Monthly Archives: December, 2021

  1. Photo of NMHU Las Vegas Campus

    Giving Tuesday a Success at New Mexico Highlands University 

    December 9, 2021 Giving Tuesday, which typically brings in 10 percent of Highlands University’s annual fundraising, brought in $198,403 this year.   According to Theresa Law, the university began participating in Giving Tuesday in 2016, and although they did not surpass their 2019 record of $300,000, she is pleased by the amount Highlands brought in during a pandemic year.   Law said each Giving Tuesday,…

  2. Shop Small Mall event in the Student Union Building

    Shop Small Mall a Recipe for Success

    December 8, 2021 The Shop Small Mall event, hosted by Highlands University on Dec. 1, helped to bring in much-needed support for local businesses who have been impacted by the pandemic and Bridge Street construction. The event was so successful that organizers plan to expand Shop Small Mall next year. The Shop Small Mall event…

  3. Highlands University Advances Bilingual Education through Partnership with International Conference 

    December 7, 2021 This year, Highlands University partnered with La Cosecha Conference to promote bilingual education and increase the number of bilingual teachers across New Mexico, the U.S., and internationally. According to its website, La Cosecha is a conference “by teachers for teachers,” which is held annually in Albuquerque. This year’s agenda included keynote speaker…

  4. Ceramic installation by Highlands student Taylor Kuiper

    Highlands University Graduating Senior Offers Closing Reception Art Exhibition on Friday, Dec. 3  

    December 1, 2021 Taylor Kuiper, a graduating senior at New Mexico Highlands University, will be hosting a closing reception for her fine arts exhibit, Interpretations of Nature, at the Ray Drew Gallery on Dec. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Kuiper will be giving an artist talk at 6 p.m.   Kuiper grew up in her family’s…