May 2, 2011
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Rules for Submitting Announcements

Announcements can be submitted to the Monday Memo by University community members (employees, students, retirees and alumni), and must be received by Thursday at noon for publication on the following Monday. To submit an item, use the Submit Announcements form to the lower right, or e-mail Announcements can only be accepted from off-campus groups that are non-profit. The Web address for the Monday Memo is

The Monday Memo is a weekly electronic newsletter published for the faculty and staff of Eastern New Mexico University.

Features will run next week.

The Chamber Singers Video Alert
Watch video of The Chamber Singers on Friday in the Administration Building. – [video]

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Dr. Jordan Kobritz, assistant professor of sport management and sport law, was recently quoted in an article in the St. Petersburg (FL) Times on the possibility of Major League Baseball contraction.  You can read Dr. Kobritz' comments here: 

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Faculty Emeritus Luncheon on May 9 – The ENMU Foundation will host the annual Faculty Emeritus Luncheon on Monday, May 9,at 12 noon in the Zia Room in the Campus Union Building.  The Distinguished Faculty Emeriti awards will be presented at the luncheon.

This ye ar's recipients are Dr. Ron Fowler, Dr. Janet Frost, Dr. Richard Willen, Dr. David Willoughby, Ms. Mary Kathryn “Kay” Gunn (posthumous) and Dr. C.B. Wivel (posthumous).  Members of the university community are cordially invited to attend the luncheon on a dutch-treat basis. 

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $8.  Please RSVP by May 4 by calling the ENMU Foundation at ext. 2412.

May Campus Construction Schedule from Steve Collins


  1. Continue Roofing
  2. Continue above Ceiling Mechanical Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  3. Continue above Ceiling Electrical Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  4. Continue above Ceiling Plumbing Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  5. Continue Laying, and Cleaning Brick Veneer
  6. Continue Drywall Installation and Tape, Texture
  7. Continue Insulation Installation
  8. Continue Window Installation
  9. Prime and Paint Walls
  10. Begin Ceiling Grid Installation
  11. Begin Fixture Installation

Asbestos Abatement at Lincoln

  1. Completion Scheduled for End of May 2011

Asbestos Abatement at Chaves

  1. Completion Scheduled for End of July

Asbestos Abatement at De Baca

  1. Completion Scheduled for Mid-October

Lincoln Demolition

Scheduled Completion End of August

ENMU Dominates Lottery Scholarships Among's New Mexico's Regional Universities – In the 2010 spring semester, ENMU had more students receiving Lottery Scholarships than New Mexico Highlands University, Northern New Mexico College and Western New Mexico University combined.

ENMU had 825 students receiving Lottery Scholarships, compared to 315 at NMHU, 198 at WNMU and 184 at NNMC.

From the fall of 1997 through the 2010 spring semester, ENMU had 4,128 students receiving $14,515,235 in Lottery Scholarships. The other three schools had a combined total of 3,824 students receiving $8,693, 253.

Retirees’ Reception on May 2

The campus community is invited to attend the 2010-2011 ENMU Retirees’ Reception on Monday, May 2, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Union Ballroom.  Retirees being honored this year are:

Dr. Bill Brunsen
Dr. Anne Cable
Don Criss
Elaine Ennis
Dr. Ray Fleischmann (Ruidoso)
Joanne Gray
Maria Jimenez
Sherri Johnston
Janice Lee
Fabian Lopez
Michael O’Connor
Dr. Merlene Olmsted
Rhonda Payne
Dr. Robert Pierce
Lewis Reeves
Paula Sisneros
Dora Tafoya

Wellness Wednesday on May 4
Event:  Wellness Wednesday - Test Anxiety
Time:  Wednesday, May 4 - 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location:  CUB Lobby
Sponsored by ENMU Counseling and Career Services and Health Services More Information:  Are you stressed about finals? Learn how to tackle test anxiety with time management tips and relaxation techniques.

ENMU Bookstore on Facebook – The Eastern New Mexico University  Bookstore is now on Facebook. Come check us out for regular updates on store sales, buyback titles, store hours and other helpful information. This will also be our primary place for posting employment notices for temporary positions during rush.

