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Mexican Secretary of Agriculture to Visit NMSU

IBP is honored to be working with the college of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the Alumni Office host Jose Calzada, NMSU alumnus and current Secretary of Agriculture (SAGARPA), on the NMSU campus this week.  While here, the Secretary will participate in meetings and public forums, sign an agreement with APLU President Peter McPherson, and attend…
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Descubre Program Attracts Attention

This week we announced the Descubre Program that allows Mexican citizens to study for reduced tuition.  It has received a lot of attention in the press and we are receiving many inquiries from potential students. We have also added an FAQ page about the Descubre Program.   Here are some of the many media links:…
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Passport Acceptance Facility to Open

We’re happy to announce that International and Border Programs will be opening its Passport Application Acceptance Facility on Flag Day – June 14, 2016. Check out this link for a nice news announcement about this project. NMSU Passport Application Acceptance Facility web page here.  

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“Descubre Program” Reduces Tuition for Mexican Citizens

See also Descubre Program FAQ Page On March 16, 2016 NMSU’s Board of Regents passed a resolution that allows NMSU to reduce tuition for Mexican students to 1.5 times the resident rate.  The special arrangement has been dubbed the “Descubre Program”, which is consistent with NMSU’s popular “All About Discovery” theme (Descubre translates as Discovery in Spanish). Mexico…
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2016 NMSU Campus Globalization Award Winners Announced

The tallies are in and we are happy to announce the two winners of the 2016 NMSU Campus Globalization Awards. Kenny Stevens from the Department of Engineering Technology & Surveying Engineering — Faculty Globalization Award Dianne Gobrick International and Border Programs — Staff Globalization Award. We also are proud to acknowledge all of this year’s nominees, each of which…
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Welcome New ISSS Staff

As part of an effort to improve the admissions and recruiting functions associated with international undergraduate students, International & Border Programs is happy to welcome the following new staff to the office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS):   Michael Schmelzle Michael will serve as our new ISSS Director.  He is an active professional…
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IBP Weekly Activity Reports (All)

Below are weekly activity reports submitted to the President’s Office (updated January 2016).     DATE   January 22, 2016 Tecnológico Nacional de Mexico First Cohort: International and Border Programs, in collaboration with the Graduate School, welcomed the first cohort of 25 students from the Tecnológico Nacional de Mexico (TecNM).  The students, which are all studying…
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NMSU Delegation Boosts Activities China and Vietnam

Cornell Menking and Elvira Masson attended the 10th Hanban conference in Shanghai, China from Dec 5-7.  The conference brings together Confucius Institute members worldwide and gave NMSU a chance to compare notes with colleagues from around the world, attend sessions on the latest trends among Confucius Institutes, and network with other non-Chinese partners also in…
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2015 International Education Week Observed

NMSU celebrated International Education Week from November 16th through November 20th. The week was set up with activities to showcase different events on campus demonstrating NMSU’s high degree of internationalization and diversity. The festivities started with advertising that included 17 student volunteers.  Both local and International students chalked fun facts promoting the week’s events all over campus….
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Tecnológico Nacional de México Officials Visit NMSU

Tecnológico Nacional de México (TecNM) officials visited NMSU on November 16 and 17th to discuss details following the signing of an agreement between the two institutions in July of this year, when Chancellor Carruthers and other NMSU officials traveled to Mexico City for a signing ceremony.  The TecNM visit to Las Cruces was funded and organized…
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