NMHU Foundation Upcoming Events                                       

William Hogarth Print Show

Dates: January 30th 2023 through March 24th 2023

Time: Weekdays 8am-5pm, weekends by appointment

Location: Kennedy Alumni Art Gallery

For more information about the artist and show, please email: rbuchanan@nmhu.edu

NMHU Wrestling Senior & Alumni Day

Date: Wednesday, February 1st

Time: 6pm

Location: NMHU John A. Wilson Complex

1216 9th St, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Cheer our wrestlers to victory during this Highlands Home Mat Advantage.

Highlands Love & War Chocolate Spectacular

Date: Thursday, February 9th 2023

Time: 5pm-7pm

Location: Student Union Ballroom & Atrium

Our traditional Valentine’s Day-themed event has grown bigger and better each year! Join us for Chocolate Wars as local pastry experts vie to claim the coveted trophy for “Best chocolate dessert in Northern New Mexico”. Sample all the desserts and vote for your favorite. Enjoy cocktails, live jazz music and a silent auction for Valentines gifts, including unforgettable vacation packages.

Advanced Sale Tickets: $15/NMHU faculty, staff & students $20/community members

Highlands Day at the Legislature

Date: Thursday, February 23rd 2023

Time: 8am-2pm

Location: State Capitol Building, Santa Fe New Mexico

Help NMHU put its best boot forward. Hear about what’s happening at Highlands and meet our campus family. Mariachis will perform at noon in the Rotunda. Alumni who visit our table will receive gifts and goodies!

 

NMHU Alumni Association Board Meeting

Date: Friday, February 24th 2023

Time: 2pm-5pm

Location: Rio Rancho Campus Center – Room 123

1700 Grande Blvd SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Thank you, Alumni Board of Directors, for your continuing service to NM Highlands University!

 

NMHU Basketball Senior & Alumni Day

Date: Saturday, February 25th 2023

Time: 5pm Women’s game, 7pm Men’s game

Location:

NMHU John A. Wilson Complex

1216 9th St, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Celebrate our graduating senior Cowgirls and Cowboys in their last home game at NMHU. Alumni in attendance will be recognized on this special night.

March Matchness Cornhole Tournament

Date: Saturday March 18th 2023

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: NMHU John A. Wilson Complex

1216 9th St, Las Vegas, NM 87701

Join us to celebrate the season of generosity for our Athletic programs. Register your team to compete in our cornhole tournament for fame and prizes!

More Info Call (505) 429-5323 or email smhalalilo@nmhu.edu

Cost per Team: $50.00

Bow & Arrow Brewing Alumni Social Mixer

Date: Thursday, March 16th 2023

Time: 4:30-7pm

Location: Bow & Arrow Brewing, 608 McNight Ave. NW

Albuquerque, NM 87102 https://www.bowandarrowbrewing.com/

NMHU Alumni gather to enjoy each other’s company and to support the first Native woman-owned brewery that “brews in the heart of the Southwest”. Refreshments will be provided.

Alumni Art Exhibition

Dates: April 14th, 2023 through May 31st 2023

Time: Weekdays 8am-5pm, weekends by appointment

Location: Kennedy Alumni Art Gallery

For more information about the artist and show, please email: rbuchanan@nmhu.edu

NMHU 80’s/90’s Retro Prom

Date: Saturday, April 15th 2023

Time: 8pm-12am

Location: Historic Plaza Hotel Ballroom

230 Plaza St., Las Vegas, NM 87701

Dance through the FUN decades to your favorite songs spun by our Awesome DJ. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, party punch, cake and a full cash bar. Appropriate prom attire is encouraged. Professional souvenir photos available for order. Auction, prizes and much more! Ages 21+. $35/person

New Mexico Reforestation Field Trip

Dates: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

NMHU’s Department of Forestry is eagerly looking ahead to spring and to the start of another field season. After last year’s devastation wildfires, we are faced with an even greater need for reforestation work across the landscape. NMHU Forestry and its partners are gearing up to host a series of training workshops to help with the recovery efforts. Take a guided tour of Highlands Reforestation work sites and view hands-on demonstrations of the work being done to reforest our New Mexico landscape. Lunch is included. More details coming soon

Highlands Business Week

Dates: April 18th, 2023 through April 21st, 2023

Tuesday, April 18th via Zoom Faculty Research/Teaching Presentations

Wednesday, April 19th via ZoomAlumni Presentations

Thursday, April 20th, Main CampusCowboyUp Pitch Competition & Alumni Social Gathering

Friday, April 21st, Main CampusGala & Silent Auction

NMHU Santa Fe Center Graduation Celebration

Dates: Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Institute of American Indian Artts (IAIA)

83 A Van Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Come congratulate our newest alumni!

NMHU Rio Rancho Center and Albuquerque Center Commencement

Dates: Thursday, May 11th, 2023

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Santa Ana Star Center

3001 Civic Center Circ. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Come welcome our newest alumni to the family!

NMHU Farmington Center Commencement

Dates: Saturday, May 13th, 2023

Time: 9:00am

Location: San Juan Community College

4601 College Blvd, Farmington NM 87042

NMHU Main Campus Graduation / Commencement

Dates: Saturday, May 13th, 2023

Time: 2:00pm

Location: NMHU John A. Wilson Complex

1216 9th St, Las Vegas, NM 87701

NMHU Alumni Family Pool Party

Date: Saturday, June 10th 2023

Time: 11am-1pm

Location: Riverpoint Sports & Wellness

9190 Coors Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Bring your family and friends of NMHU and join us for a splashing good time at the beautiful Riverpoint private pool. Stay for a barbecue and some fun activities. RSVP below for this FREE event!

NMHU Alumni Association Board Meeting

Date: Friday, June 23rd 2023

Time: 2pm-5pm

Location: Santa Fe Higher Education Center – Room 234

1950 Siringo Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505

Thank you, Alumni Board of Directors, for your continuing service to NM Highlands University!

H-Club Highland Athletics Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 24th 2023

Time: 9am shotgun start

Location: Buffalo Thunder Towa Golf Club

40 Buffalo Thunder Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87506

Contact: Pam Abreu at ourHclub@gmail.com