Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES — Communication Services at Eastern New Mexico University won two awards at the District IV Conference of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Houston, Texas, on
"Eastern Magazine" won a "Special Award/Pewter" in the category of university magazines. Its staff includes executive editor Ronnie Birdsong, graphic artist Dave Ortega, editor Wendel Sloan, and supervising editor Jennifer Poyer. Other winners in the category included Texas State University San Marcos, Abilene Christian University, and Northeastern State University (Oklahoma).
Wendel Sloan, director of Media Relations, won an "Achievement Award/Bronze" for feature writing for an article in "New Mexico Magazine" on world-renowned science fiction writer and retired ENMU professor Jack Williamson. Other winners in the category included Abilene Christian University, Louisiana State University and Texas A&M University.
District IV of CASE includes all member universities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.