The STEM Outreach Center Hosts Astronomy night

The STEM Outreach Center Hosted Astronomy night in Dona Ana. This event included various activities for students to engage in to further their knowledge about outer space. Booths focused on different aspects of the astronomical realm, including; constellations, planets, and galaxies. Students were able to replicate constellations, make kaleidoscopes, and learn about rocketry by creating…
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Congratulations to the 2017 Emerging Scholars Award recipients!

College of Education Emerging Scholars Initiative The CoEd Emerging Scholars Initiative aims to support and promote innovative research efforts of untenured, tenure-track faculty and research faculty that will (1) advance scientific knowledge or creative works in a specific field or area of professional activity, and (2) develop skills to be successful at securing external funding….
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Outstanding Graduate Award

ATTENTION GRADUATING SENIORS! *Spring 2017 Candidates For Degrees Only COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  “OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARD”  Criteria: Scholarship: Outstanding grade point average, independent student research, or other criteria indicating far above scholarship. Leadership: Active participation in activities which indicate leadership roles were sought and eagerly assumed. Ability: Skills to conceptualize and communicate to others what can…
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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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STEM holds Center 21st Century Community Learning Center training

The STEM Outreach Center-NM at New Mexico State University hosted a training event Saturday for more than 300 teachers from southern New Mexico. The teachers — from Las Cruces Public Schools and the Gadsden and Hatch school districts — are teaching the center’s STEM after-school programs for the next full semester. The day included a…
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NMSU honors faculty, Hubbard during convocation

Jane Moorman, NMSU 5:03 p.m. MT Jan. 17, 2017 LAS CRUCES – New Mexico State University faculty and staff were welcomed back to campus Tuesday during the spring 2017 convocation ceremony at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall. Every fall and spring, convocation is held on campus. “Convocation provides all of us with the opportunity to re-connect with…
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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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Spotlight: Debi Morton, College of Education

As administrative assistant for the NMSU College of Education Advisement Center, Debi Morton is often the first face undergraduate students see when they enter the college. “I deal with the public, I answer the phones and I answer questions from students, staff and faculty,” Morton said. Morton often has her hands full assisting the Advisement…
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NMSU Aggie Play program studies, promotes physical activity for girls

While most children in the U.S. between the ages of 6 and 15 don’t meet the physical activity guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, girls are at particular risk. Two researchers at New Mexico State University, however, are trying to change that with their study involving elementary school girls and…
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NMSU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program now accepting applications

The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration at New Mexico State University is now accepting applications to its Educational Leadership Doctoral Program until Jan. 17, 2017. The program offers both the Ed.D. and Ph.D. degrees. The program uses a hybrid delivery method, combining face-to-face and distance education instruction to each admitted cohort. Social justice and…
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