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ENMU student Layla Turner works with student at James ElementaryENMU Students Learn How to Teach at Professional Development School at
James Elementary

by Wendel Sloan
Communication Services

Eastern New Mexico University elementary education students are getting a taste of real-world teaching experiences through a collaborative effort with the Portales Municipal School District.

The Professional Development School (PDS) at James Elementary in Portales, a collaborative effort between Eastern and the Portales Municipal School District, is in a position to close the gap between research about teaching and actual practices, according to Dr. Patricia Whitney, ENMU associate professor of curriculum and instruction and director of the Professional Development School. [more]



Longtime UPS Employee Retires After Serving ENMU for Years
by Colleen Wright
Communication Services

UPS worker John Ortiz Sr.Long-time United Parcel Service deliveryman John Ortiz Sr. recently turned in his uniform after delivering packages to Eastern New Mexico University for 15 years, and 29 years overall.

“John always carried out his work with a wonderful attitude,” Olympia Chino, the department/division secretary for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and Agriculture, said. “I remember one time he delivered 30 packages here because no one had told him the toy library had moved. Anyone else would have gotten angry at having to move all those boxes again, but not John. A smile never left his face.” [more]

ENMU-Roswell Foundation to Host Senior Recruiting Fair
by Donna Gutierrez
ENMU-Roswell


High school seniors in Chaves County and their parents are invited to spend 'An Evening with Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell' on Thursday, April 25 at
6:30 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. College faculty and staff and the ENMU-Roswell Foundation will be hosting a recruiting fair, where students can get information about ENMU-Roswell programs and services.

The evening will end with drawings for three grand prizes: two tuition/fee scholarships to ENMU-Roswell and a new Gateway computer system. Only seniors will be eligible for the prizes. They will enter their name in the drawing that evening and they must be present to win. [more]

ENMU to Host Clarinet/Flute Ensembles
by Colleen Wright
Communication Services

Eastern New Mexico University’s Department of Music will present a clarinet and flute ensemble on Tuesday April 16 at 7 p.m. in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building.

The flute ensemble consists of five students directed by Chris Beaty, assistant professor of music. The clarinet ensemble consists of six students directed by Tamara Raatz, assistant professor of music clarinet. [more]

2002 ENMU Football Schedule
To view the Greyhound 2002 football schedule, click on more. [more]

Candid Camera
KBIM Talk Show

FUTURE ITV CZAR TO STAR ON TV – Dr. Gerry Huybregts, dean of the College of Business who will also assume responsibility for instructional television beginning July 1, recently traveled to Roswell to tape a segment of the 'Inner View" with Sharon Bell. The five-minute segment, which will air on KBIM-TV (channel 4 on local cable) at 7:25 a.m. on Friday, April 19, was devoted primarily to information about Eastern's ITV offerings at sites at Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, Hobbs, Roswell and Ruidoso. Dr. Huybregts also discussed Eastern's internet courses and courses taught by Eastern professors at off-campus sites. (photo by Wendel Sloan)


Personnel Briefs

Professors Janet Roehl and Anthony Schroeder will present a paper "Classroom-based Assessment in Communication" at the Western Social Science Association meeting in Albuquerque.

Professors Christopher Stasheff, Lee Scanlon, and Anthony Schroeder conducted a Roundtable on "Terrorism and the News" at the Western Social Science Association convention in Albuquerque.

Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy and Bill Poorbaugh, ENMU graduate, have had a paper accepted in the International Journal of Special Education in conjunction with Steve Forness of U.C.L.A. It will appear in the summer issue.