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NMSU Outreach Conference is Feb. 9-10


Area business, community and education leaders will join New Mexico State University for the 2023 Outreach Conference, NMSU said in a news release.

The two-day conference, “Partnering to Serve Our Community and Region: Education, Community, and Business,” will be held from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, and 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Feb. 10, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave.

The event is free and open to the public.

The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Register online at https://ezregister.com/events/37771/.

 “The goal of the NMSU Outreach Conference is to promote collaboration and working relationships throughout the university system to amplify outreach and Extension,” NMSU Associate Vice Chancellor Ken Van Winkle said. “NMSU outreach extends knowledge beyond the university, drives integration of activities, directly and indirectly, and supports student learning experiences, and success.”

“Our outreach activities include research, connections with communities and families, multigenerational engagement, economic development and entrepreneurship, and collaborative efforts with industry, public schools, corporations and government entities,” Van Winkle said. 

Montana State University President Waded Cruzado will give the keynote speech at noon, Feb. 9. Prior to leading MSU, Cruzado held several leadership positions at NMSU 2003-09, including executive vice president and provost, interim president and College of Arts and Sciences dean.

For more information and to view the agenda visit https://extension.nmsu.edu/outreach.html.