New Mexico State University
Box 30001 MSC 3TA
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001
Robbie Grant joined Academic Technology in 2004 (known as ICT Training Services at that time) as a Systems Analyst. In 2006 he was promoted to the position of LMS Administrator and has been the lead LMS Administrator since that time. In 2017 Robbie was named manager of the Academic Technology unit. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and is Master’s in Business Administrator from New Mexico State University. Robbie also serves as a Canvas Coach for the public facing Canvas users community.
Tel: (575) 646-3014
Michelle Lebsock joined Academic Technology in 2014 and is an Enterprise Applications Administrator. She is a co-administrator for Canvas, the lead administrator for Adobe Connect and Zoom, supports Panopto in Canvas, and partners with the Teaching Academy to support NMSU’s flagship Technology Enhanced Active Learning (TEAL) classroom. Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with a minor in Economics from NMSU, her Master’s in Film and Video Production from Chapman University, and is pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration from NMSU. She is a certified Quality Matters Master Reviewer and has completed the Course Design Summer Institute. Since 2017, Michelle has served as online adjunct faculty for the Journalism and Media Studies department.
Tel: (575) 646-7436
Tim Strasser joined Academic Technology in 2012 as an Instructional Technology Consultant. He is a co-administrator for Canvas, and the lead administrator for i>Clicker and Turnitin. Tim received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from NMSU, his Master’s in Educational Management & Development from NMSU, and his doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Tim left NMSU in 2016 to pursue his doctorate and returned to Academic Technology in 2018. While pursuing his doctorate, Tim worked as an Instructional Designer and Instructional Consultant for Pitt Online. From 2008-2016, Tim served as face-to-face and online adjunct faculty for the Education Program at Dona Ana Community College.
Tel: (575) 646-3692
Daniel Olsson joined Academic Technology in early 2018 as an Instructional Technology Consultant. He is a co-administrator for Canvas, and is the lead administrator for EvaluationKit. Dan received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from New Mexico State University. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration also from NMSU. Dan worked in multiple engineering roles within the Department of Defense for most of his early career prior to returning to his alma mater. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member teaching online with the Student Success Center.
Tel: (575) 646-1956
In honor of the former manager of Academic Technology, Dr. Steven T. Leask, we have created the Steve Leask Memorial Technology Fund to benefit NMSU students. Learn more or donate.