On behalf of the ACAGE Board of Directors and the NMSU Department of Civil Engineering, it’s my pleasure to invite you to the 2022 ACAGE Banquet and homecoming activities.  A summary of the events are provided below:


Thursday, October 20th, 2022

  • ACAGE Annual Business Meeting (3:00 – 5:00 pm @ Jerry Shaw Conference Room in NMSU Goddard Hall) – ACAGE members will formally accept the new initiates, elect new Board Members, and discuss Board and membership initiatives.
  • ACAGE Initiates Banquet (starting at 5:30 pm @ La Posta Restaurant in Mesilla) – new initiates will have opportunity to introduce themselves to the membership and share stories of NMSU, career, and other events of choice.  Banquet attendance is $35 per person and you may bring one guest.  Reservations for the event can be made at the ACAGE Eventbrite ticket page:


Friday, October 21st, 2022

  • Engineer’s Council Picnic (11:30 am – 1:30 pm @ Maggard Courtyard near EC 2)
  • Civil Engineering Department Tour (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ laboratories/classes of EC 1 and EC 2)


Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

  • Homecoming Parade (TBA starting at Pan Am Center, travels west on University Avenue)
  • Aggie Football vs. San Jose State (4:00 pm @ Aggie Memorial Stadium)


We look forward to seeing you all and please contact me if you have any questions regarding the ACAGE events.  For information pertaining to departmental contributions, please refer to the discussion below.  Cheers and go Aggies!


D. V. JAUREGUI (BSCE 1992, MSCE 1994 – NMSU graduate)


David V Jauregui, PhD, PE

Ed Foreman Professor and Department Head

Director of NMSU Bridge Inspection Program

Department of Civil Engineering

New Mexico State University

3035 South Espina Street

Hernandez Hall, Box 30001, MSC 3CE

Las Cruces, NM  88003





Membership in ACAGE provides a network of professionals in the industry and in higher education whose contributions are critical to advancing NMSU’s Civil Engineering program for undergraduate and graduate students. Members assist with the development of curriculum, career guidance, research and recruiting activities.


Gifts and donations made by the membership are utilized in ways including, but not limited to, the following:


  • modernizing laboratory equipment and test facilities,
  • developing programs to aid students in preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examinations and pathway towards licensure,
  • developing on-line graduate courses for working professionals,
  • student recruitment, retention, and scholarships,
  • and to support faculty awards for teaching, research and service.


Contributions may be made on-line at:

and the suggested annual gift/donation amounts for ACAGE members are listed below: 


  • Associate Member – $50,
  • Member – $100,
  • Lifetime Member – $1000


Please note that starting in 2023, ACAGE Members will receive a 10% registration discount for the following professional development activities led by the NMSU Department of Civil Engineering in collaboration with the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network:  Annual NM Transportation and Construction Conference (typically held in April) and Annual Samuel P. Maggard Quality Concrete School (typically held in January)


On behalf of the department, we are pleased to offer this new benefit to our ACAGE Members.