February 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 30 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Eastern Experience

Top 5 “Must Attend” Events at ENMU

An ENMU student shares his five favorite University events. Written by Andrew Case Eastern New Mexico University offers many exciting experiences. Our Associated Student Activities Board and Student S... read more..


ENMU Scouted as Potential Film Location

by Eamon Scarbrough The Eastern New Mexico News Portales may once again play host to lights, cameras, and action, if the positive reaction of two people scouting Eastern New Mexico University is any i... read more..

Academic Highlights

ENMU Professor Carol Singletary Passionate About English

by Ashley Galloway Eastern New Mexico University professor Carol Singletary has taught for over 30 years.  She is the new director in ENMU’s Writing Center. She encourages students to come in any... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 2.24.17

This weeks ENMU Sports update.Greyhound Women's Basketball Moves Up in Division II National Polls PORTALES, NM - With a the third 20-win season in team history and a two-game lead for first place in t... read more..


The History of Festival Románico

by Patricia Duran Every spring, hundreds of high school students from across Eastern New Mexico and West Texas come to compete in the annual Festival Románico in Portales, New Mexico.   Every... read more..


Retired Professor Publishes 'Weird' Short Story Collection

by Wendel SloanDragonfly Press has published a group of short stories by Dr. Antony Oldknow, who retired in 2012 from Eastern New Mexico University as an English professor. Retired English professor D... read more..


Professor, Festival Romanico Coordinator Retiring

by Eamon Scarbrough The Eastern New Mexico News Advocate, ally, and mentor were just a few of the appellations given Festival Romanico coordinator Vitelio Contreras by the students who have been at hi... read more..

Alumni Success

ENMU Grad Named Curry County Clerk

by Douglas Clark The Eastern New Mexico News The unexpected death of Jo Lynn Queener put Annie Hogland in charge of the Curry County Clerk's office. The Curry County Commission decided to keep her the... read more..

Success Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Nathan Burford

Meet Nathan Burford, an Eastern New Mexico University student majoring in physical education. Written by Andrew Case Burford moved to Portales after graduating from Hope Christian in Albuquerque, ... read more..

Eastern Experience

5 Ways to Enjoy Living in the Dorms

Everyone knows that life in the dorms has its highs and its lows. Since I’m a Resident Assistant, I wanted to share how to make living in the dorms the best possible experience. Written by Andrew Case... read more..

Wayne Allen

Dramafest Takes Over ENMU

by Taylor Wapaha Eastern New Mexico University's Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking welcomed 17 high schools, about 400 students, from around New Mexico on Wednesday, Feb. 15 for the 62nd An... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 2.17.17

This weeks ENMU sports update.Greyhound Softball Announces Schedule Changes for Western New Mexico Series PORTALES, NM -Eastern New Mexico University softball coach Katie Welborn has announced an adju... read more..


Event Review: Rise Up

Reggie Moore talks about Eastern New Mexico University and ENMU African-American Affairs (AAA) stand against sexual harassment Eastern New Mexico University and ENMU African-American Affairs (AAA) ... read more..


Meet Mr. and Ms. Black ENMU

Written by Reggie Moore Eastern New Mexico University recently held its annual Mr. and Ms. Black ENMU. This contest takes place every year in February as one of the major events of Black History Month... read more..


Professor Who Grew up in ‘Totally Different World’ Teaches Drug and Alcohol Abuse Classes

By Ashley Galloway Eastern New Mexico University professor Tonja Starritt teaches drug and alcohol abuse classes and psychology courses to help people with mental health.Tonja grew up in a “seemingly ... read more..

Alumni Success

Gene Bundy's Brother Receives Oscar

From the Santa Fe New Mexican David Bundy, who received an associate degree from ENMU in 1971 and is the brother of Golden Library Special Collections director Gene Bundy, has received an Oscar.An art... read more..


ENMU Regent Remembered as Kind and Compassionate

by Alisa Boswell The Eastern New Mexico News Susan Tatum was more than just an excellent attribute to the Clovis and Portales communities, she was someone whose smile could light up a whole room, acco... read more..

Alumni Success

WIC Supervisor Loves Family and Consumer Sciences

by Patricia Duran Now the Portales WIC Nutritionist Supervisor, Jacquelyn (Madrid) Houser's education at ENMU was a stepping stone to her career success. She was one of the youngest presidents for the... read more..

Success Spotlight
Ashley Galloway

Graduate Student and Athlete Melina Gryschka Qualifies for Nationals

  Melina Gryschka, studying abroad from Germany, attends Eastern New Mexico University while earning her Master of Business Administration.   Read about athlete Melina Gryschk read more..


ENMU Sports Update 2.10.17

This weeks ENMU sports update.Greyhound Women's Basketball Third in South Central Poll PORTALES, NM - After splitting a pair of Lone Star Conference games last week, the Eastern New Mexico University ... read more..


ENMU Professor Bryan Moffitt Helps People with Mental Illnesses

by Ashley Galloway Bryan Moffitt began his teaching career at Eastern New Mexico University in January 2017.   Read about new professor Dr. Bryan Moffitt in this week's Greyhound Gazette. #EN... read more..


Brothers Anchor Greyhound Secondary

by Reggie Moore Creating a brotherhood is important to any sports program, but is it easier when they recruit siblings?Eastern seems to believe so as half of their defensive back field is related. Alb... read more..

Alumni Success

ENMU Grad Publishes Inspirational Memoir

by Wendel Sloan Cheri Nelson Herring, 1968 physical education major/English minor at ENMU, has published a memoir through Balboa Press titled “Rock-Solid Blessings from My Garden.”   ... read more..


Pyrotechnics Featured in ENMU's 'Pirates of Penzance’

Pyrotechnics including gunpowder flashes, smoke and booms from cannons will be featured when Eastern New Mexico University presents the family musical “The Pirates of Penzance” by Gilbert and Sullivan... read more..


New Student Regent Appointed at ENMU

Kekoa Von Schriltz, a sophomore psychology/criminal justice major at Eastern New Mexico University, has been appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez as the new student regent for the 2017-18 calendar years ... read more..

Eastern Experience

Top 3 College Tips Everyone Needs to Know

Written by Candace Eckels Imagine:  At 10 p.m. it suddenly dawns on you that you have a paper, test, quiz, or whatever due at 11:59 p.m. and, to make it worse, you haven’t even started. We have a... read more..


Event Review: Tuskegee Air Heroes

Eastern New Mexico University’s African-American Affairs honored Black history by bringing in Steve Frank, an Army Veteran, to come and talk about the Tuskegee Airmen on Feb. 2. They made a real diffe... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 2.2.2017

This weeks ENMU sports updates.Greyhound Women's Basketball Remains in Division II National Polls PORTALES, NM - With their best start in a quarter century, the Eastern New Mexico University women's b... read more..


Museum on Campus Named After Legendary Professor

by Reginald Moore The former Natural History Museum is now called the Dr. Anthony “Tony” Gennaro Natural History Museum after the late ENMU biology professor.   The Gennaro Natural History Mu... read more..


ENMU Professor Crista Wiegel Teaches Students While Running Her Own Business

Eastern New Mexico University business instructor Crista Wiegel uses her own experiences to teach students about the business world. Eastern New Mexico University business instructor Crista Wiegel ... read more..

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