Engineering announces Homecoming festivities

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association and the student body will celebrate their Aggie pride Oct. 24-27 with a series of events. The College of Engineering will hold several events in honor of alumni on Friday, Oct. 26.

Engineering Clock of Dreams

Many traditional Homecoming activities will be held again this year, including a parade, bonfire and pep rally, as well as an Alumni Tailgate Party prior to the culminating event, the Aggie Football team vs. conference competitor Louisiana Tech at 6 p.m. Oct. 27.

The classes of 1952 and 1962 will hold reunion dinners during this year’s celebration and the Alumni Association dinner to honor its 2012 distinguished alumni will be Oct. 26.

For more information about Homecoming 2012, visit alum.nmsu.edu.

College of Engineering Homecoming Events

20th Annual Scholarship Breakfast
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Corbett Center Ballrooms (by invitation only)

Facility Naming
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. TBA

Engineering Alumni Recognition and Reception
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Engineering Clock of Dreams, Paul W. and Valerie Klipsch Museum

  • Distinguished Alumnus Dan E. Arvizu
  • Recognition of the Classes of ’52, ’62 and ’72
  • Circle of Honor Recipient Dan E. Arvizu, Director and Chief Executive of the U.S. DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Circle of Honor Recipient Alvy Ray Smith, Co-Founder of Pixar
  • John Clark Professorship — Peter Martin, Civil Engineering Department Head
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Academy Professorship – Igor Sevostianov, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor
  • John Kaichiro Nakayama and Tome Miyaguchi Nakayama Professorship for Research and Teaching Excellence — TBA
  • John Kaichiro Nakayama and Tome Miyaguchi Nakayama Professorship for Research and Teaching Excellence — TBA

Verge Lecture Featuring Alvy Ray Smith
4:00-5:00 p.m. – Thomas and Brown Hall Room 104

For more information about engineering Homecoming activities, contact:  Cathy Lindsay, 575-646-2913, clindsay@nmsu.edu


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