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Activity Report, October 24

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Attended the pre-accreditation site visit on Wednesday, October 22 for the new Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. SAEM will have some of the responsibilities for these new students that we do for NMSU students. Met with Stacie Allen, CEO and President of Bridge of Southern New Mexico, […]

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Backpacking 101: Trip to White Mountain Wilderness

Kenny Coppedge and Sasha Garcia, NMSU Outdoor Recreation, traveled to the Three Rivers Area of the White Mountain Wilderness with 14 students in early October for Backpacking 101, a backpacking trip geared towards beginners. Participants included several students from the Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP), the PE 263 Backpacking class, and other students who signed up […]

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Activity Report, October 17, 2014

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Attended the ACES Freshmen Branding Ceremony to celebrate freshman initiation into the College. The event included paint branding, refreshments, and the Aggie Fight Song, which was led by President Carruthers. 55   

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Activity Report, October 10, 2014

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Presented the Fall 2014 Enrollment Update to the Board of Regents on Friday, October 10 at the NMSU Grants Campus. SAEM is addressing drops in enrollment in recent years by ramping up campus visitation programs and more outreach to applicants. Retention is a crucial part of enrollment […]

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Activity Report, October 3, 2014

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On Monday, September 29, attended a reception for the members of the Legislative Revenue Stabilization and Tax Policy Committee. The reception welcomed legislators to NMSU’s campus. On Wednesday, October 1, met with Fred Heinrich, Director of Development in Athletics to discuss options to better support NMSU’s cheer […]

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Health and Wellness Reaches Out to the Community

NMSU Outdoor Recreation hosted the First Annual Las Cruces Climbing Festival September 25-28th, 2014.  The four-day event kicked off with a gear demo and slideshow presentations by professional climbers Nick Duttle, NMSU Alumni, and Sam Davis, doctorate student. On Friday, hundreds gathered downtown for a street festival full of fun, food, and local, regional, and […]

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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. 40   

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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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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Members of the SAEM Enrollment Management Strike Force attended a webinar on Wednesday, September 10 on key findings from the 2014 E-Expectations Report by Noel-Levitz. This annual report highlighted the importance that electronic communications – including email contact and websites – be functional on mobile devices and […]

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Improved TB Screening Program conducted at Campus Health Center

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. 50   

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NMSU’s Annual I-10 Coalition Blood Drive

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 […]

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Activity Report

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 […]

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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Dr. Montoya held a Meet & Greet with new staff on Wednesday, August 27. Morgan Busch of Campus Activities, Lorraine Arvizu of ASNMSU, Candice Gilbert of Military and Veteran’s Program, and Jennifer Pelletier of the Admissions Office were in attendance. 31   

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Dr. Montoya welcomed incoming transfer students and their families at the Fall 2014 Transfer Reception this week. The number of incoming transfer students is up by 6% from this time last year. 55   

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Activity Report

Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On August 14, Dr. Montoya led a workshop on strengths-based leadership before students left for the three-day Student Leadership Retreat. Based on Strengths Finder, she worked with students on identifying and applying their strengths in all aspects of their lives. 62   

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya SAEM Leadership team spent two days working on leadership skills and bringing creativity to our work, based on the books A Whole New Mind, by Daniel Pink, and The Leadership Challenge, by James Kouzes and Barry Posner. The team also worked on leadership theories featured in our […]

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya The search committee for University Registrar announced finalists this week, candidate résumés and interview schedules are available at http://studentaffairs.nmsu.edu/registrar-search/. 51   

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On Tuesday, Dr. Montoya led a workshop on strengths-based leadership for SAEM’s SWAT (Strategic, Wise, Accounting Technicians) Team at the NMSU Golf Course. The team of 22 fiscal and administrative staff, from all 13 Student Affairs and Enrollment Management departments, learned the value of working to their […]

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya Last week SAEM staff and Provost Howard discussed the Provost’s vision for updating our communications to prospective students. We are striving to describe how NMSU offers excellence in education in a tone that is both exciting and welcoming. We anticipate partnering with University Marketing and Communications on […]

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Office of the Vice President, Dr. Bernadette Montoya On Thursday, SAEM held our annual Open Forum. For the third year in a row, Dr. Montoya briefed staff on news such as changes to the Lottery Scholarship and NMSU policy changes that affect staff and our students. In addition, this year we had an Idea Exchange […]

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