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NMSU College of Business celebrates 35 years

The New Mexico State University College of Business Administration and Economics will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a Sept. 1 reception in the Business Complex lobby.

The free, public event will begin at 1:30 p.m. and refreshments will be available. Speakers will include Dean Danny Arnold, NMSU President William Conroy and former and current college faculty members.

The business college registered its first students in September 1964. The college grew from the department of commerce, established under Arts and Sciences in 1920 and later renamed the department of business administration.

The business college began with 600 students in departments of accounting, economics and general business administration. It now enrolls more than 2,000 students in the departments of accounting and business computer systems; economics, international business and experimental statistics; finance, insurance and real estate; management; and marketing and general business.

For more information contact Beatriz Delgadillo at (505) 646-3587 or bdelgadi@nmsu.edu.