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Albuquerque Teacher Residency Partnership (ATRP)

This program improves the preparation and retention of effective, diverse teachers for high-need schools and has been nationally recognized with the Billy G. Dixon Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award. It is a collaboration between the College, Albuquerque Public Schools and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation. Gifts from caring donors directly support program students.

Coach Rusty Mitchell Endowed P.E. Teacher Scholarship

For 34 years (1966-99), Coach Russell “Rusty” Mitchell made Lobo men’s gymnastics one of the most successful athletic programs in UNM history. Many of his former athletes attribute their success in life to Coach Mitchell’s influence. To honor Coach Mitchell, a group of former gymnasts and colleagues is establishing an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students... Read more »

College of Education and Human Sciences Family Development Program

Gifts from compassionate donors like you to this fund help improve the chances of success for New Mexico’s youngest citizens. New findings in the field of early learning make it clear that success in school and life depend largely on children’s experiences before kindergarten. This Program brings these findings to child care givers, parents and... Read more »

College of Education and Human Sciences Scholarship Fund

Because of gifts from caring donors like you to this fund, the College is able to provide emergency financial awards to students who request help. These students may be studying in counseling, special education, teacher preparation, nutrition, exercise science, or other programs. Your gift helps to ensure that these students are able to complete their... Read more »

College of Education Faculty and Staff Recognition Program Fund

This fund recognizes the efforts of College of Education faculty and staff and their work to support the College’s students. This fund truly provide a margin of excellence above and beyond what state funds alone can provide. Gifts from caring donors help ensure that the College’s leadership is able to thank and recognize its dedicated... Read more »

College of Education Family Development Program

Gifts from compassionate donors like you to this fund help improve the chances of success for New Mexico’s youngest citizens. New findings in the field of early learning make it clear that success in school and life depend largely on children’s experiences before kindergarten. This Program brings these findings to child care givers, parents and... Read more »

Dolores Jaramillo Martinez Endowed Scholarship Fund

As an early childhood teacher, Dolores Martinez created a classroom atmosphere in which a diverse group of children learned as they played, developing socially, emotionally and intellectually. She was a model for other teachers and beloved by her students and their families. This permanent endowed scholarship will ensure that Dolores’s vision lives on, rooted in... Read more »

Exercise Physiology Lab

Exercise science majors study the science of human movement. They also learn how to help people live healthier lives through exercise and rehabilitation. The laboratory is the heart of the exercise science program. Each semester, it provides hands-on experiences to more than 200 students in the program and supports research that improves human health.

Special Education Fund

“Currently our state is in such short supply of educational diagnosticians that many children are waiting for evaluations to get the help they need. I believe that my degree in this field will definitely benefit the children and families in our state.” – COEHS Student Jahan Barela Gifts from caring donors help the Department to... Read more »

Summer Youth Sports Leadership and Learning Academy

The Summer Youth Sports Leadership and Learning Academy (SYSLLA) helps low-income parents in Bernalillo County keep their children and adolescents active, safe and engaged with new experiences in the summer. Weekdays, hundreds of energetic “campus campers” enjoy sports, games, hands-on STEM activities. They are guided by great role models –- UNM graduate and undergraduate students... Read more »



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