Each semester the Campus Health Center (CHC) screens incoming international NMSU students (system-wide) and program participants for tuberculosis (TB). The traditional TB skin testing the Campus Health Center has used in the past is now being replaced by a TB blood test called QuantiFERON-Gold. Continue reading
The annual Student Leadership Training was held on September 3, 2014 for NMSU Diversity Programs’ student leaders. Chicano Programs, American Indian Programs, Black Programs and the Sexual Gender Diversity Resource Center hosted 33 students at the event held in the Health and Social Services Annex.
This training is an important collaboration between these programs and it begins our yearly cycle of leadership development work with undergraduates. Through this training, student leaders become acquainted with student government, its elected officials, and the processes of getting involved in elected positions. Leaders also learn about ways to obtain funding, and how to effectively plan, advertise and implement a successful event.
On September 3, Dr. Bernadette Montoya, with Provost Howard, addressed NMSU’s contributions to student access and success at the 2014 Student Success Summit in Albuquerque. The Student Success Summit was attended by representatives from New Mexico’s research universities, who came to share and identify issues and effective practices at their institutions.
Below is the Prezi that Dr. Montoya presented at the summit. Continue reading
This year’s Battle of I-10 Blood Drive now until September 12 at Corbett Center from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm daily. You may donate outside in the United Blood Service bus or in Corbett Center on the 2nd floor in the Art Gallery. The Blood Bank is in vital need of all blood type donations. In the Las Cruces/El Paso area alone, approximately 175 units of blood are used. Continue reading
Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya
Dr. Montoya attended a lunch arranged by Ricardo Rel of NMSU’s Office of Government Relations with Representative Jason Harper and student leaders from ASNMSU. Representative Harper has been instrumental in working toward solutions to the Lottery Scholarship solvency issue and plans to keep working on this issue in the future.
University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services, Ms. Janie Merchant
Recruitment season is in full swing at University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services. Earlier this week Financial Aid Outreach Advisor Claire Montoya joined dozens of other campus departments at the Study Abroad Fair in Corbett Center. Montoya was excited to report that she spoke to at least 100 students regarding study abroad and its effects on financial aid. Continue reading