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Fall 2018 Commencement

This week, about 1,250 of our students completed their degree requirements, and most of them will attend Commencement tomorrow along with family, friends, supporters, and other loved ones. This is an important milestone. The Commencement ceremony marks the conclusion of a degree program, but the word “Commencement” denotes a beginning. If we had a commemorative…
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Our promise: We stand with you

Before New Mexico State University existed, Tortugas Mountain – also known as A Mountain – was a sacred place for the people of the Tortugas Pueblo. At yesterday’sInauguration of Chancellor Arvizu and myself, Patrick Navaez, Cacique of Tortugas Pueblo, affirmed the long-standing foundation of friendship, mutual respect and assistance between the Pueblo and NMSU as…
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Condolences and unity

This week’s communication was initially intended to address the recent sexual assaults on campus. I wanted to write about how our community takes these grave assaults seriously, and how students, faculty and staff are collaborating on outreach and messaging to unite our community. My primary message was going to be that our best weapon against…
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Vote at Corbett Center

On Saturday October 20 at 11:00 am, the Otero Room on the first floor of the Corbett Center Student Union will open for early voting for voters registered in Doña Ana County. In recognition of the importance of voting, the Associated Students of NMSU (ASNMSU) invites eligible voters to cast their ballots on Tuesday, October…
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First draft for strategic directions

TO: NMSU Faculty, Staff, and Students Strategic Directions for New Mexico State University were discussed at the Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, October 3, and Chancellor Arvizu and I provided thoughts on how we can address those strategic objectives to improve student success, elevate research and creativity, and amplify outreach and economic development. Building…
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