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Hardin Coleman visits NMSU

Hardin Coleman, professor and dean of the School of Education at Boston University, spoke to NMSU College of Education faculty, staff and students Monday afternoon about the challenges of change and successful reorganization. Coleman will speak at the Department of Counseling and Education Psychology’s Multicultural Research Symposium today. Doctoral student research presentations will begin at…
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March’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Tabitha Collins

We would like to congratulate Tabitha Collins for winning the March Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Tabitha was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Tabitha exemplifies the Leadership Core Value when she represents the CoEd at local, national, and international conferences where…
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High school students advance to nationals after placing in competitions at NMSU

More than 40 high school students from across New Mexico have qualified to participate in a national competition after placing first during the Educators Rising New Mexico state conference this week at New Mexico State University. Educators Rising is an organization that encourages high school students to consider careers in education About 150 students and…
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Spotlight: Dr. Anna Lopez

Anna Lopez was one of 11 faculty presented the Donald C. Roush Award for teaching excellence.  Eleven faculty members received the Donald C. Roush Award at this Spring’s Convocation. Named for a former NMSU executive vice president in recognition of his 34 years of supporting teaching improvement at NMSU, the annual Roush awards recognize NMSU…
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NMSU hosts second Educators Rising state conference

About 140 students and teachers from high schools across the state are expected to attend the second annual Educators Rising New Mexico conference Sunday through Tuesday on the New Mexico State University campus. The conference will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with registration, followed by competitions and breakout sessions. It will end Tuesday afternoon following…
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NMSU dancers, singers, and musicians “Imagine” world peace with performance

Current events are weighing heavily on most people, including graduate dance students who belong to the Traveling Airs performance company at New Mexico State University. The students are taking those weighty topics and creating art in the form of their production “Imagine.” Performances of “Imagine” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and at…
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STEM holds Center 21st Century Community Learning Center training

The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a…
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Spotlight: Debi Morton, College of Education

As administrative assistant for the NMSU College of Education Advisement Center, Debi Morton is often the first face undergraduate students see when they enter the college. “I deal with the public, I answer the phones and I answer questions from students, staff and faculty,” Morton said. Morton often has her hands full assisting the Advisement…
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Academic Excellence Awards and Outstanding Senior Reception

Nineteen undergraduate and graduate students from the NMSU College of Education who will receive their degrees Saturday were recognized today during the college’s Academic Excellence Awards and Outstanding Senior Reception at O’Donnell Hall. The college’s graduating doctoral students will be recognized at a separate reception this afternoon. See a photo collection on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NMSUNews/videos/10154066800689149/ (NMSU…
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Las Cruces educator nominated for LifeChanger award

Las Cruces Sun-News 5:18 p.m. MST December 6, 2016 LAS CRUCES – Victoria Apodaca-Fisk, a social studies teacher at the New Americas School, has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the best K-12 public…
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