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Engineering alum Christopher Long to give Bromilow Lecture

The New Mexico State University College of Engineering will present the 42nd Annual Bromilow Lecture featuring Christopher Long, vice president of Orbital ATK National Security Systems. Long, an NMSU electrical engineering alum, will give his talk Friday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 p.m. on the NMSU campus in Thomas and Brown Hall Room 104. The lecture…
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Former engineer discovers a cool, colorful career

Keith Placencio is in the business of making everybody happy — and it’s easier than he expected. After just three months as a Kona Ice franchisee — the only one in Las Cruces — Placencio said he couldn’t be happier with his decision to leave the conventional business environment behind. Read More

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In Memoriam: Bruce Oliver White, EE

Bruce Oliver White went home to God peacefully, with a strong Christian faith on January 15, 2017. He was born in April 18, 1942, to Martin J. and Marjorie A. White of Pedernal, New Mexico. Read More

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In Memoriam: Fred Horne; BS, MS EE

Fred Horne, a native of Carlsbad and active retiree in Santa Fe, Died Friday, Oct. 7, at Casa Real Nursing Home. He was 72.  Read More

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In Memoriam: Gordon Walhood, Sr.

Gordon Walhood Sr., age 96, passed away January 18, 2017. He was a resident of Albuquerque since 1959. He is survived by his second wife, Mary Helen, of 24 years; daughter, Ginger (Danny) Hedges and their three children, Daniel, Jamie Collins and Jennifer Forsthoff; son, Gordon Jr. (Donna) and their sons, Tae and Jonathan of…
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Jett Hall construction project near completion

LAS CRUCES – Several construction projects at New Mexico State University are nearing completion. University officials say the improvements will create new opportunities for students and faculty for years to come.

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In Memoriam: Michael Dale Mayne, ChE

Michael Dale Mayne, 66, a resident of Mimbres, NM, died suddenly on Nov. 25, 2016 at his residence. Read More

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Spaceport executive discusses his role

New CEO Daniel Hicks is just weeks into his tenure Writer Jason Gibbs, Las Cruces Sun-News, November 28, 2016 Read More

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In Memoriam: George Marcos Paz, ChE ’48

George Marcos Paz is gone, but his life of 92 years can never be forgotten. Read More

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In Memoriam: Durward Kent Gantz, IE

It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Read More

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