Raves & Renown
Have you been promoted? Received an award or recognition from a peer organization? Want to share a colleague's recent accolades? Submit the good news of your accomplishment for publication in @nmsu.
Our new Raves & Renown form makes it easy for you to share achievements with the campus community. Simply supply the required information on the online form and submit it to us. We will share your news in the first issue of @nmsu published after submission approval.
NMSU Archivist's Book Makes List of New Mexico's 100 Best
The book "The Whole Damned World: New Mexico Aggies at War 1941-1945," by NMSU Library archivist Martha Shipman Andrews, is among the titles listed as the 100 Best New Mexico Books. The New Mexico Book Co-op announced the list, featuring works voted on by authors, librarians and the public, in January. Andrews edited "The Whole Damned World," with an introduction by Richard Melzer of the University of New Mexico-Valencia. The NMSU Library, in collaboration with Rio Grande Books, published it in 2008. Information about the 100 Best New Mexico Books is available at http://nmbookcoop.com/Projects/Best-Books/Best-Books.html.
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Victimology Council Election to Executive Council
Joan Crowley, assistant professor of criminal justice at the Las Cruces campus, was elected to the first cohort of the executive council of the newly established Victimology Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
American Association for Health Education Chair, Board of Associate Editors
Mal Goldsmith, executive director of the American Association for Health Education; and Robert McDermott, editor of the "American Journal of Health Education," announced the appointment of Michael Young to the position of chair of the board of associate editors. Young also serves on the Journal's prestigious executive editorial advisory board. Young is a professor in the Department of Health Science. He serves as interim associate dean for research in the College of Health and Social Services and as director of the Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research.
HEDIR for Health Educators Technology Award
Mark Kittleson, academic department head of the Department of Health Science, will receive the national HEDIR (Health Education Directory) for Health Educators Technology Award at the American Association of Health Education's annual meeting in San Diego March 29-April 2. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in the use of technology in health education. Kittleson also will receive a presidential citation by AAHE President Tom Davis for his leadership in the profession.
Las Cruces KGRT Radio 104 Hometown Hero
Library faculty member Molly Molloy was named a "Hometown Hero" on Las Cruces KGRT Radio 104 in January. "NMSU professor and librarian Molly Molloy has made it her personal endeavor to track and document the day-to-day killings in Mexico's deadliest city, Juarez. To Molloy, the list she keeps signifies that someone is caring and making sure these victims have a voice that deserves to be heard," read a statement on the KGRT website. Read Molloy's Frontera List at http://groups.google.com/group/frontera-list/topics.