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Academic Affairs

Welcome to the campus academic office. This administrative office handles all academic concerns.

Dr. Mark P. Cal, P.E., BCEE
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Campus Director
Dr. Cal’s Bio

Elizabeth Aranda
Senior Administrative Assistant

Linda Beavers
Curriculum Services Coordinator

Academic Support Offices

Office of Curriculum and Assessment

In keeping with New Mexico State University-Alamogordo’s mission to provide quality learning opportunities for individuals in the diverse communities we serve, the Office of Assessment supports and facilitates campus efforts to collect, maintain, communicate and distribute information on assessment of student learning.

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education offers a wide variety of non-credit courses for lifelong learning in the areas of Community Education and Professional Development/Training. Additionally, Continuing Education offers Workforce Development, which includes Contractual and/or customized training.

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Pathways and Career Education(PACE)

The mission of Pathways and Career Education is to assist adults in becoming fully functional in their basic skills, in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for gainful employment and self-sufficiency, and in successfully completing their secondary school credential and transition to post-secondary education or career training.

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Online Quality Assurance

The Online Course Quality Assurance Program was created to guide the implementation of online quality assurance measures. Most importantly, the Quality Assurance Team’s goal is to help, in a peer-mentoring environment, all Alamogordo faculty meet Quality Matters Standards to assist our campus in its mission to serve students.

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Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center promotes independence in learning through one-on-one and group tutoring. It also supports and reinforces instructors’ classroom teaching. Ten computer workstations, a StarBoard and a projector are available for student and/or faculty use.

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Testing Center

NMSU-A Testing Center personnel proctor computer-based tests, such as COMPASS, Canvas and QuizMaster, and paper quizzes/tests in support of NMSU-A faculty.

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Extended Programs

Extended Programs includes Community Education, Contract Training, Professional Development and others. A major focus is to identify external funding, write and submit proposals through a competitive process, most of which are federal funding through the Department of Education, Department of Labor, or Department of Health and Human Services.

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Learning Technology Center

The mission of the Learning Technology Center (LTC) is to support the use of technology in the learning activities of NMSU-A’s students, faculty, and staff. We are actively engaged in exploration and experimentation with emerging technology to identify potential educational uses and to connect faculty/staff with the latest advancements in learning technology.

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Townsend Library

The David H. Townsend Library contains over 50,000 books, over 170 magazine/journal subscriptions, nearly 2,000 New Mexico State Documents, and several thousand audiovisual titles. By promoting information literacy and providing resources and services, David H. Townsend Library supports the academic goals of New Mexico State University at Alamogordo in serving its diverse communities.

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