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Brown named interim dean of NMSU College of Education

Date: 08/08/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Susan Brown, research professor and director of the STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University, has been named interim dean of the NMSU College of Education, NMSU President John Floros announced Tuesday. Brown, who has also served as the college’s interim associate dean of research, will…
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NMSU College of Education merges departments into School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership

Date: 07/10/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University’s College of Education has recently merged the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Administration, and Special Education into a single School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership, which will better prepare master educators, administrators and leaders for public, private and governmental…
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Students examine development programs for math teachers

Adriana M. Chavez, For the Sun-News Published 10:59 a.m. MT Aug. 4, 2018 LAS CRUCES – A group of student researchers at the New Mexico State University College of Education have found that New Mexico math teachers who participated in the MathLab professional development program gained knowledge and confidence that ultimately changed their classroom practice…
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NMSU College of Education passes national, state accreditations

Date: 06/26/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The New Mexico State University College of Education has received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for its educator preparation programs, the first college in the state to earn accreditation from CAEP. The accreditation, which lasts seven years and was granted with no…
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2018 Tenure and/or Promotion

The Provost has approved the following faculty in our College for Promotion and/or Tenure: Dr. Srikanta K. Mishra, Department of Communications Disorders Earned tenure and promoted to Associate Professor Dr. Judith Flores Carmona, School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership Earned tenure and promoted to Associate Professor Dr. Mary L. Fahrenbruck, School of Teacher Preparation,…
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Blanca Araujo interviewed about new book.

Blanca Araujo, an associate professor in the NMSU College of Education, spoke with C-SPAN this afternoon about “Educating Across Borders: The Case of a Dual Language Program on the U.S. Mexico Border,” a book she co-authored about the learning experiences of border-crossing students living on the U.S.-Mexico border whose lives span two countries and two…
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Children, adults invited to learn variety of styles during NMSU dance camp

Date: 06/04/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Children and teens ages 9 to 18 can learn more about hip-hop, jazz, modern, ballet, classical Spanish and salsa dance styles at the New Mexico State University dance program’s summer dance camp. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 23-28, culminating in…
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NMSU retired associate professor recognized for teacher education efforts in Mongolia

Candace Kaye, a retired associate professor in the New Mexico State University College of Education, recently received an honorary doctorate from the Mongolian National University of Education, along with a prestigious award from the Mongolian government’s Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Kaye, who is an affiliated graduate faculty member in the Department of Curriculum…
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NMSU’s Communication Disorders Program receives critical funding from local organizations

Date: 05/21/2018 Writer: Melissa R. Rutter, 575-646-4211, mrrutter@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University College of Education’s Communication Disorders Program received a contribution of $10,000 from the Aprendamos Intervention Team and Direct Therapies Center. A check presentation was held May 1 outside of the Communication Science building. This is the latest contribution the Communication Disorders program has…
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3 sisters earn 3 degrees in commencement ceremonies at NMSU

Carlos Andres López, Las Cruces Sun-News Published 3:47 p.m. MT May 12, 2018 LAS CRUCES – It was either fate or good timing, or some combination of the two, coupled with years of hard work and determination, that led three sisters down a path in which they each graduated from New Mexico State University this weekend, earning undergraduate, graduate…
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