• 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

  • Memorial Middle School, 2017-18 grading period 2 Honor Roll

    Eighth Grade
    Aragon, Michaelangelo
    Archuleta, Johnny P
    Archuleta, Marisa Lorena
    Arguello, Kaitlin A
    Baca, Isaiah J
    Baca, Kay-Lee A
    Baca, Lainey
    Baldy, Carl I
    Bustamante, Amanda A
    Cambron, Ambrosgio P
    Cummings, Simon H
    Deniz, Kevin Alexis
    Dominguez, Aisha R
    Encinias, Amanda J
    Estrada, Isiah J
    Fulgenzi, Nico Dean
    Gallegos, Angelica Marisol
    Gallegos, Rico F
    Garcia, Michael D
    Garcia, Stella M

  • Luis E. Armijo Elementary Jan. 2018 Students of the Month

    Here are the Luis E. Armijo Elementary students of the month for January 2018.

    They are Kristi Martinez, Danny Provencio, Alia Kimah and Mari Jo Montoya, Makayla Chavez, Coby Coca, Julian Pacheco, Mikaela Montoya and Jacelyn Codova.

  • Project aims to make earth science more approachable

    By Sean Weaver, N.M. Highlands University

    The general public may more easily understand complex earth science processes thanks to the work of a Highlands researcher and his colleagues around the globe.

    Highlands geology professor Michael Petronis, along with 17 earth scientists from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Oceana, published an article in the December issue of the journal Global and Planetary Change, outlining a proposal to create universal visual graphics to help simplify earth science concepts.

  • Valley School Student Council wins first at state conference

    Members of the Valley Middle School Student Council attended the Feb. 8-9 NMASC State Conference, which was held at Bernalillo High School.

    Its theme was Amplify Your Leadership: Born to Rock It!

    The VMS Council received a first-place honor Delegates Choice Ribbon and first-place Judge’s Choice Plaque.

  • Professor’s paper sheds light on diagnosing hypertension

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    A New Mexico Highlands University biology professor will publish a research study that helps shed new light on better diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

    Jessica Snow co-authors the paper that will be published in the American Journal of Physiology.

  • 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.