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Convocation

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Fall 2022 Convocation!

Congratulations to all Faculty Award recipients! 

Patricia Christmore Award for Teaching Excellence: 
Matthew Sievert, Physics
Kathryn Olszowy, Anthropology

Donald C. Roush Award for Teaching Excellence: 
Marija Dimitrijevic, Criminal Justice
Derk Chase, Creative Media
Jiming Chu, DACC Sciences Program

Community Engagement, Extension and Outreach Award
Stephanie Walker, Extension Plant Sciences

What is Convocation?

Convocation kicks off the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters each academic year. Faculty and staff come together to learn about the university's achievements and plans and to recognize significant faculty accomplishments.


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Upcoming Dates

The dates listed below are upcoming convocation dates. All will be held at Atkinson Recital Hall at 9:00am (breakfast and check in at 8:30am). Please note they are subject to change due to any changes in the academic calendar. 

  • Spring 2023 — January 17
  • Fall 2023 — August 15
  • Spring 2024 — January 16

Faculty Awards

Faculty awards are presented during the convocation ceremony. Faculty members apply or are nominated for these awards during the semester prior. Applications are then reviewed by a committee who selects the recipients based on the individual award criteria. 


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Banner image: The award winners for the Fall 2022 Convocation (left to right) Kathryn Olszowy, Anthropology; Derek Chase, Creative Media; Marija Dimitrijevic, Criminal Justice; Matthew Sievert, Physics; Stepahnie Walker, Extension Plant Sciences; and Jiming Chu, DACC Sciences Program. (NMSU photo by Josh Bachman)