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Education

  • Record number of students at GEAR UP Event

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    A record number of approximately 900 middle and high school students from across the state visited the New Mexico Highlands campus Feb. 28 to get a head start on becoming college students.
    The students were on campus for a GEAR UP New Mexico college visit Highlands co-hosted. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

  • NMHU professor is ‘Everyday Hero’

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    The New Mexico Office of African American Affairs honored a Highlands University professor for being a mentor who empowers her black students.

    Gloria Gadsden, a Highlands criminal justice professor, received the office’s Everyday Hero Award.

  • Nursing scholarships

    Three women were recently announced as the Alta Vista Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship recipients.

    They will receive financial support for the remaining three semesters of nursing school.

    Alta Vista Ladies Auxiliary representative Delicia Pacheco recently met with recipients Ashton Borunda, Lori Clifton and Vanetia Gonzales.

  • Sierra Vista Elementary February 2018 Students of the Month

    Sierra Vista Elementary first lunch students of the month for February 2018. 

    They are Awnika Tapia, Aidan Romero, Estevan Morales, Jayden Lucero, Raylynn Herrera, Brenen Deisler and Kaylee Sena.
     

  • Sierra Vista Elementary February 2018 Students of the Month

    Sierra Vista Elementary second lunch students of the month for February 2018.

    They are Mariah Garcia, Tatiana Kavanaugh, Ariana Sanchez, Roman Salazar, Sean Garcia, Elijah Martinez and Will Esquibel.
     

  • Robertson High School Band now scheduled to compete for state

    Members of the Robertson High School Redwave Band qualified in a district meeting held on March 6 at Los Alamos High School to compete in the state band music challenge.

    Under the direction of Martin Sena, the band represented one of three schools to earn a “superior” rating.

    They were judged on criteria such as concert music and sight reading.

    The band is scheduled to perform for state honors in April at an Albuquerque location.

  • Summer semester registration for Highlands available online

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

     New Mexico Highlands is offering early online registration for summer semester 2018.

  • Black History Month

    Highlands University senior Kylee Norman writes on a dream board Feb. 12 at the university’s Student Center in honor of Black History Month.

  • Luna student selected to an all-state academic team

    Jessey Martinez has earned one of the most prestigious awards a two-year college student can get.

    Martinez was selected to the New Mexico Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Team. Martinez, a criminal justice major at Luna Community College, was recognized at the State Capitol recently.

  • UWC show set for Saturday

    The United World College-USA will present its Pacific Asian cultural day show at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in Kluge Auditorium on the Montezuma campus.

    The school's talented students will perform dances, skits and more during the free program, which is open to the public.

    The show will also be live-streamed here: goo.gl/Aei44a