• Devotional art exhibition at Ray Drew Gallery

    Highlands University presents its annual Northern New Mexico Devotional Art exhibition, open through March 29 in the Ray Drew Gallery in Donnelly Library at 802 National Ave.

    The closing artists’ reception is March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Highlands, Mora alumna accepted to eight chemistry doctoral programs

    A Highlands University chemistry graduate has her pick of eight doctoral programs around the country.

    In December, Santiana Marrujo’s letters of acceptance started rolling in from Ph.D. programs at Notre Dame, Purdue University, Iowa State University, Colorado State University, Brigham Young University, Kansas State University, New Mexico State University, and UC–Santa Barbara.

  • All-State saxophonist

    Robertson’s Emmalee Stuart was selected to participate in the All-State Band last month. She is pictured here with Martin Sena, the Robertson band director. 

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  • Union Elementary Students of the Month for December

    The all-stars in the picture are, from left, Angelo Jaramillo, DeAnna Quintana, Destiny Montano, Khloee Gallegos and Denika Herrera.

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  • United World College: Visit from descendant of a legend

    Ndaba Mandela signs a R100 South African Mandela bank note during last weekend’s re-dedication of the Nelson Mandela Garden at the United World College-USA.

    Mandela, who is the grandson of Nelson Mandela, gave the note to UWC-USA President Dr. Victoria Mora, left.

  • October 2018 Union Street Elementary All-Stars

    Students from Union Street Elementary School were rewarded for working hard. In the first picture are October’s all-stars. Second picture: Layla Sanchez, Andres Lopez, Andres Sena, Brooklyn Ybarra and Ethan Gonzalez. November: right: Kaitlynn Garcia, Dakota Griego, Jyden James, Rianna Montoya and Larry Matta.

  • Highlands University: President Minner to speak at statewide conference

    New Mexico Highlands University President Sam Minner is one of the featured speakers at the Society for Human Resource Management of New Mexico’s annual conference in Albuquerque April 1–2. The conference aims to help prepare the state’s workforce for 2020. It will also focus upon what business leaders must know to meet workforce challenges.

  • Luna nursing students partner with local Samaritan House

    Luna nursing students not only get a top-notch education; beginning this semester they are learning to help out the poor and most vulnerable in society. 

  • Highlands Iron Tribe performance pour

    Molten metal flung against a wall will burst into a spectacular display of pyrotechnics during Highlands University’s Iron Tribe 2019 performance casting event on Feb. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Students from 10 universities will participate in Iron Tribe 2019.

    The sparkling highlight of the iron pour performance is based upon Dashuhua, the ancient Chinese Festival of Lights tradition that is still popular during the Chinese New Year. The event will be in the parking lot at the northwest corner of Seventh Street and Douglas Avenue in Las Vegas.

  • Highlands University: Martínez to lead new fast track program

    A veteran teacher and administrator with a passion for education will lead New Mexico Highlands University’s new fast-track teacher licensure program aimed at getting professionals with bachelor’s degrees or higher into education careers faster.