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Faculty Participate in Latinas in Leadership conference

Anita Hernandez, professor in NMSU’s College of Education, speaks during a panel discussion at today’s Latinas in Leadership conference and awards luncheon at the Hotel Encanto, hosted by the Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The event recognized the tremendous contributions and accomplishments of Latinas in the community.  

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NMSU faculty member named diversity program scholar

Karen Trujillo, a member of the research faculty in the College of Education at New Mexico State University, was recently named among 20 scholars in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity, or LEEAD, program. The LEEAD program is part of an effort by the Casey Foundation to increase the ranks…
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10th annual Look Who’s Dancing competition winners

LAS CRUCES  10-16-2017 The heat was on Sunday at the Pan American Center, thanks to eight sizzling performances in the 10th annual Look Who’s Dancing! competition. The annual fundraiser for New Mexico State University’s Dance Program pairs local “celebrities” with students, whose team performs two dances in front of judges and a live audience.  This year,…
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NMSU students get exclusive, high-tech facility

By Kate Bieri, KVIA News   See also KVIA’s  Video     LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico State students are the only ones in the country to gain access to a high-tech training facility paid for by a grant worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. “This is awesome,” said Ryker Bukowski, an aerospace engineering senior at…
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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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Counseling & Educational Psychology Department – Potluck

The CEP department had a Potluck in the Park to welcome all the new students and faculty to our community. On Friday, September 8, families, children, and cohorts had a picnic dinner and played games, including water balloon toss. A good time was had by all.

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NMSU to debut innovative TECH Center to engage students in STEM

New Mexico State University will debut an innovative lab that will engage area students in the fields of education, science, technology, engineering and math this month. The new TECH (Test and Evaluation Collaboration Hub) Center will open its doors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 27 in the atrium of O’Donnell…
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STEM After School

Through the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant, STEM Outreach Center is able to provide high quality, innovative after school programs to local school districts. This week, roughly 200 after school programs started at 19 elementary schools in the Gadsden and Las Cruces area. During the after school hour, students receive a snack, homework help…
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September 2017 Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner –Sabrina Jamison

We would like to congratulate Sabrina Jamison for winning the September Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Sabrina was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Sabrina Jamison is a junior majoring in Secondary Education: Science. She is from Minnesota and chose to attend…
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Science of dance focus of summer institute at NMSU

Novice and experienced dancers, along with some of the world’s leading dance scientists and educators, will converge at New Mexico State University next month. NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance, which is based in the College of Education, will host the 41st annual Bill Evans Summer Institute of Dance from July 20-26. This institute will…
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