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Monthly Archives: August, 2010

  1. Wrestlers Lend Strength to Las Vegas Animal Charity

    Wrestlers Lend Strength to Las Vegas Animal Charity Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHU

  2. New Jersey Student and Family Research Small Colleges and Choose Highlands

    New Jersey Student and Family Research Small Colleges and Choose Highlands Choosing a college can be a difficult, stressful decision for students and their parents. For Lauren Tillman’s family of Willingboro, N.J., selecting New Mexico Highlands University was made easier by the responsiveness of faculty and staff and the affordability of the university.   Lauren…

  3. Highlands University Rodeo Team Thanks State Sen. Phil Griego

    Highlands University Rodeo Team Thanks State Sen. Phil Griego The New Mexico Highlands University Rodeo Team invited State Sen. Phil Griego to campus Aug. 19 to formally thank him for his support during the 2010 legislative session.   Griego’s legislative advocacy resulted in a $100,000 legislative appropriation that allowed the university’s rodeo team to continue….

  4. Donnelly Library Fall Reading Group Focuses on Native American Literature

  5. Students and Staff Turn Out for President’s Barbecue Aug. 25

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Students and Staff Turn Out for President’s Barbecue Aug. 25

  6. Highlands Hosts State Higher Education Department Town Hall Meeting

    Highlands Hosts State Higher Education Department Town Hall Meeting   Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Tino Pestalozzi, Deputy Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Higher Education Department, answers a question during a Higher Education Department town hall meeting Highlands University hosted Aug. 18 in the Margaret Kennedy Alumni Hall. The town hall meeting at Highlands was…

  7. Jose Crespin Awarded Media Arts Scholarship

    Media arts student Jose Crespin, left, is this year’s recipient of a scholarship established by Highlands professor Pete LeRoy, right. The media arts scholarship is in honor of LeRoy’s late stepson.  Jose Crespin Awarded Media Arts Scholarship New Mexico Highlands University media arts junior Jose Crespin was awarded a media arts scholarship in memory of…

  8. Eric Valencia Wins Thesis Competition at Highlands University

  9. Highlands University Foundation Donates to School of Education Initiative

  10. Student Support Services Federal Grant Renewed for Five Years

  11. Public Input Sought For State Master Plan for Higher Education

  12. HU Seeks Naming Suggestions for New Buildings

  13. Opening for Donnelly Library Beisman Collection August 13 During Las Vegas Heritage Week

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Henry Beisman’s surveying transit, roll-top desk, and working survey book of San Miguel County and surrounding areas are part of an extensive historical collection Beisman’s family donated to New Mexico Highlands University. Opening for Donnelly Library Beisman Collection August 13 During Las Vegas Heritage Week The Highlands University Donnelly Library will…

  14. Middle Level Institute at School of Education Launches New Initiative

  15. Highlands University Regents Renew President Fries’ Contract for Three Years

    Highlands University Regents Renew President Fries’ Contract for Three Years The New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents renewed President Jim Fries’ contract for three years.   The regents voted unanimously at their July 26 public meeting to renew his contract at his current salary. Fries has served as president since January 2007.   “In…

  16. Highlands University Receives 10-Year Accreditation from Higher Learning Commission