Monthly Archives: February, 2022

  1. NMHU Purple Grill

    New Mexico Highlands University Purple Grill Grand Reopening March 10

    February 28, 2022 The New Mexico Highlands University Purple Grill will be reopening to the public on March 10 at noon with a special menu, entertainment, and a chance to win Highlands swag through a raffle drawing. The Purple Grill is a new name for the Highlands University dining hall and was chosen by Highlands…

  2. Highlands President Sam Minner Receives City of Las Vegas Buen Vecino Award 

    February 23, 2022 On Monday, February 21, 2022, Las Vegas Mayor Louie Trujillo honored Highlands University President Sam Minner with the Buen Vecino award in ceremony at the train station.   Mayor Trujillo said he began giving out Buen Vecino awards when he was elected in 2020.   “The awards are given to people who…

  3. Highlands University Seeks Input on Facilities Planning  

    February 21, 2022 New Mexico Highlands University is in the process of updating its capital outlay master plan and seeks community input to guide decision-making in the renovation and use of its campus facilities. The community survey can be found here: https://www.arcforms.info/nmhu2022survey/. Community members will have until March 18, 2022 to respond to the survey.   …

  4. J.C. Penney Building on Douglas Avenue in 1981 in Las Vegas, New Mexico

    Alex Traube to Exhibit a Portrait of Las Vegas from 1981

    February 15, 2022 Alex Traube, a Santa Fe photographer who spent two years as an artist in residence at Robertson High School, in 1981 and 1982, will be presenting photographs taken in the early 1980s of Las Vegas in an exhibition at the Kennedy Gallery at New Mexico Highlands University. The exhibition will open March…

  5. 2022 legislative fellows at State Capitol

    Highlands University Students Gain Practical Experience Through Legislative Leadership Fellowship Program

    February 3, 2022 Seven students at New Mexico Highlands University have been selected for the Legislative Leadership Fellowship Program, which allows them to participate in New Mexico’s legislative session and learn about state politics and legislative processes: Ginger Anderson, Staci Bostic-Baros, Andrea N. Gomez, Jordan Kroeter, Manuel Luna, Julius McDade, and Michael Plantenberg. Denise Montoya,…