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NMSU Speech and Hearing Center celebrates 50 years of service to community

By Gabriella D. Ferrari In 1962, New Mexico State University professor Edgar R. Garrett opened a speech and hearing center and the communication disorders undergraduate and graduate academic program. This year, the facility celebrates its 50th anniversary of serving the community. In those 50 years, there have been scientific breakthroughs and the technology has changed….
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College of Education Hosts Literacy Kick-Off

The O’Donnell Hall Atrium served as the site for the May 13th Children’s Reading Foundation Kick-Off for Dona Ana County. Those collaborating to make the event possible included the NMSU College of Education’s Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Children’s Reading Foundation of Dona Ana County, the Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce,…
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Turning Kids and Teachers on to Science

Dr. Brown’s programs are all taking advantage of the development of Spaceport America 40 miles from the NMSU campus. In the fall of 2010, middle school students will have the opportunity to be a part of aeronautic history when a sounding rocket will carry 20 of their experiments into space and return to the ground….
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Professor Candace Kaye Returns to Mongolia

After a 16-year hiatus, Dr. Candace Kaye is returning to Ulaan Baatar, the capital of the Republic of Mongolia, to carry out a study of the impact of educational policies on young children in the emerging nation.  She will be supported by a year-long Fulbright Lecturing and Research Award. From 1992 to 1994, Kaye served…
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NMSU Leads State in Developing Math Educators

MC² has shown that involvement of the entire school community—students, teachers, administrators, and parents—in support of standards-based mathematics teaching and learning can result in significantly increased achievement scores. Through carefully designed and nested programs, the College of Education is partnering with the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences; 25 school…
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NMSU’s College of Education Is Diversity in Action

The significance of these percentages, however, lies not in the numbers themselves, but in the added richness for the College’s programs and the experiences offered its students. From students to faculty and administration, the College of Education reflects the minority majority demographics of the state of New Mexico, and the growing demographics in the rest…
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