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Nathan Cheesman

Nathan Cheesman
Associate Director of Admissions, Orientation & Visit Experience

cheesman@nmsu.edu

Hometown: Park Ridge, IL
Favorite spot on campus: Intramural Fields
Favorite quote: “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”

Claire Montoya

Claire Montoya
Family Outreach Advisor

ccortner@nmsu.edu

Hometown: Magdalena, New Mexico
Favorite spot on campus: Zuhl Library 
Favorite quote: “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou

Marisela Marquez

Marisela Marquez
Event Planner

mariseto@nmsu.edu

Hometown: Lovington, NM
Favorite spot on campus: The Duck Pond
Favorite quote: “Believing is the beginning of a dream come true.”

Sergio Madrid Aranda

Sergio Madrid Aranda
AWO Graduate Assistant

Hometown: Chihuahua, Mexico
Favorite spot on campus: Preciado Park
Favorite quote: “Be the change you want to see in the world” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Alexis Yi

Alexis Yi
AWO Student Assistant

Hometown: El Paso, TX
Favorite spot on campus: Frenger Food Court.
Favorite quote: “With humility meets success” ~ Unknown

Hunter Graham

Hunter Graham
AWO Student Assistant

Hometown: Hobbs, NM
Favorite spot on campus: Barnes and Noble
Favorite quote: “Trust the timing of your life.” ~ Unknown

2019 NODA Interns

Geoffrey Whitley

From: Goldsboro, North Carolina
Favorite Quote: “The world is your runway.” ~CoCo Chanel

Sarah Martin

From: Boston, Massachusetts
Favorite Quote:  “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” ~Unknown

Orientation Leaders