Author Archives: Linda Fresques

NMSU team to live-stream eclipse footage as part of NASA national Eclipse Ballooning Project

A team of students and faculty from the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University will launch a high-altitude balloon on Monday, Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”

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NMSU launches new geomatics program supported by national education award

Writer: Linda Fresques The New Mexico State University Surveying Engineering program recently received a $10,000 National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Education Award. The award will provide scholarships and state-of-the art instrumentation for the newly revamped surveying engineering program, which will be offered in the fall as geomatics. The NCEES annual award “recognizes…
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Engineering Learning Communities gain support to assist students

WRITER: Linda Fresques This past spring, the College of Engineering launched the first phase of its Engineering Learning Communities initiative with the offering of tutoring to all engineering students. The effort was successful, with a steady stream of students seeking tutoring assistance. Now, with the generous support of donors, Engineering Learning Communities will formally begin…
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NMSU engineering to be featured in “Informed” television series

WRITER: Linda Fresques The College of Engineering was selected to be featured on “Informed” — an award-winning program that highlights stories and innovative concepts through documentary presentation. The show highlights industry professionals and groundbreaking organizations as featured content providers for topics such as business, medicine, education, environmental issues. Hosted by Rob Lowe, the series is…
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Associate Dean Sullivan to lead engineering recruiting effort

WRITER: Linda Fresques Associate Dean Patricia A. Sullivan has assumed the critically important effort of recruiting for the College of Engineering. She will begin her expanded role as Associate Dean of Outreach and Recruiting beginning with the fall semester. “Increasing enrollment is crucial to the future of the college and is a primary focus during…
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In Memoriam: John J. Cunico, CE

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NMSU engineering students design unique processing machine for local small business

WRITER: Tiffany Acosta For their senior capstone project in the College of Engineering, Macklin Begaye, Austin Hilton and Jagg Lovato, all mechanical engineering technology students, knew they wanted a challenge. The trio, who graduated from New Mexico State University last month, selected a project to design and manufacture a machine for a local small business….
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Caring Community

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Charles Creusere bakes apple tarts for students in his Neural Signal Processing class.

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Engineering students’ confetti cannons the perfect end to graduation

Nothing makes a celebration more festive than confetti—especially at graduation time. This year, graduates and their guests were treated to a dazzling rain of crimson and white bits in Pan-American Center.

Some serious engineering made the gaiety possible.

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Arrowhead Center-supported company selected as NMSBA success story

WRITER: Lauren Goldstein, A technology company supported by Arrowhead Center, the economic development and innovation hub at New Mexico State University, has been recognized by the New Mexico Small Business Assistance program as one of 10 success stories during its annual Innovation Celebration. Earlier this month, Arrowhead Center co-hosted an NMSBA Innovation Celebration event to…
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