Campus News

Jan
22

News from the Executive Director

Dear UNM-Taos Campus Community, Welcome back for the Spring 2016 semester! I hope you are enjoying the winter weather and are ready to launch into your classes.   A line of poetry from Emily Dickinson declares, “Hope is the thing with feathers.” As I mentioned at our Spring Faculty Orientation, as educators and students, our […]

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Sep
14

Accelerating success at UNM-Taos

The UNM-Taos Accelerate Program, which is funded by a grant from the Department of Energy, is one of the programs I like to check in on every once in a while, because it embodies many of the best practices we try to employ in all our program and course offerings. While Accelerate starts with students […]

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Jun
04

UNM-Taos: Opportunities to embrace

Graduation is a special time in Taos, coming as it does just as winter is turning to spring, new growth is replacing old, and students from Pre-K to the post-doctoral level pause to celebrate their success and contemplate their next move. This year Jim Gilroy, a well-known and respected biologist and our retired Dean of […]

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May
29

Moving Forward on Civic Plaza Drive

Think of education as being like the water in an acequia. First it sustains individuals, then it nourishes families, and then it supports whole communities as it spreads out across the landscape. When people commit to higher education they not only better themselves, they strengthen the local economy and make it possible for all citizens […]

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May
28

Graduation: We All Share in the Success

Overall, UNM-Taos serves more than 700 students in its state-mandated Dual Credit Program, which makes it possible for high school students to take classes that count both for high school and college credit. Underscoring the value of this program, on May 8, two Questa High School students, Ariana Gallegos and Joaquin Romero, are going to […]

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Apr
14

“Man, I should have stayed in school!”

Teaching is a noble profession. So is being a student. When everything is working right the symbiotic relationship between the two creates the ideal environment for the seeds of knowledge to grow. Jens Pursche is a UNM-Taos student who was just selected as one of 37 All-State Scholars in New Mexico. The four semesters of […]

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Apr
13

UNM-Taos—Keeping up with the times

Taking into account the downward trend in college and university enrollment across the nation in the last couple of years, UNM-Taos still continues to hold its own. On January 30, the official last day of Spring Semester 2015 enrollment, we were showing a respectable 1,608 students taking more than 12,000 credit hours. Those figures are […]

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Apr
12

Now’s the best time to enroll at UNM-Taos

The closer we get to the first day of class—and it’s early this year: January 12, barely a month away—the “zooier” it can become in the enrollment office, according to Patricia Gonzales, Director of Student Affairs. Those of you who have taken classes at UNM-Taos in the past and waited until the last minute to […]

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Apr
11

Spring enrollment: a busy time at UNM-Taos

Spring has come early this year on the UNM-Taos Klauer Campus. Ever since November 17, with winter fast approaching, the Enrollment Office has been busy registering students for the Spring, 2015 Semester. If that seems a little premature, you’re right. In years past, the enrollment period didn’t even start until the Monday after Thanksgiving. But […]

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