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Monthly Archives: May, 2021

  1. New Course Helps Parents Navigate Online Learning

    LAS VEGAS, NM – Parents and guardians of school-age children can develop skills on navigating online learning with their students thanks to a new summer course offered at New Mexico Highlands University.   Scholarships are available for 20 participants in the Supporting Online Schooling course, which will begin June 4 and meet weekly online through June…

  2. Competition winners receive business idea seed money

    LAS VEGAS, NM – Five people won a combined $5,000 in seed money for their business ideas during Highlands University’s Department of Business Administration’s first ever business pitch competition. The awards ceremony for the competition, COWBOY UP!, was conducted virtually April 19. “We were amazed reviewing the submitted pitches, which ranged from initiatives to help…

  3. photo of graduate applauding at Commencement

    Dolores Huerta to HU Grads: Education is the Key to Change

    Las Vegas, NM – Be engaged in your communities, labor activist Dolores Huerta told the classes of 2020 and 2021 during a virtual commencement ceremony May 15. “We never know what our destiny holds for us,” Huerta told the 1,610 Highlands graduates participating in the virtual ceremony. “The one thing we do know for sure…

  4. Painting of three human figures with flowers sprouting

    Student Art Exhibition Highlights Social Justice

    Las Vegas, NM – The current virtual exhibition at New Mexico Highlands’ Ray Drew Gallery explores the concepts of justice, resilience, identity, and growth through the artwork of the university’s social work students. The virtual exhibition, Envisioning Social Justice, on display through June 18 on the Ray Drew Gallery webpage at http://galleries.nmhu.edu/ray-drew-gallery, began as a…

  5. Tilson Uses Data to Drive Student Success

    Las Vegas, NM – For Heather Tilson, data is more than numbers and trends. Data is a story about real people and their successes and struggles. For Tilson, who joined Highlands May 3 as the university’s director of institutional effectiveness and research, the institution’s data and the lives reflected in the numbers painted a compelling narrative. “The…