Category Archives: Faculty Achievements

CEP doctoral program cited

Counseling & Educational Psychology Department’s  doctoral program in Counseling Psychology was mentioned in an article on inter-professional training. Monitor on Psychology: Special Report: Trends to Watch in 2018 Counseling psychology doctoral students at New Mexico State University (NMSU) have been learning together with students in nursing, social work, pharmacy and family medicine since 2004, thanks…
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NMSU honors faculty, staff for excellence in online programs

Instructional Innovation & Quality hosted its fourth annual Quality in Distance Education Awards event Oct. 11 to recognize individuals from the New Mexico State University Las Cruces campus for their efforts in improving online education. Recognition was given to all of the 2016-2017 graduates of the One-Year-Plus Fellowship program, New2Online program, Course Development Institute, Quality…
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Communications Disorder Faculty & students present at ASHA

NMSU Communications Disorders faculty & students present at The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in LA. Congratulations!

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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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Dr. Karen Trujillo named to the LEEAD program

Dr. Karen Trujillo is one of  20 new scholars into Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD), which is part of an effort to increase the ranks of underrepresented researchers of color in leadership positions in the evaluation field. LEEAD, part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Expanding the Bench® initiative, aims to build a…
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Congratulations to Dr. Anita Hernández!

Dr. Anita Hernández received a five year $2.78 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will support the professional development of educators working with bilingual learners. Dr. Anita Hernández, professor and the Don and Sarrah Kidd Endowed Chair in Literacy, developed Project ELevate in partnership with local districts, community DACC partner ENLACE,…
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Faculty Reviewer for Higher Learning Commission

Dr. Henrietta Pichon was invited to become a member of the Peer Corps as a reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC relies upon the work of peer reviewers for its accrediting activities. These volunteers generously share their knowledge and experience to assure and advance institutional quality. HLC maintains a Peer Corps of approximately…
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NMSU Kinesiology research tracks physical activity across the lifespan

Eryn Murphy arrived at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate student on a swim scholarship. She initially majored in nutrition with a minor in exercise science, but eventually realized she was more interested in exercise science and switched majors. She quickly fell in love with NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance. She received her…
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NMSU professor researching stroke treatment

LAS CRUCES – 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. Bijoyaa Mohapatra, an assistant professor in communication disorders…
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Dr. Myriam Torres participated in an International Round table

19-20 April 2017. Moscow. International Round table, dedicated to M. M. Bakhtin. “The problem of the Chronotope in modern scientific research”. 19-20 April Moscow hosted the international Round table, dedicated to M. M. Bakhtin, which was attended by 10 foreign colleagues from Norway, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, USA, Romania. In the international round table…
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