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Monthly Archives: December, 2018

  1. Tranquilino “Kino” Hurtado New Career Services Director

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – Tranquilino “Kino” Hurtado is on a personal mission to be a catalyst for helping launch Highlands University students into rewarding and successful professional careers. Hurtado, a Mora, New Mexico, native, is the new interim career services director at New Mexico Highlands. “My philosophy as a career counselor is designed to…

  2. HU to Offer Teacher Licensure Fast Track Program

    Las Vegas, N.M – New Mexico Highlands University will begin offering a new online teacher licensure fast track program aimed at getting professionals with bachelor’s degrees or higher into education careers faster. Applications for the Highlands School of Education Alternative Teacher Certification Program will be available on the Highlands University website at www.nmhu.edu in early…

  3. Johnny Tuineau Headed for Physician Assistant Program

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – Highlands University graduate Johnny Tuineau aims to become a rural primary care provider after he completes his physician assistant studies at Touro University in Las Vegas, Nevada. “It’s my steadfast ambition to give back to the people of rural, medically underserved communities like the one I live in now that…

  4. Prof in Media Arts Edits and Designs Book About Street Art Pioneer

    Las Vegas, New Mexico p – A New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology professor edited and designed a book about the creative life of Al Díaz, legendary New York City street art pioneer. Mariah Fox Hausman’s work is featured in Díaz’ October 2018 book, SAMO© … Since 1978. “Al Díaz is one of…

  5. Sessyon Crawford New on Staff at HU CARES

    Las Vegas, N.M. –  New Mexico Highlands alumna Sessyon Crawford is the new advocacy and education coordinator at the main campus for HU CARES, the Center for Advocacy, Resources, Education and Support. “Sessyon’s experience in crisis management gives her the ability to remain calm and assess situations appropriately,” said Ruthy Watson, HU CARES director. “Because…

  6. Fall Media Arts Exhibit December 12

    Las Vegas, N.M – Highlands University media arts and technology students will showcase their work in the department’s fall exhibit December 12 at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit is open to the public and is in the university’s McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building at 1183 San Francisco. “We expect a large exhibit in the Trolley Building this…

  7. Cristina Durán Appointed to Governor-Elect’s Transition Team

    Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Governor-Elect Michelle Lujan Grisham appointed the dean of the New Mexico Highlands University Facundo Valdez School of Social Work to her government transition team. Cristina Durán will serve on the transition team for New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. “My focus on this team will include training and…

  8. Prof in Anthropology’s Paper Sheds Light on Nontraditional Students

    Las Vegas, N.M. – A New Mexico Highlands University anthropology professor will publish a research study that sheds new light on what matters morally to nontraditional college students 25 and older. Orit Tamir authors the paper, “On Being Nontraditional Students: What Really Matters,” that will be published in the scholarly journal, Teaching and Learning Anthropology….

  9. Monique Esquibel Sena Passionate About STEM Student Opportunities

      Las Vegas, New Mexico – Monique Esquibel Sena brings the same fierce work ethic she learned growing up on a ranch in Northeastern New Mexico to helping provide New Mexico Highlands students with opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields, collectively known as STEM. Esquibel Sena is the STEM grants project coordinator at…

  10. Contract Awarded for Historic Rodgers Hall Renovation

    Las Vegas, New Mexico – The New Mexico Highlands Board of Regents awarded the primary construction contract for the historic Rodgers Hall renovation to Franken Construction Company at a public hearing Nov. 19. Over the years, Franken Construction of Las Vegas has completed historical renovations at Highlands such as the award-winning McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building…