NMSU Carlsbad selected to participate in first Academy on Student Persistence and Completion

  New Mexico State University Carlsbad announced today that it was selected to participate in the first offering of the Higher Learning Commission’s Academy for Student Persistence and Completion. This first cohort of 20 was selected from over 2000 institutions that comprise HLC colleges and universities. The Academy on Persistence and Completion (APC), an initiative…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Artesia New Mexico, Carlsbad New Mexico, Eddy County New Mexico, John Gratton, NMSU Carlsbad | Comments Off on NMSU Carlsbad selected to participate in first Academy on Student Persistence and Completion

NMSU Carlsbad boosts Carlsbad’s economy

By Jessica Onsurez Carlsbad Current Argus jonsurez@currentargus.com Posted:   08/31/2013 09:05:37 AM MDT CARLSBAD >> Oil and gas industries are not the only boost behind the growing Carlsbad economy. According to a study done by an economic consulting firm, New Mexico State University Carlsbad is bringing big bucks to the area and ensuring the potential…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Artesia New Mexico, Carlsbad New Mexico, Economic Impact, Eddy County New Mexico, NMSU Carlsbad, Oil and Gas | Comments Off on NMSU Carlsbad boosts Carlsbad’s economy

Psychology Instructor Cantwell Earns Roush Award for First Time

  Teaching became a happy accident for Felecia Cantwell before working as an instructor at NMSU Carlsbad. While pursuing her master’s degree in criminal justice, she decided to take up teaching college bridge courses to high school students in her spare time. “I just did it because it sounded interesting and different, and I ended…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Psychology Instructor Cantwell Earns Roush Award for First Time

NMSU Carlsbad Graduates Ace National Exit Exam

NMSU Carlsbad administrators announced today that 76% of the college’s graduating students who took a national college exit exam scored above the national average. Each year, graduating students at the college participate in a national standardized college exit exam called the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) examination. This test is administered annually to hundreds…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on NMSU Carlsbad Graduates Ace National Exit Exam

Nursing a family tradition for Interim NMSU Carlsbad Nursing Director Estrada

Ever since she was a young girl, Claudia Estrada has always wanted to be a nurse. It’s a dream of hers that has been a reality in the making through her years as an RN at Carlsbad Medical Center and nursing instructor at NMSU Carlsbad. “I can’t draw my mind to a time when I…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Nursing a family tradition for Interim NMSU Carlsbad Nursing Director Estrada

NMSU Carlsbad Nursing Degree provides opportunities for students

Expertise, diligence, compassion – these are just some of the things that the Nursing Program at NMSU Carlsbad passes down to its students each year. As one of the most respected nursing programs in the country, Carlsbad has been able to produce employable nursing graduates at low tuition costs and with a comprehensive education that…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Artesia New Mexico, Carlsbad New Mexico, Eddy County New Mexico, NMSU Carlsbad, Nursing | Comments Off on NMSU Carlsbad Nursing Degree provides opportunities for students

New Industrial Maintenance Program launches at NMSU Carlsbad

With the demand for highly trained industrial maintenance mechanics and electricians in Eddy County outpacing supply New Mexico State University’s Carlsbad campus is adding a new program to meet this need. Created through a $700,000 joint donation from Intrepid Potash Inc. and The Mosaic Company the college expects to launch its first class in Fall…
Continue Reading »

Posted in Artesia New Mexico, Carlsbad New Mexico, Eddy County New Mexico, John Gratton, NMSU Carlsbad | Comments Off on New Industrial Maintenance Program launches at NMSU Carlsbad