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University Highlights

Lifetime Achievement Award for Adult Ed

WNMU Director of Adult Education Services Debbie Maldonado was recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the New Mexico Adult Education Association. Presented with the honor at the annual conference, Maldonado has worked to teach adults literacy and numeracy, earn a high school equivalency credential, become college ready and start down a career pathway. This past spring, five of her stude

WNMU Writers Celebrate Wilderness

WNMU Writer in Residence JJ Amaworo Wilson and professor emeritus Sharman Apt Russell both have writing published in “First & Wildest,” which celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Gila wilderness, which is a stone’s throw from campus.

Best Master’s Degree Programs

Western New Mexico University was ranked #8 for the Best Master’s Degree in New Mexico by University HQ. The ranking touts the affordability of WNMU and also the university’s ability to support students toward improved career prospects.