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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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NMSU honors outstanding education graduate

Sun-News Reports, lcsun-news.com Published 4:46 p.m. MT May 14, 2018 LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State University Alumni Association honored Derek Brown as the spring 2018 Outstanding Graduate for the College of Education at a luncheon Friday, May 11. Considered by his faculty to be “natural educator” who was “born to the discipline,” Brown is…
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Dr. Blanca Araujo has a forthcoming co-authored book

Department of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Blanca Araujo has a forthcoming co-authored book Educating Across Borders: The Case of a Dual Language Program on the U.S. Mexico Border, which has been lauded as constituting “a unique contribution to the literature on dual language schools, both for its qualitative rigor and for the border context that…
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Jeanne Brown, Curriculum and Instruction wins 2nd Place

The University Research Council would like to announce the Poster Session Awardees from the 17TH ANNUAL URC RESEARCH & CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FAIR.  Fifty one posters were presented.  Two judges evaluated each poster and the three posters with the highest evaluations were selected.   Congratulations to the first, second and third place winners! 1ST Place Nancy McMillan,…
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Tara Jaramillo visited the NMSU campus to speak to students and faculty

Tara Jaramillo, a New Mexico State University alumna who founded Positive Outcomes, Inc., visited the NMSU campus Thursday, April 19, to speak to students and faculty interested in rural healthcare. Jaramillo started Positive Outcomes in 1999 and has provided ancillary therapy to Socorro Consolidated Schools in Socorro, New Mexico, for 20 years. Positive Outcomes specializes…
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CoEd at Las Cruces Space Festival

Stem Outreach Center The STEM Outreach Center was a participant in the Las Cruces Space Festival that was held on April 12th – 14th. This date was selected to coincide with the anniversary of the USSR’s launch of Yuri Gagarin into a single orbit around the earth in the 1961 human space flight. The festival…
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Early Childhood faculty present at AERA

Department of Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood faculty members, Dr. Leanna Lucero and Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez, and NMSU graduate students Margarita Ruiz Guerrero and Stella Otoo (pictured left to right) attended and presented their research at the American Education Research Association (AERA) conference in New York City.

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NMSU offers a variety of youth summer camps

Summer 2018 is right around the corner, and many colleges and departments at New Mexico State University will offer youth summer camps. The NMSU summer theatre academy overnight camp runs June 10-15. This academy will introduce children ages 13 to 17 to a variety of performance skills during the week including stage voice, monologue and…
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NMSU’s STEM TECH Lab receives major gift, new name

The STEM TECH (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Test and Evaluation Collaboration Hub) Lab at New Mexico State University will be renamed the “Jack & MaryLou Davis STEM TECH Lab” Saturday, April 21, in honor of the couple’s recent $500,000 investment to enable the lab’s continued positive impact on area youth and create scholarships in…
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