Tag Archives | Rosina Chaparro

Helping to trace the trajectory of a student’s career

Advising is a difficult occupation, and I admire those who practice it. To be successful, just for starters, you have to be a cross between a faculty member, an area coordinator, an advocate, a scholar, a coach, a friend, a banker, a therapist and a lion tamer. You have to be a good listener, but […]

The UNM-Taos model for education

You won’t find a “UNM-Taos Model for Education” written down anywhere. It’s an idea I came across in looking back on 2013 and pondering some of the successes and improvements we’ve seen in our community college in the past year. So I figured, after writing 150 articles in the Taos News about the events, the […]

Taking ownership over your education at UNM-Taos

Every year, once the fiestas have come and gone and the monsoons are in steady rotation each afternoon, it feels like we are already beginning the slow slide into fall. Our brains know it’s still summer, but even on the hottest afternoons, with the humming birds still buzzing around the feeders and the vultures cruising […]

UNM-Taos: Ahead of the curve

UNM-Taos is proud to be an HSI—a Hispanic Serving Institution. That is a federal designation that qualifies colleges and universities to apply for the Title V grants which are a major funding source for our community college. One of the main requirements for being accepted as a Hispanic Serving Institution is that your student enrollment […]

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