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Rocio Benedicto is PI on new CORE – RDA grant

Rocio Benedicto, Doctoral Candidate in Curriculum & Instruction, and a member of the NMSU College of Education STEM Center, is the Principal Investigator on a new $840,000 grant. CORE-RDA (Collaborating for Outstanding Readiness in Education – Results Driven Accountability) is a project that provides support through coaching to primarily K-3 classroom teachers in 64 schools…
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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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NMSU College of Education professor part of research team in $55.5 million NSF grant

Susan Brown, associate professor and director of the STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University’s College of Education, is a member of a leadership team that will research nature-inspired soil engineering as part of a $55.5 million National Science Foundation grant. Last month, NSF officials announced the grant to fund three new Engineering Research…
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NMSU Research & Resources features STEM Education

Preview the 2015 Edition of NMSU’s Research & Resources magazine. Included in this edition, are several articles featuring College of Education Research and Outreach in the STEM Education field. On page 3, the 2015 Issue presents the Innovative Smart Grid Research (iCREDIT) project, an NSF funded grant which aims to enhance the efficiency of power distribution…
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NMSU Community Clinics receive a grant to train promotoras

Dr. Marlene Salas-Provance and Moumita Choudhury just heard about success on a grant to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. This is the first grant through the College of Education Community Clinics. We are very excited about it.

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APS Foundation awards $137,000 to NMSU for Farmington STEM programs

As many as 300 elementary and middle school students in Farmington, N.M., will benefit from extended science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs, thanks to New Mexico State University and a $137,000 grant from the APS Foundation.

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Fairacres Elementary incorporates MILK program to engage students

The College of Education’s Dance program’s collaboration with Fairacres Elementary students, including Kayleigh Armijo, 8, Ella Castillo, 8, and Isaiah Talamantes recite a poem with their classmates using the Methods in Learning Kinesthetically.

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Dr. Susan Brown is part of the research team for a $55.5 million NSF Research grant

NMSU is included as one of the three new Engineering Research Centers which will advance U.S. resiliency and sustainability. Dr. Susan Brown of NMSU’s College of Education is part of the leadership team looking at Nature-inspired soil engineering in partnership with  Arizona State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Davis NSF’s…
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Early Childhood program receives Thornburg Foundation grant

The Early Childhood Education program at New Mexico State University received an $80,000 grant from the Thornburg Foundation to increase the number of teachers specializing in early childhood education statewide.  The program, which is under the College of Education, will use the funds to pay $8,000 stipends to 10 students accepted in the NMSU Early…
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Students, teachers learn new math skills with the help of NMSU’s MC2 Math Lab

About 80 students, along with 115 K-12 teachers, are deepening their math learning side by side during a unique summer camp on the New Mexico State University campus. This year’s Mathematically Connected Communities, or MC2, Math Lab is taking place inside NMSU’s O’Donnell Hall, where the College of Education is located. During the week’s Math…
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