We have a full year of Alumni Events coming!

January 2018

December 1-February 28
New Mexico New Deal Artwork
Kennedy Alumni Gallery
Commissioned works from all over New Mexico,
1935-1943, including silkscreen prints of Navajo rugs by Louie Ewing.

January 18
Alumni Day at Cowgirls Basketball
5 pm Wilson Complex
Cheer our Cowgirls to victory over Colorado School of Mines…blast the Burros back to Colorado!
RSVP for free tickets and alumni gift.

January 18 
Alumni Day at Cowboys Basketball
7 pm Wilson Complex
Support our Cowboys as they take on the Colorado School of Mines Burros!
RSVP for free tickets and alumni recognition gift.

January 21
WPA Art Show and 1930’s Tea Party
1-3 pm Kennedy Alumni Gallery
Enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea in the gallery.
RSVP for this free event.


February 6
Cookies & Milk
1-3 pm Kennedy Alumni Hall
Alumni serve homebaked cookies to our students!
Volunteer to bake or to come meet our students.

February 8
2018 Las Vegas Night at the Legislature
6-10 pm La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe
Celebrate all the great things about Las Vegas with fellow alumni!

February 10
Highlands Loves Alumni
5:30-8 pm Student Union Building
Live music, food, silent auction, FUN!
All friends of Highlands are welcome. RSVP appreciated.

February 23
Alumni Association Board Meeting
3-5 pm, room 239
Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.


March 1-31
Women’s History Month Art Show
8-5 pm daily Monday – Friday, Kennedy Alumni Gallery

March 6
Cookies & Milk
1-3 pm Kennedy Alumni Hall
Volunteer to bake or serve!

March 10
Northeast Regional Science Fair
8 am Wilson Complex
Contact us if you’d like to be a judge.


April 1-30
3rd Annual Town & Gown Art Show
8-5 daily Monday-Friday Kennedy Alumni Gallery
Featuring artists from NMHU Media Arts & Meadow City Camera Club.

April 3
Cookies & Milk
1-3 pm Kennedy Alumni Hall
Meet our students!

April 7
Alumni & Student Hike
Tent Rocks, NM
RSVP for more details.

April TBA
9 -11 am check-in, Albuquerque BioPark Rio Grande Zoo.
Highlands Cowboys go wild at the zoo! Bring your family and make a day of it.  FREE, RSVP required.

April 28
Alumni Day at Cowgirls Softball
12 noon Highlands softball field
Cheer on our sluggers as they knock Regis University out of the park! Alumni get in free with an RSVP.


May 1-31
Highlands Alumni Art Show
8-5 daily Monday-Friday Kennedy Alumni Gallery
Artists’ reception May 13 1-4 pm

May 1 
Cookies & Milk
1-3 pm Kennedy Alumni Hall
Share cookies and stories with our students.

May 10
NMHU Rio Rancho Center Commencement
6 pm Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circ. NE.
Alumni welcome our new members!

May 12
Highlands Commencement
2 pm Highlands Main Campus, Wilson Complex

NMHU Farmington Center Commencement
9-11 am San Juan Community College
Reception following.

NMHU Roswell Center Commencement
ENMU-R Performing Arts Center
Happy Hour reception following. TBA


June 3
Valencia County Alumni Reunion
2-4 pm Tome Dominguez Community Center
2933 Highway 47, Tome, NM.
Hosted by the town of Tome Land Grant.

June 15
The Great Highlands Duck Race
Purchase a rubber ducky and float it down the Gallinas River for a good cause! More information TBA

June 22
Alumni Association Board Meeting
3-5 pm, room 123, Rio Rancho Center


Some dates and times may change.

If an RSVP is required, contact Lyla Maestas at (505) 454-3248 or

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We’re looking for hosts for networking events! It can be in your home, your place of business, or a public venue. The Alumni Office will provide support.

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