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Monthly Archives: April, 2011

  1. Tara Trudell first HU Student to Receive New Mexico Press Women Scholarship

    Tara Trudell first HU Student to Receive New Mexico Press Women Scholarship New Mexico Highlands University media arts student Tara Trudell is the first student from the university to receive a scholarship from New Mexico Press Women.   Trudell, 42, graduated from Mora High School and returned to Highlands University fall semester 2010 to pursue…

  2. HU Performing Arts Club and HU Singers Present ‘Disney Magic’ May 6, 7, 8

  3. HU Students Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

    HU Students Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society New Mexico Highlands University held its induction ceremony April 16 for the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. The inductees were: Letitia Archuleta, top left, Amalia Lovato, Duoni Roger, Tracy Baca, Vanessa Medina, and Keith Smith. Bottom left, Constance Little, Serina Allingham, Joannes Yimbesalu, Vicki…

  4. HU Madrigal Choir Performs ‘Poetry in Music’ Concert May 1 in Ilfeld

  5. HU Jazz Ensemble Concert April 29 at Travelers Cafe

  6. HU Student Aspen Proctor Excels at Student Teaching and Soccer

    HU Student Aspen Proctor Excels at Student Teaching and Soccer New Mexico Highlands University student Aspen Proctor is getting high marks for her student teaching at West Las Vegas Middle School in 6th grade English. She’s also graduating  summa cum laude in May, the highest academic honor conferred.     Proctor said she has the…

  7. David Lobdell’s Fire Sculpture to be Featured at the Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh

    David Lobdell’s Fire Sculpture to be Featured at the Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh  New Mexico Highlands University fine arts professor David Lobdell’s fire sculpture will be featured at the Beltane Fire Festival April 30 on the legendary Calton Hill in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.   The Beltane Fire Society established its modern Beltane…

  8. Theater Activist, Actor and Playwright Cynthia Ruffin Teaches at HU April 19 – 29

    Theater Activist, Actor and Playwright Cynthia Ruffin Teaches at HU April 19 – 29  Nationally known theater activist, actor and playwright Cynthia Ruffin is teaching on the New Mexico Highlands University campus April 18 — 29 through the university’s Nina Telsa Ballen Visiting Professor Program.   Ruffin will also present a free public lecture, Ungagged,…

  9. Media Arts Students Receive High Praise at NM American Institute of Graphic Arts Review

  10. Music Department Presents ‘Bringing Us Together in Harmony” Variety Show April 13

  11. Students and Faculty Recognized at Annual Student Leadership Banquet

  12. HU Concert Choir Performs April 17 in Ilfeld

  13. Research Day 2011 at Highlands

    Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Research Day 2011 at Highlands Mora, N.M. native Jessica Quezada, left, a biology major, explains her senior project research poster, ‘Bioassessment of the Santa Fe River,’ during Research Day 2011 at New Mexico Highlands University April 8. Natural Resources Professor Edward Martinez was Quezada’s adviser for the research project. The ninth annual…

  14. Duck Race Raises Funds for HU Scholarships; Highlights Adoptable Animals

    Duck Race Raises Funds for HU Scholarships; Highlights Adoptable Animals Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHU Koala, a rescue dog from the Las Vegas animal shelter, cheers on his favorite rubber duck April 9 during the New Mexico Highlands Foundation Going Quackers duck race down the Gallinas. The duck race helped raise money for Highlands scholarships, and…

  15. Comedian Gary Owen to Perform in Ilfeld April 15

    Comedian Gary Owen to Perform in Ilfeld April 15  New Mexico Highlands University presents acclaimed stand-up comedian Gary Owen April 15 at 7 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave.   The Highlands University’s Office of Campus life is sponsoring Owen’s performance. Campus Life Director Margaret Gonzales said Owen performed on campus…

  16. HU Sponsors Free Career and Educators Job Fair April 14

  17. HU to Offer Portuguese Language Class

  18. HU Scholar Athlete Whitley Coca Receives Academic Writing Award

    HU Scholar Athlete Whitley Coca Receives Academic Writing Award New Mexico Highlands University student Whitley Coca received a Distinction in Academic Writing Award for her essay, which was published in the university’s textbook, Cracking the Codes: A Guide to English Composition. Coca, a junior from Cimarron, N.M., wrote her Hurricane Katrina essay while taking freshman…

  19. Innovative HU Honors Program Ready to Grow

  20. HU Awarded Grant to Study Paleoclimate at Las Vegas Wildlife Refuge