Human Rights Film Series Reschedule for May 5 – "Everything's Cool" has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, may 5, in Room 120 of the College of Education. 

Business Office Deadlines

June 30 is the fiscal year-end.  The following are processing cut-off dates;

Purchase Orders:  May 13
Last date for purchase order requisitions to be received in the Business Office.  All merchandise must be received by June 30, 2011 or it will be charged to the new fiscal year.

Purchasing Card:
The Business Office suggests that purchases end June 17 to ensure the charges will reflect on the June statement. Statements will be ready to review on Monday, June 27.  If you are traveling when the statements are due, please contact the Business Office.  Completed statements must be in the Business Office by noon on Wednesday, June 29th.   Ruidoso statements will also be due the morning of June 29.

Travel Vouchers:  June 30, 2011
All travel for 2010-2011 must be submitted to the Business Office by June 30, 2011.  Reimbursement for prior months travel should be submitted for payment before June 1.

Interfunds:  July 8
Interfunds for 2010-2011 must be received by the Business Office before July 8.  Interfunds received after the 8th will not be processed.

Corrections to Accounts:  July 15
Journal Vouchers and Budget Transfers are due in the Business Office by July 15.  Any expense transfers between budget lines are also due by July 15.

Family and Consumer Sciences Students Raising Funds – The Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Student Unit of ENMU has an opportunity to attend the national AAFCS conference in Phoenix, Ariz., in June and are selling homemade “gifts from our kitchen.”

All proceeds will go toward the travel fund for students wishing to attend the conference.

 If you are interested in placing an order [click here].

Support Senate Elections – We are looking for new senators from Business Affairs and Academic Affairs, we also need nominations for the Personnel Policy and Handbook Committee (3 positions) and Special Appeals (4 positions). These committee positions can come from any area. Please send all nominations to Barbara Senn at to be put on the ballot to join our team. You may also nominate yourself. The last day for nominations will be Thursday, May 26.

Elections will be held Tuesday, May 24-Friday, May 27.

Windows 7 in Computer Labs -ITS staff plans to install Windows 7 and Office 2010 on all computer lab systems for the Fall 2011 semester.  ITS staff will be working on the lab computers during the summer.  In the UCC 109 lab, we have two computers that currently have Windows 7 and Office 2010 if anyone would like to try them with any specialty software.  Please provide feedback to

ENMU Announces Award Ceremony for Comm Fest Entries
The Department of Communication in the College of Fine Arts at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is accepting entries in “Video,” “Photography,” “Design,” and “Writing” for COMM FEST 2011. 

A list of specific guidelines is available in the Communication Office in the Communication Center or by calling 562.2130.  Students are allowed to enter one item per category/sub-category. 

Entries should be delivered to the Communication Office, or mailed to: COMM FEST - 2011, ENMU—27, Portales, NM 88130.

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on April 14.

A panel of judges will evaluate the entries on consistency, continuity, originality and creativity.

An awards ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, April 28 at 3 the Communication Center lobby.  Refreshments will be served.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each category and all entrants will receive a gift.     

For more information, contact Melissa C. Montano at 575.693.6372, or email Patricia Dobson at

New Mexico Legistlative Internship offered - Read full details [here]

Tickets On Sale for Shrimp Boil -
 The ENMU Portales Alumni Chapter is selling tickets for their annual Shrimp Boil scheduled for June 11 at 6 p.m. at the YAM Theatre in Portales. Tickets are $30 and proceeds go to the ENMU Portales Chapter Scholarship for high school seniors who plan to attend ENMU.

“The Good Ole Boys”, featuring ENMU staff members, will be the entertainment for the evening. Buy your tickets early, tickets are limited. If you would like to buy a ticket, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 562.2125 or buy one from Susan Cramp, Trish Maguire, Mike Maguire, Ronda Hutcherson or Tammi Gardner.

