Category Archives: President’s Activity Reports

From the President’s Activity Report (November 12-18)

Office of the Dean HSS Advisory Board member, Dr. John Andazola, was one of the recipients of a 2016 New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards. Dr. Andazola, Director of the Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program and physician at Memorial Family Medicine Center, was honored at a gala hosted by Governor Susana Martinez this…
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From the President’s Activity Report (November 5-11)

Office of the Dean The Southern Area Health Education Center (SoAHEC) sponsored two presentations at Alma ‘d Arte High School last week, where the HSS Student Ambassadors discussed the importance of health related fields. Junior and senior students were given information on the many health professions NMSU has to offer during the interactive discussions.  These…
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From the President’s Activity Report (October 29-November 4)

Office of the Dean The College of Health and Social Services is pleased to report that Dr. Joe Tomaka, Department of Public Health Services, has received the Stan Fulton Endowed Chair in Public Health Research. Tomaka directs the Crimson Research Center and teaches in the Public Health Science Department. School of Nursing The School of…
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From the President’s Activity Report (October 15-21)

Office of the Dean The College of Health and Social Services held its annual Scholarship and Distinguished Alumni Reception on Friday, October 14 at the NMSU Golf Course Clubhouse. Nearly 65 student scholarship recipients, donors and distinguished alumnus as well as Provost Dan Howard, faculty and staff attended the event. John Scarborough, former faculty of…
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From the President’s Activity Report (October 8-14)

Office of the Dean The College of Health and Social Services welcomes Associate Dean Karen Kopera-Frye. Dr. Frye comes from the University of Louisiana-Monroe where she was the Joseph A. Biedenharn Chair in Gerontology and program director in the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Gerontology. Dr. Frye’s research interests include health promotion…
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From the President’s Activity Report (October 1-7)

Office of the Dean The HSS Student Ambassadors and members of the College Student Council became Homecoming champions last week for the second year in a row! The students participated in four events during the week including donating silent auction items, participating in the “car tagging” competition, decorating the Dean’s office door and building a…
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From the President’s Activity Report (September 24-30)

Office of the Dean John Scarbrough, former faculty member in the School of Nursing, was honored as the College of Health and Social Services Distinguished Alumni last week. John received his Doctor of Philosophy in nursing from NMSU in 2010, and is currently leading the Western New Mexico University Nursing Program into as Associate Dean. …
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From the President’s Activity Report (September 17-23)

Dean’s Office   Staff member Patrick Mendoza was part of a team of peer educators that instructed over 200 Las Cruces High School students in the Advocacy at Work program.  The project, by Public Health Sciences faculty members Cynthia Kratzke and Satya Rao, develops community health projects that integrate health and advocacy. School of Nursing   A…
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From the President’s Activity Report (September 10-16)

Office of the Dean   The Southern Area Health Education Center (SoAHEC) held two trainings recently to educate health professionals and health students in the diagnosis and treatment for common hand problems and suturing techniques.  More than two dozen people participated in these educational events and earned required continuing education credits.   School of Nursing   Many…
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From the President’s Activity Report (September 3-9)

School of Nursing   The fall semester is in full swing for the School of Nursing. Nursing students have been officially cleared to start clinical rotations at hospitals and clinics.  The school has 397 undergraduate students currently in the program and we are proud of our students and faculty in the community.  Aggie Nurses are on…
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