Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will host its 114th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 10, at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena.
There are 355 candidates for the 2008 spring graduation.
The commencement speaker will be Judy Armstrong, president of ENMU-Roswell. Armstrong has announced her impending retirement.
“Dr. Armstrong has done a remarkable job,” said Steven Gamble, ENMU president. “She took over a campus that was already good and made it even better. She has kept ENMU-Roswell on the cutting edge of vocational and academic programs that serve the community, state and nation. Dr. Armstrong has set an incredibly high standard for her successor.”
At 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building, 19 nursing graduates will be honored in a pinning ceremony.
The Spring 2008 Academic Honors Convocation, for students receiving graduation honors, will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, in the University Theatre Center.
Also on Friday, the New Graduate Reception will be from 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Campus Union Ballroom. The ENMU Alumni Association sponsors the reception for new graduates and invites family, friends, faculty and staff.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information about graduation activities, call 575.562.2175.