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Monthly Archives: November, 2017

  1. Art Auction to Promote Student Success

    LAS VEGAS, NM – Selected artwork from the New Mexico Highlands Foundation art collection will be available for bid in an online auction Dec. 4 – 15. The auction includes works by Marc Chagall and Joan Miró to fashion prints from Harper’s Bazaar magazine and limited-edition stamp prints. Prints by Willard Clark, a Santa Fe…

  2. Photographs of New Deal murals on display at Highlands

    LAS VEGAS, NM – A photographic journey of New Deal-era murals across New Mexico will be on display in Highlands’ Kennedy Alumni Hall Dec. 1 – Feb. 28. The photographs include both current reproductions of murals across New Mexico as well as black and white photographs taken during the Great Depression. “I wanted examples of…

  3. HU Singers Present Disney: Through Light and Dark Nov. 18 – 19

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University HU Singers present Disney: Through Light and Dark Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. – Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the university’s historic Ilfeld Auditorium, 900 University Ave. The Disney extravaganza includes a two-act medley of songs from 15 Disney musical movies through the years ranging from Cinderella,…

  4. Native American Poet Lyla June Johnston to Perform at Highlands November 14

    Las Vegas, N.M. –  New Mexico Highlands University presents internationally known Native American performance poet and musician Lyla June Johnston Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, 800 National Ave. Johnston is an anthropologist of Navajo (Diné) and Cheyenne (Tsétsêhéstâhese) lineage. Her presentation is titled, “Regeneration: Transforming Pain and Trauma into Power…

  5. Concert Choir Performs Memorial Concert November 12

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Concert Choir presents The Christel García Memorial Concert Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church at 403 Valencia St. The concert features the well-known work of three of the most famed composers of the 18th and 19th centuries, including Camille Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio…

  6. Students Turn Out For Career and Internship Fair

    Highlands University business administration junior Vanessa Chung, left, gets information about accounting careers from Christine Wright, CPA, at the university’s Fall Career and Internship Fair Nov. 2 in the Student Union Ballroom. Wright, a Highlands alumna, is a partner in Beasley, Mitchell & Co., an accounting firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Office of…

  7. HU Students Learn About Career Building at HACU Conference

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A contingent of four students from New Mexico Highlands University learned best practices for career building and networking at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ annual conference. The students participated in the HACU conference Oct. 28 – 30 in San Diego. John Ramon Vigil, the student regent on the Highlands…

  8. Jazz Ensemble Concert November 10

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Department of Music presents the university’s Jazz Ensemble in concert Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Theater, 800 National Ave. Highlands University music professor Edward Harrington directs the Jazz Ensemble. Music faculty member Kevin Zoernig is the pianist and concert co-director. “This year’s Jazz Ensemble…

  9. Tailgating November 11 for Cowboy’s Basketball Game at “The Pit”

    Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Cowboys are playing in the New Mexico Classic Basketball Series Nov. 11 – 12 with the university’s Alumni Office sponsoring a tailgate event and other festivities. The tailgating Nov. 11 will be from 1 – 3 p.m. at the University of New Mexico’s Dreamstyle Basketball Arena in Albuquerque…