Category Archives: STEM

Staff Spotlight: Nicole Delgado

Nicole Delgado is the assistant director of the STEM Outreach Center, which is housed in New Mexico State University’s College of Education. Delgado has worked on campus since 2003, and has been a staff member of the STEM Outreach Center for nearly eight years. Among her many responsibilities are coordinating teacher professional development, developing workshops…
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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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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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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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Teachers to learn from students at NMSU MathLab

Adriana M. Chávez, For the Sun-News Published 1:04 p.m. MT May 27, 2017 | Updated 1:20 p.m. MT May 27, 2017 LAS CRUCES – During the school year, teachers usually teach their students important lessons in various subjects, including mathematics. This summer, teachers from across the state will be learning from their students instead. Teachers…
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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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2017 Summer Programs

NMSU offers many summer programs for Kids and teachers. Below are a sample of the offerings on the calendar with links to the program websites. MC2 Mathlab – Middle & High School students SC2 Summer camps – Middle School students Learning Games Lab Think Tank sessions – grades 3-8 College of Engineering NM PREP– Middle…
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The STEM Outreach Center Hosts Astronomy night

The STEM Outreach Center Hosted Astronomy night in Dona Ana. This event included various activities for students to engage in to further their knowledge about outer space. Booths focused on different aspects of the astronomical realm, including; constellations, planets, and galaxies. Students were able to replicate constellations, make kaleidoscopes, and learn about rocketry by creating…
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STEM holds Center 21st Century Community Learning Center training

The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a…
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