Wait-List for Closed Courses – Students have the opportunity to be placed on a wait-list for closed courses. Once a spot opens, the student receives an email informing them that the course has opened and they have 24 hours to register.
Wait listing is available for the following sessions:
Fall Semester                                  1st 8 week session and 16 week session
Summer Semester                          1st 4 week session and 8 week session

Due to a Banner defect this option is not available for second semester sessions.  Once Banner fixes the defect, wait-list will be available for all sessions.

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 575.562.2175 or

Corrections to Fall 2011 Schedule–As you prepare for the fall semester, please note the following corrections to the calendar:

Last day of instruction                    December 9, 2011
Last day of semester                      December 16, 2011

The dates for final exams and commencement are correct as presented.

Please contact Academic Services, Ext. 2314, or email Renee Neely at<> if you have any questions.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Iraq and Afghanistan Military Care Package Campaign

Do you have a parent or sibling serving in a military branch and stationed in Iraq or Afghanistan? Eastern New Mexico University students and employees are reaching out to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with a "care package" campaign to let the troops know they haven't been forgotten. It is our sincere hope that our efforts will demonstrate how much we appreciate our military's efforts as well as honoring loved ones that are serving our country. This project started during the summer of 2008, and nineteen of our military members have been honored with a package from ENMU.

To include your loved one in this care package campaign, please reply to this message with the information noted below or send the information to Academic Affairs, ENMU Station 2:

 1.  Your name and relationship to the package recipient  2.  Full name, unit, and mailing address of the package recipient  3.  Photo of recipient, if possible.

Photos will be posted on our "Honoring Those Who Serve" bulletin board which is located in the administration building, room 204. You may email your photo or drop it by AD 204.

If you do not have a parent or sibling serving in the military but would like to help with the project, you are welcome to donate items for the packages. The types of items needed are:

Batteries (especially AAA and AA), magazines and books, toiletries (shaving cream, disposable razors, lotion, body and foot powder, toothbrushes, and manicure items), individual packaged facial wipes, hard candy, gum, trail mix, cards or other games.

Items may be dropped off in Academic Affairs (AD 204)

Grantwriting Workshop on May 18, 19 and 20 - Read full details [here]

Summer Spanish Immersion Program in July - View location and information here
For more information, contact Jose Contreras at 575.562.2149

Entry form at

or [entry form]

Upward Bound Summer Positions

ENMU TRiO Upward Bound is accepting applications for summer positions for the following:

Art Instructor
Science Instructor
Computers Instructor
Video/Photography Instructor
Foreign Language Instructor
New Mexico History Instructor
English Instructor
Math Instructor

Summer applications are also being accepted for the following positions:

1 Summer Hall Director

3 male Resident Advisors
4 female Resident Advisors

Please come by Quay Hall 214 to pick up an application or contact Rodrick Chambers at 562.2452.

Telephone Books
Date/Time/Place: Now...while supplies last, in the Campus Union Building.
Additional Information: The new Dex Clovis/Portales telephone books are available in the Campus Union Lobby. Please take what you need for your dorm room, home, and/or office.

Writing Center Open for Spring SemesterThe ENMU Writing Center is open for the Spring 2011 semester.

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment 562.2793.

Online Writing Lab Offers Tutoring for Distance Education Students – The Online Writing Lab offers tutoring services for distance education students.

Approved Holidays for 2011-12

Memorial Day                       Monday, May 30, 2011

Independence Day             Monday, July 4, 2011

Labor Day                             Monday, September 5, 2011

Thanksgiving                       Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2011

Winter Break                       Close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2011
                                                Reopen at normal time, Monday, January 2, 2012

Presidents’ Day                   Monday, February 20, 2012
Memorial Day                       Monday, May 28, 2012

Independence Day              Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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ENMU Hosting Children’s Theater Performance on May 5
Story by Kaylee Peterson and Photos by Robin Haislett
Communication Services

Eastern New Mexico University will host the children’s theater performance “The H.O.W.L.S. Detective Agency  – Helping Out With Large Situations” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 in the Studio Theater in the University Theater Center on the Portales Campus.

