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Soaring success of NMSU DanceSport programs continues

In 2012, something extraordinary happened at New Mexico State University in the College of Education. A tenure-track faculty position was created to lead a degree-granting ballroom dance program. I traded my 20-year professional dance career in the private sector for a shot at creating one of only three such academic programs in the United States,…
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NMSU DanceSport Team Competes in Nation’s Premier Amateur Ballroom Dance Competition

LAS CRUCES, NM – The New Mexico State University (NMSU) DanceSport Company started off 2015 with a bang at the country’s largest all amateur dance competition, the prestigious Manhattan Amateur Classic (MAC), held January 16-18 in Secaucus, NJ. NMSU’s official team of 17 ballroom, Latin and swing partner dancers performed extremely well, earning five 1st…
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