News Archives


Wilterding Leaves as SHAC Executive Director
January 10, 2019

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Dr. James Wilterding who has served as the Executive Director for UNM Student Health and Counseling beginning in February 2017 is leaving the University to pursue other career interests in Boston. Wil…


Lobos Get Ready to Suit Up
February 21, 2019

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From college casual to business professional, Career Services and JCPenney host special event for UNM students. 

Congratulations!  You’re graduating from college and ready to take on t…

UNM Pet Permitted Housing
February 21, 2019

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The University of New Mexico’s Residence Life & Student Housing is excited to announce the creation of Pet Permitted Residence Hall Communities. The pilot program, starting Fall 2019, includes t…

Stone Appointed Interim Director for AASS
February 1, 2019

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Brandi Stone was recently appointed as the director of African American Student Services on an interim basis.  A search to fulfill the position on a permanent basis will happen at a later date.&#…


Student Job and Internship Fair
March 28, 2019

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The University of New Mexico’s Office of Career Services will host their Student Job and Internship Fair on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballroom…

UNM ROTC Units Bring Back Commander's Cup
March 19, 2019

Until a few years ago, the Commander's Cup was a long-standing tradition for the UNM ROTC units—a friendly competition between cadets from all three military branches housed on the UNM campus.&…

El Centro Celebrates 50 Years
March 5, 2019

El Centro de la Raza invites you to join them as they celebrate their 50th anniversary with a scholarship fundraiser on Friday, March 22 from 5:30 to…

McNair and ROP Programs Seek Applicants
March 5, 2019

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The McNair and ROP programs are currently seeking applicants for their 2019-2020 cohorts.  Benefits for the program include a summer research stipend, paid travel opportunities, waiving of gradua…


Career Services Educator's Job Fair
April 12, 2019

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The University of New Mexico’s Office of Career Services presents the Educator’s Job Fair on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballrooms. The E…

UNM Curanderismo Program Back for 19th Year
April 12, 2019

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For the nineteenth consecutive summer, Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres, UNM Vice President for Student Affairs and professor of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies, will host the &#822…


Miss Indian UNM 2019-2020
May 2, 2019

Tyra Quetawki from the Zuni Pueblo was recently crowned Miss Indian UNM at a pageant in April.  Cheo talked with her about what her new role entails an what she hopes to accomplish during her t…


UNMCC Designated Summer Meal Program Site
June 15, 2020


The UNM Children’s Campus is now a designated Summer Food Program sponsor.  As a New Mexico Summer Food site the Campus will provide free breakfast and lunch to children between the ages of…

ROTCs Receive Three New Commanders
June 19, 2019


All three of UNM’s ROTC units will be receiving new commanders this summer.  Current Naval ROTC commander, CAPT Michael B. Riley is retiring and LTC Alissa McKaig and LtCol Neil Kleinschmid…

Getaway Director Set to Retire After 30 Years
June 18, 2019

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 “I am New Mexico,” words uttered more than once during my conversation with Laura Montoya as she reflects on her last 30 years with The University of New Mexico.  Montoya is se…


Student Activities Center to Host Welcome Back Days
July 19, 2019

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Getting out of summer mode and into fall semester mode, can be tricky, but it’s a little easier for our Lobos when they have so many fun events to look forward to! 

The official start of th…


UNM Employees Protect the Pack
August 16, 2019


SUB Employees Pitch in to Render Lifesaving Aid

The Student Union Building—a gathering place for students to come recharge, eat, and relax—was quite a different place one day last week whe…

Career Services Hosts Student Job Fair
August 13, 2019


Interested in working on campus as a student employee?  The University of New Mexico Career Services is hosting a Student Job Fair on Friday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UNM Duck Pond.&…

SHAC Open House
August 13, 2019

UNM Student Health and Counseling is hosting an open house for the UNM community on Friday, Aug. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m.  This is a great opportunity for students and staff to learn more about the C…

Welcome Back Lobos
August 12, 2019


Welcome Back Lobos!

On behalf of the entire Division of Student Affairs, we would like to welcome new and returning Lobos to campus for the fall 2019 semester! We have several events to help you…

Miller Set to Retire After 25 Years with the SUB
August 7, 2019


Dr. Walter Miller has been at the UNM Student Union Building long enough—25 years to be exact—to see the building and the University undergo many student, staff, and landscape transformati…


Spotlight on Careers in Student Affairs
September 25, 2019


Student Affairs Celebrates Careers in Student Affairs Month

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in Student Affairs?  Why people choose the field as their profession, and choose to stay there…

Nominate Someone for a Louie Award
September 25, 2019


Howl-Louie-Een Themed Louies Event this Year

Every year, the Division of Student Affairs honors some of its own through the annual Louie Awards.  Staff and students are encouraged to nominate in…


Celebrate Howl-Louie-Een with Student Affairs
October 28, 2019


The Division of Student Affairs invites you to celebrate Howl-Louie-Een during their 11th Annual Louie Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom C.  


Torres Wins Service Award
October 15, 2019


Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres was recently awarded with one of the Governor's Distinguished Public Service Awards for 2019.   Torres  was recognized for providing leadership to 2…


Lobos Helping Lobos this Season
November 22, 2019


The holidays can be a rough time for some of our Lobos and some might not have enough to eat.  Each year, the Division of Student Affairs hosts a holiday drive to benefit a different organizatio…

Women's Rugby Gives Back
November 22, 2019


The Women's Rugby Club was named Recreational Services "Club of the Month" for October due to their outstanding service to the community while attending classes, working their respective jobs,…

And the Louie Award Goes To...
November 4, 2019


Last week at the Howl-Louie-Een Louie Awards Ceremony, coordinated by the 2019 Division of Student Affairs Fellows, staff and students were recognized for their outstanding service and commitment to o…

Dr. Torres Seeks Next Fellows Cohort
November 4, 2019



Dr. Eliseo “Cheo” Torres is currently seeking applications from UNM employees—grades 8 to 14—for the 2019-2020 Student Affairs Fellowship cohort.

All professional staff …