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Update on Strategic Planning and Annual Report

 Last year we published our first Annual Report, which covered the 11-12 academic year. We also published a Strategic Implementation Plan. SAEM leadership is currently updating these documents, and we expect an update to be available in mid to late September. This year’s, however, we plan to merge these two documents into one. In this single document, we […]

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Students are at the heart of our work

As we move further into the spring semester we are enjoying several celebrations, milestones and events, some of which include Black History Month, several Aggie men’s basketball team wins, good enrollment, and hopes for the early arrival of spring as predicted by the famous groundhog!  We are also experiencing many changes within our University system, and I appreciate all […]

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What we ALL need to know about Title IX

According to Gerald Nevarez, NMSU Executive Director, Office of Institutional Equity: Title IX requires an educational institution to promptly, effectively and impartially address sex discrimination/sexual harassment. This obligation occurs after a “responsible employee” has received actual or constructive notice of the alleged harassment. A “responsible employee” is any employee who: Has the authority to take action to redress the harassment, Has the […]

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Congratulations to outstanding students in Rec Sports!

These students were recognized on October 25, 2012 by the Recreational Sports for their outstanding leadership as student employees . From left to right: Teddy Atkins received the award for Vaughn Corley Excellence in Intramural Sports; Megan McCravey received the award for Jack Welch Excellence in Aquatics; and Benjamin Dove received the award for Paul LaPorte Excellence […]

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Miss Native American NMSU values culture, leadership

LaToya Johnson, a freshman from Crownpoint, N.M., who is majoring in both kinesiology and athletic training, won the Miss Native American New Mexico State University competition in April. Johnson impressed the judges in part due to her demonstration of cultural competency. During the competition Johnson discussed the different elements of the traditional Navajo cradle board, […]

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SAEM student wins Roberts Memorial Student Award

Morgan Kimminau, a Student Development Specialist working with student-athletes in the Academic Support Programs and Services Center, is a recipient of the New Mexico State University Roberts Memorial Student Awards for 2012. This marks the 33rd year these awards have been given; two awards are presented each spring to the NMSU students who have “made […]

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Students welcomed at new Transfer Center!

Recently overheard in the Educational Services Building: NMSU staff member: Can I help you? Student, looking lost: I think I need all these offices — I’m a new transfer student. Staff member: Ah! We just opened a Transfer Center that can help you with all these offices! Welcome to NMSU! (Student and staff member exit to […]

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What's hot for the new year?

All of us hit the ground running on our return from the holiday break. I wanted to give you a brief update on some of the things that are currently at the forefront for our area: Enrollment: We are still working on our campaign to call students who are not registered for classes for spring term. Volunteers have […]

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NMASAP: New Mexico Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference

Staff and students from Students Affairs and Enrollment Management attended the November 10 and 11 conference of the NMASAP last week in Albuquerque at UNM. Said Mandy Collar, a student representing the Student Success Centers after the first day of the conference: “I have been learning a lot, had the opportunity to listen to truly […]

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Spring registration calling campaign

In an effort to maintain our enrollment at last year’s level, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management staff began calling students this week who are eligible to register for spring but who have not yet done so. This calling campaign provides an opportunity for SAEM staff to volunteer in a university-wide effort to help our students achieve their […]

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SAEM help needed with enrollment efforts

Between now and the December holidays, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Staff will be working on two efforts to help student retention and enrollment, and all staff can help. First, we are encouraging all NMSU students to update their contact information in my.nmsu.edu. As students visit your offices between now and the end of the year, encourage […]

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Millennial students as leaders at NMSU

With the start of the semester, I have had the opportunity to meet student leaders at several evening events over the past few weeks. These students all share in various leadership roles in groups ranging from American Indian and Black programs, our GLBTQA community, Chicano programs, to the Greek system and ASNMSU, our student government. They can expect to pick up […]

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Online FERPA tutorial now available

A FERPA tutorial is now online that allows staff to review the fundamentals of student privacy rights. Under the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), students may limit disclosures, except in situations where release is required under the law. NMSU considers the security and privacy of student records an important priority. The FERPA tutorial is designed to give […]

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Aggie Welcome & Orientation starts with a bang!

Early Sunday morning, students started arriving on campus to move into housing for the fall semester. Hundreds of family members were helped by even more student, faculty, and staff members to quickly empty out cars and fill up dorm rooms. One parent reported that because of all the volunteers, their daughter’s U-Haul was unloaded in just […]

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Crossing the Border for College

A recent article in Diverse Education mentions students who cross the border to come to college at places like NMSU and UTEP. (Features a quote from Bernadette Montoya!) 11   

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