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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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Drone Camp

STEM Outreach Center- – students fly drones through an hoop course. See the video – https://www.facebook.com/stemnm/videos/637826123089950/ Sessions one and two of Weslaco Drone Camp have come to an end and students all were honored and presented with a certificate of completion. Each certificate was signed off by Marie McDermott, Weslaco Economic Development Executive Director, Daniel…
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Empowering Voices – Summer Training

Empowering Voices:  Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Immigrant Families in the Borderlands Facilitator: Dr. Anna Lopez, MA Program Training Director  Co-Sponsorship with the Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, LLC (SIAP)  July 14, 2017 8:00am – 5:00pm Corbett Center – Senate Chambers Registration opens: June 5, 2017        Early bird – $85.00: June 5-23,…
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Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary

Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary finished Friday June 16 with student presentations. These 4th to 6th graders provided us with great information about our new game. Teachers gave us great ideas for bonus activities. Thank you Marisol Diaz and Karin Wiburg for your leadership. New games coming soon. Math Snacks Camp at Tombaugh Elementary…
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Teachers learning new approach to math through students

by Sara Yingling Published: June 14, 2017, 5:12 on KRQE News 13 LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE)- This week, teachers are learning from students. Teachers from all over the state gather in Los Lunas to learn how to improve their own classroom lessons. The program is called Mathematically Connected Communities or MC squared, which gives educators…
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STEM Outreach Center documentary featured

The National Association of School Principles is featuring the STEM Outreach Center-NM, which is housed in the NMSU College of Education, among other high quality after-school and summer programs in a documentary film highlighting the benefits and value of these programs to children. The documentary will be shared with the White House. The documentary filmmakers…
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Scholarship Funding for Future HS Chemistry Teachers

ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship The American Chemical Society offers two $10,000 scholarships each academic year to NMSU students who commit to teaching high school chemistry. Once awarded, the scholarship can be renewed annually until graduation. For more information, Get the Flyer! Nominees are reviewed by the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Scholarship Committee. Interested students and…
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Project GUTS summer camp offered in June

Project GUTS is offering a free summer camp for middle school students at NMSU from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 19-23. Join us to learn computer programming basics, make computer models in StarLogo Nova, use computer models to run experiments and turn your model into a game. To save a spot, sign up at…
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