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…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Menking Posts, News | Comments Off on IBP Weekly Activity Reports (All)

NMSU Delegation Boosts Activities China and Vietnam

Cornell Menking and Elvira Hammond 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…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on NMSU Delegation Boosts Activities China and Vietnam

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….
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on 2015 International Education Week Observed

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…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on Tecnológico Nacional de México Officials Visit NMSU

CampusLink 2015 A Big Success

  NMSU successfully collaborated with Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua to carry out “CampusLink 2015” in Las Cruces on October 29, 2015.  Approximately 625 students registered, many of them local high school students from Las Cruces and Gadsden school districts. Evaluations of the event were outstanding.  Students reported being very satisfied with event, and many told stories…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on CampusLink 2015 A Big Success

Mary Jaspers Retires

After 23 years at NMSU International Student and Scholar Services Director Mary Jaspers has retired. Colleagues and friends gathered at the end of October to celebrate her career at NMSU. Many stories were told told of Mary’s endless patience and good humor in the face of stressful situations. She will be truly missed, not only…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on Mary Jaspers Retires

Free Salsa Lessons Spice Things Up

In case you haven’t heard, former NMSU student and returned study-abroad participant, Leonard Thurman, is offering free Salsa lessons.   He offered the same lessons this past summer and the story was covered here in the College of Education’s Announcements.  He’s doing it again this Fall, 2015.   Come join the fun!  

Posted in Special | Comments Off on Free Salsa Lessons Spice Things Up

Free Tai Chi Lessons in Fall 2015

Posted in Special | Comments Off on Free Tai Chi Lessons in Fall 2015

NMSU Ranks #9 in Gilman Recipients

See also NMSU News Release.   A big congratulations to NMSU’s Office of Education Abroad for their work in helping NMSU rank #9 in the U.S. for total number of  Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipients this year!   Top U.S. universities for Gilman recipients: University of California, Berkeley—27 San Francisco State University—22 University of California, Irvine, University…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on NMSU Ranks #9 in Gilman Recipients

Menking Presents IBP Strategic Plan

On June 5, 2015 Cornell H. Menking, Associate Provost for International and Border Programs, presented an overview of the Office of International and Border Programs’ strategic plan to the NMSU community, including the President and Provost.  The meeting was part of a series of open meetings President Carruthers is having with colleges and departments on…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Special | Comments Off on Menking Presents IBP Strategic Plan