Monthly Archives: May, 2008

  1. Jazz workshop

    Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHU Musician Richie Cole conducts a jazz workshop May 28 at New Mexico Highlands University. Cole has recorded more than 50 albums and performed with the Manhattan Transfer, Bobby Enriquez, Freddy Hubbard, and Nancy Wilson.

  2. Art students attend Western Cast Iron Conference

    New Mexico Highlands University art students Jabari Johnson and McKaila Dorman will be working as interns during this year’s Western Cast Iron Conference in Denver. As part of the conference, which will be held next week, the two are building a cupola, an iron-melting furnace.”Each student cupola is supposed to melt 500 pounds,” said Highlands…

  3. Pianist to hold recital

  4. 3 Fabulous Guitarists

  5. Garcia-Nuthmann named Professor of the Year

    Music professor André Garcí­a-Nuthmann was named as New Mexico Highlands University’s professor of the year. “My students are my life,” Garcí­a-Nuthmann said. “I had a handful of influential teachers who made all the difference in my life, and I feel that now is the time to make that difference in someone else’s life. It is…

  6. Dual degree program’s first graduate

    Vivien Malaga, the first graduate student to receive her degree from theSchool of Social Work’s dual degree program, receives her hood fromPresident Jim Fries at the Rio Rancho graduation ceremony on May 8. Malagais the first dual degree Social Work graduate with an MSW/MBA degree.

  7. Raton Center hires new director

  8. Board approves collective bargaining agreement

  9. Highlands appears on two top-100 lists

  10. Highlands professor to be keynote speaker

  11. Leveo Sanchez appointed to Board of Rgents

  12. Employee Recognition ceremony

    Faculty, staff and students have made this year a time of major accomplishments at New Mexico Highlands, said the university’s president, Jim Fries. “Every person here who is doing their job, whether it’s on the grounds, in the classroom or in the office, is an essential part in how we build our reputation, enrollment and…

  13. DJs receive scholarships

    Five student DJs at New Mexico Highland’s radio station, KEDP 91.1, received scholarships from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association. Each DJ, Evan Fleischer, “DJ 419,” Isaac Sandoval, “Super Sac,” Joe Weber, “DJ Koncept,” Eric Maldonado, “DJ X-plosion,” and William Wright, “DJ Wild Bill,” received a $1,000 to $1,200 scholarship. “Our student DJ’s volunteer their time…

  14. Professor participates in Professions Capacity Building Program

  15. Media arts students receive internships

      Twelve New Mexico Highlands media arts students received paid internships this summer at several culturally significant institutions across the state. Leif Percifield will help construct a multimedia interactive and video for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s exhibition of Ansel Adams’photography, which opens May 22. Cabrini Martinez will help design interactive Web-based games for the Museum…

  16. Highlands professor speaks on”Glimpses of the Past”

  17. Jazz Choir concert

  18. Mariachi spring concert

  19. Project presentation

  20. Gear Up Jamboree