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UNM To Host Random Acts of Kindness Events Feb. 1-18
January 30, 2017

Random Acts of Kindness 2017 Events Flyer

For the eighth year, the Division of Student Affairs is partnering with the UNM BeKind Committee which includes members of UNM staff, students and the community to celebrate and promote random ac…

Meet the 2017 Fellows
January 11, 2017

Shannon Carr

Shannon Carr

Shannon is a research scientist at the UNM Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) where she provides evaluation services for two large U.S. Department of Labor workforce training gr…

UNM to Honor Culture on January 20
January 11, 2017

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The University of New Mexico will host a free event, Honoring Culture: Advancing Social Justice, on Friday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the SUB Atrium and Cornell Mall on the UNM campus.&#160…

2017 Student Affairs Fellows Appointed
January 5, 2017

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Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres is pleased to announce the names of the 2017 Student Affairs Fellows who will begin their 15-month term this month.  They are:  Shannon Carr, research sc…


Hidalgo Holland Named Director for WRC
February 23, 2017

Jessica Hidalgo Holland
Please help us welcome Jessica Hidalgo Holland as the new director for the UNM Women’s Resource Center.  She brings with her over fifteen years of experience working in the non-profit secto…

Smith Plaza Renovation Team Seeking Input
February 15, 2017

UNM’s Smith Plaza is about to undergo a major facelift and we want to hear from you! Tell us what you like or don’t like about the current Plaza by filling out the survey:   

Student Affairs Seeks Louie Award Nominations
February 15, 2017

The Division of Student Affairs is seeking nominations for this year's Louie Awards though Monday, March 6.  Award winners in the categories of: Student Employee of the Year, Staff Employee of…


UNM CAMP Celebrates Farmworkers Awareness Week
March 24, 2017

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 The UNM College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will join hundreds of educational institutions and community organizations across the country in celebrating farmworkers during its fifth annual…

2017 Louie Award Winners
March 23, 2017

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Yesterday at the Roaring Louies Awards Ceremony, coordinated by the 2017 Division of Student Affairs Fellows, the annual Louie awards were given to outstanding employees in the Division. The winners o…

McKaig Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
March 23, 2017

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Alissa McKaig, Commanding Officer and Professor of Military Science for the UNM Army ROTC, was recently promoted in United States Army rank from Major to Lieutenant Colonel—a promotion McKaig co…

Vineyard Honored with Civilian Award
March 23, 2017

Brian Vineyard
The Air Force ROTC Southwest Region recently honored UNM ROTC senior student success specialist, Brian Vineyard, with its University Civilian of the Quarter for the Southwest Region award.
The So…

College Enrichment and Outreach Programs Foster Excellence
March 8, 2017

The UNM College Enrichment and Outreach Program (CEOP) is a vital part of the Division of Student Affairs. Their goal is to ensure students equal access to education and foster excellence through a …

LoboTHON Seeks Dancers
March 8, 2017

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LoboTHON is a student organization at the University of New Mexico.  Each year, LoboTHON hosts their 13.1 hour LoboTHON dance marathon to raise money for the national Children’s Miracle Net…

Defense Intelligence Agency Director to Speak at UNM
March 8, 2017

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As part of their Career Opportunities in Global and National Security, the National Security Studies Program (NSSP) will host Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, USMC Director, Defense Intelligen…

March is Women's Herstory Month
March 6, 2017

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In honor of National Women’s History month during March, the UNM Women’s Resource Center is hosting several events to celebrate HERstory Month.  The month long celebration will…

Latest Army ROTC Newsletter Available
March 2, 2017

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The UNM Army ROTC program publishes an online monthly newsletter to let the community know what's happening in their program.  The February 2017 edition is available now and features information …


2017 Miss Indian UNM Pageant
April 18, 2017

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 The 2017 Miss Indian UNM Pageant will be held this Friday, April 21, at 6 p.m. in the UNM Continuing Education Auditorium.  

This year’s contestants are all from the Navajo Natio…

El Puente Research Fellowship Presentations
April 18, 2017

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El Centro de la Raza is celebrating the members of their El Puente Research Fellowship as they present their research proposals on Friday, April 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Student Union Building Acoma…

CEP to Offer Mock Finals
April 18, 2017

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The College Enrichment Program is helping students prepare for their finals with mock finals practice tests and help from tutors this Saturday, April 29 beginning at 9 a.m. in Dane Smith Hall.  

Dean of Students Hosts Financial Literacy Week
April 14, 2017

Hey Lobos! Feeling lost when it comes to understanding your finances? Don't worry, help is on the way!

The Dean of Students Office is hosting a Financial Literacy Week, April 24-28 on the UNM campus!

