Events

We have a full year of Alumni Events planned!

 January 13 – February 29 CEAM Student Art Exhibit Daily 8-5, weekends by appointment, Kennedy Alumni Gallery

January 29 Phoenix Alumni Mixer 4:30-7:00 pm Half Moon Sports Bar & Grill, 2121 E. Highland Ave., Phoenix, AZ  85016
One of our favorite places to find some amazing alumni!  Spend the best part of your day catching up with other Highlands grads over delicious appetizers and refreshments.  We’ll pick up the tab for the snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. *RSVP right now while you’re thinking of it.

February

 February 6 Highlands Loves Family 5:30-7:30 pm Student Center Ballroom
Join us for “Chocolate Wars”! It was so much fun last year, we’re doing it again. Local pastry experts will dazzle you with their creativity and culinary skills. Indulge in all the desserts and vote for your favorite. Sample wine pairings to enhance the experience. Adult hot cocoa and coffee beverages, live jazz music and silent auction for Valentine’s gifts. $10/ticket supports Highlands Student Success. *RSVP requested.

February 13 Highlands Day at the Legislature 8-2 pm State Capitol Building, Santa Fe
Help Highlands put its best boot forward. Hear about what’s happening at NMHU and meet our campus family. Mariachis perform at noon in the Rotunda. Gifts for alumni who stop by our table.

February 21 Highlands Alumni Board meeting 2-5 pm Rio Rancho Center, room 123

 

March

 March 3 – April 10 Immigration Art Exhibit Daily 8-5, weekends by appointment, Kennedy Alumni Gallery

March 7 Cowboy Tea Party (partnership with Donnelly Library) 2-4 pm, Kennedy Alumni Gallery
Enjoy an afternoon tea with delicious refreshments and cowboy crafts for the kids. Part of the Big Reads grant to promote the love of reading throughout our community. *RSVP appreciated.

March 27 Alumni Mixer in the Other Las Vegas 4-7 pm Lazy Dogs Restaurant & Bar, 6509 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV  89119
We’re rounding up some Cowboys and heading to Nevada! Come join us in the Other Las Vegas for a fun evening. We’ll provide the snacks and you come ready for a good time. *RSVP helpful.

 

April

 April 18 HU@theZoo Check in between 9-11 am Albuquerque Biopark Rio Grande Zoo
It’s that time again…Cowboys are going wild at the zoo! Bring your families and make a day of it. *FREE, RSVP required.

April 24 – July 24 Fairy Tale Exhibition by Pamela Johnson Daily 8-5, weekends by appointment, Kennedy Alumni Gallery 

April 29 NMHU Santa Fe Center Graduation Celebration 6 pm Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Road
Come share an inspiring and memorable evening, and congratulate our newest alumni.

 

May

 Commencement 2020 Come welcome our newest alumni to the family!

May 7 NMHU Rio Rancho Center Commencement 6 pm Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle NE 

May 9 Highlands Commencement  2 pm Highlands Main Campus, Wilson Complex

May 16 Farmington Center Commencement 9-11 am San Juan Community College, 4601 San Juan Community College Blvd.

May 16 Roswell Center Commencement 1pm ENMU Performing Arts Center, Roswell

 

May 16 Alumni Hotel Castañeda Tour & Reception 3-5 pm 541 Railroad Avenue, Las Vegas, NM
Private tour for alumni and guests by Southwest Detours 3-4 pm, catered reception by Kin@Castaneda 4-5 pm. $25 per guest, limit of 40 participants. *RSVP by May 8 required. For hotel reservations at the Hotel Castañeda or the Historic Plaza Hotel, call (505) 425-3591.

 

June

 June 12 Alumni Family Pool Party & BBQ 5:30-7:30 pm Riverpoint Sports & Wellness, 9190 Coors Blvd. NW
Bring your family and friends of Highlands and join us for a splashing good time at the beautiful Riverpoint private pool and patio. Stay for a barbeque and some fun activities. *RSVP for this free event.

June 26 Highlands Alumni Board meeting 2-5 pm Santa Fe Higher Education Center, room 217

June 27 H-Club Annual Golf Tournament Buffalo Thunder Resort
This tournament benefits all Highlands athletic teams. For more info, contact Syl Perez (432) 349-0020 or check it out at nmhuathletics.com/alumni

Ongoing Events

Alumni Zumba
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:15-6:05 pm, Wilson Complex
Join us for a low-impact energizing workout. Free to alumni and community. Donations to the Alumni Association gratefully accepted. Call for more information.

Free Movies at Ilfeld
Each Wednesday and Friday enjoy recently released Hollywood movies.http://www.nmhu.edu/ilfeld-auditorium/cineflix-in-ilfeld/.

Some dates and times may change.

If an RSVP is required, contact the Foundation office at (505) 454-3248 or alumni@nmhu.edu.

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Be a Cowboy Host!

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.

Interested? Contact us at alumni@nmhu.edu today!

 

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