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Message from the Dean

“I am excited for the opportunity to build on the exceptional foundation of high-quality honors education already offered by the William Conroy Honors College at New Mexico State University.”

“At this time of historical crisis, I understand the importance of ensuring that the Honors College serves the needs of the whole university, while supporting students in the honors community so they can aim higher and achieve more meaningfully.”

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Who We Are

The students who pursue their education in Honors graduate with special distinctions, but even more importantly they graduate with additional skills, knowledge, and abilities that will make them competitive in the global work force. They are supported and encouraged to set ambitious goals for themselves.

These are the students who come through our Honors College and graduate as visionaries who will make a difference in the world.

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New Mexico's

First Honor College


Crimson Scholars


Conroy Scholars


Students Studying Abroad

Rosela Lovato

February Student of the Month | Rosela Lovato

What is your home town? I grew up in southeastern Wisconsin until I was 16 years old. Then I moved to Los Lunas, New Mexico. Tell us about your family. I have two older brothers. I am the youngest child and only daughter.

Zach Abbott

Featured Alumni | Zach Abbott

Meet Zachary Abbott, alumni of the month. “I was born and raised in Alamogordo, NM among my mother, father, older brother, older sister, and grandparents. My parents and siblings are all NMSU alumni with degrees ranging from Nursing to Microbiology to Information Technology.

Lori Keleher

Professor of the Month | Lori Keleher


October’s Instructor of the month is Lori Keleher.

Lori’s hometown is Albuquerque, and her daughters are fifth-generation New Mexicans. “I love to spend time with my children, to travel, and to do sports. I especially love to run on the trails near the Organ Mountains”.

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