU Colfax Room The SAEM Assessment Team will host Darby Roberts for a full day of assessment activities in the Colfax room at Corbett Center Student Union on Friday, October 11. Dr. Roberts is the co-editor of Learning is not a Sprint and is an experienced practitioner in…
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Activity Report, September 27

Office of the Vice President Before an audience of about 300, Dr. Montoya welcomed new members of the Greek Community with an address about the importance of involvement in campus life.  She encouraged students to set a good example for others through the work in their communities. Dr. Montoya welcomed about 400 prospective students and…
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Assessment expert to visit on October 11

SAEM Assessment Team is bringing Darby Roberts, editor of Learning is not a Sprint, to NMSU on October 11. We will be hosting sessions with her all day in the Colfax room at Corbett Center Student Union. The sessions include: 9:00 am–10:00 am: Meet and Greet for staff from SAEM and others from NMSU’s Assessment Community.  1:00…
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Activity Report, September 20

Office of the Vice President At the NMSU Community College Roundup in Carlsbad, Dr. Bernadette Montoya held a colloquium about ways NMSU student affairs and enrollment management units are working together across the system. Through audience engagement, Dr. Montoya left with ideas on future efforts. Michael Jasek and Melody Munson-McGee also presented at the Community…
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Activity Report, September 13

Office of the Vice President On Wednesday, the Advisory Team drafted a mission and vision statement for SAEM that will now go to all staff for feedback. The final statements will be completed by early November. The SAEM Professional Development Committee held their first event, a one-hour presentation by Del Suggs on how to avoid…
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Progress on mission and vision statements

Wednesday September 11, the SAEM Advisory Team took the first steps toward drafting a mission and vision statement for SAEM. We started this process by priming the pump through answering questions about who we are and what we do. We used responses to those questions as source material, then half of the team drafted a…
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Mission and Vision Working Session

What do we do? Student Service Recruitment Retention Leadership development Outreach to community Daily operations Change lives Discovery of self, others, and ideas Guidance Career planning Access to resources, experiences, and opportunities Dream Educate Creative friendly and safe environment Crises management

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Avoiding burnout and time management by Del Suggs

On September 10, about two dozen SAEM employees attended the first presentation arranged by the SAEM Professional Development Committee. The presentation, “Avoiding Burnout and Time Management” was led by Del Suggs, a noted Leadership Development trainer and author, was named “Best Campus Speaker” by the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA). Del gave…
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TRiO welcomes new Mentor Coordinator

SAEM welcomes Chadryhn Pedraza, new Mentor Coordinator for TRiO Student Support Services Program. Chadrhyn has a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has over 10 years of experience working with students of different ages and diverse backgrounds from teaching…
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Building hope

On October 9, 2013, Dr. Michael Jasek will host Building Hope at 7:00 pm in the East Ballroom of the Corbett Center Student Union. In a recent email, Dr. Jasek wrote that in his first year on campus, he became aware of the seriousness of mental health issues, specifically depression, among students. Based on national data,…
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