Category Archives: Milestones

Congratulations to 2013-2015 UCEA Jackson Scholars!

Victoria Pando has been chosen as a 2013-2015 UCEA Jackson Scholars. Her mentor is Cristobal Rodriguez from NMSU’s Department of Educational Management and Development in the College of Education.  The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) is a consortium of higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the…
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Counseling and Educational Psychology garner awards at the 121st American Psychological Association Convention

Faculty and Students from the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology in NMSU’s College of Education, addressed their colleagues, made  presentations, and  came away with several awards at the 121st American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, July 31–Aug. 4, 2013, at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. Division  Addresses: Dr. Jonathan Schwartz gave his Fellows…
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CEP Presentations at APA 2013

Awards: Dr. Jonathan Schwartz gave his Fellows address for Div. 17 – Counseling Psychology. Dr. Luis Vazquez gave his Presidential address for Div. 45 – Ethnic Minority Psychology. Doctoral student, Lorena Navarro, received the 2013 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology, and gave a presentation titled, “Working With Fronterizos in the Southwest…
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Dr. Debra Knapp and Dr. Pierre Orelus were honored at the Fall Convocation.

Chosen as the 2013 Scholar/Artist of the Year was Dr. Debra Knapp, of the Department of Human Performance, Dance and Recreation in the College of Education. Four faculty members were selected for the University Research Council Awards for Exceptional Achievements in Creative Scholarly Activity. Early Career Awards were given to Wenxin Liu, Klipsch School of…
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NMSU helps 1,000 K-12 teachers prepare for upcoming school year

Isabel A. Rodriguez idarling@nmsu.edu Posted:   08/08/2013 08:48:16 PM MDT With New Mexico high school dropouts facing a 13 percent unemployment rate and an average income of $11,426, dropping out of school is no longer an option, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department. That’s part of the reason more than 1,000 southern New Mexico…
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Children with Autism Find Friendship at Summer Camp

Summer camp…that place where kids play outside and enjoy the freedom away from school.
“We went swimming rock climbing horseback riding and archery,” said Hannah. For Hannah, it’s no different…except that she has autism. That’s what brings her to Camp New Amigos, a camp for young people with the disorder held on the campus of New Mexico State University in the summer.
She’s been going the last three years. This year, she met Annie.

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NMSU education professor mingling research interests in Africa this summer

New Mexico State University education professor Prentice Baptiste calls his summer plans, “a serendipitous opportunity to explore the ecology and natural environments of wildlife in the national parks of Kenya as well as examine the culture of the people.” Baptiste leaves for Kenya, Africa, July 6 and will spend most of the month mingling his…
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NMSU promotes STEM-learning through Learning Games Lab ‘think tanks’

Date: 2013-06-25 Writer: Isabel A. Rodriguez, (575) 646-7565, idarling@nmsu.edu Thanks to a summer program at New Mexico State University, local middle and high school students are getting the opportunity to test out iPad apps and video games this summer – all in the name of research. Students act as consultants and test out various NMSU-developed…
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NMSU students, faculty, staff volunteer in local schools for National Day of Service

Students, faculty and staff from the New Mexico State University College of Education and Service Learning for Educational Distinction Program partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools and the Children’s Reading Foundation of Dona Ana County to read books to children Tuesday at Fairacres Elementary School and Myrna’s Children’s Village as part of the 9/11…
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NMSU Dance Program receives recognition

NMSU Dance Program receives recognition at annual festival New Mexico State University dance students perform “Requiem” during the gala performance of the American College Dance Festival Conference at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas. (Photo courtesy of the NMSU dance program) Twenty-five New Mexico State University dance students traveled to the American College Dance…
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