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New Mexico Capitol

Inside the lawsuit

Yazzie v. State of New Mexico (From information provided by Barbara Casey) The Las Vegas branch of AAUW is sponsoring a community forum on the ground-breaking Yazzie v. State of New Mexico lawsuit, which will change the way New Mexico funds public schools. The community forum is scheduled for Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at… Read More ›

P.E.O.

Harapat receives PEO PCE grant

Submitted by Joyce Litherland, Chapter AC, Las Vegas, NM… Chapter AC of P.E.O. International recently awarded Makahla Harapat one of the organization’s Program for Continuing Education grants. The P.E.O. Sisterhood is a Philanthropic Educational Organization founded almost 150 years ago with chapters throughout the U.S and Canada, including two here in Las Vegas. Its primary… Read More ›

Scholarships for women through P.E.O.

P.E.O. Chapter H Cottey College chair, Ruth Mares, announced recently that the school, located in Nevada, Mo., has risen in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report ranking of Best Regional Colleges. “We were notified the school we support ranked seventh, up from twenty-third last year. The school also ranked second for best value and… Read More ›

Joe and Martha McCaffery

Media Arts Facility Named McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building

The new state-of-the-art Media Arts and Technology Department facility at New Mexico Highlands University has been named the McCaffrey Historic Trolley Building in honor of a generous alumni couple. The university’s Board of Regents unanimously approved the building name at a public meeting May 31, with Leveo Sánchez, board chairman, making the recommendation. “Joe and… Read More ›

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