March 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.

Tightrope Walkers

ENMU students walking a Tightrope. ENMU English majors Ben Gallegos, from Grants, and Alex Crowson, from Winslow, Arizona, relieved the stress of having to know the difference between auxiliary verbs,... read more..


ENMU Professor Helps Seventh-Grade Dropout Publish Memoir

by Sophia Romero (with additional reporting and photos by Wendel Sloan) Dr. Donald Elder III, professor history, has assisted Portales resident David Montoya write his memoir.   Dr. Donald El... read more..

Academic Highlights

Meet New Fine Arts Dean

Dr. Jeffery Gentry, professor and department head in the Department of Communications at Rogers State University in Claremore, Oklahoma, will become ENMU’s new dean of the College of Fine Arts in the ... read more..

Success Spotlight
Ashley Galloway

Sara Proctor Motivated By Music

Music has always heavily influenced Sara Proctor’s life. Growing up in Ruidoso, she discovered music as a toddler. She would bang on her father’s drums, learning the basics from him. He was a percu... read more..

Alumni Success

Former ENMU Student Publishes Third Novel

by Wendel Sloan “Seven Wings to Glory,” by former ENMU student Kathleen M. Rodgers, will be released by Camel Press on April 1. The author, whose maiden name is Kathy Doran, grew up in Clovis and now ... read more..

Success Spotlight

Native American Director Shares Navajo Culture on Campus

  Jerene Yazzie, a sophomore at Eastern New Mexico University, is helping the campus learn about cultural diversity and her Navajo heritage through her job as director of Native American Affairs read more..

Eastern Experience

5 Study Tips to Help You Prepare for Finals

An ENMU student shares her favorite study tips. Written by Kendall Schneider Sometimes in college it is difficult to sit down and study for your upcoming exam. There are so many other things you c... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 3.28.17

This weeks ENMU sports update.Upcoming Games Friday, March 24 Softball vs UT-Permian Basin at 12 p.m. (DH) Baseball vs West Texas A&M at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25 Softball vs UT-Permian Basin at 1... read more..

Success Spotlight
Ashley Galloway

ENMU Student Taylyr Davis Patrols Campus as Student Police

  Eastern New Mexico University student Taylyr Davis helps protect the campus. She attends classes and extracurricular activities, just like everyone else. What one may not guess is that she read more..

Academic Highlights

Professor Shares Fascination with Chemistry

After traveling to New Mexico from the other side of the world 16 years ago, Eastern New Mexico University Chemistry Professor Juchao Yan found himself exactly where he wanted to be: Instilling a pass... read more..

Alumni Success

ENMU Grad Teaching in China – Has Traveled to Canada, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia

Versia Hodges II graduated from ENMU in 2013 with a bachelor’s in communications with an emphasis in broadcast production. In May of 2017, the former Greyhound basketball player will receive a master’... read more..

Academic Highlights

Amarillo's KFDA-TV Features ENMU's New Audiology Equipment

reported by Jennifer Mutz KFDA-TV PORTALES, N.M. (KFDA) -Eastern New Mexico University's (ENMU) Communicative Disorder students now have equipment that will benefit both the students and their patient... read more..

Success Spotlight
Ashley Galloway

Allison Minteer Helps Her Students by Being a Student

  Eastern New Mexico University graduate assistant Allison Minteer teaches her students using strategies she has learned by being a student.   Eastern New Mexico University gr read more..


Employee Modeling on Runway

A member of the social work faculty in the Department of Health and Human Services has an opportunity to step out of the classroom and onto the modeling runway.   Tyleen Caffrey, the Title IV... read more..


Bus Driver Competition on Campus

Just Kidding—Hundreds of Future Farmers of America (FFA) high school students held their state convention on the ENMU campus on Tuesday and Wednesday.  (photos by Wendel Sloan)   Bus Dri... read more..


ENMU Participating in #cannonstrong

ENMU is showing its support to the #cannonstrong movement after three Cannon Air Force Base airmen were recently killed in a plane crash during a training exercise near the Clovis Municipal Airport.Th... read more..


ENMU Narrows Presidential Search to Five Finalists

Eastern New Mexico University’s Board of Regents announced five finalists for president at their meeting on Monday morning, March 20.  Finalists will be visiting ENMU campuses (Portales, Roswell ... read more..


B.B. Lees Plaque in Greyhound Arena

The late ENMU legend B.B. Lees has been honored with a plaque on his locker #17 in the faculty/staff locker room in Greyhound Arena.  B.B. used the locker for decades, even in retirement, for bef... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 3.17.17

This weeks ENMU sports update.Hounds Corral The Cowboys in Double-Header Sweep The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team bounced back from a loss last night with a double-header sweep of Hardin-... read more..


ENMU Ruidoso’s Orozco Named to Texas Women’s History Board

The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) has named Dr. Cynthia E. Orozco, professor of history and humanities at ENMU Ruidoso, to its advisory board to provide oversight of the forthcoming Handbo... read more..

Success Spotlight

Eastern New Mexico Speech Pathologist Student Receives CITI Certification

by Sophia Romero Dominique Ratto, an undergraduate student at Eastern New Mexico University, first became interested in speech pathology when she was in high school shadowing her aunt for a school as... read more..

Alumni Success

ENMU Inspires Grad Student to Become Lawyer

by Patricia Duran After graduating high school and having her son in July 2012, Gabriela Ramirez promised herself she would go to college and graduate with a bachelor’s degree.   After gradua... read more..


Dr. Shirley Rollinson Had ‘Green Fingers’ in Lab

by Ashley Galloway Dr. Shirley Rollinson, assistant professor of religion at Eastern New Mexico University, grew up in Britain, where many of her favorite childhood memories were made.   Dr. ... read more..


Meet Debbie McBride

by Wendel Sloan Debbie McBride, hired as Duplicating Specialist on Oct. 17, says although times were hard when she was growing up, her childhood was still “happy and carefree.”    Debbie... read more..


ENMU Instructor Presenting World Premier of Lincoln and Booth One-Man Show

by Wendel Sloan Patrick McCreary, instructor of theater and technical director at Eastern New Mexico University, is portraying Abraham Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, in a one-man show ti... read more..


ENMU Sports Update 3.3.2017

This weeks ENMU sports update.Strong Early Season Continues As Hounds Set Program Record With 12-1 Start The Eastern New Mexico University baseball team picked up a pair of wins against LeMoyne-Owen C... read more..

Alumni Success

Meet ENMU Grad Jennifer Bradfute

interview by Wendel Sloan Q.  When did you graduate from ENMU, and what was your major? I graduated in December of 2001, and majored in Business Administration with minors in French and Spanish. ... read more..

Academic Highlights

ENMU Social Work Students Attend Legislative Day

by Tyleen Caffrey Students from the ENMU Social Work Program recently traveled to Albuquerque to attend the bi-annual Student Legislative Advocacy Day, also known as SLAD organized by the New Mexico C... read more..

Academic Highlights

ENMU Professor Gives Lecture on Don DeLillo’s White Noise

by Sophia Romero Eastern New Mexico University’s Language and Literature Department kicked off their faculty lecture series Friday, Feb. 10, which focused on Dr. Michael Rizza and his forthcoming arti... read more..

Academic Highlights

ENMU Speech and Hearing Clinic Receives State-of-the-Art Audiology Equipment

by Wendel Sloan The ENMU Speech and Hearing Clinic recently received funds to purchase and install new state-of-the-art diagnostic testing equipment from GN Otometrics.  The clinic’s previous equ... read more..

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