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Monthly Archives: July, 2020

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    Strategic Enrollment Management to Launch Recruit 1 Initiative to Help Enrollment Grow

    July 29, 2020 Las Vegas, New Mexico – New Mexico Highlands University is launching the Recruit 1 Initiative, a staff-led effort to recruit new students to the university to help its enrollment grow. The Office of Strategic Enrollment Management at Highlands will start the recruitment campaign Sept. 1. All staff and faculty at Highlands are…

  2. Courtesy Photo: Jennifer Lindline/Highlands University Highlands geology students Megan Begay, left, and Letisha Mailboy conduct water quality field research at the Upper Pecos River.

    Geology Students Win Grants for Pecos River Water Quality Research

    July 22, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – Two New Mexico Highlands University geology students will work as a team to study water quality in the Upper Pecos River with the goal of protecting the watershed, thanks to grants from the New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute. Letisha Mailboy and Megan Begay, both geology seniors, each…

  3. This archival Jemez Pueblo photograph is part of a video Highlands University media arts students created for the Jemez Historic Site.  

    Jemez Historic Site Student Video Accepted to New Mexico Film Festival

    July 21, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology students created an oral history documentary video about the Jemez Pueblo people that was accepted to a New Mexico film festival on Sept. 12, 2020. The Madrid Film Festival in Madrid, New Mexico, has a mission to encourage local filmmaking…

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    Highlands Students Complete Emergency Cultural Projects for New Mexico Museums

    July 15, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – Children who visit the Santa Fe Children’s Museum website during the COVID 19 pandemic can learn how to make a stop motion animated video about bees, thanks to Natasha Vasquez, a New Mexico Highlands University media arts and technology graduate. Vasquez’ “We Bee Buzzin’” video project is among…

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    HU Receives Grant to Increase Financial Aid Application Completion

    July 14, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University will help more people in the state complete FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, thanks to a grant from the New Mexico Higher Education Department. The NMHED FAFSA initiative grant award to Highlands totals $45,750. It began July 1 and continues through…

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    Highlands Foundation Establishes George Floyd Memorial Scholarship

    July 8, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – The New Mexico Highlands University Foundation established the George Floyd Memorial Scholarship in June to benefit African American students, thanks to a generous donor. “This new scholarship will benefit African American Highlands University students who are leaders on campus or in their communities, or who are working on…

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    Highlands Summer Enrollment Increases

    July 2, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – Summer enrollment at New Mexico Highlands University increased 3% despite the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to teamwork and maximizing the use of technology. “First and foremost, the reason we were able to increase enrollment is that we had a collaborative and targeted effort between Strategic Enrollment Management, the Registrar’s…

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    Virtual Cowboy Art Exhibition in Ray Drew Gallery

    July 1, 2020 Las Vegas, N.M. – New Mexico Highlands University presents a virtual National Day of the Cowboy Art Exhibition in the university’s Ray Drew Gallery. The 15-minute video of the art exhibition can be viewed online at http://galleries.nmhu.edu/ray-drew-gallery/ It features 14 cowboy artists from New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arizona. “The art displayed consists of…