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History of WAVE

  • WAVE became WAVE in the Fall semester of 2005.
  • The Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Program (WAVE) is the product of two former NMSU programs: CHOICES, an alcohol abuse prevention program, and the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Program.
  • WAVE now has 2 Full-time Employees and multiple Peer Educators and academic program interns (including CEP and Public Health students).
  • WAVE’s most recent change occurred when the Campus Health Center/Counseling Center integration resulted in the combination of the Campus Health Center Health Education program and the WAVE program.