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Devall, Esther L.; Vail, Ann; Resendez, Jeanne – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Hispanic Americans are the largest- and fastest growing minority group in the U.S., yet their higher education enrollment and graduation rates lag behind those of other ethnic groups. In the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at New Mexico State University, 42% of students are Hispanic. Of the students who graduate each year, 40% are…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Recruitment, Student Diversity, Educational Strategies
Martinez, Mario C. – 2002
This report describes key policy decisions that have shaped the New Mexico system of higher education during the past third of a century and links those decisions to current educational outcomes. The study was part of a larger study that aimed at understanding the linkages between policy decisions and higher education performance through…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Educational Policy, Equal Education
College Store Journal, 1975
Describes the new University of New Mexico's Bookstore that opened on October 30, 1974. (PG)
Descriptors: Books, Bookstores, College Stores, Facility Improvement
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Wildman, Malissia; Torres, Robert M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2001
Agricultural education majors at New Mexico State University (n=115) rated prior agricultural experiences as the most influential factor in their selection of a major. Department/college environment, professional role models, and job prospects were also influential. (SK)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, College Choice, Enrollment Influences, Higher Education
ACT, Inc., 2009
The "Measuring College and Career Readiness" report for each state represents a snapshot of the ACT-tested graduates in the class of 2009 and focuses on their readiness for college and careers. Designed to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness, the report is not intended to be comprehensive but…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, School Readiness, Higher Education, Testing Programs
Morrissett, Irving – Soc Educ, 1969
Reprinted from the April 1969 issue of "The New Mexico Journal for Social Studies . (AP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Bales, Fred – Journalism Educator, 1983
Reports on the New Mexico Humanities Newspaper Project through which state scholars become newspaper contributors. (HOD)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Humanities, Journalism Education, Newspapers
Quantum: Research & Scholarship, 1998
Profiles 10 University of New Mexico community programs: University Art Museum, Rio Grande and Four Corners Writing Projects, Blacks in the Southwest (exhibit), New Mexico Engineering Research Institute's Environmental Finance Center, Adolescent Social Action Program, Minority Engineering Programs, Rural Community College Initiative, Valencia…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Ionescu, Lavinel G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1976
Describes a chemistry course at New Mexico Highlands University taught in English and Spanish. (RH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education
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Kells, Michelle Hall – Composition Forum, 2012
Writing program administrators need to be as concerned about sustaining the cultural ecologies of our communities as we are about the material economies of our institutions--we need to attend to the diverse linguistic and rhetorical ecologies within which twenty-first century student writers are exercising agency. In order to respond productively,…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Administrators, Praxis, Foreign Countries
Bagnato, Kristin – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2005
Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States, and the recent influx of Hispanics has turned some states into "majority-minority" populations. Texas has announced that it has joined California, New Mexico and Hawaii in the club, with a 50.2 percent minority population. According to March 2002 U.S. Census Department data,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
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Dominguez, Ramon – Educational Considerations, 2006
Having a sufficient number of qualified individuals to fill vacant positions is essential for community colleges in both New Mexico and the nation. Qualified individuals must be well-prepared both academically and "practically" to take a leadership role in a major institution of higher education, the community college. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Doctoral Programs, Leadership, Two Year Colleges
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Boucouvalas, Marcie, Ed.; Avoseh, Mejai, Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
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Gallegos, Anne; McCarty, Laurie L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2000
This article presents guidelines for the development and implementation of a graduate program in bilingual multicultural special education using the program at New Mexico State University as a model. It identifies the competencies of bilingual multicultural special educators, identifies steps in creating a new program, offers a philosophical…
Descriptors: Bilingual Special Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cultural Differences, Disabilities
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2011
If there's one quality that WICHE's home region, the West, is famous for, it's endurance in the face of crisis. And if there's another, it's the ability to find--and make--opportunities even in tough times. Over the last fiscal year, WICHE has done just that. The organization has been highly successful in terms of developing new projects and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Technology, Accountability, Governance
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