Category Archives: Faculty Achievements

Dr. Michael Kalkbrenner Receives National Award

Dr. Micheal Kalkbrenner has received the 2018 Outstanding Scholar Award in the flagship ACA journal for Nationally Certified Counselors, The Professional Counselor.  Michael T. Kalkbrenner, PhD, NCC, is an assistant professor of counseling and educational psychology at New Mexico State University. His research interests include college student mental health, interprofessional approaches to physical and mental…
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Dr. Daubney Boland & Dr. Hannah Nixon Awarded the 2018 Walter Katkovsky Scholarship

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) has announced the recipients of the 2018 Walter Katkovsky Scholarships. The committee selected and the APF Board of Trustees approved the following NMSU M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology recipients: Daubney Boland, PhD, New Mexico State University Hannah Nixon, PsyD, New Mexico State University PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP: The American Psychological Foundation…
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Dr. Anna L贸pez awarded inaugural Hispanic Heritage award

  Anna L贸pez, a New Mexico State University Counseling and Educational Psychology assistant professor, was recently honored by the Hispanic Faculty and Staff Caucus of NMSU with the Mar铆a Guti茅rrez-Spencer Hispanic Heritage Award. L贸pez is being recognized as an outstanding faculty member who has made highly significant contributions to the university and the surrounding community. L贸pez…
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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鈥檚 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. 鈥淭he Regents Professorship recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the university鈥檚 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鈥檚 focus on mental health that includes faculty from UTEP, NMSU & the Universidad Aut贸noma de Ciudad Ju谩rez . 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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