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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

  1. Facilities Division Donates Obsolete Paint to Art Students

    Lisa Joseph Las Vegas, N.M — Obsolete paint from New Mexico Highlands University is being used for fine art students’ projects rather than heading to an EPA-licensed hazardous waste disposal facility in Albuquerque. The idea is the brainchild of Lisa Joseph in the university’s Facilities Services Division. The paint donation, which is in colors the…

  2. Substance Abuse Survey Could Improve Services

    Angel Benavidez  Las Vegas, N.M. — Master of social work students at New Mexico Highlands University are collecting data for a statewide alcohol and substance abuse survey that could lead to more community substance abuse prevention and treatment services. The 15 students are administering the confidential written survey to people in San Miguel, Mora and…

  3. Trudell Wins National Video Competition

    Tara Trudell Las Vegas, N.M. — A New Mexico Highlands University media arts student garnered first place in a national video competition, with her film showcased at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, Nev. April 14 — 19. Tara Trudell earned the top award in the student film category for the “Panasonic…

  4. Benefit Concert June 2 for Music Student

    Daniel Torres Las Vegas, N.M —  A New Mexico Highlands University music student is one of only 10 students worldwide selected to participate in a Summer Guitar Institute in Tuscany, Italy. Daniel Torres, an 18-year-old Las Vegas, N.M. native, will train at the Volterra Project from July 10 — 18. The project is an innovative…

  5. Harvard Students Study GEAR UP Program at HU

  6. Villarreal, Black Accepted into Prestigious Programs

    Veronica Black and Ben Villarreal Las Vegas, NM — Two New Mexico Highlands University graduates are headed to New York City to pursue advanced degrees at Columbia University and Parsons School of Design. Ben Villarreal was accepted into the doctoral program in English education at Columbia, an Ivy League school founded in 1754 and renowned…

  7. Desire2Learn Replaces Blackboard at HU

  8. Business Students Receive Businessweek Scholarships

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Highlands University business students Duong Nguyema, left, Daniel Hern, Raymond Torres, Ariana Lomeli, and Ryan Romero received scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek.  Las Vegas, N.M. — Five New Mexico Highlands University business students received scholarships from Bloomberg Businessweek for writing outstanding business case studies. Ryan Romero — An international business junior from Mora, N.M….

  9. School of Education Receives Seven-Year Accreditation

  10. Civil Rights Leader to Class of 2012: Dream

    Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles addresses the Class of 2012 during New Mexico Highlands’ Commencement Ceremony May 12.  Las Vegas, N.M. — Hold fast to your dreams, a prominent civil rights leader told graduates at the New Mexico Highlands University commencement.  Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles spoke to the graduates and their families May 12 at the…

  11. President’s Golf Tournament May 18 at Desert Greens

  12. Students Present at International Biology Conference

        Jose Maestas and Daniel Gutierrez Las Vegas, N.M. — Two New Mexico Highlands biology students presented their research in April at the largest annual biomedical conference in the world. Jose Maestas and Daniel Gutierrez presented in San Diego at the 2012 Experimental Biology Conference: Translating Science for Tomorrow’s Health. The conference attracts scholars…

  13. Business Students Win Honors at Ethics Competition

    Photo: New Mexico TechHighlands University business students made a strong showing in the first-ever ethics competition for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative. Front left, Dennette Lucero, Ines Molina, and Peter Akawung. Back left, Kameni Dongmo, Saul Torres, economics professor Bill Taylor, and Margaret Young, dean of the School of Business, Media and Technology.  Las Vegas,…

  14. Employees Recognized at Awards Ceremony

      Photo Margaret McKinney/Highlands University  Biology researcher Lisa Bentson, left, congratulates Elizabeth Ratzlaff, who received the Outstanding Service Award at the 13th Annual Highlands University Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony on May 1. Ratzlaff has served as the university’s coordinator for the Achieving in Research Math and Science (ARMAS) Center since its inception in 2009. ARMAS…