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UTEP online nursing program offers working nurses greater flexibility, convenience

Nurses who want a flexible and affordable way to advance their education while still working will soon benefit from The University of Texas at El Paso’s expanded online Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program.<

NMSU Domenici Institute seeks student panelists for 2014 conference

New Mexico State University’s Domenici Institute is now accepting nominations from faculty and administrators of universities across the state for students to participate in the 2014 Domenici Public Policy Conference.

Criminal justice student earns commission as second lieutenant, gains cultural experiences abroad

The common slogan for new recruits has always been “Join the military.

Centennial earns Student Government of the Year

Centennial High School was chosen as the Gold Student Government of the Year at the New Mexico Association of Student Councils (NMASC) State Conference at Española Valley High School February 13-15, 2014, said CHS teacher and student cou

NMSU: Applications due for Nursing doctorate specialty

The New Mexico State University School of Nursing is accepting applications for a new specialty, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for the fall 2014 semester.

SISD to have pre-registration for new Pre-K and kindergarten students

The Socorro ISD will have pre-registration for Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year at the district’s Pre-K hub schools from March 10 to 14.

NMSU Dona Ana County Extension Office teaches community nutrition classes

Shopping and preparing healthy meals for a family on a limited budget can be a challenge, and the New Mexico State University Dona Ana County Extension Office is helping to teach adults and children in the community the basics through the Ideas

NMSU opens Aggie Innovation Space

New Mexico State University officially opened the Aggie Innovation Space presented by Intel Corporation at NMSU's College of Engineering.

NMSU College of Business names Anthony Casaus assistant dean for development

The New Mexico State University College of Business has named Anthony Casaus its new assistant dean for development and alumni relations.

UTEP adopts tobacco-free policy

The University of Texas at El Paso is now a tobacco-free campus. The new policy is a move to create a more healthful environment for those who work, study and visit the campus.

EPISD explores cost savings options, no plans to close schools

Many El Paso parents are concerned Thursday evening after reports from other media surfaced today regarding possible cost cutting measures in the El Paso Independent School District.

Andress HS placed on 'lockout' early Thursday morning

A spokesperson with the El Paso Independent School District confirmed that Andress High School was placed on a lockout early Thursday morning as a precautionary measure.

Research rally celebrates partnership for the advancement of cancer research

New Mexico State University and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Wash., received a $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support cancer research, internships and outreach activities in the span of five yea

UTEP conference to challenge, inspire educators

A “mathemagician” who gave one of the Top 20 TED talks is among the scheduled keynote speakers during the region’s premier event focused on enriching teaching and learning in post-secondary education next month at The Universi

YISD: Riverside HS teacher under investigation for alleged inappropriate conduct

A Social Studies teacher at Riverside High School has been placed on administrative leave Tuesday, due to alleged inappropriate conduct with a student at the school.