Archive | July, 2011

The parade of students has begun

By the time this article comes out, close to half our students will have already registered for the 2011 fall semester at UNM-Taos. We are expecting something above 1,600, continuing a two year trend of increasing need for certificates and degrees despite dwindling education budgets. This dichotomy, while underscoring both our resiliency and the high […]

Train local/hire local: a simple formula for success

From time to time throughout the summer, this column has devoted itself to what UNM-Taos Executive Director Dr. Kate O’Neill calls “our responsibility to model best practices” within the community. In keeping with that theme, today’s article is not so much about the health professions alone as it is about the underlying strategy of identifying […]