NMSU graduate wins state TRiO award

Rose PereaRose 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 the Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program.

Perea participated in Upward Bound while attending Mayfield High School in Las Cruces. She went on to earn bachelor’s degree and master’s degrees in physics from New Mexico State University, where she participated in Student Support Services.  Read More…


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