Monthly Archives: November 2014

KRWG News: What Else Las Cruces Is Doing To Increase Economic Opportunity

KRWG News Published on Nov 23, 2014 The Las Cruces minimum wage debate has thrust the question of economic opportunity and development into city politics. Economic analysts say raising the minimum wage is no silver bullet. Spurring growth and raising…
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New scholarship for NMSU business students honors Alamogordo businesswoman

November 21, 2014 by Amanda Bradford, NMSU News Center A new scholarship established in honor of an Alamogordo family’s beloved matriarch will support students in New Mexico State University’s College of Business and its community college system. The scholarship fund,…
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Panorama: This way to better health

NMSUnews Published on Dec 19, 2014 Researchers at New Mexico State University are exploring ways to encourage shoppers to use more of their food budgets for fresh fruits and vegetables, and are working with the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service, the…
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David Boje Speaks with the Las Cruces Sertoma Club about Equine Therapy for Veterans

November 17, 2014 by Steven Romero via email NMSU College of Business Management Professor David Boje spoke with the Las Cruces Sertoma Club during their weekly lunch on Friday, November 14th, 2014, elaborating on the fascinating work he does with…
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NMSU Business Outlook: November 2014

A Short Note to New Subscribers Welcome new subscribers! NMSU Business Outlook is a free, monthly online publication sponsored by NMSU’s College of Business. Its primary audience is business practitioners and laypersons. If you prefer not to receive these alert…
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College of Business Celebrates Classroom dedicated in honor of longtime Professor James Bullock

Perry Elders attributed much of his success in the Accounting field at NMSU to having a great mentor like Jim Bullock, Elders’ faculty advisor during his time at NMSU. Continue reading

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Startup Weekend winners develop more than just new business ideas

Jacobs, who works as a leasing manager for the federal General Services Administration, describes himself as an idea guy and a jack-of-all-trades in his personal projects. It was his idea for an app to help people organize and visualize their lists that drew teammates Vinney Kelly and Christopher Barentine into the project, which they’re initially calling Uber List. Continue reading

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Scholarship for American Indian NMSU students will honor Laguna Pueblo governor

A gift from Laguna Development Corporation Route 66 Casino has established a new scholarship at New Mexico State University to support American Indian students on campus.

The contribution, totaling $75,000, will fund the Floyd Correa Endowed Scholarship, in honor of the two-term governor of the Pueblo of Laguna, a federally recognized tribe in west-central New Mexico. Recipients of the scholarship must be members of the Pueblo of Laguna, and first preference will be given to a student with a declared major in the College of Business, though any NMSU student who is a member of the tribe may be considered. Continue reading

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Study the financial center of Europe during spring break

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 course. There are only 15 spaces are available and it’s expected to fill quickly. Continue reading

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Mentoring: Perry Elders speaks with students during Homecoming week at NMSU

November 13, 2014
Perry Elders and his wife Alane had lunch with students in the Business Complex on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Elders and his wife were here last week attending Homecoming events and visiting with students.

Perry Elders is a first-generation college student who graduated from NMSU in 1983. He went on to become a partner at Arthur Andersen as well as PricewaterhouseCoopers. From there he became the CFO of McDermott International, Inc., a multinational energy corporation. Elders talked about the difficulties of being the CFO of such a large corporation. Continue reading

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