Category Archives: Student Achievements

ECED faculty & graduate students present at conference

Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez and five NMSU graduate and undergraduate students presented at the 24th international Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) conference in Taupo, New Zealand, Oct 30 – November 3, 2016. Students who presented papers include (pictured left to right): Gaspard Mucundanyi, Rosario Tapia, Margarita Ruiz Guerrero, Berta Carela, and Mehmet Ozer. This year’s…
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CoE Outstanding Graduate Fall 2016

Congratulations to Tammy Benally for being selected as the Outstanding Senior for the College of Education! Tammy Benally has had NMSU influences in her life since she was born. She comes from a family of proud Aggie alumni. Her parents, Buddy Benally ’81, ’84 and Elaine Benally ’84, along with her sister Desiree ’01 and…
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NMSU doctoral student receives NCAA research grant

DATE: 11/22/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Jessica Jackson, jacksj@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Chris Radford, 317-917-6172, cradford@ncaa.org Jessica Jackson, a doctoral student in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, has received a research grant from the NCAA Research Committee to study experiences of racism and responses to race-related events. Jackson’s research proposal was one…
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Doctoral student, professor to present at instructional leadership conference

Ana Lopez, a doctoral student in the Special Education and Communication Disorders department in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, will attend a prestigious leadership conference Oct. 27-28 in San Antonio alongside her mentor, SPED/CD professor Loretta Salas. The Collaborative Educational Programs for the Americas Consortium is hosting the annual leadership conference with the…
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October 2016 Core Values parking pass winner – Atikah Bagawan

We would like to congratulate Atikah Bagawan for winning October’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot.  Atikah was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education. “Atikah has displayed innovation in continually going beyond requirements to pursue additional professional experiences in special education.  She was funded…
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September’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Marlena Moreno

We would like to congratulate Marlena Moreno for winning September’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot.  Marlena was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education. “Marlena is extremely gifted and also has a deep-rooted passion for working with others. Marlena’s leadership style can best be…
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NMSU College of Education student wins national scholarship

An undergraduate student at New Mexico State University’s College of Education has been awarded a scholarship by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Lauren Renken, a Communication Sciences student who will graduate from NMSU in the spring, is a recipient of the 2016 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers Award. The goal of the award is…
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NMSU College of Education doctoral student to receive APA award

DATE: 08/05/2016 WRITER: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu CONTACT: Eve Adams, 575-646-1142, eadams@nmsu.edu Jamey Leeanne Rislin, a counseling psychology doctoral candidate at New Mexico State University’s College of Education, is the recipient of this year’s American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race (Division 45) Toy Caldwell-Colbert Student Contributions to…
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Congratulations to the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theatre!

Congratulations to the NMSU Dance Program! Both pieces made it to the Gala at the ACDA conference! Congratulations to the NMSU Contemporary Dance Theatre, Ann Gavit, Colette Miller, and Jermey Edmonson for their work being selected to be a part of the South Central American College Dance Association 2016 Gala Performance. Ann Gavit is the…
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January’s Core Values Winner

Congratulations to Elizabeth Leatherman for being selected for January’s Core Values Winner.  Students were randomly selected from a pool of nominees.  Elizabeth displays excellence in her scholarly work, and in how she works as president of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association.  Her grades are stellar, and she works to make the organization one…
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