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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

Doctor of Economic Development

Rodolfo Acosta-Perez is a graduate of our DED program which was launched in 2008 and is unique in the nation.

“The program…helped me build upon my research skills, which are extremely necessary in my line of work,” Acosta-Perez said. In June, he presented his doctoral thesis, “Conspicuous Consumption and Drug-Trafficking on the U.S.-Mexico Border,” at the first World Conference of the Association for Borderlands Studies in Joensuu, Finland, and St. Petersburg, Russia. Read more….

Rodolfo Acosta-Perez. (NMSU photo by Robert Yee)

Rodolfo Acosta-Perez. (NMSU photo by Robert Yee)

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: July 8, 2014 Permalink