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Creating a culture of giving

When Chase Wolfe walked through Corbett Center Student Union one afternoon last November, he heard enough cheering and cowbells in the lounge area to pique his interest. What he found was a roomful of Aggie alumni, staff, faculty, friends and students raising money for student success during  the first ever New Mexico State University GivingContinue reading →

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Avid supporter honored with presidential medallion

Karen Becklin is no stranger to New Mexico State University. After receiving her doctorate in Education from NMSU in 1974, she continued supporting the campus for 20 years, working on college and university policy and funding issues in New Mexico before retiring in 2001. It didn’t take her long to begin supporting the university inContinue reading →

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Giving Tuesday returns to NMSU!

In 2015, more than 2,440 donors gave in a way that will have a lifetime impact across the NMSU system, creating 82 new scholarships. This year, we hope to continue supporting student success during this one-day giving event. Visit: advancing.nmsu.edu/givingtuesday for more information, or join us Nov. 29 in the Aggie Lounge at Corbett CenterContinue reading →

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Aggie Bragging Rights

We’re Top Tier again For the fourth time in the last five years, New Mexico State University has been recognized as a top tier university. NMSU was listed on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2017 National Universities rankings. The ranking is based on many factors, including assessment of excellence and graduation andContinue reading →

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New Academic Leaders

Rolando Flores Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Most recent previous position: Professor and head  of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He also served as director of the Food Processing Center, a 32-year-old unique outreach program in support of the value-added food and agricultural programs inContinue reading →

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Right at Home: NMSU-A president thrilled to return to his roots

Ask New Mexico State University Alamogordo President Ken Van Winkle how his job is going, and he can’t hide his enthusiasm. “Bottom line is that I love my work,” Van Winkle says with a smile. “I truly believe in the community college and its mission. In my new role, I’ve had the opportunity to meetContinue reading →

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NFL star Charley Johnson: Always an Aggie

The quarterback position may be known for attracting some of the brainiest players in football, but most of the men who line up under center in the NFL aren’t addressed as “doctor.” Then again, Aggie legend Charley Johnson has never put much stock in doing one thing at a time. The NMSU graduate not onlyContinue reading →

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