Academic Technology Staff

Academic Technology
New Mexico State University
Box 30001 MSC 3TA
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

Milton Hall 80 (Campus Map)
(575) 646-5125
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Robbie Grant

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 his master’s in Business Administration 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

Michelle Lebsock joined Academic Technology in 2014 and is an Enterprise Applications Administrator. She is a co-administrator for Canvas, the lead administrator for Zoom, Canvas Studio, and Adobe Connect, and supports the Panopto integration with Canvas. She collaborates with Classroom Technology and Instructional Media Services to provide faculty training for simulcast classrooms using Zoom and Adobe Connect 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 Production from Chapman University, and is a doctoral candidate in the department of Educational Leadership and Administration at NMSU. She is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer and has completed NMSU’s Course Design Summer Institute. Michelle has served as online adjunct faculty for the Journalism and Media Studies department since 2017.
Tel: (575) 646-7436

Daniel Olsson

Daniel Olsson joined Academic Technology in early 2018 as an Instructional Technology Consultant. Dan regularly provides professional development, consulting, and technical support for NMSU faculty. He is a co-administrator for the Canvas Learning Management System, 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 U.S. 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 and First Year Initiatives.
Tel: (575) 646-1956

Dr. Steven T. Leask


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.