A Gift, A Legacy, A Story 

There are great things going on at New Mexico State University! From funding a retreat on campus to creating a business model that will change the future, our students, friends, and alumni inspire greatness, and we want to share their stories. 

NMSU's Arrowhead Center receives $2.5 million gift from Hunt Family Foundation

Speaker giving out awardThe New Mexico State University system launched the public phase of its $125 million comprehensive campaign, “Ignite Aggie Discovery,” by announcing a transformative gift from the Hunt Family Foundation to benefit Arrowhead Center, NMSU’s entrepreneurship and innovation hub.

The El Paso-based Hunt Family Foundation has committed $2.5 million over six years to support Arrowhead Center’s work in commercializing discoveries and innovations, encouraging entrepreneurship, launching and developing new businesses, and creating lasting partnerships in the Borderplex region, which includes New Mexico, west Texas and Ciudad Juarez. With the funds, Arrowhead Center has created new programming through the Hunt Center for Entrepreneurship, with the purpose of promoting economic development in the region.
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Aggie Cupboard food pantry celebrates ‘Eat for Pete’ donation at new location

Check PresentationAggie Cupboard, a food pantry that provides bags of non-perishable food items to students and employees at several NMSU campuses, received a check for $800 contributed by four Las Cruces restaurants. The NMSU Alumni Association teamed up with Chick-fil-A on University, Dublin’s Street Pub and Grill, Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant and El Sombrero Patio Café, each of which donated a portion of their proceeds on special “Eat for Pete” days in April and May. (Read More)


NMSU freshman merits Eagle Scout honors

Eagle Scout Joseph Strawn(By Mike Cook, Las Cruces Bulletin) New Mexico State University computer science major Joseph H.Strawn got interested in scouting while he was in kindergarten. His years in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and now two years as an Eagle Scout have paid off for his community and in his recent recognition as the Sons of the American Revolution’s (SAR) 7th ranked Eagle Scout in the nation. 

Strawn, who was part of Centennial High School’s first-ever graduating class in 2015 and will turn 19 in July, was recognized in January as the SAR’s 2016 Eagle Scout of the Year for both the Gadsden Chapter and the state of New Mexico. (Read More) 




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