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COB 50th-2inch-7feb2014-webOur 50th Anniversary: 1964-2014

From World War II Barracks to Domenici Hall, 50 years of the NMSU College of Business.
Read Dean Guthrie’s humorous Reminiscences on the Development of CBAE.

Pat Gavin

Recognizing Excellence

Pat Gavin has helped hundreds of students at New Mexico State
find their niche in the golf industry

In 1993, Gavin was living in Arizona when PGA coaching legend Herb Wimberly called Gavin and asked if he had interest in returning to his alma mater. Gavin accepted the job at NMSU, got married and bought a new house all in July 1993. Thus, his combination career as a PGA Professional and educator was born.

Gavin has left a large imprint on his PGA Golf Management graduates at New Mexico State, with NMSU alumni helping him raise more than $150,000 for scholarships and aid for minority students. Read more….

Your stories…

Do you have a great story about your time in the College that you’d like to share with your fellow alumni? We are collecting anecdotes from our alumni about their favorite moments and memorable professors to share via Facebook or during commemorative events this year. Send your stories to Anthony Casaus (Assistant Dean for Development) at

Our vision…

…is to be a premier College of Business in the Southwest. We think that you will find this to be an exciting place to earn a graduate or undergraduate degree.

Our mission…

is to serve the educational needs of New Mexico’s diverse population by providing high quality education, conducting research, and participating in service and outreach within the global community.

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Published: July 28, 2010 Updated: November 11, 2014 Permalink