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Education

  • School Breakfast and Lunch Menu - Wagon Mound

    School Breakfast and Lunch Menu - Wagon Mound
    August 2014

  • Back to the classroom
  • NMSU director to step down

    The Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State announced Wednesday that Athletics Director McKinley Boston will step down at the end of the year.

    In a statement, the university said Boston’s contract would be extended until Dec. 31 and then a replacement will be named.

    The move came after New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers finished a performance review of Boston, but he declined to comment on the review.

    However, Carruthers said he expects more from the top athletic post when it comes to fundraising.

  • Agreement gives clearer pathway for degrees

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University and Luna Community College students have a clearer pathway to graduation in the sciences, thanks to a new agreement between the institutions.

    On Aug. 11, Highlands and Luna signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at increasing the number of students in Northern New Mexico who complete bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • Nine graduate from program

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Nine Luna Community College dental assistant students took the Dental Assistants Pledge at a recent pinning ceremony in their honor.

    Brianna Abeyta, Dominique Archuleta, Gilbert Garcia, Sonya Gonzales, Vanessa Lucero, Alicia Maldonado, April Noche, Evette Ulibarri and Chelsea Visarraga are the official dental assisting graduating class of 2014.

  • In Brief - Education - Aug. 15, 2014

    The Associated Press

  • Prof to involve HU students in Palestinian research

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University students will have the opportunity to work on research about the feminization of higher education in Palestine, thanks to a partnership sociology professor Erika Derkas developed during a summer fellowship in the West Bank.

  • Four ways to save on dorm room essentials

    From StatePoint

    College tuition may be costly, but outfitting your collegiate student with dorm décor, apparel and everything to support a great academic year doesn’t have to be. With care, college students and their parents can make back-to-school preparations a wallet-friendly experience.

    The discount experts at Dollar General are offering some helpful advice for saving on all your dorm room essentials.

  • Tips to ensure a smooth transition to college

    From StatePoint

    The transition to college is an exciting time, full of anticipation for the next chapter of life. But with new opportunities come uncertainties, from financing an education to picking the right courses.

  • Exercise can help kids do better in school

    From StatePoint

    Physical activity may not be the first thing parents or teachers think about when they want to boost a child’s academic performance, but evidence supports the notion that a bit of exercise for the body is beneficial to the brain as well.