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COB 50th-2inch-7feb2014-webOur 50th Anniversary: 1964-2014

From World War II Barracks to Domenici Hall, 50 years of the NMSU College of Business.
Read Dean Guthrie’s humorous Reminiscences on the Development of CBAE.

Past, Present, Future

Construction of Pete V. Domenici Hall at New Mexico State University is nearly complete. The university will host a grand opening reception at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 as part of the Domenici Public Policy Conference hosted by NMSU. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

Domenici Hall. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

Domenici Hall sets grand opening on Sept. 17

Crews repurposed & expanded Hershel Zohn Theatre to become the 40,000-square-foot Pete V. Domenici Hall. The Hall will have one of the few large auditoriums on campus, funded through the PY Foundation, led by Peyton Yates of Artesia, in honor of his parents. The El Paso Electric Classroom is equipped for advanced, high-definition video conferencing. COB alum Bobby Lutz and his wife, Rebecca, contributed to a main floor lecture hall with fully automated touch panel control and the same smart setup podium as in the Yates Theater. Read more….

Your stories…

Do you have a great story about your time in the College that you’d like to share with your fellow alumni? We are collecting anecdotes from our alumni about their favorite moments and memorable professors to share via Facebook or during commemorative events this year. Send your stories to Anthony Casaus (Assistant Dean for Development) at

Our vision…

…is to be a premier College of Business in the Southwest. We think that you will find this to be an exciting place to earn a graduate or undergraduate degree.

Our mission…

is to serve the educational needs of New Mexico’s diverse population by providing high quality education, conducting research, and participating in service and outreach within the global community.

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Published: July 28, 2010 Updated: October 20, 2014 Permalink