The ENMU students helping in the children’s theater class, taught by Janeice Scarbrough, professor of theater, create a performance involving children when the class is taught every two years. ENMU students wrote the script and 27 children from the Portales Recreation Center are participating in this year’s production.

According to Scarbrough, the children are learning “how to work as a team, express their feelings, be empathetic to others and have fun.”

The group started working on the program on March 15 and practice for one hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The children have also designed their own sets for their own individual performances.

Scarbrough believes this benefits ENMU and the community of Portales. She says, “We are building an audience for ourselves; we are recruiting both creative participants and audiences.  A large portion of our kids are from the recreational center which is a terrific community endeavor.”

The performance is free and open to the public.

For more information contact the University Theatre Box Office at 575.562.2710.

Student Art Shows Set for April and May
by Robin Haislett
Communication Services

Eastern New Mexico University will display the artwork of students graduating with a bachelor of fine arts degree in four separate shows. The first show will be through Friday, April 22 with a closing reception on Friday from 5-7 p.m. and the second show will be on Sunday, April 24 – Friday, April 29 with a closing reception on that Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Two more student shows will be in May.

The students displaying their work in the first show are Dominique Corsey, majoring in animation, media arts and design, and Juan Duran and Dallas Ellsworth, majoring in graphic design.

The students in the second showing from Sunday, April 24 – Friday, April 29 are Stephanie Defranco, Chelsea Marrujo and Rhonda Headley, majoring in graphic design, and Ian Howe and Ethan Lewis, majoring in animation, media arts and design.

According to Bryan Hahn, secretary for the Department of Art, a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degree prepares students in a more highly specialized and directed way to enter professional fields in the arts.  As a candidate for the BFA degree, individuals must complete a senior exhibition that features a current body of work that best represents the candidate’s skills and talent in their discipline.

There has been an increase in the number of people attending receptions and viewing the gallery shows as of late. Hahn attributes this to the variety of galleries and the hard work of the students who manage the gallery.

Along with the variety of the shows, there is also a variety of work within the shows. “Each of the candidates truly has a unique artistic voice and vision as young artists. Their aesthetics and how they use their preferred media also differ greatly,” says Hahn. “The work exhibited in BFA exhibitions are the academic and creative journey that each of our candidates have gone through during their time at ENMU.”

Those who attend will be treated to the evolution of artistic work, which is Hahn’s favorite aspect of the showings. “I most enjoy seeing the end product of our students’ time at ENMU. To see what work they are now producing is very humbling; the final product being on display in the gallery is exciting to experience.” 

For more information, contact Hahn at 575-562-2778.


Spring Fine Arts Calendar 


Student B.F.A. Art Exhibitions
Runnels Gallery, Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales
Sunday, May 1 – 6
Reception, 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, May 6
Sunday, May 8 – 13
Reception, 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, May 12
Contact: Bryan Hahn (575) 562-2778

Spring Dance Recital
Studio Theatre, University Theater Center at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales
6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 3
Contact: Shirlene Peters (575) 562-2711

Student Directed Scenes
Studio Theatre, University Theater Center at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales
7 p.m., Thursday, May 5- Saturday, May 7
Contact: Shirlene Peters (575) 562-2711


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May 5 Cinco de Mayo Honor Banquet at 6 p.m. in the CUB- Ballroom

The Cinco de Mayo Graduation Honor Banquet is dedicated to honoring the spring graduates for their great achievement. Entertainment will be “Las Aguilas de Oro” a ballet folklorico group out of Hobbs, NM and Hispanic Rey, Rodolfo Arceo, performing rope tricks. The theme for this year’s banquet will be Charro a traditional horseman from Mexico, originating in the central-western regions primarily in the state of Jalisco including: Zacatecas, Durango, Guanajuato, Morelos, Puebla. During the banquet there will be a special moment where an official will sash the graduating senior with a sash from their country of origin.
- Dress code will be semi formal or Western attire.
- Cost will be $15

Everyone must RSVP by April 29.

