Archive for February, 2014
Have you registered for the last course on your degree plan?
If yes, it’s time to file for your degree application. The deadline for late applications is March 3. Late fees apply. Applications are available through MyNMSU.
March 3 is also the deadline for Certificate Applications. You can pick up your certificate application at the Advising Department in Classroom Building, Room 603. Certificate applications are $10.
If you have any questions, please contact Advising and Career Services at 439-3720. The Advising Department is temporarily located in Classroom Building, Room 603.
If you have applied for graduation and would like to walk in the graduation ceremony on May 9, 2014, go to http://nmsua.edu/news/2014/02/19/graduation-ceremony-form-spring-2014/ to reserve your seat.
Scholarship applications are accepted online only. Submission of this application form will allow a student to be considered for any and all scholarships within the University, including the College of Engineering for which he/she may be eligible. All students must re-apply each year (even if you have previously received a scholarship). Here is the link where you can apply: http://scholarships.nmsu.edu
The deadline for application submission is March 3, 2014
Beginning December 2, 2013, all NMSU-A communications to/from faculty, staff, and students will only use NMSU email accounts. No personal email accounts (such as Yahoo, etc.) will be used. So please check your NMSU email regularly.
NMSU Alamogordo is hosting a College Days and Career Fair from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Tays Special Events Center. Nineteen regional colleges and universities and 25 employers will provide both NMSU-A students and community members with an understanding of the relationship between job/career requirements and degrees offered by the various colleges and universities. Participants will also receive valuable information on writing resumes, interviewing, and how to dress for success. Some employers may conduct on-the-spot interviews. Bring your resume if you have one. This event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information please call either Rose or Mendy at 575-439-3700.
The Thirty-Seventh Annual Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Tays Center. Please let us know if you plan to attend the graduation ceremony so we can reserve your seat.
New Mexico State University Alamogordo Graduation Form
Important: The name on your diploma will appear as last updated on your academic records. To make a change, please provide the required documentation to the Admissions Department by April 9, 2014.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Success at 575-439-3716 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you thinking of attending college in 2014? Have you been admitted to college for 2014? Are you a continuing student? Whichever one you are, FAFSA Super Saturday is for you. On Saturday, February 22, NMSU Alamogordo will host a FREE Financial Aid workshop in room CB 602 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Trained financial aid experts will assist you with completing your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All you need is:
- Student’s Social Security # and Driver’s License
- Student’s W-2 and tax return from 2013 or 2012
- If not a U.S. citizen, student’s alien registration card
- Student’s PIN for FAFSA (you can apply at www.pin.ed.gov)
- If student was born after January 1, 1991, also bring:
- Parent’s federal tax return from 2013 or 2012
- Parent’s Social Security #
NMSU-Alamogordo students Sandy Barnes and Sharlene Reed have been selected as members of the All-New Mexico State Academic Team for two-year colleges for the year 2014. Team selections were based on excellence in academics, campus and community service, and leadership abilities.
Accompanied by NMSU-Alamogordo President Cheri Jimeno, Vice-President for Student Success Juan Garcia, Sandy and Sharlene were honored by the New Mexico Association of Community Colleges and the New Mexico Phi Theta Kappa at a ceremony held at the Round House in Santa Fe on January 29. In addition to being recognized on the House and Senate floor; Sandy and Sharlene discussed education issues with local state senators William Burt and Ron Griggs and met Lt. Governor Sanchez.
As winners of the award, both received medallions, proclamations of their achievement by the New Mexico State House and Senate, a signed letter from Governor Martinez, and a two-year tuition scholarship to any four-year state university in New Mexico. In addition they are now eligible to compete for national honors as potential All-USA team members.
Sandy Barnes is an outstanding student, and displays effective leadership in campus and community service. She is a Crimson Scholar, and carries a 3.92 GPA. She also received the 2013 Behavioral Science Academic Award. Sandy’s contribution to the campus is impressive: she has served as an academic tutor for America Reads and Counts and as an embedded tutor in developmental courses. She was also the President of the Journalism Club and Editor-in-Chief of the Crimson Gazette, the NMSU-A campus newspaper. For the community, Sandy has volunteered at Salvation Army, Toys for Tots, and Keep Alamogordo Beautiful. A returning student who has a daughter, she plans on continuing her education at NMSU pursuing a degree in Communications, with minors in Journalism and Mass Media. She one day hopes to write for Rolling Stone or the National Geographic magazine.
Sharlene Reed excels in academics and campus leadership. Sharlene is a Crimson Scholar and is on the Dean’s list. She has a 3.85 GPA. She was awarded the Altrusa Scholarship to advance her education. On campus, she has served as Student Government Senator and President, President for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and President of ACE (Advocates for Children and Education). Among the many campus projects Sharlene has organized or participated in are Trunk or Treat, Earth Day at the Zoo, Town Hall Chats, and Highway Cleanup. Sharlene is a returning student, a wife and a mother of three girls. She plans on continuing her education in the area of speech and language pathology hoping one day to become a practitioner in the field.
Congratulations to Sandy and Sharlene.
V-Day Otero County 2014 and NMSU-A present The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, February 15 at 7:30 pm and February 16 at 2:00 pm at the Rohovec Theatre. General admission is $8 and NMSU-A student tickets are $5.
More information can be located below in the PDF Viewer or downloaded here:
Vaginal Monologues 2014 (PDF)