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NMSU College of Education merges departments into School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership

Date: 07/10/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu New Mexico State University’s College of Education has recently merged the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Administration, and Special Education into a single School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership, which will better prepare master educators, administrators and leaders for public, private and governmental…
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Students examine development programs for math teachers

Adriana M. Chavez, For the Sun-News Published 10:59 a.m. MT Aug. 4, 2018 LAS CRUCES – A group of student researchers at the New Mexico State University College of Education have found that New Mexico math teachers who participated in the MathLab professional development program gained knowledge and confidence that ultimately changed their classroom practice…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center makes positive economic impact on Doña Ana County

Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University has had an overall economic output of $15 million since 2009, generating more than 200 jobs and contributing positively to Doña Ana County, according to a recent in-depth research analysis study conducted by Leo Delgado, a doctoral candidate from NMSU’s…
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Third Annual Educators Rising State Conference

Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning The Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning hosted the third annual Educators Rising State Conference in Albuquerque at the CNM Workforce Training Center in Albuquerque. Over 275 people attended the conference, including 185 high school students from 20 different New Mexico high schools who have…
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NMSU Kinesiology research tracks physical activity across the lifespan

Eryn Murphy arrived at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate student on a swim scholarship. She initially majored in nutrition with a minor in exercise science, but eventually realized she was more interested in exercise science and switched majors. She quickly fell in love with NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance. She received her…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center receives additional funding from APS Foundation for programs in Farmington, N.M.

DATE: 07/25/2017 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Susan Brown, 575-646-1397, susanbro@ad.nmsu.edu For the second time in two years, the Arizona Public Service Foundation has awarded New Mexico State University’s STEM Outreach Center a generous grant that will provide hundreds of students in Farmington, New Mexico, with after-school extended science, technology, engineering and mathematics…
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Mathematically Connected Communities Opening Doors for HS Students to Continue their Education at NMSU

Authors: Sara Morales & Terri Sainz for MC2 Mathematically Connected Communities (MC2) in partnership with Creative Media Institute (CMI) has been opening doors for high school students to pursue a degree at New Mexico State University and seek majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); teaching; journalism; and creative media fields.  MC2, a New…
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NMSU Kinesiology and Dance department recognized for 17th straight year

DATE: 11/23/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Joseph Berning, 575-646-3660, jberning@ad.nmsu.edu The Department of Kinesiology and Dance at New Mexico State University recently received a three-year recognition from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, marking the 17th consecutive year the department has received the recognition. This month, NSCA officials determined the undergraduate Strength…
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SOAR Lab allows student research, aids programs

LAS CRUCES – A group of students at New Mexico State University are getting hands-on experience with research that will benefit not only their overall learning experience, but the learning experiences of those utilizing outreach programs offered by the university. Six undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines are working at the STEM Outreach Alliance Research…
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Rankings site lists NMSU among top online Educational Leadership doctoral programs

DATE: 09/29/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Azadeh Osanloo, 575-646-5976, azadeh@nmsu.edu The Educational Leadership doctoral program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Administration at New Mexico State University’s College of Education has been ranked as one of the top in the country by Educational Leadership Degree Programs, a national rankings website. “We…
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