Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

Virtual Homecoming October 19-24 2020

HU Talks

Preliminary Schedule:

Monday, October 19:

10:00 – HU Talk with Shannon Delarosbil – Embracing the Forever Purple Mentality

11:00 – HU Talk with Charles Padilla – From Mora, and why everyone you meet somehow came from here

1:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Peter Linder – History of Las Vegas & Highlands University

2:00 – HU Talk with Shantini Ramakrishnan – The Power of Place: The immersive learning experience at Rio Mora Conservation Area

3:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Sam Minner – Fly Fishing with the President 

6:00 – HU Presentation with Kathy Hendrickson, Southwest Detours – Haunted Las Vegas; Exploring Paranormal Activity in Historic Las Vegas, NM


Tuesday, October 20:

10:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Jennifer Lindline – The Mountain and the Legend of the Hermit

11:00 – HU Talk with NMHU Regents Bill Garcia & Frank Marchi, joined by Dr. Ian Williamson & Dr. Eric Romero – Strategic Plan for NM Highlands University Review

1:00 – HU Talk with Victoria Evans – Archeology and the Navajo Nation

2:00 – HU Talk with Elmo Baca – History of Movie Making in Las Vegas, NM

3:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Felipe Gonzales – The Oñate Controversy in New Mexico, sponsored by the School of Social Work

6:30 – HU Talk with Dr. Merryl Kravitz – Teaching the COVID Generation


Wednesday, October 21:

10:00 – HU Talk with Sean Weaver – Photographic journeys: Northern New Mexico by motorcycle

1:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Edward Martinez – Hispanic Serving Institutions – A Brief History on their Importance and Current Status

3:00 – HU Talk with Kathy Hendrickson, Southwest Detours – The Fred Harvey Legacy in Las Vegas, NM

6:00 – HU Talk with Felicia Ortiz – How Highlands Paved the Path to Public Service


Thursday, October 22:

10:00 – HU Talk with Tina Cordova – 75 Years and Waiting: The Down Winders Perspective of the Trinity Test

1:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Roxanne Gonzales-Walker – Innovations to Serve Military and Veterans and Distance Learning During COVID

2:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Robert Bell – Kids, Kittens, and Canines: A survey of Historic Art Prints

3:00 – HU Talk with Veronica Black – Anyone Can Be an Artist – Art in the Time of Corona

6:00 – HU Talk with Brandon Kempner – Zombies and Pandemics


Friday, October 23:

10:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Daniel Chadborn – Together at the Final Frontier: UFO Interest and Global Citizenship

1:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Rodney Rock – Social and Emotional Wellbeing

3:00 – HU Talk with Dr. Eric Romero – New Mexico Food Traditions

6:00 – HU Talk with Mike & Anna Pabst – Transformational Highlands; Share your own Success Stories


Interested in attending any of the HU Talks?  Enter your information, and we’ll let you know when we have the final registration links!



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