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A community of 350 people in Guatemala now have secured access to water with the help of New Mexico State University Aggies Without Limits, which funded, designed and built a potable water system. Consisting of a reservoir tank, pipelines and tap stands, the system distributes water to 55 families in the Mayan village of San Jose Lote 19, in the northwestern part of the country.
The Atomic Aggies, NMSU’s high-powered rocketry team, achieved their first successful launch at the 3rd annual Spaceport America Cup this past June. This rocketry competition attracted 124 schools from 14 countries to design, build, and launch rockets to either 10,000 or 30,000 feet.
NM State men’s tennis senior Enrique Asmar joined an elite group of student-athletes, earning Google Cloud Academic All-America ® honors presented by CoSIDA.
David Rodriguez will cross the stage to collect his degree this Saturday with hundreds of other graduates at this year’s commencement ceremony at New Mexico State University. He will earn his degree in chemical engineering, but this father-of-two’s non-traditional path began in Mexico, where he was born and raised. Rodriguez arrived in Deming, New Mexico as part of a farmworker family at age 17 and faced a culture shock.
More than 1,900 New Mexico State University students are projected to participate in the spring commencement ceremony.
Commencement weekend will begin the evening of Friday, May 10, with a hooding ceremony for doctoral candidates at the Pan American Center at 6 p.m.
Keeping hackers away is critical for businesses, and the New Mexico State University Network and Security Group faced that issue at the Southwest Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The team recorded a third-place finish, its best since first qualifying for the regional in 2015.
When he’s not sporting the iconic mustache, twirling pistols, posing for pictures and spreading school spirit at sporting events as New Mexico State University’s mascot Pistol Pete, Caleb Gustin finds himself hard at work as the Leadership Coordinator of NMSU’s Future Farmers of America Association.
Throughout the 2018-19 New Mexico State University men’s basketball season, the NMSU Foundation awarded seven $1,000 scholarships to Aggie students who were randomly selected in a drawing called, “A Grand in the Stands!”
The stakes have risen for New Mexico State University’s 2018-2019 Men’s Basketball season, though not for the players. Fittingly titled “A Grand in the Stands,” and in partnership with Learfield, NMSU Foundation’s most recent scholarship giveaway awards several $1,000 scholarships to NMSU students throughout the season.