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Hispanic-serving Institution (Video)

New Mexico State University is proud to be a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI). Learn more about how NMSU received the HSI designation and how being an HSI designated institution benefits NMSU, New Mexico, and the nation.

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Fall 2016 Convocation

The Fall 2016 Faculty/Staff Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Atkinson Recital Hall. There will be coffee and refreshments beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the Atkinson Recital Hall lobby. The awards that will be given at convocation are the Patricia Christmore Faculty Teaching Award, Dr. Robert L. Westhafer Award…
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NMSU Salon Discovery: Enchantment for the Mind

Don’t miss New Mexico State’s second Salon Discovery! Please join us for “NMSU Astronomy: Clyde Tombaugh and Beyond.” This event will be held Friday, September 18th, 7:30 to 9 PM at the Atkinson Music Recital Hall on the NMSU Campus and will consist of presentations by student dance groups, and Astronomy Faculty. Afterwards all attendees…
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Best Practices in Student Success Summit

Executive Vice President and Provost Dan Howard hosted a Best Practices in Student Success Summit on September 24, 2014 . The Summit showcased student success practices currently taking place at New Mexico State University. Learn more about the good work being done at NMSU to engage students and enhance their success in and out of…
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Promotion and Tenure Success

Congratulations to the following faculty who were successfully reviewed for promotion and/or tenure this year. Promoted and Tenured Name Department Title Jeff Anderson Cooperative Extension Service Associate Professor Jamshid Ashigh Extension Plant Sciences Associate Professor Melinda Chavez Family & Consumer Seiences Associate Professor Janelle Duffey Cooperative Extension Service Associate Professor Vera Gibson Cooperative Extension Service…
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NMSU helps to improve education in Ecuador

The endeavor began in early 2013 when NMSU hosted a program called Go Teacher, which the Ecuadorean government funded to improve English education in the country’s schools. NMSU hosted 50 Ecuadorean teachers, who lived and studied for seven months in Las Cruces, to improve their English language fluency and increase their knowledge of current English…
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Hardwiring Student Success

Please join the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost for a customized training event from the Education Advisory Board (EAB), “Hardwiring Student Success.”  this training is intended for senior academic administration, faculty members, and staff involved in student advising or retention activities.  This a prelude to a critical student retention and graduation initiative. …
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2014 Spring Convocation

The Spring 2014 Faculty/Staff Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Center for the Arts. There will be a continental breakfast beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the Center for the Arts lobby. The awards that will be given at convocation are the Donald C. Roush awards and three Regents Professorships….
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Reform Necessary for Financing Public Higher Education

WASHINGTON, DC: Change is necessary in how U.S. public higher education is financed, according to a report issued today by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO). Scarce state resources, rising university costs, higher tuition rates, increased debt loads and other factors make the current model used to finance public higher education unsustainable. The…
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International and Border Programs (IBP)

The Office of International and Border Programs (IBP) is taking on a number of new projects, and undergoing some exciting changes, following the July arrival of the new Associate Provost for International and Border Programs, Dr. Cornell H. Menking.  Dr. Menking’s overarching approach is one that begins with a clear vision of the integration of…
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