Category Archives: Faculty Achievements

Dr. Torres to Study Mental Health of Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico

On Sept. 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, becoming one of the worst natural disasters to ever hit the U.S territory. Not only did it destroy homes and infrastructure, it killed off most of the island’s agricultural industry and worsened its debt crisis. Ivelisse Torres Fernandez, an assistant professor in the…
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Dr. Adams Receives Regents Professorship

At the university convocation on January 16th, 2018, Dr. Eve Adams was awarded Regents Professor, an honor that is only awarded when one of the current Regents Professors retires and opens up a seat. “The Regents Professorship recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the university’s mission and honors contributions in the areas of…
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New Regents Professor: Dr. Eve Adams

At the university convocation this week, Dr. Eve Adams was awarded Regents Professor, an honor that is only awarded when one of the current Regents Professors retires and opens up a seat. “The Regents Professorship recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the university’s mission and honors contributions in the areas of education, research,…
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We Are With You, Puerto Rico!

  Counseling & Educational Psychology : The entire College of Education collected donations and supplies for Dr. Ivelisse Torres-Fernandez to take to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, as she traveled home this last winter break. Dr. Torres traveled to Puerto Rico over winter break, taking many boxes of supplies with her on the plane….
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CEP Teaching Excellence Awards 2017

Congratulations to our CEP Faculty Professors for being nominated to receive the 2017 Teaching Excellence Awards!

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Dr. Anna Lopez, Co-PI for Project TEACH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Lopez in receiving the Project TEACH Grant. The goal of Project TEACH (Training and Education Across Clinics and Hospitals) is to increase the number of Master Social Work and Clinical Mental Health Counseling trainees in behavioral health and primary care settings that provide culturally sensitive, integrative primary care services in a medically…
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Dr. Eve Adams is Serving as a Co-Investigator on Grant for Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-Being in the Paso del Norte Region

Grant: Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-Being in the Paso del Norte Region, Paso del Norte Health Foundation. This project focuses on the development of a backbone organization for the Paso del Norte Foundation’s focus on mental health that includes faculty from UTEP, NMSU & the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez . Dr. Adams serves as…
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Enedina Vazquez, President of Division 45 of American Psychological Association

Dr. Enedina Vazquez is a school psychologist affiliated with the CEP department, and she is Associate Dean of the College of Education. Currently, she is developing a PhD program proposal in School Psychology. Her term as President of Division 45 ends in December 2017. The society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race,…
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Dr. Patrick Quinn Receives the Major Caraveo National Service Award from Division 55 of the American Psychological Association

Dr. Patrick Quinn, interim director of the Clinical Psychopharmacology post-doctoral program in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology (CEP) of the College of Education, was presented with a national award from Division 55 of the American Psychological Association. Division 55 is the American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy. The award was The Major Caraveo…
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Spotlight: Dr. Anna Lopez

Anna Lopez was one of 11 faculty presented the Donald C. Roush Award for teaching excellence.  Eleven faculty members received the Donald C. Roush Award at this Spring’s Convocation. Named for a former NMSU executive vice president in recognition of his 34 years of supporting teaching improvement at NMSU, the annual Roush awards recognize NMSU…
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