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“A Blend of Time” Photos by Jamie Jaramillo

        YMCA: 1916-2018 The William Conroy Honors Center was originally built January 9, 1907 as the campus Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) building. Since then, it has housed the music and ROTC programs. Today, it’s one of the oldest buildings on campus. With the changing landscape around it, this building has stood the…
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NMSU’s Valerie Torres receives the 2017 ‘A’ Mountain Award

Five characteristics within a New Mexico State University staff member’s work lead to becoming the recipient of the “A” Mountain Award: diversity and inclusion, accountability, excellence, discovery and engagement. Valerie Torres, Honors College executive administrative assistant, demonstrated these qualifications to be selected as the 2017 A Mountain Award recipient. On Oct. 19, NMSU Chancellor Garrey…
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NMSU Alumni: Sativa Cruz

Check out the article below to read about the Honors College’s very own Sativa Cruz. Graduate appreciates research opportunities while a student at NMSU                  

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Honors College’s Sativa Cruz awarded grant for irrigation project in Colombia

Congratulations to the Honors College’s own Sativa Cruz. Sativa is an environmental science major who will be traveling to Yopal, Colombia next year to begin an irrigation project in efforts to jumpstart the region’s agriculture. To read the full article, click here

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Phi Eta Sigma Chapter President Wins Big

Congratulations to our Phi Eta Sigma president Viridiana Arellano!! She is the recipient of a $6,000 undergraduate scholarship from Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. She is one of 64 outstanding members from across the country who received a national scholarship through Phi Eta Sigma this year. For more information on Phi Eta Sigma or…
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Kira Turnham wins the 2015 Honors College Scholarship for International Research

Congratulations to Kira Turnham, our 2015 Honors College Scholarship Recipient!!  If you are bobtail squid living off the coast of the Philippines your most threatening predators often sneak up on you from deep below the ocean’s surface. In the bright sunlight of the Pacific ocean your silhouette against the water’s surface can literally be a…
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Recent Graduate Shares His Experience at NMSU

Recent graduate Omed Noori shares what it means to graduate with University Honors through the Honors College. I was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and I am an Afghan citizen and an international student here at NMSU. I have an Associate Degree in Pre-Business from DACC and majored in Management with concentration on Managerial Leadership while at…
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Crimson Scholar Comes Closer to Acceptance in MD/PhD Programs

Here is what has been going on with Crimson Scholar Danielle Miyagishima and her interview process at some of the most esteemed MD/PhD graduate school programs in the country.   Danielle has been accepted to the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, the Weill Cornell Medical College (as part of the Weill…
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Annual Crimson Scholar Picnic, Fall 2014

October 23, 2014 saw students hosted at the Annual Crimson Scholar Picnic! Students and professors mingled with free food, drinks, and t-shirts for sale.

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Spring 2016 Honors Graduates

  University Honors Recipients Spring 2016 Adrian Avila Major: Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Philosophy Type of Thesis: Honors Thesis/Capstone (HON 400) Thesis: “The Rapture of Atlantis” Scholarships: Regents Success Scholarship Activities: Internship with Harris, Inc., Volunteer Work with Phi Eta Sigma Plans for next year: Graduate School Plans for the future: Find work in the…
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