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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

  1. Bill Taylor New Dean of School of Business, Media and Technology

    Las Vegas, N.M. – Two top priorities for the new School of Business, Media and Technology dean at Highlands University are accreditation and reviewing academic programs to streamline degree completion. “We’re getting ready for accreditation in 2017 with Mary Romero, an excellent department chair, leading that effort,” Taylor said. “We’re also doing a complete review…

  2. HU Welcomes New Students at Orientation

    Margaret McKinney/Highlands University Siblings Luke Wood and Veronica Arzaga of Carlsbad, New Mexico, pause at the new student orientation barbecue June 17 at Highlands. Wood is a criminal justice major and will play football for the Cowboys while Arzaga is a business major. The Office of Academic Support organizes orientation in collaboration with other university…

  3. Biology Prof Publishes Book on Giant Anaconda Snakes in the Wild

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A Highlands University biology professor’s book is the first comprehensive study in the wild of anacondas, the largest snake in the world. Jesús Rivas published Natural History of the Green Anaconda: With Emphasis on its Reproductive Biology in 2016. His study area is in the Venezuelan Llanos – a vast plain…

  4. Ray Drew Gallery Summer Exhibit Features New Mexico Painters

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico painters are featured in the annual summer exhibit in the Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery through July 25. The paintings are from the Dr. Robert Bell and Dr. Stirling Puck Fine Art Collection at Highlands. “What I like about this show is that it illustrates a wide variety of…

  5. Vatos Rugby Club Repeats as National Champions

    The Highlands Vatos rugby club hoists its national champions trophy and other trophies at the welcome back celebration June 7 at the university’s Student Union. Standing from the left are are Raymond Henley, Celester Asuega, Earl Smith, DiAmaal Holmes and Chris Encee. Seated from the left are Eric Sykes and captain Kevon Williams, while Rydell…

  6. Welcome Back Party for HU Vatos Rugby Club June 6

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – The Highlands University Vatos rugby club is looking to defend its 2015 national title June 4 – 5 in Philadelphia at the 2016 national tournament, with the university hosting a welcome back celebration June 6 at 3 p.m. in the Student Union. The community is invited to the celebration that…