Category Archives: Milestones

NMSU professor researching stroke treatment

LAS CRUCES – One of the most frustrating effects of a stroke is the inability to use, produce and comprehend language, also known as aphasia. Many aphasia sufferers become anxious and frustrated with not being able to communicate and understand others like they did before their stroke. Bijoyaa Mohapatra, an assistant professor in communication disorders…
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Video from the human-animal interaction

Dr. Chris Blazina – When Man Meets Dog: Attachment, Loss, and the Continued Bond https://youtu.be/qSvgw_qEy2I Dr Gaylene Fasenko – Service Animals & The American With Disabilities Act (ADA) What Mental Health Care Professionals Need to Know – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oVr6wy1FLE

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CoED will honor Lou and Mary Henson and Herb Torres with Aggie Cornerstone Awards

New Mexico State University’s College of Education will honor Lou and Mary Henson and Herb Torres with Aggie Cornerstone Awards at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Established in 2012, the Aggie Cornerstone Award celebrates excellence in education and recognizes individuals who have made a significant…
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Kidd Literacy Conference unites local teachers with national scholars

By Anita Hernández For the Sun-News Posted on Sun-News: 03/10/2015 03:39:12 PM MDT In 2009, Carlsbad banker Don Kidd and his wife, Sarrah, gave a major gift to New Mexico State University to establish the Don and Sarrah Kidd Endowed Chair in Literacy in the College of Education. For Don Kidd, reading opened many doors…
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Teach Tomorrow chooses NMSU Teacher Education program as #5 in online education

Teach Tomorrow just released their guide to the best online masters programs in Education.  They advertise their site as a comprehensive site for those thinking about a career in teaching, students looking for a teaching degree program, and teachers who are relocating or looking to continue their education. Our Online Masters was Listed as #…
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Coach Wimberly creates scholarship in memory of his wife Carleene

Retired men’s golf coach Herb Wimberly is fulfilling one of his late wife Carleene’s wishes by establishing a scholarship endowment in the College of Education in her memory. The Carleene Wimberly Memorial Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a master’s level graduate student in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department. Carleene Wimberly earned two degrees…
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Aggie Cornerstone Awards

NMSU College of Education honors longtime educators with Aggie Cornerstone Awards  The New Mexico State University College of Education honored longtime educators Virginia Foltz and Clarence Fielder with Aggie Cornerstone Awards at a reception April 24, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. The Aggie Cornerstone Award was created in 2012 to celebrate…
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5 Nations Participate in Virtual International Symposium on Action Research

On March 19 the Office of International and Border Programs, collaborating with the College of Education, successfully held what most believed to be the first multinational symposium on action research.  Technically, the event was facilitated by NMSU’s outstanding Instructional Media Services department. Associate Provost for International and Border Programs Cornell H. Menking, and College of…
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NMSU’s kinesiology program moves in right direction

Posted: 09/12/2013 on the Las Cruces SunNews by Dana Beasley danab@nmsu.edu Strides are not just being made within New Mexico State University’s human movement laboratories. The kinesiology program, within the Department of Human Performance, Dance and Recreation, is also making advances in terms of enrollment and academic reputation. As one of the fastest growing majors…
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CEP student receives APA award

Elvia Lorena Navarro, Doctoral Candidate in Counseling and Educational Psychology at New Mexico State University earned two awards at the 2013 American Psychological Association Conference. The first award was the APA/APAGS Distinguished Graduate Student Award in Professional Psychology for “demonstrating outstanding practice and application of psychology in working with an underserved population in an applied…
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