Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Weekly Report
May 1, 2016
- Senior Walk: The first annual Senior Walk was on May 5, 2016. This new Aggie tradition complements First Year Walk, which is held each fall. Senior Walk is meant to be a time of reflection and celebration for our Graduating Aggies each Spring semester. Chancellor, Garrey Carruthers addressed the seniors before they took their senior walk through the Miller Gates. The event organizer was Campus Activities with event attendance from University Advancement, Commencement, and NMSU Barnes & Noble.
- Student Success Center: NMSU Student Success Center was awarded 10 GMAT Fee Waiver Codes for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications for the GMAT Fee Waiver Codes will open July 1, 2016. The NMSU Student Success Center also conducted an end of the year/graduation celebration for the Daniels Fund Scholars Program.
- Recruitment Best Practices: AVP Dacia Sedillo, Director of Undergraduate Admissions Delia DeLeon, and Assistant Director of Recruitment Communications, Anton Magallanez presented to the College of Business Department Heads Wednesday morning. The purpose of the presentation was to inform of current recruitment practices occurring centrally, and to offer ways the COB and UG Admissions can partner in recruiting new students to the College at little or no additional cost or need for additional resources.
- Student Media: KRUX 91.5 FM, the student-run radio station of NMSU, hosted their annual music festival KRUXfest 2016 April 21-23. Events were held at Art Obsura featuring Off to Sleep, Porter, Back of a Car and Neely; Banes and Noble Café at NMSU, featuring Ehran Kraul, Hayden Spears, The Kangaroo Infant, and Tyler Watkins; and El Patio featuring Circle of Bears, and 3AM
- Chicano Programs Outreach: This week Chicano Programs hosted two groups of prospective students on campus. On May 5, a Border Patrol Sponsored program with at-risk high school students visited the Las Cruces and DACC Central campuses. Students visited the Creative Media Institute, the Activity Center, the CAMP programs and the Stress Buster event. The group ate at the Taos cafeteria, then toured various DACC programs in the afternoon. On May 6, the Phoenix Collegiate Academy completed their annual trip to NMSU. They were provided a tour from Admissions and a presentation on Preparing for College by Chicano Programs.
- Counseling and Student Development: The Counseling Center hosted a program called Stress Buster on May 4th and 5th to help students cope with the end of the semester. Stress Buster included massage therapy, pet therapy and various activities. Over 500 students participated over the two-day event.
- Aggies Against Violence Week: The Office of the Dean of Students had a very successful Aggies Against Violence Week which took place from April 25th -29th organized by WAVE and the Aggies Against Violence Committee! Events included viewing of the documentary The Hunting Grounds by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, Committed and Empowered to End Campus Sexual Assault Workshop for faculty, staff, and student leaders, Self-defense interactive demonstrations, the spoken word performance group Speak Like Girl .
Our annual Take Back the Night Event