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.
Rotary Club of Las Cruces makes gift to NMSU’s College of Engineering
The Rotary Club of Las Cruces has given the New Mexico State University Foundation a gift of nearly $128,000 to benefit the Alec and Margaret Hood Memorial Scholarship in the College of Engineering. Rotary Club members were inspired by GivingTuesday, which resulted in more than $2 million for scholarships and programs at NMSU....(Read More)
NMSU Estate Planning Conference for Women celebrates 10 years
Women control more than half the personal wealth in the United States – more than $14 trillion, according to a recent study by the Bank of Montreal’s Wealth Institute – and that number is expected to rise to more than $20 trillion over the next three years. While estate planning is important for everyone, regardless of the size of their personal wealth, it becomes especially important for women, who live an average of 5 years longer than men.
To help New Mexico women protect their assets, understand their unique money management needs and make plans to fulfill their end of life wishes, New Mexico State University hosted its 10th annual Estate Planning Conference for Women, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 at the Las Cruces campus.....(Read More)
NMSU Giving Tuesday fundraising event recognized with international award
New Mexico State University’s inaugural Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign has received international recognition from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education for its success in creating opportunities for students. The one-day giving campaign held on Dec. 1, 2015, which added a total of $5.7 million to scholarship funds across the NMSU system, received a silver Circle of Excellence award from the international CASE organization in the category of “Fundraising Programs: Challenge Grant & Matching Gift Programs.” The competition received 3,356 entries for consideration in nearly 100 categories from more than 713 higher education institutions, independent schools and affiliated organizations located worldwide... (Read More)