Category Archives: Alumni News

Aggies Without Limits raising money

Need some fall cleaning? Thanksgiving guests coming? Leaves filling your yard? Have to switch that swamp cooler over? Graduating student needing to move that big couch out? Need to pick up all those pecans?

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College of Engineering Launches Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute

Engineering today is a team-based, multidisciplinary endeavor that requires skills beyond technical abilities, but also the ability to work with diverse groups of people, communicate effectively and develop entrepreneurial skills. New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering will help students develop those essential “soft skills” with the launch of the Ron Seidel Engineering Leadership Institute.

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In Memoriam: Ricardo Jacquez, NMSU professor, department head, associate provost and dean

Ricardo B. Jacquez, age 70, passed away peacefully in his home on October 18, 2018 following a 15-month battle with cholangiocarcinoma. Jacquez served as Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management at California State University-Chico (Chico State) for the last three years. Prior to relocating to California, he served 34 years at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, New Mexico as a professor, department head, associate provost, and dean.

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Engineer, Lawyer: Distinguished alumna Dion Messer made the best of her education

Dion Messer, electrical engineering, was honored as Distinguished Alumna at homecoming celebrations in early October. She addressed scholarship donors and scholarship recipients at the 26th Annual College of Engineering Scholarship Breakfast.

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Bel Air High School Selects NASA Manager As Honored Ex for Homecoming

El Paso Herald-Post (El Paso, TX) Web Search Wednesday, September 26, 2018 On Wednesday, Bel Air High School officials announced Christopher Carson, Highlander Class of 1986, as the Brenda Sandoval Honored Ex for 2018. Of Carson, Bel Air school officials said, “His life exemplifies all that Bel Air expects from its graduates: a call to…
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An Engineer’s Bid to Modernize the Girl Scouts

Sylvia Acevedo, a former IBM executive with degrees in industrial engineering, is emphasizing science and technology in her effort to revive the storied organization

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In Memoriam: Raymond Lucero Cano, EE ’53

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OTEC promotes Tracy to engineering director

Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative has promoted Charlie Tracy to director of engineering.

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In memoriam: Earl Murphy Downing

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In memoriam: Stephen Allen Kilby

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