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May’s Student of the Month

Hello, my name is Toria Kovacs. I chose NMSU because this is the University where my mom graduated from. I enjoyed hearing her college stories growing up, and decided that I would try NMSU to keep the tradition alive. I am from Aztec, NM.  I am majoring in Secondary Education with my emphasis in math….
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April’s Student of the Month

Hi. My name is Ryan Singh. I am from Ukraine, the “sunflower country”. I was born and raised near a major city called Sumy, located in the northern part of the country. I chose to attend NMSU primarily for its exceptional nursing degree program. NMSU offers an outstanding nursing program that trains its students to…
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March Student of the Month

Hello everyone! My name is Natalie Padilla and I am a senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. I am from Washington D.C. and decided to study at New Mexico State University because it offers a great agricultural program and NMSU was able to provide me with many useful resources that have helped me…
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December’s Student of the Month

Grace Igwe  – I have been at NMSU since August of 2015. I am from Rio Rancho, which is just outside of Albuquerque. I am pursuing a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Science. I spend a lot of time reading up on human rights issues and watching documentaries about the environment and the…
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November’s Student of the Month

Adam Sayer  – This is my 4th year at NMSU. I am from Los Alamos, NM and am majoring in Economics. I work at the El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in economic research! Apart from that, I also work for AggieVision, the sports broadcasting unit here at NMSU. I love sports…
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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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October’s Student of the Month

Lindsay Redman – “Take advantage of opportunities.  Opportunities don’t hit you in the face, you have to go out there and look for them.” I am from Espanola, New Mexico and am studying Biochemistry. I have been at NMSU since Fall 2011 and am in my 5th year right now. I have been involved in Colleges…
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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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March’s Student of the Month

Cindy (Chiann-Ling) Yeh – “Judge nothing and try everything. Respect and try to remember everyone that you meet because you never know what their role in your future will be” I am currently in my junior year here at NMSU (so – nearly three years) and was born and raised here in Las Cruces. I…
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