Military and Veterans Programs: Supporting Student Veterans
RAYVETS Degree Completion Scholarship
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. RAYVETS is an internal Employee Resource Group within Raytheon that supports Raytheon’s veterans and their families and well as veterans in our local communities. The scholarship funds shall be used to make an award to one or more full-time or part-times, undergraduate or graduate students. The award recipient must have been honorably discharged and Veteran benefits must have expired/run out or are otherwise unavailable.
Military and Veterans Programs Fund Military and Veterans Programs is committed to providing the best service to our military, veterans and their families as they pursue their educational goals. Gifts to this fund will help our office to continue being an advocate, provide resources, and increase programs that will help ease the transition from military to student life.
Chico Segura and Cruz Hernandez
An endowed scholarship within the Military and Veterans Programs will allow Chico to forever impact the lives of student veterans. Please help support our veteran students by making a gift of any amount. Once fully endowed, the scholarship will be awarded to individuals who meet the following criteria: must be a veteran or dependent of a veteran, be honorably discharged and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
Graduation Honor Cord Ceremony
The Graduation Cord Ceremony is held at the end of the Fall and Spring semester to honor all graduating NMSU/DACC military and veteran students. This event is our way to saying Congratulations to this momentous achievement, and to provide the students with a Red, White, and Blue cord they can wear at Commencement.
Military and Veteran Appreciation Week
A week of events to support our military and veteran community at New Mexico State University. Here’s some highlights from our events: Military & Veterans Appreciation Week Kickoff, Run for the Brave 5K, Veterans Day Picnic, Student Veterans Organization Day, ROTC/Armed Forces Recruiters Day, and NMSU Faculty and Staff Military Veteran Banquet. These events honor all of NMSU’s military and veteran students, faculty, and staff.
Student Support Services for Veterans
Gifts to this account help our office to raise money to be able to continue free services offered to students such as, free printing (toner, paper, drums), printer upkeep, scanning, fax services, computer lab, coffee (coffee, creamer, sugar, cups, utensils) and office supplies (staples, pens, scantron sheets).
Welcome Back Picnic
Military and Veterans Programs host a Welcome Back Picnic at the beginning of every Fall semester. This event is a great way for our military/veteran/dependent students, who are new to NMSU to connect with current students. At this event we host local veteran organizations and NMSU organizations whose mission is to support and promote our military/veteran and dependent students.
Josh Dunne Memorial Scholarship
Gifts to this scholarship honor the legacy of Corporal Josh Dunne, USMC and his dedication to helping other veterans in our local community. The scholarship will be awarded to individuals at the Undergraduate and/or Graduate level who meet the following criteria: Must be a Veteran or a dependent of a Veteran, declared a major, or field of study in Social Work, Public Health, or Criminal J ustice, and complete the personal statement section of the NMSU Scholar Dollar$ application related to veterans and the military.