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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

  1. Contract Awarded for Historic Trolley Building Project

    Image: Baker Architecture + Design   Las Vegas, N.M  – The Highlands University Board of Regents awarded the construction contract for the historic Trolley Building project to Franken Construction of Las Vegas in a public hearing May 18. The Trolley Building will be transformed into a state-of-the-art facility for the Media Arts Department. Construction for…

  2. President Fries To Retire June 30

    President Fries To Retire June 30 Photo: Sean Weaver/Highlands University   Highlands University Regent Louella Marr-Montoya hugs outgoing Highlands President Jim Fries during the university’s commencement May 9. Fries announced in October 2014 that he will retire June 30.   Las Vegas, N.M. – When Highlands President Dr. Jim Fries took the helm in January…

  3. Reception Honors Outgoing Business Dean Margaret Young

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Margaret Young, outgoing dean of the Highlands University School of Business, Media and Technology, talks with Donnelly Library Director Ruben Aragon at a reception in her honor May 20. Young joined the Highlands faculty 22 years ago as a marketing professor. She served as business dean from 1999 – 2005 and from…

  4. Diné College President Tells Graduates to Take Risks, Gather Spiritual Medicine

      Photo by Sean Weaver/NMHU Diné College President Maggie George delivers the commencement address May 9 to New Mexico Highlands’ Class of 2015. Las Vegas, New Mexico – Take risks and gather your spiritual medicine for your life journey, Navajo Diné College President Maggie George told graduates at the Highlands University main campus commencement May…

  5. Media Arts Students Help People Experience Ancient Pueblos

    Rick Loffredo/Highlands University Highlands media arts student Craig Cassidy installs an interactive Build Your Own Pueblo touch screen at the Coronado Historic Site exhibit the students redesigned. Las Vegas, N.M. – Media arts students at Highlands University used a blend of technology and design to create an interactive exhibit that allows more people to experience…

  6. Geology Students Tapped for Scholarship and Grants

    Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University  Highlands geology students who earned awards from the New Mexico Geological Society display their checks at an awards ceremony April 29. From the front left are Ryan Mann, Zakiya Shivji, Jeff Falance, and geology professor Jennifer Lindline. From the back left are Daniel Hernández, John Lynch, and Trevor Anthony.   Las…