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STEM Outreach Center at NMSU receives funding to continue STEM programs

Date: 11/15/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University has received $224,000 to expand STEM programs for K-8th grade students in Hatch, Gadsden and Las Cruces schools. The STEM Outreach Center, housed in the NMSU College of Education, recently received a $176,000 grant from the New Mexico…
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Sol y Arena to perform at the inauguration of Chancellor Dan Arvizu and President John Floros

The NMSU Dance Programs Spanish dance ensemble Sol y Arena will perform at 3 p.m. today for the inauguration of Chancellor Dan Arvizu and President John Floros in Corbett Center Student Union ballroom. For more information about Sol y Arena, contact Paco Antonio at 575-646-4038 or visit https://kind.nmsu.edu/dance-main/dance-companies-clubs/sya/

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NMSU education administration master’s program ranked among the best in the U.S.

Date: 11/01/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The master’s program in Education Administration has been named one of the top online master’s programs by OnlineMasters.com, an online rankings website that researches graduate programs in the U.S. The website also ranked the Education Administration program, offered by the NMSU College of Education’s School of Teacher…
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National Audiology Awareness Month Activities

Last week, NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu participated in a free hearing test offered by the NMSU College of Education Department of Communication Disorders and the National Speech Language Hearing Association – NMSU Chapter to promote National Audiology Awareness Month. The department offered free hearing screenings to the community at the Edgar R. Garrett Speech and…
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NMSU Education major teaching in Spain after being given Fulbright fellowship

New Mexico State University education major Sara Bonk is currently in the middle of her J. William Fulbright grant in Spain. One of two NMSU finalists, Bonk was ultimately granted the award with the help of the NMSU Honors College. Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the…
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NMSU Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration now accepting applications

The Educational Leadership and Administration Program at New Mexico State University is now accepting applications to its Master of Arts in Educational Administration program. The degree focuses on community college and university administration. This program offers online course instruction (both asynchronous and synchronous modalities). Application materials must be received by Nov. 30, 2018. Anyone one…
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NMSU recognizes faculty for excellence in online education

New Mexico State University’s Instructional Innovation and Quality hosted its annual Quality in Distance Education Awards event Oct. 10. The gathering marked five years of recognizing NMSU’s faculty and administrators of the Las Cruces campus for their work towards improving online education. Special recognition was given to all members of the Course Development Institute, the…
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NMSU assessment program manager selected to attend national teacher prep conference

Date: 10/15/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Rachel Boren, assessment program manager for the College of Education at New Mexico State University, was among a select group of people from New Mexico to attend a conference, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and learn about innovations in teacher preparation programs. The conference,…
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Distinguished Alumni reception

The NMSU College of Education invited the campus community to the NMSU College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni reception in honor of alumna Tara Jaramillo.  The reception was held Friday, October. 5, in the atrium of O’Donnell Hall. (Photos by Ayman Alzaid @ Las Cruces, New Mexico)

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Retired New Mexico educator backs future K-12 teachers with NMSU scholarship

Retired New Mexico educator and administrator Deborah Detorie wants to make sure future leaders in New Mexico’s K-12 schools understand they are truly valued. Detorie, who graduated from New Mexico State University in 1972, received a scholarship to help her pursue her degree in education. She explained that having a scholarship made her feel appreciated…
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