Monthly Archives: April, 2022

  1. Highlands University Organizes Donation Drive to Support Evacuees 

    April 28, 2022 In collaboration with faculty, staff, and students, the Highlands University community has organized a donation drive to collect the most urgently needed items for evacuees of the Hermit’s Peak, Calf Canyon, and Cook’s Peak fires.   The collection site is in the Center for Teaching Excellence, located in the Victoria Sanchez Teacher Education…

  2. Poster for the Love & War Chocolate Dessert Contest 2022

    Proceeds from Love & War Best Chocolate Dessert Contest Will Support Fire Evacuees 

    April 26, 2022 The annual Highlands University Love & War Best Chocolate Dessert Contest will take place on Thurs., April 28, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Highlands Student Center. Proceeds from the event will benefit Highlands community members affected by the Hermit’s Peak and Calf Canyon fires.   Participating businesses competing for the best chocolate…

  3. image of sparks flying as artist pours molten metal against a wall

    Three New Mexico Highlands University Fine Art Shows on Exhibit

    April 20, 2022 Two Highlands University students graduating with their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees and one Highlands faculty member completing a post-baccalaureate certificate, will exhibit consecutive solo art shows through mid-May. The three artists exhibiting work are Louise la Plante, Erika Derkas, and Estrella “Star” Encinias. The first exhibition, “Creative Quest from an Empty…

  4. Highlands University Statement on Hermit’s Peak Fire

    April 14, 2022 The New Mexico Highlands University campus community is saddened by the growing Hermit’s Peak Fire, and we are in communication with the City of Las Vegas and San Miguel County Emergency Management and on standby to provide accommodations to evacuees if the need arises. Highlands University is also ready to accommodate the…

  5. Photo of forestry students climbing tree in tackle

    Federal Funding Supports the New Mexico Reforestation Center

    April 5, 2022 New Mexico Highlands University has received $1 million from the federal government to support the New Mexico Reforestation Center’s seed bank and seed collection efforts. The New Mexico Reforestation Center is a partnership between New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Energy, Minerals,…