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Fall 2011

  1. The New Mexico AMP Student Research Conference set for September 30 is getting closer. Remember to register!
  2. In Summer 2011, the New Mexico AMP Summer Community College Opportunity for Research (SCCORE) program provided students with outstanding research experiences and other professional and academic development.
  3. Through the STEM Club at Santa Fe Community College, New Mexico AMP students majoring in engineering received training leading to service efforts, and they participated in efforts such as an iPhone Application Challenge, a Ropes course and Explora! workshops to stay engaged and successful.
  4. John Auxier, former Northern New Mexico College AMP Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) progresses toward the Ph.D. and entrance into a profession focused on nuclear energy.
  5. Dana Nez, former SCCORE participant, serves as a role model for local Native American students.

1. The New Mexico AMP Student Research Conference set for September 30 is getting closer. Remember to register!

Conference Lunch TimeNew Mexico AMP will hold its annual Student Research Conference at NMSU's Corbett Center on September 30, 2011. The conference brings together students and faculty from across the state as well as students and teachers from the New Mexico Math, Engineering, Science Achievement, Inc. program (NM MESA).
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2.In Summer 2011, the New Mexico AMP Summer Community College Opportunity for Research (SCCORE) program provided students with outstanding research experiences and other professional and academic development.

SCCORE Thirteen (13) students participated in the 2011 Summer Community College Opportunity for Research Experience (SCCORE) and were matched with an NMSU faculty mentor in a discipline-related research project. Read More

 

 


3. Through the STEM Club at Santa Fe Community College, New Mexico AMP students majoring in engineering received training leading to service efforts, and they participated in efforts such as an iPhone Application Challenge, a Ropes course and Explora! workshops to stay engaged and successful.

Through the STEM Club at Santa Fe Community College, New Mexico AMP students majoring in engineering trained with Explora!, a non-profit Albuquerque-based children's museum, to learn how to deliver workshops and mentor high school aged students. Read More

 


4.John Auxier, Former Northern New Mexico College AMP Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) progresses toward the Ph.D. and entrance into a profession focused on nuclear energy.

NNMCJohn Auxier, former Northern New Mexico College URA, is currently attending graduate school at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and is working toward a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry. Read More

 

 

 


5. Dana Nez, former New Mexico AMP SCCORE participant, serves as a role model for local Native American students.

Dana NezDana Nez, geology major at NMSU who participated in the 2008 New Mexico AMP Summer Community College Opportunity for Research Experience (SCCORE) program, was recently selected as Miss Native American NMSU for 2011-2012. Read More.
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