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Annual Strategic Planning Update

The 2013-14 Strategic Planning Update is now available and will be distributed at the SAEM Homecoming Barbecue (Friday, November 7, 11-1, south of the Educational Services Building). In the update, each area of SAEM reports on progress toward goals from earlier strategic plans. 20   

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Activity Report, December 20

Office of the Vice President Before the holiday break, Dr. Montoya met with all community college presidents to discuss loan default management and financial aid disbursement. The week before the holiday, Dr. Montoya enjoyed a lot of opportunities to interact with various offices for holiday celebrations. SAEM hosted their annual Winter Break Employee Reception for […]

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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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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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Activity Report, August 30

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Dr. Montoya presented a proposal, created by a group of NMSU faculty, staff, and students, to President Carruthers to address solvency of the Legislative Lottery Fund. She and ASNMSU Legislative Affairs Director Jeremy Witte will present the proposal to the Lottery Working Group created by HED Secretary […]

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Activity Report, August 23

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya From Move-in Day to Ask Me Tables, staff from all areas of SAEM welcomed students back to campus during Aggie Welcome and Orientation. Highlights of our week included Student Convocation and AggieFest. The goal of these events is for students to build community among their colleagues and […]

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Activity Report, August 16

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Recognizing that power outages would not eliminate our need for caffeine, we hastily arranged coffee and donuts for SAEM staff during last week’s power outage. The coffee arrived about the same time power was restored, but SAEM colleagues still took the opportunity for some collegial conversation. Dr. […]

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Activity Report, August 9

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On August 8, open enrollment for campuses began for Fall 2013. Students can now enroll in classes on any campus, provided they are eligible to enroll in that class. We are recommending that students meet with an academic and financial aid advisor to discuss how enrolling on […]

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Activity Report, August 2

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Bernadette Montoya welcomed new Aggies and their families from the Albuquerque area at last weekend’s Senior Send-off at NMSU’s Albuquerque Center. New students left with door prizes of dorm-sized refrigerators, Aggie gear, and school supplies. Dr. Montoya and two students from ASNMSU attended the first meeting of […]

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Activity Report, July 26

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Dr. Montoya and ASNMSU representatives Lydia Hammond and Collin King attended the first meeting of the Legislative Lottery Scholarship Work Group by the New Mexico Higher Education Department onJuly 25. Dr. Montoya attended a table-top emergency preparedness exercise on Monday, July 22, 2013. The scenario was a […]

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Activity Report, July 19

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Bernadette Montoya and Jeremy Witte, Governmental Affairs Director for ASNMSU, were appointed to the Legislative Lottery Scholarship Work Group by the New Mexico Higher Education Department. This group is looking into long-term solvency issues with the New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship and will have their first meeting […]

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Activity Report, July 12

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Dr. Montoya addressed about 180 middle and high school students and their families at the Pre-freshman Engineering Program (PREP) graduation last week. She encouraged them to continue to excel academically and to return to NMSU when it is time for them to go to college. Enrollment for […]

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Activity Report, July 5, 2013

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Bernadette Montoya attended the Association of Public Land-grant Universities Council on Student Affairs (CSA) from June 23–25 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. This annual meeting brings together senior student affairs officers for discussion and dissemination of information on programs at member institutions and on issues impacting the college […]

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SAEM Activity Report, June 21, 2013

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Over the past year, SAEM Office of the Vice President and University Admissions collaborated to implement an online graduate admissions application through the program Hobsons ApplyYourself. Following the October rollout of the online application, we continued to add application requirements specific to graduate programs. Applicants to the […]

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Office moves

SAEM offices are moving around, as parts of Corbett Center Student Union are renovated, and Hardman Hall and Jacobs Hall are remodeled into the Undergraduate Learning Center. Also, starting this fall, Monagle Hall will be closed. The offices in these buildings are now or will be elsewhere on campus. Below is the list of changes […]

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SAEM Activity Report, June 14, 2013

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya SAEM and Institutional Analysis collaborated on a survey of student enrollment preferences this spring (http://irpoa.nmsu.edu/EPS-SP13.pdf). Students who responded were divided into traditional students, who prefer classes face-to-face and Monday through Thursday, and weekend students, who wanted more online options and classes offered evenings and on the weekends. […]

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SAEM Activity Report, June 7, 2013

Below is the first weekly activity report to NMSU President Carruthers from Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. We will post these on the website to be responsive to feedback we received at the Open Forum for more communication about all the areas in SAEM. These reports are an opportunity to explain to our own staff […]

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Association of Student Conduct Administration (Jasek)

February 6-10, 2013 St. Pete Beach, Florida This conference had three featured presentations: Men and Masculinities by Shaun Harper Harper spoke about the socialization of men to be rough and tumbled. We reward behavior which causes males to be tough and not show emotions. However, our code of conducts penalizes such behavior. Harper talked about ways […]

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Priorities from Big Meeting

Input from SAEM staff suggests that our current round of planning will focus on shoring up our communication with and among staff and improving SAEM services. In addition, we will collectively work toward improving staff knowledge of our own best practices (through studying our own data) and facilitating the development of knowledge in best practices […]

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Welcome to Michael Jasek, new Dean of Students

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Jasek will be joining NMSU as our new Dean of Students on August 16.  We look forward to having him with us. Dr. Jasek joins us from University of West Florida in Pensacola, where he was Associate Dean of Students. He has worked most recently in orientation […]

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