NMSU College of Business Today: December 15, 2009

December 15, 2009 by College of Business online newsletter for alumni

Brenda Alvarez, 2009 Distinguished Alumna. (Submitted photo) Distinguished Alumni & James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service: Brenda Joy Baca Alvarez and Shari Jones

These NMSU Alumni Association awards are presented annually during Homecoming week. Brenda Alvarez was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After graduating from high school, prompted by her parents, she moved to Las Cruces to attend New Mexico State University. In 1981, Brenda earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a major in managerial accounting from the College of Business at New Mexico State University. Read more…

Graduation_60_1998-web-newsletter NMSU Alumni Association honors Fall 2009 Outstanding Graduates

For their outstanding academic performance, leadership, scholarship and participation in university and community activities, the New Mexico State University Alumni Association will honor the Outstanding Seniors for Fall 2009. An outstanding senior was chosen from each of NMSU’s academic colleges, as well as an international student and one graduate student. Read more…

arrowhead_logo-2 NMSU’s Arrowhead Center awarded stimulus money to study green jobs in New Mexico

Exactly how many green jobs are in New Mexico? That’s what New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center is going to figure out. The effort is part of an 18-month project for the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and funded by $1.25 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Read more…

Live at NMSU video-11dec09 Recruitment Videos Created by Students for Students

Dr. Michelle Jasso’s MKTG 489 class created 30 recruitment videos highlighting courses in the College of Business, as well as other fun-themed videos of the college and student life at NMSU. Check out the creative ways our students used this experiential learning class to direct and produce serious, informative, and some seriously funny videos. They’re on our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/nmsubusinesscollege in the “Learn with us” playlist.

Celina Talamantes Retires December 23, 2009

On December 3, 2009, the College of Business held a retirement ceremony for Celina. Her last work day is December 23rd. Celina describes her life and NMSU experience “In Her Own Words.” Read more…

Maria Schick, Dir., Development/Planning ConocoPhillips ConocoPhillips makes charitable contributions to colleges of Business and Engineering

ConocoPhillips recently made a combined donation of $22,500 to the New Mexico State University Colleges of Business and Engineering. “As we look to our recruiting efforts at NMSU, we have consistently hired students from NMSU’s Colleges of Business and Engineering,” said Maria Schick, a ConocoPhillips recruiter and director of commercial development and planning. Read more…

Jose Rodriguez graduated from NMSU in December 2008 with degrees in finance and economics. Pictured from left to right) are: Aron Jones, Lucas Gabaldon, Kenny Pennie, and Emma Ruben. All are students at NMSU. Our Alumni Give Back: Local business sells shirts, embroidery to feed children in Africa

Two New Mexico State University graduates set up a local company with the goal of giving back, and have donated more than 23,000 meals to orphan children since opening. Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones co-founded ROJO, which derives from a combination of their last names. ROJO is an online company based in Las Cruces and sells apparel and embroidery. Read more…

Jon Willis: Rededicating the Bernice & Hank Willis Study Lounge

For those who were fortunate to hear him in person, and those would have liked to, you can read the text of Jon’s remarks at the Rededication of the Bernice & Hank Willis Study Lounge, on Oct. 23, 2009. Read more…

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