Upcoming Events

Student Success Initiatives
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Student Success Initiatives Presents

Taking Flight: Exploring the Wonderful World of Majors

This year, take part in the latest Academic Fair happening on February 20th! This fair will be available for all to come and explore their majors! 

If you are interested in signing up for the Academic Major Fair on February 20th 2024, please sign up here.

Please Note: The registration for this event will close on February 2nd, 2024.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024
10:00am - 1:00am (MST)

Corbett Center Student Union - Corbett Center Ballrooms

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Student Success Initiatives Presents

Speaker Series: Teaching and Engaging a new population of Students

Join us as Dr. Turner talks with Amanda Blair and Joseph Molina after the new year has started!

January 30th, 2023
1:00pm - 2:00pm (MST)

Zoom Meeting:


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Student Success Initiatives Presents

Hip Hop Pedagogy: Remixing the Special Education Classrooms

This presentation will discuss implementing Hip-Hop Pedagogy in general and special education classrooms. The presenters will discuss strategies to counter traditional teaching practices within the education system and how to cultivate an inclusive classroom representative of Black students using Hip-Hop Pedagogy.

Friday, September 29th, 2023
10:30am - 11:30am (MST)

Corbett Center Student Union - Dona Ana Room

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Student Success Initiatives Presents

First Year Experience: Kenya

A faculty led international program with the first year experience to Kenya, Africa. Led by Dr. Patrick Turner

May 13-28, 2024

Deadline to apply: February 1, 2024

Garcia Center, Room 224


Previous Events

Upcoming events for the First Year Initiatives.

Student Success Initiatives:

Introduction to NVIVO

NVivo is a software program used for qualitative and mixed-methods research. It is used for the analysis of unstructured text, audio, video, and image data, including (but not limited to) interviews, focus groups, surveys, social media and journal articles. 

August 2, 2023
1:00-2:00 PM (MST)

Hardman and Jacobs Learning Center (HJLC)
Room 206

Presenter: Dr. Patrick Turner, Certified Expert



First Year Initiatives Presents: 

Thriving in College
First Year Experience & Beyond

Please join Dr. Patrick Turner with NMSU student leaders and campus partners to discuss ways first year students can establish relationships, build a support network, and THRIVE at NMSU.

Monday, August 14, 2023
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (MST)

Corbett Center Auditorium (Room 247)

Zoom: https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/85260039380