Monthly Archives: October, 2012

  1. Concert Choir Presents Holiday Favorites Nov. 4

  2. MEChA To Host Leadership Conference Nov. 2, 3

  3. Students Have Strong Showing at EPSCoR

    Jesus Rivas Las Vegas, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University science students made a strong showing at the annual New Mexico Experimental Program to Stimulate Research meeting, presenting more research posters than any other university in the state. The Highlands University science students, most of them undergraduates, presented eight of the 24 student research posters….

  4. Students Help With Navajo Hogan in Arizona

    The Highlands University LIFT Club did service work with the Navajo community in Fort Defiance, Ariz. From the left are Biljana Niklovic, environmental science, Rody Engler, psychology, Okana Stephane Ira, finance, Duong Nguyen, business, Lizbeth Contreras, biochemisty, Randy Campbell, First United Presbyterian Church, Usman Munawar, business, Regina Umarova, biology, and David Cash, a CNM student….

  5. Letter from President Fries on GO Bond C

    10/22/2012 Voters who turn out for the general election this fall will be asked to decide on a higher education bond initiative on the statewide ballot – General Obligation Bond C. Without increasing our property taxes, General Obligation Bond C sets aside $10 million for our community for capital improvements at New Mexico Highlands University…

  6. Dean of Students Presents at HACU Annual Conference

    Fidel Trujillo Las Vegas, N.M. — Highlands University Dean of Students Fidel Trujillo will present at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities annual conference, with a record number of Highlands students also participating. The HACU conference is in Washington, D.C. Oct. 20 — 22. Trujillo will present on how Highlands implemented a $100,000 HACU/Wal-Mart…

  7. Harvey Houses Public Talk Oct. 23 at Burris Hall

  8. AmeriCorps Interns Showcase Cultural Technology Work

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University New Mexico Highlands University media arts graduate and AmeriCorps intern Melissa Mí¡rquez shows a billboard she designed for the National Hispanic Cultural Center to media arts professors Megan Jacobs, left, and Miriam Langer, right, at the Sept. 23 tech showcase. Las Vegas, NM — New Mexico Highlands University media arts students presented…

  9. Performing Arts Club Monster Mash Oct. 20

  10. Centennial Art Exhibit in Ray Drew Gallery

    This pastel of the Pecos River south of Villanueva in San Miguel County is featured in the traveling centennial exhibit “Good Morning New Mexico” at the Ray Drew Gallery through Oct. 29. Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery features Good Morning New Mexico, a traveling exhibit by renowned painter…

  11. International Students Raise Their Country’s Flags

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Gloria Odartei, a public affairs graduate student from Ghana, raises her country’s flag at the International Education Center’s ceremony Sept. 28 at the university’s alumni tower in Centennial Park. A circle of flags fly at the tower to honor the university’s international students. This semester students from 36 countries attend Highlands University.

  12. RN-BSN Program Open House Oct. 16

    Susan Williams Las Vegas, N.M. — The New Mexico Highlands University RN-BSN Program will host an open house Oct. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Engineering Building, 916 11th St., Room 104. Registered nurses who have earned an associate degree in nursing and want to learn how to transition to the RN-BSN…

  13. Rio Mora Wildlife Refuge Dedicated

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, left, talks with Highlands University President Jim Fries at the dedication of the Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge Sept. 27. In the background is Sherry Thompson of the Thaw Charitable Trust.     Las Vegas, N.M. —  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar…