Author Archives: Jennifer Villa

Teaching With the Stars

The Advocates for Scholarly Teaching Committee is hosting its second annual “Teaching with the Stars” event from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the NMSU Golf Course Banquet Room. Participants in the event rotate between six to eight stations each with an award-winning “star” teacher who demonstrates an aspect of how they teach. The format…
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Hardin Coleman visits NMSU

Hardin Coleman, professor and dean of the School of Education at Boston University, spoke to NMSU College of Education faculty, staff and students Monday afternoon about the challenges of change and successful reorganization. Coleman will speak at the Department of Counseling and Education Psychology’s Multicultural Research Symposium today. Doctoral student research presentations will begin at…
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March’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Tabitha Collins

We would like to congratulate Tabitha Collins for winning the March Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Tabitha was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Tabitha exemplifies the Leadership Core Value when she represents the CoEd at local, national, and international conferences where…
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Spotlight: Dr. Anna Lopez

Anna Lopez was one of 11 faculty presented the Donald C. Roush Award for teaching excellence.  Eleven faculty members received the Donald C. Roush Award at this Spring’s Convocation. Named for a former NMSU executive vice president in recognition of his 34 years of supporting teaching improvement at NMSU, the annual Roush awards recognize NMSU…
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NMSU Online Master of Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education ranked #8

#8 – New Mexico State University Online Master of Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education New Mexico State University has been identified as one of the best value colleges for a Master¹s in Early Childhood Education online degree in the recent ranking by College Values Online. The ranking considered awards and recognition, 20-year net ROI,…
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The STEM Outreach Center Hosts Astronomy night

The STEM Outreach Center Hosted Astronomy night in Dona Ana. This event included various activities for students to engage in to further their knowledge about outer space. Booths focused on different aspects of the astronomical realm, including; constellations, planets, and galaxies. Students were able to replicate constellations, make kaleidoscopes, and learn about rocketry by creating…
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Congratulations to the 2017 Emerging Scholars Award recipients!

College of Education Emerging Scholars Initiative The CoEd Emerging Scholars Initiative aims to support and promote innovative research efforts of untenured, tenure-track faculty and research faculty that will (1) advance scientific knowledge or creative works in a specific field or area of professional activity, and (2) develop skills to be successful at securing external funding….
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Outstanding Graduate Award

ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS! *Spring 2017 Candidates For Degrees Only COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  “OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARD”  Criteria: Scholarship: Outstanding grade point average, independent student research, or other criteria indicating far above scholarship. Leadership: Active participation in activities which indicate leadership roles were sought and eagerly assumed. Ability: Skills to conceptualize and communicate to others what can…
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February’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Violet Henderson

We would like to congratulate Violet Henderson for winning February’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot.  Violet was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Violet is an outstanding student in the College of Education.  She has worked as a research assistant on a grant…
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STEM holds Center 21st Century Community Learning Center training

The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a…
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