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Engineering scholarship created to honor NMSU alumnus’ legacy

As a member of the military, James Sullivan traveled the world from Afghanistan to Kosovo and Massachusetts to Hawaii. He served in the United States Army and U.S. Army National Guard for 17 years.

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NM TransCon is set for Aug. 26-28, 2020 at the Las Cruces Convention Center

New Mexico’s Premier Transportation and Construction Conference – NM TransCon – is set for Aug. 26-28, 2020 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. The 2020 theme is Technology Advancements in Transportation and Construction.  Registration is open at https://nmsu-engineering.zohobackstage.com/NMTransCon2020. Some vendor and sponsorship options remain. Get the latest information on the conference website. Contact Sara Patricolo,…
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Help for Engineering Students

The first week of all-online classes has come and gone. How has your transition been? Things are obviously quite different right now and while some of you are enjoying this transition (going to class in pajamas is probably nice) others of you may be struggling with this new format. I am just reminding you that…
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The Engineering Learning Communities is now open online

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NMSU’s NSF award succeeds giving high school students a boost in computer careers

DATE: 02/18/2020 WRITER: Minerva Baumann, 575-646-7566, mbauma46@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Diana V. Dugas, 575-646-6498, dugasdvt@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University was one of only 12 universities in the United States to receive a cyber-infrastructure training grant from the National Science Foundation in 2017. Now in its third and final year, NMSU’s Cyber Infrastructure Training and Mentoring program has…
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College of Engineering to offer Six Sigma Green Belt Course

CONTACT: Sara Patricolo, 575-646-7852, spatrico@nmsu.edu NMSU’s College of Engineering will offer a Six Sigma Green Belt course beginning March 23. This leadership development program is designed to help professionals flourish in rapidly changing environments while improving and managing processes for the benefit of strategic business priorities. The course prepares working professionals to pursue certification through…
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NMSU PREP Academy accepting applications

DATE: 02/06/2020 WRITER: Clara Welles, 575-646-7854, cwelles@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Clara Welles, 575-646-7854, cwelles@nmsu.edu The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University is accepting applications for the 2020 NM PREP Academy, a summer residential program designed to engage high-achieving middle and high school students in hands-on STEM activities. Selected students will gain insight on life as…
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NMSU Career Services to host 15th annual Career Connections Career Fair

With more than 100 employers registered, New Mexico State University students and alumni along with community members can attend the 15th annual Career Connections Fair Feb. 4-5. NMSU Career Services will host the two-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Corbett Center Student Union throughout the third floor.

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NMSU chemical engineering master’s student receives prestigious research fellowship

From the very start of his engineering education at New Mexico State University, Joshua Gomez made the best of every opportunity that came his way. His hard work, passion for chemical engineering and research earned him a fellowship from the National GEM Consortium, tuition for his master’s degree, a stipend for other expenses, and two summers of experience conducting research at a national laboratory.

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Galactic Unite launch STEM scholarship at New Mexico State University

Galactic Unite – Virgin Galactic’s outreach initiative – has partnered with Ultimate Software to offer a new STEM scholarship for students at New Mexico State University. The scholarship has been created through a shared passion to drive positive change for young people through harnessing the power of space and will launch in the fall of 2019.  It will see five students awarded a one-year-long scholarship that includes 12 months mentoring with a Virgin Galactic team member. It will be granted to undergraduate students studying a degree in engineering at NMSU College of Engineering.

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