WRITER: Conrad G. Keyes, Jr.
“ACAGE – A BRIDGE THAT CONNECTS THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE”
The Academy of Civil, Agricultural, and Geological Engineering (ACAGE) is a select body of members who support the Civil Engineering Department at New Mexico State University (NMSU). The Academy serves as a bridge that connects the past, present, and future; by engaging the current students, faculty, and alumni of the Department and the engineering industry to ensure that NMSU continues as a top academic institution in Civil Engineering and closely-related fields. Each year, worthy candidates are selected for membership in the Academy through nominations by current Academy members. Academy members support the Department not only through financial donations, but also through collaboration, mentoring, and by providing professional liaisons between the Department and the engineering community at large.
The Mission of the Academy, in appreciation of the honor bestowed individually and collectively, will perpetuate:
A. The strength and dedication of Civil, Agricultural, and Geological Engineering through personal and professional example,
B. The recognition of those graduates of the Department who bring honor to Civil, Agricultural, and Geological Engineering as practitioners and as citizens.
C. The encouragement of personal, corporate, foundation, and government gifts and grants of money, equipment and facilities to the New Mexico State University Foundation for the benefit of the CAGE (now CE) Department.