Feb 18th, 2013

Mission: To tackle some of the nation’s most difficult challenges through collaboration, data-driven action and systemic solutions. Focus on closing the U.S. skills gap for the future of our global competitiveness. Purpose: To promote industry-driven transformation of employment in the United States, using data to isolate real workforce needs as experienced from the employer perspective, developing original solutions to meet those needs and supporting industry in its partnerships with education and government. Innovate+Educate inspires action as a “think and do” organization and drives systemic transformation across the entire education-to-economy pipeline by partnering with industry, government and education leaders in communities across the ... Continue Reading

Mar 15th, 2013

Finding the “aha” moment 575-312-1147


• 2902 N. VALLEY DRIVE By Rachel Christiansen Many residents in the Mesilla Valley are learning to do more with less – especially water – and landscaping is no different. David Kraenzel, owner of Kraenzels Landscaping and Doña Ana Bend Farms Inc., said he has seen the trend emerge for low-maintenance and low water usage plants. Using landscape that is resistant to the climate of the area, Kraenzel said, is one way to continue to enjoy the surroundings while not using too much of the precious resources. Kraenzel has been a horticulturist and landscaper in the ... Continue Reading

Mar 18th, 2013

A place to live and heal 575-522-7000


WWW.SAGECRESTREHABILITATION.COM By Rachel Christiansen Singing or laughter may be heard drift­ing from a quiet corner of the High Range neighborhood at any given time throughout the day. From being able to choose the food in front of them to the daily activities and bimonthly outings, nearly 100 people call Sagecrest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center their full-time home. And the staff is determined to put a smile on their faces. “We have the ability to have a positive impact on someone’s life and I take that very seriously,” said Administrator TJ Johnston-Hicks. The ... Continue Reading

Jul 21st, 2014

CenturyLink employees, communities raise 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in national food drive CenturyLink Foundation supports annual effort with $1 million match

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) employees and the company’s local communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Feed the Children Food Drive, which took place June 2-13 in hundreds of company locations across the country.

To further support its employees’ efforts, the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation contributed a $1 million match to local food bank beneficiaries through the drive. This is the fifth year for CenturyLink’s nationwide ... Continue Reading

Aug 1st, 2014

LAS CRUCES, NM – Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S) is named “Architect of the Year” by the American Subcontractors Association of New Mexico (ASA-NM). The annual industry awards were announced at ASA-NM’s 40th Anniversary Celebration on July 25, 2014. “This award comes from the trades and crafts people who literally construct the projects we design,” said Steven J. Perich, Senior Principal at D/P/S. “This is a real honor coming from industry leaders, and I can think of no greater compliment.” Each year ASA-NM’s members, mostly subcontractors, nominate the best architects, general contractors, engineers and projects. Nominations are based on criteria demonstrating that firms ... Continue Reading