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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Health and Wellness Rocks! Campus Health Center staff decorated rocks with something that inspires them at work and shared them at the end-of-the-semester luncheon.

Health and Wellness Rocks! Campus Health Center staff decorated rocks with something that inspires them at work and shared them at the end-of-the-semester luncheon.

This week Dr. Montoya and the Commencement Committee debriefed following the Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies. This semester’s ceremonies ran smoothly, and staff had a lot of ideas to implement for the future ceremonies.

The Enrollment Strike Force met this week. Recently, staff have been working on revisions for communications to prospective students, updating of the scholarship list for the Viewbook, and ways to collect contact information for student groups who visit campus through means other than the Admissions Office. We are also seeking input on the Applied–Admit–Enroll reports, which list students who have been admitted but have not yet enrolled.

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Learning Outcomes in SAEM

“We are just as much a part of the teaching-learning process as any discipline. We have to see ourselves as that and not as paperwork processors.”

Dr. Bernadette Montoya
Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Everybody understands that learning takes place in university classrooms and laboratories. But students learn through interacting with student affairs and enrollment management staff as well. Continue reading »

What you need to know about the Lottery Scholarship

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For Fall 2014 semester, students will see some changes to the Legislative Lottery Scholarship as the result of legislation passed during this year’s Legislative Session. In short, students will still qualify if they earn a 2.5 GPA the first semester, and they need to earn that GPA based on 15 credits rather than 12. In addition, the amount and duration of the scholarship will decrease.

Qualified students will be awarded the scholarship in the second semester of their freshman year. To qualify, students must: Continue reading »

Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Start of the morning Commencement Ceremony.

Start of the morning Commencement Ceremony.

Dr. Bernadette Montoya introduced incoming ASNMSU elected leadership at the Board of Regents meeting on May 9. The Board of Regents welcomed Wesley Jackson, incoming President and Jeremy Witte, incoming Vice President.

NMSU campus welcomed over 1,600 graduates plus their friends and family on May 10 at morning and afternoon commencement ceremonies. Staff from Colleges, Facilities and Services, the President’s Office, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, and many other offices helped make the ceremonies a big success.

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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya

Dr. Montoya with Hondo at the NMSU Alumni Ring Ceremony.

Dr. Montoya with Hondo at the NMSU Alumni Ring Ceremony.

At this week’s meeting about changing admissions standards with the Provost and the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Caucus, Dr. Bernadette Montoya represented SAEM. These meetings have provided insight into ways to serve at-risk students and help them realize their educational goals.

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