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NMSU Hotline — June 12, 2015

NMSU College of Education professors showcase research in Washington, D.C.

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A trip by two New Mexico State University College of Education professors proved to be a worthwhile experience that allowed them to showcase their research to lawmakers and connect with New Mexico legislators. Karin Wiburg, co-director of the NMSU College of Education?s STEM Research & Partnerships, and Karen Trujillo, director of K-12 outreach for the College of Education?s Alliance for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Washington, D.C., April 29 to participate in a legislative exhibition hosted by supporters of National Science Foundation funding, including large universities such as Princeton, Ohio State and the University of California.



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NMSU offers young writers camp for middle, high school students

New Mexico State University is hosting a summer camp titled ?Ink Spilling and Pixel Piling: An adventure for young writers.? The weeklong day camp runs from June 22-26. Workshops will include creative dramatics, poetry, creative nonfiction and short story writing.

This is the third year the Borderlands Writing Project and the English department in NMSU?s College of Arts and Sciences have sponsored the program, which gives writers from 7th ? 12th grades the opportunity to explore their abilities with professional writers.

Writers working as guest speakers this year include novelist David Holden, playwright Amy Lanasa, playwright David Spence, and writer, actor and director Monika Mojica.

?BWP's Ink Spilling and Pixel Piling is a writer's colony for young people,? said camp leader Amy Simpson, an English instructor at Arrowhead Park Early College High School. ?It's a creative and supportive space for students to pursue the kinds of writing they are interested in--not writing for a grade, or a teacher, or a test.?

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11161/nmsu-offers-young-writers-camp-for-middle-high-school-students

College of Education hosts Night of Discovery

The College of Education will host a Night of Discovery June 25. Join Dean Michael Morehead for a night of good conversation with alumni and friends and learn all the great things that are happing in the College of Education. Night of Discovery will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at La Posta de Mesilla.

To register to attend this event, click on the following link: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=79r9bzpab&oeidk=a07eb2sv72f33a2f277 or for more information contact 575-646-8072 or ajurado@nmsu.edu.

New Mexico Agricultural Leadership program recruiting new group

Over the last 14 years the NM Ag Leadership (NMAL) program has served New Mexico by identifying and providing leadership development opportunities to more than 90 men and women in the food, agriculture and natural resource industries so they could become stronger and more effective in their industries and communities.

Be one of New Mexico?s strongest leaders by joining NMAL.They are presently recruiting participants for the 11th class scheduled to begin in November 2015. Download the application packet at http://aces.nmsu.edu/nmal/application.html and submit it via email or regular mail by Aug. 20.

NMSU?s Go Teacher program hosts appreciation event

More than 50 students from Ecuador enrolled in New Mexico State University?s Go Teacher program had an opportunity to thank their mentors May 12 during a teacher appreciation event at O?Donnell Hall.

The Go Teacher program at NMSU started in January 2013 and is funded by the Ecuadorean Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation to improve the English-language proficiency among the country?s future teachers. At the completion of the eight-month program, students obtain certification to teach English as a second language.

Kansas State University is the lead Go Teacher institution. NMSU is one of three U.S. universities currently working with Kansas State to implement the Go Teacher program. The other participating universities are the University of Kentucky and Valparaiso University.

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11156/nmsu-s-go-teacher-program-hosts-appreciation-event