Archive | July, 2008

Kids in the crossfire

At least one school board member seems to be having a hard time getting a passing grade on the topic of the value and purpose of the dual credit program currently up for renewal by the board. As a result, in a recent meeting the school board felt obliged to put off authorizing the longstanding […]

What a little education can do

Just this past spring, Krista Cibis graduated from UNM-Taos with a BUS degree (Bachelor of University Studies) focused on communication, sociology and psychology. At the time, after juggling course work, a job, the demands of family and many miles of commuting, when asked how the commitment to higher education had changed her life, she said […]

“It’s up to us”

The flyer reads simply, “In memory of Mary, family and friends have established the Mary Baca Olguin Scholarship for students at the Taos campus of UNM to honor her open and giving nature. It is their wish that the scholarship be awarded to a student in need majoring in social work or education.” I never […]