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Faculty Participate in Latinas in Leadership conference

Anita Hernandez, professor in NMSU’s College of Education, speaks during a panel discussion at today’s Latinas in Leadership conference and awards luncheon at the Hotel Encanto, hosted by the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The event recognized the tremendous contributions and accomplishments of Latinas in the community.  

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NMSU faculty member named diversity program scholar

Karen Trujillo, a member of the research faculty in the College of Education at New Mexico State University, was recently named among 20 scholars in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity, or LEEAD, program. The LEEAD program is part of an effort by the Casey Foundation to increase the ranks…
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10th annual Look Who’s Dancing competition winners

LAS CRUCES  10-16-2017 The heat was on Sunday at the Pan American Center, thanks to eight sizzling performances in the 10th annual Look Who’s Dancing! competition. The annual fundraiser for New Mexico State University’s Dance Program pairs local “celebrities” with students, whose team performs two dances in front of judges and a live audience.  This year,…
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NMSU College of Education to host screening of documentary ‘Backpack Full of Cash’

Two documentary filmmakers will visit New Mexico State University next week to screen their acclaimed film, “Backpack Full of Cash,” narrated by Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon. Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow will host a discussion following the film’s screening, which will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the NMSU Atkinson Music…
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NMSU Dance Program will present ‘Look Who’s Dancing’ Season 10 Oct. 15

NMSU Dance Program will present ‘Look Who’s Dancing’ Season 10 Oct. 15 See eight community members compete with their student DanceSport partner for the mirror ball trophy at “Look Who’s Dancing” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. This year celebrities are Able Ramirez, Tracy Roy, Katy Petermeier, Anastasios Rammos, Ryan Romero, Robert Baur, Barbara Chamberlin…
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NMSU students get exclusive, high-tech facility

By Kate Bieri, KVIA News   See also KVIA’s  Video     LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico State students are the only ones in the country to gain access to a high-tech training facility paid for by a grant worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. “This is awesome,” said Ryker Bukowski, an aerospace engineering senior at…
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NMSU interim vice president for research Luis Vazquez earns national award

Luis Vazquez, interim vice president of research for New Mexico State University, received a national award from the American Psychological Association. He received the Distinguished Career Contribution to Service award from division 45 of the APA, which is the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. The award was presented at the…
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Student Researchers to Present at National Conference

The Kinesiology Program at New Mexico State University recently had multiple student research experience works accepted for presentation. These works will be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine in Long Beach CA. Chartered in 1985, the function of the Southwest Chapter of ACSM is…
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October 2017 Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner –Adan Contreras

We would like to congratulate Adan Contreras for winning the October Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Adan was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Adan joined the MC2 team as a work-study and is a Kinesiology major.  This young man exudes the…
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NMSU Tech Center opening at College of Education

On Wednesday, September 27, the STEM Outreach Center and the College of Education opened its doors to the new NMSU Tech Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Speakers for this ceremony included NMSU’s Chancellor Garrey Carruthers, College of Education Dean Don Pope-Davis, College of Engineering Dean Lakshmi Reddi, The STEM Outreach Center Director Susan Brown…
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