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Vice-president for Academic Affairs Harry Sheski has announced a new NMSU Grants initiative to provide community education classes for non-NMSU students. Beginning Oct 15th, community members will be able to take these three courses:

  • Yoga (PE 199) meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15p to 6:30p.
  • Zumba (PE 270) meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Noon to 1:15p.
  • Tabata Boot Camp (PE 270) meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from Noon to 1:15p.

Click here for the details.

President Felicia Casados

NMSU Grants has received notice from U.S. Senator Tom Udall’s office that effective October 1, 2014 we have been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Education Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions federal grant of $2,618,764 (approximately $520,000/year).  These Title V federal grants serve higher education institutions to build our capacity to better serve students ability to successfully complete a college degree.  Only higher education institutions with the federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (H.S.I.), defined as campuses serving 25% or more Hispanic student enrollment are eligible to apply for Title V grants.  NMSU Grants Hispanic student enrollment averages 33% annually.  NMSU Grants will utilize our Title V grant to support student academic success in English and Math developmental and core courses which are considered the ‘gateway’ courses necessary to succeed in completing a college degree.  (read more…)

Jonathan Hebert

NMSU Grants has been awarded its first ever National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant. Principal Investigator and Engineering Program manager Jonathan Carter Hebert will be working with regional employers to enhance engineering technician and engineering education at NMSU Grants and around the state. This two year project will focus on incorporating real world projects and modern technical workforce experience into the classroom via extensive collaboration with regional employers. Click for grant details on the NSF website.

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JJ’s Snack Shack in the Cyber Cafe is now selling refillable coffee mugs. For just $25, you’ll get the mug and free refills through the Spring 2015 semester. They’re also pleased to announce an upgrade to the coffee selections. Check out their menu below. (read more…)