Category Archives: Faculty Achievements

NMSU professor researches development of student affairs professionals turned faculty

Rene Guillaume, a former student affairs professional turned faculty member at New Mexico State University, is using his experience in student services to base research on how other former student affairs professionals carry out their new roles as faculty in an environment where scholarship is a priority. Guillaume earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and…
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NMSU Professor Karen Trujillo Named NM Secretary Of Education

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An expert in professional development for teachers from Las Cruces has been named as New Mexico’s secretary of public education as the state grapples with a court order to increase school resources for struggling children from minority and low-income families. The appointment of New Mexico State University associate dean for…
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NMSU College of Education selects new Stan Fulton Chair, J. Paul Taylor Endowed Professor

Two associate professors with New Mexico State University’s College of Education have each been selected to positions that will help serve the educational needs of the region. Blanca Araujo, director of the Office for Teacher Candidate Preparation, has been named the Stan Fulton Chair in Education for the Improvement of Border and Rural Schools, and…
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The LANL Foundation an the Thornburg Foundation host series

The LANL Foundation, in conjunction with the Thornburg Foundation are hosting a distinguished speaker series on education. On Thursday, November 15th, Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, renown researcher and author on education,  spoke about education systems from around the world that work. Dr. Karen Trujillo, Interim Dean of Research in the College of Education, provided a picture…
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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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Brown named interim dean of NMSU College of Education

Date: 08/08/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Susan Brown, research professor and director of the STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University, has been named interim dean of the NMSU College of Education, NMSU President John Floros announced Tuesday. Brown, who has also served as the college’s interim associate dean of research, will…
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2018 Tenure and/or Promotion

The Provost has approved the following faculty in our College for Promotion and/or Tenure: Dr. Srikanta K. Mishra, Department of Communications Disorders Earned tenure and promoted to Associate Professor Dr. Judith Flores Carmona, School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership Earned tenure and promoted to Associate Professor Dr. Mary L. Fahrenbruck, School of Teacher Preparation,…
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Blanca Araujo interviewed about new book.

Blanca Araujo, an associate professor in the NMSU College of Education, spoke with C-SPAN this afternoon about “Educating Across Borders: The Case of a Dual Language Program on the U.S. Mexico Border,” a book she co-authored about the learning experiences of border-crossing students living on the U.S.-Mexico border whose lives span two countries and two…
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NMSU College of Education professor to retire after 25 years

Date: 06/04/2018 Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu Karin Wiburg, a New Mexico State University distinguished professor in the College of Education and math education pioneer, will retire this summer after 25 years at the university. During her time at NMSU, Wiburg wrote and received more than $25 million in grants related to research and…
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