Category Archives: Programs of Promise

Research shows NMSU’s Math Snacks games improve student learning

Darrell J. Pehr, For the Sun-News 7:32 p.m. MDT June 25, 2016 LAS CRUCES – Spectacular flames shoot out of the exhaust pipes on a “monster” school bus as the sixth-grade driver races through neighborhoods, picking up friendly aliens and smashing glass flasks filled with a creepy green potion sitting in the middle of the…
Continue reading “Research shows NMSU’s Math Snacks games improve student learning” »

Posted in News, Programs of Promise | Comments Off on Research shows NMSU’s Math Snacks games improve student learning

Teachers learn from students during NMSU MathLab summer program

Elementary, middle and high school students in 17 classrooms across New Mexico, including New Mexico State University, are helping their teachers improve their teaching skills by participating in the NMSU Mathematically Connected Communities, or MC2, MathLab this week. Students participated in a scavenger hunt Monday at O’Donnell Hall as part of the MC2 MathLab summer…
Continue reading “Teachers learn from students during NMSU MathLab summer program” »

Posted in Programs of Promise | Comments Off on Teachers learn from students during NMSU MathLab summer program

NMSU sees first graduates in Spanish counseling minor program

Four graduate students at New Mexico State University’s College of Education were the first to graduate with a Spanish counseling minor when they received their degrees May 14. Another graduate student in the minor’s first cohort will receive her degree this summer. The five students were also recognized during a short ceremony May 11 hosted…
Continue reading “NMSU sees first graduates in Spanish counseling minor program” »

Posted in Programs of Promise | Comments Off on NMSU sees first graduates in Spanish counseling minor program

More than 30 families attend free cleft palate clinic at NMSU

More than 30 families with children born with a cleft lip or palate got the chance to receive free medical care Friday, March 11, at a multidisciplinary clinic hosted by New Mexico State University’s Edgar R. Garrett Speech and Hearing Clinic. Families in southern New Mexico were eligible to attend the clinic and see specialists…
Continue reading “More than 30 families attend free cleft palate clinic at NMSU” »

Posted in News, Programs of Promise | Comments Off on More than 30 families attend free cleft palate clinic at NMSU

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…
Continue reading “NMSU to present employee, student community engagement awards” »

Posted in Programs of Promise | Comments Off on NMSU to present employee, student community engagement awards

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…
Continue reading “NMSU’s Sol Y Arena dance company teaches students artistic, spiritual values of flamenco” »

Posted in Programs of Promise | Tagged | Comments Off on NMSU’s Sol Y Arena dance company teaches students artistic, spiritual values of flamenco

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…
Continue reading “NMSU graduate wins state TRiO award” »

Posted in Alumni Achievements, News, Programs of Promise | Comments Off on NMSU graduate wins state TRiO award

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,…
Continue reading “NMSU dance department shows students how to move to learn” »

Posted in Programs of Promise, Research & Outreach | Comments Off on NMSU dance department shows students how to move to learn

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…
Continue reading “Kinesiology student recognized by White Sands Missile Range” »

Posted in Programs of Promise, Student Achievements | Comments Off on Kinesiology student recognized by White Sands Missile Range

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,…
Continue reading “Math camp right formula for Las Cruces students, teachers” »

Posted in Programs of Promise, Research & Outreach | Comments Off on Math camp right formula for Las Cruces students, teachers