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Aggie bragging rights

Students help hotel earn elite ranking

The Courtyard by Marriott Las Cruces at NMSU has been recognized as one of the top 15 hotels and top 1 percent in the nation of all Courtyard properties, as well as the No. 1 Courtyard property in New Mexico. Scores and rankings were calculated based on customer feedback, which consisted of praise for staff, including current and past NMSU Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management students.

Arrowhead Center receives Small Business Administration award

Arrowhead Center was one of eight winners awarded $150,000 in the Small Business Innovation Research Catalyst competition, administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The award was part of a $5.4 million initiative from the SBA to promote inclusive entrepreneurship in the innovation ecosystem, which included the SBIR Catalyst competition and the Growth Accelerator Fund. Arrowhead Center is collaborating with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Idaho and TechLink at Montana State University to provide support to diverse clients, such as women-owned and minority-owned businesses, and businesses located in rural areas.

Student information technology group takes national honor 

NMSU’s Association of Information Technology Professionals chapter was awarded a top national prize at the 2021 U.S. Information Technology Collegiate conference. The chapter was recognized for its achievements during the 2020-2021 academic year and earned the USITCC’s Premier Student Organization Award. The AITP team continued to host regular events throughout the year during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

PGA Golf Management Program earns reaccreditation 

The NMSU PGA Golf Management Program has earned a five-year reaccreditation from the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. The program prepared for reaccreditation more than two years ago, but due to COVID-19 the process was delayed until late 2021. The program received glowing feedback from the evaluators and was praised for the supportive network from NMSU administration.