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Study the financial center of Europe during spring break

November 11, 2014 by Staff, NMSU Hotline Earn three credits in the Principles of Insurance (FIN 322) course during the spring semester, which includes a trip to London, England, during spring break. The course is open to students, alumni, faculty and community members. NMSU’s Risk Management and Insurance Associate Professor Tim Query in the Finance Department is offering this faculty-led cou More »

College of Business celebrates scholarship recipients, distinguished alum

November 6, 2014 by Amanda Bradford, NMSU News Center New Mexico State University’s College of Business will host events Friday to celebrate scholarship recipients and alumni, as Homecoming Week continues on campus. The college will recognize 153 students who have received scholarships this academic year during its annual scholarship luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Las Cruces More »

NMSU insurance studies program names Risk Manager in Residence

October 23, 2014 by Staff, NMSU Hotline Gerrie Santos, vice president of corporate risk management for Parsons Corporation, will be on the NMSU campus as this year's Risk Manager in Residence. The Risk Management and Insurance Studies program at NMSU received a grant from the Spencer Educational Foundation to bring Santos to campus. Santos has also worked in engineering and risk manag More »

Mentoring: College of Business alumni Preston and Elaine Mitchell speak with COB student ambassadors

October 15, 2014 by Steven Romero via email Recent College of Business graduates Preston and Elaine Mitchell spoke with ambassadors on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Preston graduated with three Bachelor’s degrees and will graduate in December of this year with a Masters of Accountancy from NMSU. Elaine graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from NMSU. Bo More »

LC Bulletin: Stockholders making money, others not so much

October 3, 2014. Retrieved online October 6, 2014 from Alta LeCompte, Las Cruces Bulletin [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] “Over the last year, the New Mexico economy can be easily compared with the New Mexico State football team,” economics professor Jim Peach said at the semi-annual KRWG-Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce More »

Mentoring: U.S. Bank Market President Craig Buchanan speaks to the COB Student Ambassadors

September 10, 2014 by Steven Romero via email The Las Cruces Area Market President for U.S. Bank, Craig Buchanan, spoke to the College of Business Student Ambassadors Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in the Business Complex. Buchanan graduated from the College of Business with a BBA in Finance and Real Estate. His extensive experience in the banking industry has taken him to many different More »

LC Bulletin: Borderplex Alliance to operate on global scale

August 15, 2014. Retrieved online August 19, 2014 from Alta LeCompte, Las Cruces Bulletin Bi-national organization looks beyond the hemisphere [Excerpts below reprinted with permission: Read the complete Las Cruces Bulletin article] Heading into its second year, the Bor­derplex Alliance – which represents eco­nomic development interests of El Paso, Las Cruces and Ciudad Juárez More »

NMSU Business Outlook: August 2014

Advertising, Information and Society (Part 1) Dr. Dennis A. Kopf, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and Dr. Ivonne M. Torres, NMSU The authors’ main goal is to describe a conceptual framework for viewing the Internet as a market for information. Complete Article: Advertising, Information and Society (Part 1) Tribal Leakage: How the Trust Land Curse Impedes Tribal Economic Self-Sust More »

NMSU Business Outlook: July 2014

Please Welcome Dean Hoffman Dr. James Hoffman, a professor and former associate dean in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, is the new dean of our College of Business. He taught courses in strategy, management, leadership and information systems for 15 years at Texas Tech, eventually serving as associate dean for MBA Programs and Executive Education. Prior to his time at Tex More »