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Monthly Archives: October, 2008

  1. Highlands University President James Fries Inaugurated

    Dr. James Fries was inaugurated as the 17th president of New Mexico Highlands University Oct. 24 at a public ceremony in the campus’ historic Ilfeld auditorium.Fries brings more than 24 years of successful higher education administration experience to Highlands University, including serving as the university’s interim president from 2001-2002. He is a president emeritus at…

  2. Homecoming Videos

  3. Santo Nino de Atocha Dancers at Highlands

    The Santo Nino de Atocha dancers perform in front of the Donnelly Library on the New Mexico Highlands University campus Oct. 29. The group of 21 indigenous Mexican heritage dancers and drummers is based in Albuquerque.  The dancers range in age from 10 to 60 and most are from Mexico.   The Crossroads Art Club of…

  4. Performing Arts Club Comedy Show

    HU Singers and the Performing Arts Club will be presenting a comedy show Nov. 7 and 8, at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in Ilfeld Auditorium.  The program, titled “LOL :- ) Broadway” will include musical numbers from The Producers, Into the Woods, Company and Avenue Q. Into the Woods is a…

  5. Six Distinguished Highlands University Alumni Named

    The Highlands University Alumni Association named six distinguished alumni for induction in 2008 at an alumni banquet Oct. 24 during homecoming week.  “As alumni you are the success stories of our institution,” said Highlands University President Jim Fries.Jim Mandarino, the university’s alumni affairs director said:  “For more than 20 years, the Highlands Alumni Association has…

  6. Cowboys Take Travelling Trophy

  7. Major Donors Luncheon

  8. Class of ’58 Luncheon

    Melvyn E. Huckaby films his former classmates Oct. 24 during New Mexico Highlands University’s Class of ’58 luncheon at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas.New Mexico Highlands alumna Adeline Sanchez-Chavez shows off a photo of her and her two brothers taken when they were students at the university.

  9. Madrigal Choir performs Brahms In Love

    Highlands University’s Department of Music will present an afternoon of romantic waltzes and lively gypsy songs when the Madrigal Choir performs Brahms In Love in Ilfeld Auditorium, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m.Directed by André Garcí­a-Nuthmann with Linda King at the piano, the all-Brahms program includes vocal works, “Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes”, a portion of “Ein Deutches…

  10. Homecoming Student Pageant

  11. Painting of the H

  12. Campus improves security

  13. Gene Torres Piedras Classic winners

    Thirty-two local golfers played in the 2008 Gene Torres Piedras Classic Oct. 11 and 12 in the first tournament since Highlands University opened its newly-designed Gene Torres Golf Course in August.”The new golf course showed its teeth and gave the players a good challenge,” said Steve Watson, the new golf pro for the course. “The…

  14. Highlands Education Graduate Saiz Receives Teaching Award

    Highlands University School of Education graduate Jonathon Saiz received his first teaching award when OfficeMax selected him to receive $1,000 worth of teaching supplies for his new classroom.   Saiz was one of only 14 first-year Albuquerque Public School District teachers to receive the award. He is a special education teacher at Armijo Elementary School.  His…

  15. Laser Show in Ilfeld

    Ilfeld Auditorium lights up during Paramount’s original LaserSpectacular Oct. 10. The light show was set to the music of Pink Floyd. 

  16. Rodriguez, Kennedy visit NMHU

    New Mexico Highlands Regent Jesus Lopez, right, welcomes Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers, to the university’s campus Oct. 10. Rodriguez, along with Bobby Kennedy Jr., stopped at Highlands for a political rally before attending an economic forum in the university’s Margaret J. Kennedy Alumni Hall.

  17. Concert of Spanish Music for Guitar and Violin Oct. 12

    Guitarist Roberto Capocchi will be accompanied by violinist Ellen Chavez de Leitner in a Spanish music concert for guitar and violin, “Guitar Program: Duo Guadalupe,” Oct. 12, at 3 p.m.,  in the Margaret Kennedy Alumni Hall. Capocchi is the guitar instructor for the NMHU Music Department. Admission is free for NMHU students and $10 for…

  18. Reception for New Faculty Art Show Oct. 11

    Photo by Margaret McKinney, University RelationsTodd Christensen’s “I Sat There Once” is part of the Visual and Performing Arts Department’s new faculty show with a free public reception Oct. 11 from 4 — 6 p.m. in Burris Hall at 903 National Ave. “Landscapes of: Discipline + Mind + Concept + Media” will introduce the new…

  19. Business School Hosts Statewide Consortium

    Photo by Margaret McKinney, University RelationsMargaret Young, Highlands University marketing professor; Kathy Brook, New Mexico State University; Garrey Carruthers, New Mexico State University; Renee Garcia, Luna Community College; Ann Brooks, University of New Mexico; and Emmanuel Nkwenti, Highlands University international business professor, at the “New Mexico College Business Articulation Consortium” conference the Highlands School of…

  20. New Residence Hall Takes Shape

    Drywall is delivered Oct. 2 for the north wing of the new residence hall under construction near Washington Avenue and 9th Street. The 3-story, 100,000-square-foot residence hall will help fill a pressing need for more student housing on campus.  It is being built on the site of the old high rise residence hall that was…