New Mexico Tech certifies 358 members of the 2022 class: New Mexico Tech

New Mexico Tech awards degrees to 358 members of the 2022 class

May 14, 2022


Graduation ceremony held at Socorro Sports Complex and Rodeo Stadiums for the second year

Socorro, New Mexico – More than 358 members of the New Mexico Tech Class of 2022 participated in this year’s Graduation Ceremony, which took place on May 14 at the Socorro Sports Complex and Rodeo Stadiums.

Troy Sims, left, and Roman Baca celebrate after the start of New Mexico Tech on May 14, 2022, at the Socorro Rodeo and Sports Complex. Both received Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

The class of 2022 includes 240 Bachelor’s recipients, two Associate’s degrees, six Postgraduate degrees, 100 Master’s degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.

Class 2022 data points:

  • The average GPA of undergraduate recipients is 3.34.

    NMT Civil Engineering Graduates
    From left, Jessica Mesla, Elizabeth Cowan and Daniela Sanchez pose for a photo after receiving their Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering on May 14, 2022, at New Mexico Tech’s commencement ceremony.

  • Just under 76% of graduates have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • 78 graduates (or 34%) have earned at least one F grade in a course at NMT.

    Dr. Richard Sonnenfeld and Isaac Edelman
    Dr. Richard Sonnenfeld, Professor of Atmospheric Physics, left, congratulates Isaac Edelman on his BA in Physics with an Astrophysics option.

  • 6 graduate with an ideal 4.0 GPA.
  • 2 students complete their studies in three years.

    Michael Fan and family
    Michael Fan, third from left, stands with his supporters after accepting a Bachelor of Science in computer science on May 14, 2022, at the New Mexico Tech Commencement. Supporting Fan, from left, Michael Yang, Tian Guang, and Shaoji “Jenny” Ma.

  • The youngest bachelor’s degree holder is 19 years old.
  • The “older” receiver is 43.
Mangosha Ravi
Mangosha Ravi, left, celebrates her Master of Science in Computer Science with a major in Information Technology on May 14, 2022, at the New Mexico Tech Commencement with her friend Sarath Munnangi.
  • Beginning in 2022, New Mexico Tech will award 6,947 Bachelor’s degrees in the Institute’s history. It has awarded 2,835 master’s degrees and 432 doctorate degrees.
  • The most representative department this year is the Department of Mechanical Engineering, with 49 BSc degrees.
Dr. John Shillery
John Chillieri, Ph.D., celebrates receiving his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mathematics on May 14, 2022, at a post-commencement ceremony at the Massey Center on the New Mexico Tech campus.
  • The most representative department at the master’s degree level is also the Department of Mechanical Engineering, where 19 degrees are awarded.
  • While the most representative department at the doctoral level with four degrees is the Department of Chemistry.

    Tavita Elliott and Dr. Stuart Thompson
    Dr. Tavita Elliott, left, and Dr. Stuart Thompson, pose for their official photo at the New Mexico Tech commencement ceremony on May 14, 2022, at the Socorro Rodeo and Sports Complex.

  • Class 2022 Variety. Roughly 88% of undergraduates hail from New Mexico, including students from Farmington to Carlsbad, Sherbrooke to Silver City, and Watros to Las Cruces—and all points in between.
  • Out of state, the class of 2022 includes students from Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

    Damian Banks
    Damian Banks graduate, center, speaking May 14, 2022, at the New Mexico Tech Commencement at the Socorro Rodeo Sports Complex. See the speakers at the graduation ceremony d. Claudia Mora, Student Regent Veronica Espinosa, College Senate President Dr. Michael Hargether, and New Mexico President of Technology Stephen J. Wells.

  • This year, international NMT students with degrees hail from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Canada, Ghana, India, Iran, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey and Vietnam.
  • There are eight graduates of Sokoro High School.

    balloons
    Colorful balloons descend on graduates at the completion of New Mexico Tech’s commencement ceremony, which took place on May 14, 2022, at the Socorro Sports Complex and Rodeo Stadiums.

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