Get Real: Service learning, work study, co-ops, and internships are important career builders

Get Real Service learning, work study, co-ops, and internships are important career builders College is only the first step toward preparing for a career. The second step is gaining real-world work experience. Whether it’s volunteer or paid, work-based learning allows students to build connections and add skills to their resume. Early on when students are exploring careers, it makes sense...

Learn to Teach and Teach to Learn by Kathleen O’Connor, Education Program Manager

Education makes everyone’s life richer and the earlier it begins the better. Experts in the field of Early Childhood Education, indicate that young children who are taught the right things in the right way in the early years, go on to test higher in reading, and math. They adjust to the classroom better, communicate more clearly and go on to complete a professional education later in life....
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Teacher, Health Care Education, Child Development Center

NMSU Grants new Teacher, Health Care Education, Child Development Center Update With excerpts from retired Pres. Casados, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 By Beth Armstead On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Cibola County passed a historic vote in favor of education –  supporting NMSU Grants first local general obligation bond request of $7,000,000 in our 46 year history to enable us to build a new...
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Automotive technology: Career opportunities, economic rewards, emerging technologies

FEATURE Automotive technology Career opportunities, economic rewards, emerging technologies, and satisfaction of a job well done.  Automotive technology has it all. The Automotive Technology program at New Mexico State University Grants puts you on track with one of today’s most promising careers. NMSU G's Automotive Technology program, which follows NATEF (National Automotive...

Student Success is Dependent on Donor Gifts

Your financial gift leaves a lasting legacy.  At New Mexico State University Advancement, we know the greater the opportunity, the more success a student is certain to find. We also know those opportunities come directly from donor support...support that will leave a lasting legacy. As the oldest public institution of higher education in the state, NMSU reaches far and wide with campuses in...

Start Smart: Choose Transfer

Big dreams don’t have to begin with a big budget Why should you attend a two-year college like NMSU Grants if your goal is a four-year degree? Because low cost and high quality add up to one smart choice. As the price of an education climbs and the value of a college degree increases, more students are realizing that completing the first two years of their degree at a community...
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Welcome Home: Veterans find their place at NMSU Grants

By Beth Armstead In his first semester at New Mexico State University, John Juanico, from Acoma, enrolled in courses toward an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Technology. Before the semester was even over, he secured a fulltime position in Albuquerque, New Mexico. John will be working for Eclipse Aerospace Inc. as an Aircraft Manufacturing Technician.  He believes his 20 years'...
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Transferring? Plan Early!

The majority of NMSU Grants students plan to use their Associate degree as a stepping-stone to getting a Bachelor’s degree.  Some careers require you to have a Bachelor’s degree. If you would like to transfer to get a Bachelors degree then you have come to the right place. By completing your Associates degree you have proven  that you can get a Bachelors degree! Getting a Bachelors...
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Financial aid 101

The cost of tuition shouldn’t stand in the way of getting an education. Most students rely on some form of financial aid to get through college. New Mexico State University Grants' Office of Financial Aid will walk you through the application process to help you get the most aid available. What is financial aid? Financial aid is money provided by federal, state and institutional sources to...
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New Mexico State University Grants & Dual Credit

Dual Credit at New Mexico State University Grants has steadily increased over the past years. Currently NMSU Grants serves nine high schools within its surrounding counties.  These high schools include Grants, Laguna-Acoma, New Mexico Connections Academy, Pine Hill, Quemado, Ramah, Thoreau, To’Hajiilee, and Tse Yi Gai.  New Mexico State University Grants’ Dual Credit Coordinator travels to...
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7 Easy Steps to Enroll at NMSU Grants

7 Easy Steps to Enroll at Your Community College Step 1: APPLY • For admission complete an application: admissions.nmsu.edu • For financial aid, in order to be considered for federal or state grants and loans complete: fafsa.ed.gov. Contact our Financial Aid office at 505-287-6621 with any questions. Step 2: REQUEST ADMISSION DOCUMENTS • Have your high school or GED transcript,...
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President’s Welcome

Welcome to NMSU Grants! It is an honor to serve as the Interim President of New Mexico State University Grants, where I have worked as the Vice-President for Academic Affairs for nearly ten years. When I first moved to New Mexico in 1976 I was greeted by the warm welcome and friendly embrace of many different peoples and cultures. I knew I had found my place in the world and have thus called...
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Virtually limitless: Computer Information Systems

The Computer Science program at NMSU Grants is designed to prepare students for a job in the IT field. Most of the courses are aligned with industry certifications like the Comptia A+ and the Comptia Network +. Students will also gain in-depth knowledge of several Microsoft operating systems like Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Other operating systems like Mac and Linux are also covered....
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Career Opportunities with an Associate of Science

by Rachelle Bassen, College Instructor The Natural Sciences program at NMSU Grants contains a wide variety of STEM classes that meet the basic requirements for many jobs across Cibola County, within New Mexico, and around the country.  No matter your intended destination after graduation, an associate degree within this program will ensure widespread career opportunities. For example, you...