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WRITER: Minerva Baumann The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. In addition to 31 projects awarded to community colleges and universities across the country, a $2.6 million, five-year grant will fund a first-if-its-kind HSI Resource Hub at New Mexico State University, in collaboration with Dona Ana Community…
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Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative has promoted Charlie Tracy to director of engineering.
As we begin another academic year, it is important to remember during the beginning-of-semester excitement that many students will not be returning to campus to complete their studies. Retention can be a problem for universities, specifically for those students who have been traditionally underserved. The Education Department reports that one-third of first-generation college students leave school, compared to one-quarter of classmates whose parents have university degrees.
DATE: 04/17/2018 WRITER: Daphne Griffin , 575-646-2073, firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT: Andrea Tawney, 575-646-4917, email@example.com The STEM TECH (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Test and Evaluation Collaboration Hub) Lab at New Mexico State University will be renamed the “Jack & MaryLou Davis STEM TECH Lab” Saturday, April 21, in honor of the couple’s recent $500,000 investment to…
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PHILADELPHIA – New Mexico MESA students from Deming High School are celebrating another huge accomplishment. At the 2017 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition held in Philadelphia, the Deming High School team beat thousands of students and again won first place honors on June 23.
School is out for the summer but both teachers and students are spending time at New Mexico State University and the College of Engineering.
This month, the college is hosting two core training sessions of Project Lead The Way, which is a leading provider in education curricular programs of science, technology, engineering and mathematics utilized nationally in both middle and high schools. Since 2006, the Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in the College of Engineering has served as the New Mexico Project Lead the Way Affiliate.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM: New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) hosted more tahn 335 students from MESA schools for the New Mexico MESA Day Engineering Design Qualifying Competition, at the University of New Mexico campus March 17-18. Student teams competed in several categories. The 2017 winners are Chaparral Middle School, from Chaparral, and Deming High School,…
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Of the 45 teams and more than 400 students that competed in the fourth annual New Mexico VEX Robotics State Championship, March 4, eight teams qualified for the national competition, VEX Worlds 2017 to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, April 19-22.