The Creative Writing Graduate Student Organization

The CWGSO supports the efforts of MFA students at NMSU by encouraging a sense of community among graduate students in the program while facilitating academic service and professional development and securing funding for conferences and events. 
  • facilitating the exchange of ideas among Creative Writing graduate students and providing a forum for discussion of issues relevant to the academic and professional welfare of these students
  • acting as a liaison between the Department administration and graduate students and better facilitating communication between these groups and between graduate students and faculty
  • representing the interests of graduate students within CMI and the larger campus community
  • providing a communication link to other universities
  • encouraging excellence among graduate students through forums, colloquiums, professional and social events, and so forth
  • providing avenues for supplemental travel funds to Creative Writing graduate students at New Mexico State University
  • developing and promoting a collegial and professional sense of community among graduate students, faculty, and the Las Cruces/Borderlands community