About the James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service
Since 1966, the New Mexico State University Alumni Association has honored alumni with the James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service.
The award is given annually to someone who has demonstrated outstanding support to NMSU through civic, humanitarian or professional support for NMSU. The award instills the tradition of excellence NMSU has upheld throughout the years.
“It’s a shining star. It is a once-a-year award that’s given by the NMSU Foundation for extreme service to New Mexico State University,” James Libbin said, former Dean for the College of ACES.