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Education college prepares for spring classes

Despite a Dec. 12 fire that closed down the College of Education building at New Mexico State University, faculty and staff are gearing up to conduct the full range of spring semester programs and classes that begin Wednesday (Jan. 12).

To ensure that students can find the new locations for their classes, faculty and staff will be stationed outside O'Donnell Hall starting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and continuing through Tuesday, Jan. 18, according to Interim Dean Michael Morehead.

Class schedules and new locations are posted on the NMSU Web site, accessible by clicking on O'Donnell Hall Fire Information from the home page. The information also is available at Corbett Center Information Desk, the Bookstore, the Library and the Educational Services Building.

Portions of O'Donnell Hall will reopen as early as April.The second floor, most severely damaged, will remain closed for reconstruction through the spring semester, but the first and third floors are scheduled to be reopened by April.

Meanwhile, departmental offices have been relocated to Goddard Hall, Cole Village apartments, and Educational Services Building. All departmental and faculty phone numbers remain the same as before.

Departments and programs located in Goddard include:

-deans' offices, 646-2498

-Curriculum and Instruction, 646-4820

-Learning Resource Center, 646-2513

-Educational Research Center, 646-2553

-Rural Educational Technology Alliance (RETA), 646-8231

-Student Field Placements, 646-4286

-Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation (CETP), 646-2553

Educational Services Building, rooms 7A-7B, houses the Advisement Center, 646-3404.

Located in Cole Village are:

-Educational Management and Development, 646-3825

-Counseling and Educational Psychology, 646-2121.

Nena Singleton
January 7, 2000