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Athletic Promotions Interns Sought – The Athletics Marketing and Events office is looking for interns for Fall 2011. Qualifications include:
*Must be an HPE, Marketing or Hospitality Major
*Must be Junior or Senior status
*Must be able to complete at least 20 hours per week in office hours and event hours
*Must have at least intermediate sports knowledge

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Hill @ 562.2236 or by e-mail at

5K Run/Walk on April 30 – A Walk in Their Shoes 5K Run/Walk a nd 1K-4-Kids is scheduled for April 30 as part of a sexual asault awareness campaign, with help from ENMU Athletics. For more information, email Amber Hamilton at

Athletic Results in All Sports – [details]

Employee Tennis on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – All employees are invited to play tennis at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays at the University Courts. For more information, contact tennis commissioner Minnie Bresler at

Noon-Time Wellness Basketball Open to All Employees – Noon-time pickup basketball games in a practice gym in Greyhound Arena each day at noon are open to everyone. For more information, e-mail commissioner Wendel Sloan at

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Distance Education and Outreach invites staff and students to sign up for the following upcoming Non-Credit courses:

Aqua Fitness
Boot Camp for Real People
The Cake Series
ENM Children's Choir
Open Water Scuba
Personal Training 101
Swim Lessons

The course descriptions can be viewed by clicking on this link:

Contact Rebbecca Gossett at 562.4248 or

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Congratulations to all the candidates for graduation.


Thank you to Minnie Bresler for organizing Saturday's ENMU Spring Wellness Tennis Tournament and hosting the fajita get-together afterward and Jane Blakeley for the excellent dessert.

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"Remember that a person's name is the most pleasant sound to him or her."

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K-ENMU sidewalk chalk competition. – []

ENMU grad judges piano competition. – [MYPlainview]

Texas discovery sparks debate on Clovis culture. – []

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Thesis Defenses/Comprehensive Exams/Challenge

Seth Chrisman Thesis Defense, MA Communication "Generative Acousmatics: An Exploration of Phenomenological Listening and Post-Digital Composition" Friday, May 6 @ 11am in COMM 111.

Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of Ceramics from Mesa Portales, New Mexico A Colloquium Presented to the Graduate Faculty of Anthropology by Heather Jane Davis on Friday, May 6, from 8 a.m. in COB 156. All interested parties are welcome.

name: Layla Earnest

title_of_thesis: Absent Mothers, Monsters, and Mourning in Mary Shelley s Frankenstein and Virginia Woolf s To the Lighthouse

building: JWLA

room: 127

day: Friday

date: 05/06/2011

time: 11:00

am_pm: AM

name: Joanna Beard

title_of_thesis:  Illness as a Metaphor:  Theorizing the Leper, Typhoid Mary, and Boxcar Bertha

building: JWLA

room: 127

day: Monday

date: 05/03/2011

time: 4:00

am_pm: PM

name: Seth Chrisman

title_of_thesis: Generative Acousmatics: A Phenomenological Exploration of Listenin and Post-Digital Composition

building: COMM

room: 111

day: Friday

date: 05/06/2011

time: 11:00

am_pm: AM

Comprehensive Workshop on Saturday, June 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in ED 116. Comprehensive Exam on Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in COB 132. Contact: Dr. Romelia Hurtado de Vivas at

The current ENMU student parking decals are scheduled to expire on Wednesday, June 1.  The new ENMU student parking decals have arrived and are available for distribution.  These new student parking decals are scheduled to expire on June 1, 2012.

  If you will be attending ENMU in the Fall and want to get a step ahead of the game you can register your vehicle immediately.  The current student parking decals scheduled to expire on June 1, 2011, will still be honored until that date has passed.  Parking enforcement at the university for violations associated with failure to register or improper display of registration will cease on Monday, May 9 and will not resume until Friday, September 23. 

This will give students a reprieve through the summer and a one month grace period to get their vehicles registered after the first day of classes for the Fall 2011 semester.  The current faculty and staff parking decals are not scheduled to expire until June 1, 2012. 

We also wanted to remind the campus community to notify the University Police Department in advance if you are expecting visitors to campus so they may brief staff on such activity.  In the event a visitor is issued a citation for "Failure to Register" they can fill out the brief visitor form on the back side of their citation and mail it in or drop it by the University Police Department.  These citations are automatically voided for visitors and this applies only for "Failure to Register" violations.

