On Saturday, May 3, a dinner will be held to support the Sanda M. And Denton V. Holmes Endowed Nursing Scholarship. The bi-annual dinner takes place from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the NMSU Golf Course Clubhouse.
Tickets are $75/person and your RSVP is required by April 18 by phone at 575-646-3526 or by e-mail to: email@example.com
Fred Martino speaks with New Mexico state Senator Howie Morales, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor. Morales discusses his recent first-place finish at the Democratic pre-primary convention in the Governor's race; the results of the legislative session; and a variety of other recent news.
Over the next week….events at New Mexico State University are marking the 60th anniversary of the film “Salt of the Earth.”
The Library of Congress called Salt of the Earth one of the most important films of the last century…and especially important to Mexican-American history. It is the fictionalized account of a union strike for wage equality at the Empire zinc mine.
Every year, the Model UN team hosts a special event that culminates our many months of hard work. It is our desire to create an event that appeals to the public-at-large, as well as coincides with the topics we have been studying and researching extensively since the fall. It is our great honor to announce that our annual Night at the UN event will be held on March 7th. This year we have changed the event considerably to something we truly believe will be informative and fun.
New Mexico State University is participating in a national competition designed to increase recycling.
RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs. Over an 8-week period each spring, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week.
Small Business Saturday takes place this week across the nation.
And small businesses have been getting help in New Mexico through a federal program.
Small Business Saturday is a yearly event designed to encourage people to shop at small businesses. The U.S. Census Bureau reports…there are over 28 million small businesses in the United States, representing 44 percent of the private sector payroll. Many jobs in rural America have been created through USDA Rural Development programs.
Las Cruces teachers are holding a demonstration this afternoon (Wednesday) at the School Administration building.
It’s called “Take It Back Day.” A coalition of groups has joined with the National Education Association to send the message that the state imposed teacher evaluation system is about using tests to punish educators and it's also hurting students.
Teachers argue there are simply too many tests….and those tests are taking teacher contact time away from students.
Fred Martino talks with Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) about some of the top issues in Congress: legislation to protect Americans' privacy in the wake of NSA spying revelations, the upcoming budget battle, and prospects for immigration reform.
Recording artist Misty Boyce is back in her hometown of Las Cruces this week.
The Mayfield High graduate is performing in two concerts to benefit Mayfield’s orchestra. Boyce has performed across the nation….and later this week…she’ll be in London for a concert. But she says being a musician on tour has been a natural transition.
Boyce will perform at New Mexico State University’s Atkinson Recital Hall tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday night at 7.
With over 14% of the state’s workforce unemployed or underemployed, New Mexico should enact a package of policies that set the table for job creation, according to a new report released today by Think New Mexico. Think New Mexico is the nonpartisan, results-oriented think tank that has led successful campaigns to repeal New Mexico’s regressive food tax and to enact three constitutional amendments to reform the Public Regulation Commission.