Category Archives: Student Achievements

Student Association sponsored an NMSU Cares About You day at Central Elementary

The Student National Education Association (SNEA) recently sponsored an NMSU Cares About You day at Central Elementary School in Las Cruces.  SNEA members used money from a grant they received from the National Education Association to purchased pizza, water and gift cards for attendees.  The Las Cruces Rotary club lent its support and several the gift cards…
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Hannah Nichols’ dance piece performed

Here is a excerpt of NMSU student Hannah Nichols’ dance piece “Body Stories: The Trinity of Body, Mind, and Soul.” It was performed at the NMSU Honors College’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium April 28, 2017. (Music by Jai Wolf)   (Music by Jai Wolf) Here is a excerpt of NMSU student Hannah Nichols'…
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CD program students provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M

A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the NMSU College of Education Communication Disorders program recently provided screenings at the Socorro Health Fair in Socorro, N.M. The students completed the screening under the direction of instructor Anne Cobos. (Photos courtesy of Anne Cobos) A group of speech language pathology graduate students from the…
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April & May Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Ana Lopez

We would like to congratulate Ana Lopez for winning the April and May Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Ana was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Ana has an outstanding academic record with a record of excellence in all things she does. …
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NMSU hosts second Educators Rising state conference

About 140 students and teachers from high schools across the state are expected to attend the second annual Educators Rising New Mexico conference Sunday through Tuesday on the New Mexico State University campus. The conference will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with registration, followed by competitions and breakout sessions. It will end Tuesday afternoon following…
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February’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot winner – Violet Henderson

We would like to congratulate Violet Henderson for winning February’s Core Values Dean’s parking spot.  Violet was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Violet is an outstanding student in the College of Education.  She has worked as a research assistant on a grant…
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Language, Race, and Power in Schools

Dr. Pierre Orelus has recently published an edited volume, Language, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse Analysis (Routledge Research in Education), with many of our doctoral students.  The C & I doctoral students are: Susana Rios, Debamista Roychowdhury, Lihua Zhang, Loretta Wideman, Ewa Krawczyk, Paulo Oemig, Gizelle Martinez, Nancy Wasser, Romina Pacheco, and…
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Students support La Casa, Inc. and Jardin de los Niños

NMSU graduate student Tanya Watson and undergraduate students Hailey Hightower and Sabrina Jamison recently delivered close to 150 boxes to two deserving community organizations in Las Cruces. Watson collected 50 boxes for La Casa, Inc., while Hightower and Jamison delivered 91 boxes to Jardin de los Niños. Children at both shelters will each receive a…
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ECED faculty & graduate students present at conference

Dr. Michelle Salazar Pérez and five NMSU graduate and undergraduate students presented at the 24th international Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) conference in Taupo, New Zealand, Oct 30 – November 3, 2016. Students who presented papers include (pictured left to right): Gaspard Mucundanyi, Rosario Tapia, Margarita Ruiz Guerrero, Berta Carela, and Mehmet Ozer. This year’s…
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CoE Outstanding Graduate Fall 2016

Congratulations to Tammy Benally for being selected as the Outstanding Senior for the College of Education! Tammy Benally has had NMSU influences in her life since she was born. She comes from a family of proud Aggie alumni. Her parents, Buddy Benally ’81, ’84 and Elaine Benally ’84, along with her sister Desiree ’01 and…
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