Category Archives: Alumni News

In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Allen Raby

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In Memoriam: Albert J. Robison

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Keyssa appoints Rubén Caballero as Chief Wireless Technology Strategy Officer

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In Memoriam: Fred C. Soltero

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Granite Veteran James D. Richards to Lead Heavy Civil Group

Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) today announced that James D. Richards (“Dave”), a 28-year veteran with the Company, will serve as Senior Vice President of the Heavy Civil Group. Reporting to Granite President and Chief Executive Officer, James H. Roberts, Richards succeeds Dale Swanberg, effective October 25, 2019.

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In Memoriam: Jim Cleveland

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In Memoriam: Bruce Allyn Blevins

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Latino student creates app to block fraudulent cell phone calls

Phoenix (EFE) – Tired of receiving calls from scammers, two students from the State University of New Mexico (NMSU), one of them Hispanic, developed an application to block these calls and will launch the product for Android at the end of September.

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ECE alum travels 200 plus miles every weekend to attend class

An engineer working for a research company in Socorro, N.M. travels more than 200 miles every Saturday to attend English as a Second Language courses at El Paso Community College. Saminda Fonseka, a Sri Lanka native, wanted to take his English-speaking skills to the next level to improve his work performance. That’s where he found the Intensive English Program at EPCC’s Valle Verde campus. The only catch–it’s a 200 mile drive for him every Saturday.

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NMSU alumnus Frank Seidel to be recognized as first inductee of NMSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies are pleased to announce the launch of the NMSU Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. Its first inductee, who will be recognized during Homecoming events in October, is NMSU alum Frank Seidel, president of Seidel Technologies.

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