Student Organizations

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Aggies without Limits (formerly Engineering Without Boundaries)

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1. To bring students together to partner with developing communities and local communities for the purpose of improving
their quality of life through the implementation of environmentally sustainable, equitable, and economical engineering projects.
2. To promote the development of globally aware and internationally responsible engineers, students, and professionals.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

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To stimulate and develop American Indian student interest in science and engineering; to strive in promoting participation
at all levels of responsibility in the fields of science and engineering by the American Indian communities: and to endeaver
in the advancement of the American Indian professional scientist and engineer within the individual scientific and
engineering disciplines.

American Society of Civil Engineers

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The objectives of this organization shall be to encourage the development of a professional consciousness, to afford an
opportunity for civil engineering students to become acquainted and to practice working together effectively, to promote
a spirit of congeniality among them, and to provide friendly contact with the engineering profession.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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The purpose of this organization shall be the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice
of mechanical engineering, the presentation of proper perspective of engineering work and the opportunity to
become acquainted with the personnel and activities of the Society (ASME) as well as to promote a professional
consciousness and fellowship.

Associated General Contractors (AGC)

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To afford an opportunity for students interested in the construction industry to become acquainted and to develop a spirit
of professionalism through discussions with local construction officials, speakers, field trips, student-faculty activities and
summer employment activities.

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

Mission: Provide superior leadership and education in information technology. AITP is dedicated to using the synergy of IT partnerships to provide education and benefits to our members and to working with the industry to assist in the overall promotion and direction of IT.

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A. To develop a better understanding of the nature and functions of information technology.
B. To promote sound general principles in information technology and to study technical methods with a view to their
C. To study equipment related to information technology.
D. To disseminate generally, by all appropriate means, all fundamentally sound information technology principles and
E. To supply to its members information of the most current methods, and assist them in solving their individual problems.
F. To foster among students a better understanding of the vital business role of information technology, the proper
relationship of information technology to management and the necessity for a professional attitude among data processors
in their approach to an understanding and application of the principles underlying the science of information technology.

Atomic Aggies

To accomplish academic success in the filed of engineering and improve the NMSU campus with our projects.

Engineers Council

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The purpose of this organization is to foster professional and social activities for engineers through a coordinating body of
engineering students representing all engineering organizations qualified for membership as stated in the bylaws and to
promote student interaction with the Dean of Engineering.

Mini Baja

Mini Baja is a design competition sponsored by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE). It is available only to undergraduate
and graduate engineering students. Through the competition we simulate real-world engineering challenges. Each team is
competing to have its design accepted for manufacture by a fictitious firm. As a team we design, build, test, promote, and
compete with a vehicle within the limits of the rules. Through the competition we learn to balance our schedule and set our
educational priorities to improve our overall engineering experience.

National Society of Black Engineers

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1. To stimulate and develop student interest in engineering science, and technical fields.
2. To strive to increase the number of students studying science and engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
3. To endeavor in the advancement of ethnic minority engineers and scientists in professional industry.

National Society of Professional Surveyors and the New Mexico Professional Surveyors

NSPS/NMPS a professional student organization for Surveying Engineering and other interested students. We are a chartered chapter of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and the New Mexico Professional Surveyors. Each year, the chapter provides support to NMSU and the NMPS through community service, attendance and service at the state’s annual conference. We actively participate in activities with the Southern Rio Grande Chapter, and have representation on the state Board of Directors. Each year we assemble a team to compete in the National Surveying Student Competition hosted by the National Society of Professional Surveyors, the competition’s vary in content and location, offering a chance for travel and fellowship with students from other institutions in exciting destinations. Our chapter meetings are typically held with lunch approximately every other week. For further information, please contact the chapter advisor, Dr. Kurt Wurm. We welcome students at all levels, from entering freshmen to graduating seniors – one of the greatest benefits to membership is the camaraderie of our student body.


Society of Automotive Engineers

1. To promote the professional development of its members through its programs, relations with the parent body, and activities within.
2. To further the interest in the technological aspects of the mobilized world through involvement with transportation type machinery.
3. To contribute to the development of engineers interested in transportation and or mobilization at New Mexico State University through involvement with faculty and student members.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

1. Increase the number of Hispanic engineering students at New Mexico State University.
2. Inform the general public of technical contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans.
3. Promote advancement of Hispanic engineers in employment and education.
4. Encourage improvement of the quality of education and promote programs that prepare students for technical careers.
5. Increase the number of Hispanics entering the field of engineering and/or science related fields.
6. Develop and participate in programs which industry and educational institutions that benefit students seeking technical careers.
7. Provide a forum for exchange of information pertinent for Hispanic engineering/science students enrolled in New Mexico State University.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

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1. To inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the general public of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them.
2. To assist women engineers in readying themselves for a return to active work after temporary retirement.
3. To encourage women engineers to attain high levels of educational and professional achievement.
4. To serve as a center of information on women in engineering.

Steel Bridge Competition

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