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After spending two years working on a personal mobility device, a group of New Mexico State University College of Engineering students were rewarded with top honors at the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) Global Annual Forum held in Detroit, Michigan, at the General Motors Warren Tech Center in late July.
Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative has promoted Charlie Tracy to director of engineering.
Donald T. Lopez, elected seven times as trustee for the Village of Los Ranchos, has been named by the board of trustees to serve as mayor, filling the unexpired term of the late Mayor Larry Abraham, who died suddenly last month.
Approximately 300 New Mexico State University engineering students will receive diplomas on December 12. Among the two who have earned special honors. They will be joined by two alumni who will also be recognized for their distinctive engineering careers.
New Mexico State University engineering alum Walter G. Hines and Library Associate Professor and University Archivist Martha Shipman Andrews have collaborated on a book about Hugh Meglone Milton, one of NMSU’s most remarkable leaders. Milton’s achievements included military leadership, serving as Major General and Under Secretary of the Army; as well as success in academia, holding positions as professor, dean and president of the institution now known as NMSU.
The U.S. Department of Education has recently awarded a five-year grant for $1.1 million to the New Mexico State University TRiO Student Support Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and STEM Health Services Program to serve 120 students each year.
A New Mexico State University researcher and an engineering graduate student have partnered with Arrowhead Center’s student business incubator, Studio G, to further develop a protective shield technology that could help reduce concussions and even save lives. The partnership is supported by a $50,000 award from the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program.
Steven Stochaj has been selected as interim dean for the New Mexico State University College of Engineering. An electrical engineering distinguished professor, Stochaj will begin his term on Aug. 1. He replaces Ricardo Jacquez, who is retiring this month.
In a time when the job market is starting to show gains after the recent recession, more job-seekers in the U.S. are earning college degrees. The percentage of Americans age 25 to 29 who obtained a bachelor’s degree or higher has risen from 23 percent in 1990 to 34 percent in 2013, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Through a rigorous nomination and selection process, the New Mexico State University Alumni Association has selected its 2015 Distinguished Alumni and James F. Cole Award for Service recipients.