Student Affairs Celebrates Longtime Employees
April 10, 2017

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Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres is currently in his twenty-first year or employment at UNM.  He’s in good company with several others in our Division who are celebrating important empl…

Career Services Student Job and Internship Fair
April 5, 2017

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The University of New Mexico’s Office of Career Services invites you to the Student Job and Internship Fair scheduled for Wednesday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UNM Student Union Bui…

ASUNM Hosts Spring Storm
April 3, 2017

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On Saturday, April 8, the Associated Students of UNM (ASUNM) Community Experience will host their annual Spring Storm. Students, staff, and faculty from UNM participate in this one-day citywide servic…

NSSP Hosts 8th Annual Spring Symposium
May 11, 2011

The University of New Mexico National Security Studies Program will host its 8th annual Spring Symposium on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4-5 in the UNM SUB Ballrooms.  

The symposium, titled, Glo…


UNM Army ROTC Holds Spring Commissioning Ceremony
May 12, 2017

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Eleven University of New Mexico Army ROTC cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army today at a ceremony at the New Mexico Veteran’s Memorial.  Family and frie…



Supporting the simultaneous needs of two generations
July 25, 2017

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College degrees lead to better jobs. Better jobs help families get out from behind the proverbial eight ball that sits in the way of hopes and dreams. With many programs aimed at getting prospective s…

If these walls could talk, oh the stories they'd tell
July 25, 2017

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It’s been over 40 years. Can you imagine all the people Debbie Morris has met at UNM over the decades, not to mention the clothes they were wearing? With as much change as she has seen at the Un…


Internet Phishing Scams Warning from VP Torres
August 30, 2017

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As we all are aware, internet and email phishing scammers are becoming more clever in devising ways to get you to share valuable personal information such as account numbers, social security numbers …

UNM Students Ready to Suit Up
August 4, 2017

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Congratulations!  You’re graduating from college and ready to take on those interviews, but what are you going to wear?  UNM Career Services is teaming up with JCPenney to host an excl…

Student Health and Counseling to Host Open House
August 3, 2017

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UNM Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is inviting everyone to come and visit their facility, learn more about what they do and get to know the staff.  Their Open House will be held on Friday, …

Mezquite Golf Tournament Needs Volunteers
August 3, 2017

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Want to help raise money for scholarships and enjoy a day at the golf course?  Volunteer your services at the 9th Annual Mezquite Golf Tournament.  This annual golf tournament has raised ove…

Lindquist Named Interim Student Activities Center Director
August 1, 2017

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Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, Vice President for Student Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Lindquist, as the interim director of The University of New Mexico Student Acti…

High School Equivalency Program Receives Funding
August 1, 2017

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The University of New Mexico and El Centro de la Raza is pleased to announce the High School Equivalency Program (HEP) was selected to receive funding once more for a period of 5 years (2017-2022). Th…


UNM Hosts Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day
September 21, 2017

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month. The Veterans Resource Center, Career Services, the Women’s Resource Center, Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) and AGORA Crisis Cente…

UNM McNair Program Funded Another Five Years
September 14, 2017

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The University of New Mexico and the College Enrichment and Outreach Programs recently announced that the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program has been selected to receive grant funding until 2022 totali…

VP Statement on DACA/Undocumented Students
September 6, 2017


Special Message from Vice President Eliseo "Cheo" Torres Regarding DACA 

President Trump’s decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) protection will undoubtedly affec…


Career Services Lobo Networking Night
October 30, 2017

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On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Career Services is hosting a Lobo Networking Night in their office in the University Enrichment and Advisement Center on the 2nd Floor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  This event is …

Torres to be inducted into HACU Hall of Champions
October 20, 2017

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 Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, vice president for Student Affairs will be honored with an induction into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Hall of Champions later t…

Kat Blaque True Tea Coming to UNM
October 12, 2017

Kat Blaque

Kat Blaque, a feminist YouTube personality and transgender rights activist, who refers to herself as an “intersectionality salad” is coming to UNM for a “True Tea” talk on Tues…

Benefit for Earthquake Relief For Mexico
October 3, 2017

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This Sunday, Oct. 8, the Division of Student Affairs and Vice President Eliseo “Cheo” Torres” are collaborating on a benefit concert to aid the relief efforts for the victims of the …


Kloeppel and Yelvington Honored
November 8, 2017

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Dr. Kim Kloeppel, from the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, and Jesse Yelvington from Recreational Services were honored with the 2017 Sarah Belle Brown Community Service Award.  This …


Helping Kids Smile this Season
December 7, 2017

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It might be hard to imagine a child waking up on Christmas morning without a single toy under the tree, but for many families right here in New Mexico, that’s a sad reality.  Luckily, for t…