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Image of hearing testClinic Celebrates 50 Years
In 1962, New Mexico State University professor Edgar R. Garrett opened a speech and hearing center and the communication disorders undergraduate and graduate academic program. This year, the facility celebrates its 50th anniversary of serving the community by providing diagnostic and therapeutic services to Southern New Mexico and providing clinical experience to students at NMSU. Read more…

Image of Brenda PorterThe Porters Establish Scholarship
The father-daughter team of Bob and Brenda Porter established the Bob Porter Point Guard Endowed Scholarship in 2007, but that wasn’t the beginning or the end of either’s dedication and generosity to New Mexico State University. Brenda has recently established the Brenda K. Porter Endowed Scholarship in the College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Read more…

Image of KimochisSocial-Emotional Learning
Ivelisse Torres-Fernandez, assistant professor of counseling and educational psychology in the College of Education uses “Kimochis” when working with younger children. “Kimochis” are a brand of toys educators can use to teach children about their emotions. Each Kimochi is a stuffed animal with an assigned feeling and attributes. The use of these tools helps children relate to the lesson and keeps their attention. Read more..

Image of studentsNew Student Ambassadors
The College of Education ambassador organization is an amazing opportunity for students with a desire to help others and promote New Mexico State University. We are looking for outgoing, friendly students with a genuine love for NMSU who want to give campus tours, provide excellent customer service, recruit new students and be positive role models. Being a College of Education ambassador is a prestigious honor and a unique chance for personal and professional growth. Read more…

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Confucius Institute Speaker Series
Candace Kaye, associate professor in the College of Education, and, Zhang Lili, visiting professor at Pennsylvania State University-Erie presented “Perspectives of John Dewey and His Pedagogy”, part of The Confucius Institute Speakers Series. Read more…

male-iconNMSU One of 10 Universities Selected for APLU Minority Male STEM Study
NMSU was recently selected as one of 10 institutions to participate in a study of minority males in STEM fields. NMSU was recently selected as one of 10 institutions to participate in a study of minority males in STEM fields. The study is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and coordinated by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Read more …

cronin-iconCleft Palate Clinic
The Communication Disorders Clinic was a hive of activity March 3, 2011, during the semi-annual Cleft Palate Clinic. Read more…

rocket iconApollo 14 Celebration
The College’s Institute for Excellence in Math and Science Education celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the flight of Apollo 14 with two days of exciting events on the NMSU campus. Read more …

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Faculty Gaining Technical Know-How
A recent workshop sponsored by the College of Education with support from the NMSU Learning Games Lab and Apple helped faculty members catch up to their students in using iPad2s. Read more…

wood iconResearch May Help Prevent Falls among Elderly
Robert Wood and Ou Ma, professor have developed an active research program to analyze and compare movement patterns of older adults to assess what factors account for a higher risk of falling. Read more…

reading-iconEarly Childhood Programs Get it Right Through preparation programs integrated with outreach efforts and lab schools, New Mexico State University’s College of Education offers rich educational opportunities for children, their families, and their teachers, and for future teachers of young children. Learn More about our Early Childhood programs…

See also Dr. Candace Kaye’s Fulbright in Mongolia, where she is studying the impact of educational policies on young children in the emerging nation. Learn More about Dr. Kaye’s study…

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College’s Outreach Programs Assist Far-Flung Communities The College of Education offers outreach programs to 60 of New Mexico’s 89 Altogether, the College’s outreach programs positively impact many thousands of New Mexico’s schoolchildren and the professionals who serve them through professional development, support services for at-risk students, bilingual education, and numerous other initiatives. Learn More…

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NMSU Leads State in Developing Math Educators With significant funding from the National Science Foundation, the College has taken a lead in working with math educators and school leaders to improve mathematics education and student achievement in high poverty areas of New Mexico. Learn More…

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NMSU’s College of Education Is Diversity in Action From students to faculty and administration, the College of Education reflects the minority majority demographics of the state of New Mexico, and the growing demographics in the rest of the country. Learn More…

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Turning Kids and Teachers on to Science
Dr. Susan Brown is in constant motion as she works to create programs, supported by federal, state, and private funds, to attract students to the study and practice of science in daily life. Learn More…