NMSU professor awarded inaugural Hispanic Heritage award

 Anna López, a New Mexico State University Counseling and Educational Psychology assistant professor, was recently honored by the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Caucus of NMSU with the María Gutiérrez-Spencer Hispanic Heritage Award. López is being recognized as an outstanding faculty member who has made highly significant contributions to the university and the surrounding community. López…
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Arcelia Elizabeth Guillermo-Rios featured on NMPED Teacher Spotlight

NEW MEXICO TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: ARCELIA GUILLERMO-RIO   The most meaningful part of teaching is having my students become self advocates; measuring success in my classroom is more than numbers.  Success needs to be seen, heard, and felt.  Seeing my students taking initiatives in their learning represents them taking ownership, responsibility, and the drive to aim…
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STEM Summer Camp Program, Tombaugh Elementary School

Tombaugh Elementary School and our very own NMSU STEM Outreach Center-NM are featured in this video on the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ website. For more information, visit http://afterschool.naesp.org/.

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March 2018 Core Values winner – Gaspard Mucundanyi

We would like to congratulate Gaspard Mucundanyi for winning the March Core Values Dean’s parking spot award.  Gaspard was nominated for the award by exemplifying one or more of the Core Values of the College of Education.  “Gaspard Mucundanyi is a doctoral student and graduate assistant in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.  He exemplifies excellence…
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Dr. Magdalena Pando receives Award

Curriculum & Instruction  2018 AERA Science Teaching and Learning SIG Early Career Travel Award We are proud to announce that Dr. Magdalena Pando was a recipient of the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Science Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) Early Career Travel Award. The SIG noted that they “received numerous submissions” and…
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NMSU professor researching how to treat aphasia in stroke patients

This article, by Adriana M. Chavéz, originally appeared in Panorama Vol. 70 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….
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NMSU Kinesiology research tracks physical activity across the lifespan

This article originally appeared in Panorama Vol. 70 Eryn Murphy arrived at New Mexico State University as an undergraduate student on a swim scholarship and quickly fell in love with NMSU’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance. She received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from NMSU in 2013, received her master’s degree in exercise science from…
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NMSU professor awarded inaugural Hispanic Heritage award

Anna López, a New Mexico State University Counseling and Educational Psychology assistant professor, was recently honored by the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Caucus of NMSU with the María Gutiérrez-Spencer Hispanic Heritage Award. López is being recognized as an outstanding faculty member who has made highly significant contributions to the university and the surrounding community. López…
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Game Testing Opportunities at NMSU’s Learning Games Lab

MathSnacks! NMSU’s Learning Games Lab will host fifth-graders to test new Math Snacks games for a half day during Las Cruces Public School’s Spring Break and Spring Holiday. Participants will play our games and discuss their experiences to help us improve gameplay and design. Interested fifth-graders will attend one of our sessions. The dates and…
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NMSU STEM Outreach Center makes positive economic impact on Doña Ana County

Writer: Adriana M. Chavez, 575-646-1957, adchavez@nmsu.edu The STEM Outreach Center at New Mexico State University has had an overall economic output of $15 million since 2009, generating more than 200 jobs and contributing positively to Doña Ana County, according to a recent in-depth research analysis study conducted by Leo Delgado, a doctoral candidate from NMSU’s…
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