Category Archives: Faculty Achievements

NMSU interim vice president for research Luis Vazquez earns national award

Luis Vazquez, interim vice president of research for New Mexico State University, received a national award from the American Psychological Association. He received the Distinguished Career Contribution to Service award from division 45 of the APA, which is the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. The award was presented at the…
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Dr. Karen Trujillo named to the LEEAD program

Dr. Karen Trujillo is one of  20 new scholars into Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD), which is part of an effort to increase the ranks of underrepresented researchers of color in leadership positions in the evaluation field. LEEAD, part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Expanding the Bench® initiative, aims to build a…
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Congratulations to Dr. Anita Hernández!

Dr. Anita Hernández received a five year $2.78 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will support the professional development of educators working with bilingual learners. Dr. Anita Hernández, professor and the Don and Sarrah Kidd Endowed Chair in Literacy, developed Project ELevate in partnership with local districts, community DACC partner ENLACE,…
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Faculty Reviewer for Higher Learning Commission

Dr. Henrietta Pichon was invited to become a member of the Peer Corps as a reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC relies upon the work of peer reviewers for its accrediting activities. These volunteers generously share their knowledge and experience to assure and advance institutional quality. HLC maintains a Peer Corps of approximately…
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NMSU Kinesiology research tracks physical activity across the lifespan

Eryn Murphy arrived at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate student on a swim scholarship. She initially majored in nutrition with a minor in exercise science, but eventually realized she was more interested in exercise science and switched majors. She quickly fell in love with NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance. She received her…
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Dr. Myriam Torres participated in an International Round table

19-20 April 2017. Moscow. International Round table, dedicated to M. M. Bakhtin. “The problem of the Chronotope in modern scientific research”. 19-20 April Moscow hosted the international Round table, dedicated to M. M. Bakhtin, which was attended by 10 foreign colleagues from Norway, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, USA, Romania. In the international round table…
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2017 Promotion and/or Tenure

The Provost has approved the following faculty in our College for Promotion and/or Tenure: Raquel Aranda, Kinesiology & Dance Promotion – College Assistant Professor Anita Hernandez, Curriculum & Instruction Promotion – Full Professor David Keeley, Kinesiology & Dance Promotion/Tenure – Associate Professor Kristin Kew, Educational Leadership & Administration Tenure – Assistant Professor Shon Meyer, Kinesiology…
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Dr. Osanloo recognized with the Educator Award at Ngage NM

Congratulations to Azadeh Osanloo, interim head of the Educational Leadership and Administration department in the NMSU College of Education! Dr. Osanloo has been recognized with the Educator Award at Ngage New Mexico’s third annual awards ceremony recognizing Champions for Education. She was selected as one of three finalists in early April and beat out a…
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College of Education recognizes Emerging Scholars in research

Adriana M. Chávez, For the Sun-News 2:56 p.m. MT April 15, 2017 LAS CRUCES — Five faculty members at New Mexico State University’s College of Education have been named Emerging Scholars for their innovative research efforts. The college’s Emerging Scholars Initiative, which was started last year by Dean Don Pope-Davis, aims to support and promote…
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Spotlight: Dr. Anna Lopez

Anna Lopez was one of 11 faculty presented the Donald C. Roush Award for teaching excellence.  Eleven faculty members received the Donald C. Roush Award at this Spring’s Convocation. Named for a former NMSU executive vice president in recognition of his 34 years of supporting teaching improvement at NMSU, the annual Roush awards recognize NMSU…
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