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NMSU to present employee, student community engagement awards

Congratulations to Denise Rodriguez-Strawn, director of Service Learning for Educational Distinction (SLED) in the College of Education for receiving the Community Engagement Staff Award and to our student Kristen Sprouse for receiving the student Distinguished Community Engagement Award for their efforts in bettering New Mexico communities through partnerships and volunteer work! New Mexico State University…
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NMSU’s Sol Y Arena dance company teaches students artistic, spiritual values of flamenco

Date: 11/10/2015 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Cristina Segovia, a dance major at New Mexico State University, fell in love with flamenco dance when she first set eyes on it while performing with the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theater. Flamenco’s seductive style drew Segovia to the Sol Y Arena Spanish Dance Company at NMSU about…
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NMSU graduate wins state TRiO award

Rose Perea, a graduate of New Mexico State University who is working on her doctorate in physics and astronomy at Vanderbilt University, will be recognized with the 2015 TRiO New Mexico TRiO Achiever Award in November. The award is given to those who successfully completed any TRiO program, including Upward Bound, Student Support Services and…
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NMSU dance department shows students how to move to learn

Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu They run up to her to give her hugs and high-fives. Some of them hold up their fists with their pinkies, index fingers and thumbs raised, the American sign language sign for “I love you,” as she walks by them in the hallways. If Knapp is in the building,…
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Kinesiology student recognized by White Sands Missile Range

Colonel Brian Michaelson, Garrison Commander of the White Sands Missile Range (R) is presenting Kinesiology intern Arielle Johnson with a Certificate of Appreciation for her commitment and contributions to the employee wellness program at White Sands Missile Range (WISMR). Kinesiology students spend their last semester interning in a variety of clinical and wellness settings. Many…
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Math camp right formula for Las Cruces students, teachers

By Damien Willis Posted on 06/04/2015 in the Las Cruces Sun-News This week, at University Hills Elementary and the New Mexico State University campus, students from across the city are learning how useful math can be — from calculating areas of countries to understanding the dangers of the Ebola virus. At the MC2 Math Lab,…
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TRIO Upward Bound Bridge Program

This summer, recent high school graduates currently enrolled in the Trio Upward Bound Program will be participating in the Bridge Program, where they will learn skills needed to succeed in college, take seven college credits and participate in an internship. Students will receive mentoring to help with the transition to college, and will get the…
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ENLACE Program discusses local issues in schools and communities

About 175 students from across southern New Mexico, including Deming and Las Cruces, gathered April 16 to discuss issues important to them, including problems in schools and communities, at the fourth annual ENLACE Youth Research Conference. The conference took place at the Arrowhead/Early College High School on the New Mexico State University campus, and was…
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Southern NM STEM Fest

The first Southern NM STEM Fest on April 4 hosted by the NMSU STEM Outreach Center at the Las Cruces Convention Center proved to be a successful event, with more than 1,600 attendees learning more about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “The goal of the STEM Fest was to promote and celebrate…
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NMSU’s Counseling Psychology program featured in national report

A health care program at New Mexico State University that not only provides care to underserved communities but also trains health care workers to be more culturally aware is receiving national recognition. The Ph.D. Program in Counseling Psychology, part of the Counseling & Educational Psychology department in the College of Education, was recently featured in…
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