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Diverse dance styles to be featured during ‘Rhythm Nights’ at NMSU

Date: 04/13/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Two successful New Mexico State University dance companies will showcase their talented students during the “Rhythm Nights” dance concert April 20-21. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Rentfrow Hall, 3161 Williams Avenue on the…
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STEM Outreach Center presents at the NMSTE Spring 2018 Meeting

STEM Outreach Center The STEM Outreach Center was invited to present at the NMSTE Spring 2018 Southern New Mexico Chapter Meeting on March 29th. NMSTE is the New Mexico Society for Technology in Education and is a valued affiliate of ISTE. This meeting gave educators the opportunity to engage with other educators, administrators, technologists and…
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Dr. Elaine Levine and Dr. Patrick Quinn recognized

Counseling & Educational Psychology Department Master of Science in Clinical Psycho-pharmacology Program Faculty, current MSCP trainees and alumni, local collaborating physicians, friends, and family, joined in honoring distinguished guests; Dr. Elaine Levine and Dr. Patrick Quinn; recognizing their contributions to the field of Psychopharmacology and RXPP/MSCP Program. Dean Pope-Davis offered kind opening remarks; which was…
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Zumba night in the schools

STEM Outreach Center The STEM Outreach Center is teaming up with Ms. Erika Ojeda to bring a Zumba night to 22 different schools in the Las Cruces, Gadsden, and Hatch districts. Erika is a professional Zumba instructor that will travel to each site to instruct this class. This event is free for students and their…
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NMSU professor awarded inaugural Hispanic Heritage award

 Anna López, a New Mexico State University Counseling and Educational Psychology assistant professor, was recently honored by the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Caucus of NMSU with the María Gutiérrez-Spencer Hispanic Heritage Award. López is being recognized as an outstanding faculty member who has made highly significant contributions to the university and the surrounding community. López…
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Arcelia Elizabeth Guillermo-Rios featured on NMPED Teacher Spotlight

NEW MEXICO TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: ARCELIA GUILLERMO-RIO   The most meaningful part of teaching is having my students become self advocates; measuring success in my classroom is more than numbers.  Success needs to be seen, heard, and felt.  Seeing my students taking initiatives in their learning represents them taking ownership, responsibility, and the drive to aim…
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STEM Summer Camp Program, Tombaugh Elementary School

Tombaugh Elementary School and our very own NMSU STEM Outreach Center-NM are featured in this video on the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ website. For more information, visit http://afterschool.naesp.org/.

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March 2018 Core Values winner – Gaspard Mucundanyi

We would like to congratulate Gaspard Mucundanyi for winning the March Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Gaspard was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Gaspard Mucundanyi is a doctoral student and graduate assistant in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.  He exemplifies excellence…
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Dr. Magdalena Pando receives Award

Curriculum & Instruction  2018 AERA Science Teaching and Learning SIG Early Career Travel Award We are proud to announce that Dr. Magdalena Pando was a recipient of the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Science Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) Early Career Travel Award. The SIG noted that they “received numerous submissions” and…
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NMSU professor researching how to treat aphasia in stroke patients

This article, by Adriana M. Chavéz, originally appeared in Panorama Vol. 70 One of the most frustrating effects of a stroke is the inability to use, produce and comprehend language, also known as aphasia. Many aphasia sufferers become anxious and frustrated with not being able to communicate and understand others like they did before their stroke….
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