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Building a foundation for success

The Morrill Act of 1862 created a system of universities designed to teach agriculture and mechanical arts to farmers and other members of the working classes. Unlike established universities that served society’s elite, these land-grant universities reached people previously excluded from higher education. New Mexico State University is one of these land-grant universities, and we…
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Welcome to Homecoming: Safety first edition

Homecoming Week always brings people to campus, and because we now enjoy the benefits of a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19, we are free to celebrate in a way we could not last year. We are issuing this Friday communication together, so we can both extend our congratulations to so many of our alumni…
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Student success on the rise at NMSU

This semester began as a balancing act, with stress caused by fear and apprehension on one side and excitement and anticipation on the other. But as the stress subsides, excitement rises. We saw nearly 20,000 people come out for the first Aggie football game at the end of August. And around campus, students, faculty and…
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Support for one another

DATE: Sept. 16, 2021 FROM: John Floros, NMSU President TO: Las Cruces campus faculty and staff SUBJECT: Support for one another The university is aware of a classroom disruption that occurred earlier today on our Las Cruces campus. This situation is being addressed by the NMSU Police Department. We all know these are challenging times…
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The optimism of learning and educating

The energy that came back to campus on Move-In Day three weeks ago has grown as we have moved through the semester. We continue to live in unique times, and now, we have the opportunity to watch our spaces become reinvigorated with activity as NMSU re-emerges as a vibrant campus. This energy is in our…
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