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1,100 Aggies Traveled Abroad in 2013

In a recent review of our travel authorization requests we noted that NMSU had 769 travel authorization requests filed in 2013.  231 students (81 undergraduate, 116 graduate, 34 unidentified) and 538 non-students (faculty, staff, researchers).  Combine this with 344 for-credit study abroad students this year and we have over 1,100 Aggies abroad in 2013!  

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5 Nations Participate in Virtual International Symposium on Action Research

On March 19 the Office of International and Border Programs, collaborating with the College of Education, successfully held what most believed to be the first multinational symposium on action research.  Technically, the event was facilitated by NMSU’s outstanding Instructional Media Services department. Associate Provost for International and Border Programs Cornell H. Menking, and College of…
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IBP Accepts IIE’s “Generation Study Abroad” Challenge

Today International and Border Programs, and its Office of Education Abroad, made a commitment to the Institute for International Education (IIE) and accepted the “Generation Study Abroad” Challenge.  NMSU’s commitment to comprehensive internationalization places great emphasis on the importance of students having meaningful learning experiences abroad – be it through study, internships, service projects, or…
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International Club Gets First Place for Homecoming Float

NMSU’s newly renamed “International Club” pulled out all the stops for the 2013 homecoming parade.  Decked out in Pistol Pete hats and mustaches, the students hopped on board a flat bed trailer and danced and cheered to the sounds of international music from around the world. Pictured below are the float participants, Omed Noori (International…
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Aggies Go Global Fills Non-Credit Mobility Gap

Dr. Gary Lowe, Coordinator of NMSU’s “Aggies Go Global” program, has posted a report showing how important  Aggies Go Global (AGG) support has been for students over the past few years.  Over 180 students have received assistance. Recipients of AGG support are those that do not fall into the traditional categories of study abroad.  Traditional…
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NMSU Boasts 6 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Recipients

The Office of Education Abroad Announces 6 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Recipients By Erica Nikolaisen, International Education Advisor The Office of Education Abroad is proud to announce that 6 NMSU students have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students with financial need to pursue academic…
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“Study Abroad Ambassadors” Raise Funds for Philippines Victims

International and Border Programs and the Office of Education Abroad is proud to be affiliated with the outstanding work of the “Study Abroad Ambassadors” as they seek to raise relief funds for those struck by the storm in the Philippines.   The NMSU News Center covered the story here. The Study Abroad Ambassadors are a group of…
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2012 Distinguished Alumnus Mario Allegri Receives Award

In October the Office of International and Border Programs was honored to meet Mr. Mario Allegri, our distinguished international alumnus from last year (he couldn’t make it last year, but did come this year).  It was a pleasure to host him and his lovely wife, Giannina, on campus. Mario Allegri, who graduated in 1973, is…
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NMSU hosts International Education Week Nov. 11-15

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/news/article/9846/

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NMSU IBP Hosts Bi-national Summit with Chihuahua – KRWG News YouTube video – November 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-pvhUAL73E&feature=c4-overview&list=UUOcGqEoruZ0xKIqu7D3bKYA

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