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

  • 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 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.