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Education

  • Philanthropist pledges $100 million to global educational movement

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    Philanthropist Shelby Davis has pledged more than $100 million to theglobal education movement known as the United World College, whose only U.S. campus is in Montezuma, north of Las Vegas.

    The donation to the UWC will fund 100 scholarships annually for students from more than 150 countries to attend one of the 17 campuses worldwide for their final two years of high school. UWC brings students from around the globe to live and learn together with a shared mission for peace. Many could only dream of this opportunity.

  • Unique string duo headed to Las Vegas

    By Sean Weaver, N.M. Highlands University

    Two classically trained musicians who blend Western art music with hip hop beats will perform at Highlands University’s Ilfeld Auditorium on Friday, March 2.

    Musicians Wil B. and Kev Marcus form Black Violin, which creates a distinctive multigenre sound that is often described as “classical boom.”
    Black Violin has shared stages with top names including Kanye West, Aerosmith and Tom Petty, and has creatively collaborated with the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean and Alicia Keys.

  • NMHU has welcome center, visit specialist

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University recently launched a new Welcome Center and other campus visit services geared toward prospective student’s individual academic interests.
    Crystal Burch is the new campus visit specialist at Highlands.

    Burch has worked in higher education for nearly seven years. Previously, she served as Highlands’ admissions specialist in the Office of Student Recruitment and Undergraduate Admissions.

  • Wood shop opens at LCC’s Santa Rosa campus

    The Guadalupe County Communicator

    It took 10 years to get it up and running, but, late last month, the opening for community inspection Luna Community College’s latest addition to Santa Rosa finally took place.

    About 60 people turned out to see and hear about Luna’s across-the-street addition to its downtown satellite facility at South Fourth Street and Corona Avenue. The shop is the first phase of a two-phase plan to renovate the building on the northwest corner, where the Square Deal Food Market once stood.

  • Valley Elem./ Middle School Jan. 2018 Students of the Month

    Here are the Valley Elementary and Middle School students of the month for January 2018.

    They are Justina Tapia, kindergarten; Max Buell, first grade; Luvena Padilla, second grade; Valentin Romero, third grade; Emilio Montano, fourth grade; Josiah Rubio, eigth grade; Santana Sandoval, sixth grade; Frank Gonzales, fifth grade.

  • Valley Elem./Middle School, Jan. 2018 Student of the Month

    Seventh-grader Amor Bustamante is Valley Elementary and Middle School's student of the month for January 2018.

  • NMHU program designed to help bring life to language

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    PECOS — The New Mexico Highlands University Spanish Program is planning activities for 2018 that aim to bring the language alive through enriching students’ understanding of Hispanic history and culture in Northern New Mexico and the U.S.

  • Sierra Vista Elementary Semester One 2017-18 Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll Semester 1
    Fourth Grade
    Noah Barela, Katelyn Benavidez, Isabela Brizal, Brenen Deisler, Laila Espinoza, Gabriela Fulgenzi, Isaiah Larson, Jacob Lopez, Selah Marrujo, Alyssa Maestas, Eleanna Maestas, Rianna Montoya, Elijah Ortiz, Noah Pino, Noah Probst, Aidan Romero, Antonio Romero, Kaylee Sena, Annabelle Ulibarri and Itzel Yanez.
    Fifth Grade

  • Sierra Vista Elementary October, November, December 2017 and January 2018 Students of the Month

    October Students of the month: Caring
    6th grade
    Akeem Maestas, Silviana Duran, Deanndra Trujillo, Elizabeth Hernandez, and Ciara Mountjoy
    5th grade
    Aiden Mascarenas, Naomi Weathers, Gracelynn Stanaway, Nathaniel Gonzales, and Kianna Ortiz
    4th grade
    Lauren Martinez, Grayson Anderson, Laila Espinoza, Kelly Tucker, Cristiana Rios, and Jahmari Egerton

    November Students of the month: Trustworthy
    6th grade
    Jadalin Quintana, Mars McIntosh, Jordan Harris, Julianna Dominguez, and Ashley Grantham

  • Los Ninos Elementary, Second Nine Weeks A and B Honor Roll

    A Honor Roll - Elijah Guzman.

    B Honor Roll - Brooklyn Barela, Isaac Urioste, Anjeliqur Martinez, Kaylana Montano, Alyssa Martinez, Alecandra Segura, Kaye Killian, Itzel Gonzales and Javis Sena.