For more information, call the University Police Department at 562.2392.

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Lloyd Chaves, psychology instructor at ENMU-Roswell, retire June 30 after 35 years of service to the University. A retirement reception for Chaves is planned on Tuesday, May 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Alcove Room of the Campus Union Building, 48 University Blvd. The public is invited to attend.

 Chaves began teaching at ENMU-Roswell in 1976. He graduated from Roswell High School and earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from ENMU in Portales.

Among his honors, Chaves received the Kosa Merit Award, the Spirit of Eastern Award, and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Chaves County School Employees Credit Union.

In his spare time, Chaves enjoys woodworking and furniture building. He also enjoys motorcycles and plans to get a Harley Davidson upon retiring. He says he will also be busy raising dwarf goats.

Chaves says his favorite quote about teaching is: “Teachers open the door but you must enter by yourself.”

“I will miss the energy of the class room--the opportunity to share with students and see their eyes light up when they ‘get it.’ I will miss the laughter and close relationships that develop with students that have gone from strangers to friends. I will miss telling students about ‘letting go of the peanut’ and ‘searching for the donut not the hole.’ I will spend the rest of my life applying all that the students have taught me.”

News from ENMU-Ruidoso – []

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Called “the best thing to come out of Mexico since tequila,” Metales M5 Mexican Brass is a lot of brass, a lot of music, and a lot of fun, and they’re on a musical journey to Clovis Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. Mexico’s leading brass quartet breaks musical genre barriers by uniting classical and world music, as well as contemporary repertoire and pops arrangements. Combining skills of fine classical chamber musicianship, audience interaction, natural showmanship and inimitable Latin American charm, the men of M5 mix the well-known with the unexpected and present a concert-concept that becomes a unique musical-theatrical performance.

Tickets are $15 General Admission, $12 for Seniors/Military/Students, and are available at the CCC Cashier Windows (769.4035), Chamber of Commerce, CAFB ITT Office, or at the door the evening of the performance (pending availability). Call 769.4956 for more information

Portales Mainstreet Spring Wine Festival
Ponderosa Valley Vineyards

Yam Theatre
219 S. Main Street

Saturday, May 7
7-10 p.m. 

$25 per person (includes a wine glass, a variety of wines to sample, and one full glass of the wine of your choice)
Live Music by Travis Irwin
Refreshments by Do Drop In

For more information, email

From ENMU Graduate Rebecca Isaacs – Credit unions in New Mexico are teaming together to find a young adult “spokester” to hype the credit union movement.  It is a one-year opportunity and the finalists are chosen by popular vote via social media.  It would definitely be a resume boost for any student.  (And personally, I would love for the spokester to be an ENMU student!) 

The search is going on now, with a deadline of May 9th.  Students can visit the website at for more information or to submit an entry.  I would appreciate it if you could share the website with your students and help spread the word! 

Thank you in advance, and please let me know if you have any questions!  Take care,

Rebecca Isaacs, CUDE
Business Development Director
Credit Union Association of New Mexico
CU Succeed & Kirby Kangaroo
National Youth Involvement Board, Chair (
800-.366.6628, ext. 2243


Portales Quality of Life Survey - [Read more]

The Senior Companion Program of Clovis and Portales has positions available for Senior Companion Volunteers.  Senior Companion Volunteers receive a stipend of $2.65 per hour, mileage reimbursement, and recognition.  Applicants must be 55 years of age or older. 

For more information, contact Nancy Harper, Senior Companion Program Director, at Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way in Portales, or call 356.8576 ext. 18. 


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Non-Emergency Number for University Police is 562.2392 – The non-emergency number to reach University Police is 562.2392. The 311 number is no longer used.

Open Staff Positions —The Office of Human Resources has job listings at

How to Perform CPR – When an adult suddenly collapses, call 9-1-1 and immediately begin chest compressions.  Do so by placing both hands in the center of the chest, on on top of the other, and push hard and fast until help arrives. Learn more at

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