Author Archives: Jennifer Villa

Mathematically Connected Communities – Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC)

The Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2) Project is a partnership of math educators, teachers, mathematicians, researchers, and school administrators across New Mexico with a focus on professional opportunities for effective mathematics teaching and learning. As an essential component of MC2, the Teacher Leader Cadre (TLC) brings together a group of twenty-three dedicated classroom teachers who convene…
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CEP doctoral program cited

Counseling & Educational Psychology Department’s  doctoral program in Counseling Psychology was mentioned in an article on inter-professional training. Monitor on Psychology: Special Report: Trends to Watch in 2018 Counseling psychology doctoral students at New Mexico State University (NMSU) have been learning together with students in nursing, social work, pharmacy and family medicine since 2004, thanks…
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John Clark Memorial Chess Tournament

The Las Cruces Scholastic Chess Association teamed up with the STEM Outreach Center and the El Paso Institute of Chess (EPIC) to hold the first John Clark Memorial Tournament. The tournament was free to all competitors. There were three age divisions which were Kindergarten to 2nd grade, 3rd grade – 5th grade, and 6th grade…
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Giving Tuesday ~ Scholarships in honor of Bunford Pelton

Clifford Pelton established two scholarships in the College of Education in honor of his brother Bunford Pelton as well as two others at DACC and International Programs. Bunford (“Bumpy”) S. Pelton Counseling Endowed Scholarship in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology Bunford (“Bumpy”) S. Pelton Teaching Endowed Scholarship in the Department of Curriculum and…
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L’Oréal USA For Women In Science Program

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 70 postdoctoral women scientists over $3.5 million in grants. We’re seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the…
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$10k Scholarship for Future HS Chemistry Teachers

Download the Brochure! The American Chemical Society offers two $10,00 scholarships each academic year to New Mexico State University students who commit to teaching high school chemistry. Once awarded, the scholarship can be renewed annually until graduation. Requirements: Declared major in chemistry or chemistry-related studies Demonstrated commitment to become a *high school chemistry teacher Maintain…
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NMSU honors faculty, staff for excellence in online programs

Instructional Innovation & Quality hosted its fourth annual Quality in Distance Education Awards event Oct. 11 to recognize individuals from the New Mexico State University Las Cruces campus for their efforts in improving online education. Recognition was given to all of the 2016-2017 graduates of the One-Year-Plus Fellowship program, New2Online program, Course Development Institute, Quality…
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November 2017 Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Bill Dolan

We would like to congratulate William “Bill” F. Dolan for winning the November Core Values Dean’s parking spot award. Bill was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education. “Bill is a very hard worker and is an Honors student. He challenges himself, is not…
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Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student Awarded Scholarship

Ryan E. Flinn, M.A., was awarded the 2017 Steven David Judd Memorial Scholarship. This annual scholarship is awarded by NMSU’s Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education (WAVE) Program to the NMSU student who has made the greatest contribution toward the reduction of high risk drinking at NMSU. Ryan has been involved in work related to reducing…
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Ed.S. in School Psychology program is accepting applications for 2018-2019

The Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) School Psychology program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Application deadline is January 15th, 2018. For more information about the program and how to apply go to: https://cep.nmsu.edu/academic-programs/school-psychology/ or you may contact Dr. Heejung Chun, Admissions Coordinator at (575) 646-7676.

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