The NMSU Foundation wants to keep you in the know. Below are some articles and press and news releases from the foundation.

  • Lauterbach, Borschow & Co. invests in future of accounting at NMSU
  • DATE: May 5, 2023

    The New Mexico State University (NMSU) College of Business recently received a $20,000 donation from Lauterbach, Borschow & Co. Certified Public Accountants to be added to the Lauterbach Borschow Accounting Endowed Scholarship. Established in 2012, the scholarship is awarded to a New Mexico or Texas-based sophomore, junior, or senior level student with a declared major in accounting and a 3.5 grade point average.

  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation continues scholarship gifts to NMSU
  • DATE: May 5, 2023

    The New Mexico State University (NMSU) College of Business announced its yearly scholarship gift from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation with an April 25 event at which College of Business faculty members could thank Enterprise Holdings executives, and recipients could network with them for future job opportunities.

  • Diligence, focus and brilliance embody NMSU’s Spring 2023 Outstanding Graduate Award recipients
  • DATE: May 2, 2023

    The Alumni Association of New Mexico State University (NMSU) today announced the seven recipients of its biannual Outstanding Graduate Award, representing each college of the university plus the master’s and doctoral programs.

  • Newly Renamed Papen-Aprendamos Autism Diagnostic Center Unveiled Aprendamos Intervention Team, P.A. Lecture Hall open for classes
  • DATE: April 26, 2023

    The New Mexico State University (NMSU) College of Health, Education and Social Transformation (HEST) today held a ribbon cutting for the newly named Papen-Aprendamos Autism Diagnostic Center in O’Donnell Hall, as well as the newly named Aprendamos Intervention Team, P.A. Lecture Hall.

  • New Mexico Mutual donates $1M to the New Mexico State University Foundation for College of Business, College of Engineering and Arrowhead Center
  • DATE: March 28, 2023

    The New Mexico State University (NMSU) Foundation today announced a charitable gift of $1 million from New Mexico Mutual to support the College of Engineering, College of Business and Arrowhead Center. New Mexico Mutual is the leading provider of workers' compensation insurance in New Mexico, covering over 30 percent of all businesses in the state.

  • NMSU Foundation receives grant for Shaping the Future in STEM program
  • DATE: March 23, 2023

    New Mexico State University College of Engineering students completing an internship at Intel New Mexico may work in an Intel fabrication plant. Intel Corporation made a generous investment at NMSU for career mentoring and advising, enabling students to become more employable through internships and other programming that results in better retention of engineering majors.

  • NMSU Foundation sponsors Quick Lane Bowl travel for NMSU band, spirit squads
  • DATE: December 16, 2022

    The New Mexico State University Foundation will underwrite travel expenses for the PRIDE of New Mexico Marching Band, Cheerleading Squad and Sundancers to attend the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, Michigan, Dec. 26. The Aggies will face the Bowling Green Falcons in the team’s fifth bowl game appearance, and in head coach Jerry Kill’s first season.

  • NMSU Foundation receives Bank of America grant to increase Latinos in healthcare
  • DATE: December 12, 2022

    The New Mexico State University Foundation today announced a grant of $250,000 from Bank of America through its Progresando initiative, which focuses on helping more Latino students enter health fields or health research.

  • NMSU Foundation names new directors, officers
  • DATE: November 18, 2022

    The board of directors of the New Mexico State University Foundation named seven new members to its team, bringing the total number of directors to 33. New members Kevin Conroy, Marc Reyes, Margaret Hardin, Michael Packard, Abel Covarrubias, Elijah Baca and Del Esparza represent nearly every field of study taught at the university, lending professional experience of more than 200 years.

  • NMSU kicks off Giving Tuesday campaign to raise support for 16 Aggie programs
  • DATE: Novenmber 17, 2022

    The New Mexico State University Foundation is launching Giving Tuesday 2022, a special day when thousands of NMSU Aggie alumni and students from around the country come together to support the mission of NMSU. Held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 29, this annual day of giving benefits all NMSU students by funding scholarships, supporting students in need and creating new opportunities in the classroom, in the lab and on the field.

  • NMSU Outstanding Graduate Award winners epitomize diligence, generosity and collaboration
  • DATE: November 14, 2022 WRITER: Nora Hahn, 281-728-6999, SOURCE: Derek Dictson, President NMSU Foundation, Vice President University Advancement

    The Fall 2022 recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Awards include Jillian Hughes, Alyssa Alger, Hayden Alexander Steinweg, Dawson Vanterrance Drake, Emmarie Veronica Heredia, Lucas S. Rivera, and Nowara Faraj Abudabbous.

  • NMSU Foundation endows $27 million in grants from state Higher Education Department
  • DATE: November 3, 2022

    A total of $27,775,000 in grants was awarded to New Mexico State University by the New Mexico Higher Education Department earlier this year to establish four new endowment funds and increase two existing endowment funds.

  • NMSU's Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize brilliance, determination and compassion
  • DATE: October 7, 2022

    Every fall, the New Mexico State University Alumni Association presents the university’s most accomplished alumni with its highest honors — the James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service, the Distinguished Alumni Awards, and the Young Alumni Service Award. Eight new recipients were announced today as the latest honorees, with careers ranging from healthcare to high tech to Hollywood.

  • Smoky Glass Torgerson. Honorary Doctor of Letters Recipient.
  • DATE: May 15th, 2022 WRITER: Nora Hahn, 281-728-6999, SOURCE: Smoky Glass Torgerson

    Her family has been part of the Las Cruces community for over a century, beginning with her grandparents, D.L. and Eva Glass, who moved to the Mesilla Valley in 1920. Claiming that “crimson runs in our DNA,” her family’s impact can be found throughout NMSU, from athletic facilities to scholarships, to libraries and institutions of research.

  • NMSU Alumni Association honors Outstanding Graduates
  • DATE: April 28, 2022 WRITER: Nora Hahn, 281-728-6999, SOURCE: Derek Dictson, President NMSU Foundation, Vice President University Advancement

    The Spring 2022 recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Awards include Liam St. Hilaire, Jenna Dunlap, Margarita Leal Marrufo, Domunick Gonzales, Katherine Anne Harston, Fallon E. Murphy and Sayed Kaes Maruf Hossain.

  • NMSU Carlsbad, southeastern New Mexico STEM programs to benefit from Chevron support
  • Date: 01/11/2021 Writer: Tiffany Acosta,

    New Mexico State University academic programs, scholarships and STEM programs in southeastern New Mexico have received support from a generous donation from Chevron's Mid Continent Business Unit.

  • NMSU set to break ground on GO bond-funded ag district projects
  • By Amanda Bradford Aug 17, 2021

    New Mexico State University will celebrate the modernization of its agricultural district with a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase its Agricultural Modernization and Educational Facilities project, approved by New Mexico voters through general obligation bonds in 2018.