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ENMU-Roswell Names New Dean
Dr. Dwight (Dee) Rogers, Acting Dean of Instruction at Eastern
New Mexico University-Roswell for the past eight months, has been appointed
to the position of Dean of Instruction. Dr. Judy Armstrong, Provost
at ENMU-Roswell, made the appointment effective March 11.
"Dee has done an outstanding job as Acting Dean of Instruction
for the past eight months," said Armstrong. "We have developed
an excellent rapport and work well together as a team. Dee has established
the same rapport and working relationships with the faculty, staff,
and division chairs in the instructional area. Based on their recommendations
and my own observations and experience, I believe that Dee is the best
choice for the position. Appointing him now allows us to move at full-speed
ahead on many projects without the delay and expense of a costly search,"
Armstrong said. [more]
ENMU Receives Funding for Various Projects
by Wendel Sloan
If the voters approve a General Obligation Bond on Nov. 2, the Portales
campus of Eastern New Mexico University will receive over $5 million
dollars for capital outlay projects.
In the budget approved by the state legislature and signed by Governor
Gary Johnson, the largest budgeted item for Eastern, pending voter approval,
would be $4 million for a Communications Center to house Easterns
public broadcasting television and radio stations (KENW-TV and KENW-FM),
as well as classrooms. [more]
ENMU Sets A Celebration
of Excellence in Black History
African-American Student Services at Eastern New Mexico University
will hold a banquet called A Celebration of Excellence in Black
History on March 28 in the Campus Union Building Ballroom.
The banquet will feature keynote speaker Frank Jackson, a distinguished
historian who will address the story of mankind and diversity. [more]
Sedillo Named Acting Dean at
by Donna Gutierrez
Joe Sedillo, formerly the director of the ENMU-Roswell Business
Office, has been appointed the Acting Dean of Administrative Services.
Dr. Judy Armstrong, Provost, made the appointment following the resignation
of Richard Cervantes, who accepted a position with New Mexico Tech.
Sedillo will serve as Acting Dean of Administrative Services while the
position is advertised and a permanent dean is hired.
As Dean of Administrative Services, Sedillo is responsible for the administration
of the business affairs of the Roswell campus, which includes the Business
Office, Payroll, Physical Plant, Food Services, Bookstore and Police
Department. "Joe is more than capable of serving in this very important
position until a permanent dean is hired," said Armstrong. "We
are fortunate to have someone with his financial background, solid experience,
and good judgment. Joe has done an outstanding job as director of the
Business Office, and he will serve our campus well as the Acting Dean,"
she said. [more]
ENMU SHRM Team Competes in
Human Resource Games
Eastern New Mexico Universitys Society for Human Resource
Management (SHRM) recently competed for the first time in the New Mexico
SHRM HR (human resource) Games at the University of New Mexico. Using
a Jeopardy style format, SHRM student chapters from across
New Mexico tested their knowledge of human resource management issues.
The friendly competition allows students to prepare for the Professional
Human Resource (PHR) certification exam. Additionally, students have
the opportunity to network with HR practitioners from across the state.
Cedric Palmer Named First
by Robert McKinney
Sports Information Director
Eastern New Mexico University junior forward Cedric Palmer (66,
200 lbs., Houston, TX/McLennan C.C./Yates H.S.) has been named First
Team All-Lone Star Conference South Division for the 2001-02 season
as selected by the LSC South head coaches. Palmer was one of just five
players from the seven LSC South member universities named to the First
Palmer led the Greyhounds with 15.1 points per game, with a total of
408 points in 27 games. He also led the team with 150 rebounds, an average
of 5.6 rebounds per game. Palmer shot 56.2% from the field, as he connected
on 145 of 258 shots. He converted 71.4% at the line (118 of 165). [more]
Jill Stout Named Honorable Mention All-Conference
by Robert McKinney
Sports Information Director
Sophomore guard Jill Stout (57", Sudan, TX/Sudan H.S.)
of the Eastern New Mexico University womens basketball team has
been named Honorable Mention All-Lone Star Conference South Division
as selected by the LSC South head coaches.
Stout was one of seven Honorable Mention selections and 17 players overall
chosen for the All-LSC South Team for the 2001-02 season. [more]
New Mexico Public School Textbooks
Available for Public Review at ENMU
Teachers, parents, and other community members are invited
to review and comment on the proposed textbooks that have been approved
by the State of New Mexico's Department of Education Instructional Material
The new Adult Basic Education, Career/Technical Education and Driver
Education textbooks are currently available for examination at the Instructional
Resource Center (IRC) located at Eastern New Mexico University's Golden
Library. The IRC is located on the second floor of Golden Library and
is open on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Thursday from
7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. [more]
New Mexico Press Women Offering
by Wendel Sloan
New Mexico Press Women is offering two $500 scholarships to male and
female students majoring in journalism, broadcasting, photography, graphic
art, writing, communications, public relations or advertising. The scholarships
will be presented in May at the state convention.
The main criteria for the award is career potential and financial need,
although scholastic standing is a consideration. The competition is
open to all students in the above majors. [more]
SOME WERE MORE STUDIOUS THAN OTHERS at the recent FranklinCovey
time-management workshop in the Campus Union Building.
DR. MARY DRABBS and graduate student Floyd White train
Clovis firemen in physical fitness exercises.
Dr. Caryl Johnson,
assistant professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences,
presented an assessment instrument at the New Mexico Higher Education
Assessment and Retention Conference March 1 in Albuquerque. The title
of the presentation was "Assessing Students' Evaluation of Research