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NMSU Hotline — December 12, 2017

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine presents second annual gift to NMSU

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Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Co-Founder and President John L. Hummer and Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer George Mychaskiw, DO, presented a gift on Dec. 11 of $250,000 to New Mexico State University.

Receiving the gift were NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers and NMSU Foundation President Andrea Tawney. The gift will be used for the New Mexico College of Osteopathic Medicine Current Use Scholarship at NMSU, to be administered by the NMSU Foundation.

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Camino Real Middle School students attend DACC

On Dec. 8, 174 students from Camino Real Middle School attended Doa Ana Community College East Mesa Campus for several workshops during the Day of Technology.

Sessions conducted by DACC faculty and student club members included:

How to keep home computers safe in the cyber security workshop
How to write computer code and participate in the field of computer science
How to keep computers up and running in the computer building session
How to solve problems in computer coding with Google coding and games, and
How to design and create models of buildings in computer aided drafting and modeling

Faculty from the Computer and Information Technology Department and the Architecture Department led the workshops and were ably assisted by more than 20 DACC students from the Debug, Women in Technology and American Institute of Architecture student clubs. The middle school students worked from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and were rewarded with completion certificates for their efforts.

The event was sponsored by the Computer and Information Technologies department.

DACC offers Career Technical Education programs resulting in an associate degree or professional certification. Through these programs, CTE students acquire academic, technical and employability skills for in-demand careers. For more information contact John Carter at 575-528-7269.