How are the Children? the first in a multi-part
series on the status of children and families in New Mexico
has won a national, silver Telly Award, a top award for broadcast
Productions produced the program for the UNM Center for Family
& Community Partnerships in the College of Education.
The documentary was funded under a grant to the center awarded
by the New Mexico Office of Child Development, Children, Youth
and Families Department.
was broadcast on KRQE-TV, Ch. 13, and several public-broadcasting
affiliates in New Mexico.
of Education Professor Polly Turner, director for the
Center for Family & Community Partnerships, said, We
are very excited by this award for a program that sent a strong
message about the importance of the early years for a childs
Award is among the most sought-after honors in the television,
commercial and video industry.
Miller, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean for
research and clinical scholarship in the UNM College of Nursing,
has been named president of the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner
served as president-elect of the organization for the last two
years and will serve as president for two years.
S. Willock, UNM Office of Equal Opportunity representative,
is serving as chair-elect of the New Mexico Equal Employment
Opportunity and Diversity Council through December 2003.
will serve a one-year term and then an additional year as immediate
past chair through December 2005.
assists various state entities to promote the welfare and effective,
full, and equitable participation of protected groups within
23 and 24 the council will hold its annual seminar at the Albuquerque
Marriott Pyramid North. Organizations like UNM may send
their affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, human
resources development or diversity managers and supervisors
as well as general managerial personnel to our seminar,
will be presenters including Law Professors Margaret Montoya
and Sherri Burr and Diversity Officer Roberto Ibarra.