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President Seeks Feedback
on Vision Statement
Dr. Steven Gamble, president of Eastern New Mexico University,
is seeking feedback about a proposed Vision Statement which will be
submitted to the Board of Regents for approval.
Part of the Vision Statement reflects what Eastern is today, while other
parts reflect what ENMU will strive to become within five years. [more]
Fifteen ENMU Employees Receive
Spirit of Eastern Awards
total of 15 Eastern New Mexico University employees, representing all
three campuses, received Spirit of Eastern Awards on April 17 in the
University Theatre Center on the Portales campus.
ENMU-Roswell gives separate Spirit of Eastern Awards, but Roswell employees
are eligible for the Chester Haughawaut Exemplary Human Relations Award.
Hobbs Businessman to Speak at Business Appreciation
by Shane Brown
Eastern New Mexico Universitys College of Business will hold the
18th annual Business Appreciation Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, April
24, in the Campus Union Ballroom.
The luncheon will feature Stevan Pearce, owner/operator of Lea Fishing
Tools in Hobbs, N.M., and a former state representative. Pearce will
speak about business success in New Mexico. [more]
ENMU Presents Two Free Concerts
by Britt Hochhausler
Two Eastern New Mexico University bands are having their last
concerts of the year.
The Percussion Ensemble will perform April 22 in
Buchanan Hall at 7 p.m. and the Steel Drum Band will have their last
performance April 24 at 6:30 p.m. and at 8 p.m. on the Dallan Sanders
Memorial Plaza by the Campus Union Building. [more]
ENMU-Roswell Sets Summer Registration Date
by Donna Gutierrez
Pre-registration for the Interim and Summer sessions at Eastern New
Mexico University-Roswell will be held Monday, April 22 in the Student
Services Center lobby on campus. Advisors and admissions staff will
be available from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. to assist with class scheduling
and guide students through the registration process.
Registration for interim and early summer classes will be held in the
Student Services Center lobby on Monday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 7
p.m. The interim session will be held from Monday, May 20 to Friday,
May 31. Open registration for summer classes will be held in the Student
Services Center lobby on Monday, June 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. [more]
ENMU-Roswell Foundation to Host Community
by Donna Gutierrez
The Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Foundation will host the First
Annual 'Foundation for the Future' Dinner on Friday, April 26 at the
Roswell Country Club, 2601 Urton Road. A social gathering will begin
at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $40 per person and can be paid in advance or at the door.
RSVP's to Kate Cox at 505.624.7345 are appreciated. Anyone interested
in supporting the ENMU-Roswell Foundation activities and scholarship
programs is welcome. [more]
Spring Dance Concert Set for
The Eastern New Mexico University Department of Theatre and Dance
presents "Desert Stories, Spring Dance Concert" on May 2-4
at 8 p.m. in the University Theatre Center, Mainstage.
This year's concert will feature work by Jill Pribyl, director, with
a new work created by Martha Wittman of the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
of Washington, DC. Members of the Dance Exchange will also perform.
The Dance Exchange has been described as a company that creates "Visionary
work of extraordinary eloquence" New York Times. [more]
Portales Mayor Offers ENMU Scholarships
by Shane Brown
Orlando Ortega, mayor of Portales, is funding two scholarships to assist
talented students from Portales High School who attend Eastern New Mexico
The amount of each scholarship is $500 per academic year ($250 per semester
for each student). [more]
A CLOSE SHAVE $550 was what it cost to get Dr.
Bill Brunsen, professor of finance, to shave his beard as a fund-raiser
in the recent Relay for Life fight against cancer. Dr. Brunsen
had agreed to shave his beard if $500 was donated specifically
to the beard-shaving kitty.(photo on right by Carolyn Edwards)
DR. PAUL LOCKMAN AWARD Dr. Paul Lockman gives Valenica
Rollins, a criminal justice major, the Dr. Paul Lockman
Award. Rollins, a junior from Rock Springs, Wyoming, received
the award for dedication and leadership to Eastern New Mexico
University and the African-American Student Affairs office.
(photo by Vanessa Ring)
EARLY ADVISING AND REGISTRATION Portales High School
student Sonya Salas recently attended Early Advising and Registration
in the Student Academic Services Building at Eastern New Mexico
University. Here, she is advised by Dr. Francine Stuckey, director
of ENMU's Child Development Center. (photo by Wendel Sloan)
Don Criss has received
a first place award for Feature News in the 2001 New Mexico Associated
Press Broadcasters Awards Competition. The award-winning feature story
was titled "Fiesta" (a feature about the 2001 Albuquerque
Balloon Fiesta) and aired on the KENW public affairs program "You
Should Know" in November. Entries were judged by out-of-state Associated
Press broadcasting associations. The competition was open to all TV
stations in the state that are Associated Press members.
Dr.'s Robert Long and
Newton Hilliard represented ENMU at the South Plains American
Chemical Society (ACS) Awards Banquet in Lubbock, Texas, on April 18.
Dr. Long is Chair-Elect of the local section and Dr. Hilliard is Secretary.
ENMU chemistry department award winners and ACS awardees at the Regional
Science Fair in Portales were acknowledged at the event.