2021

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 30 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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John Houser
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ENMU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Eastern New Mexico University's Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month – Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 – with numerous events, speaking engagements and music programs o... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
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Greyhound Grad Serves as a Support System for High School Students in Role as Family Services Specialist

Eleny Ceniceros De La Cruz says, "My parents and I loved everything about ENMU; it was close to home, there were plenty of scholarship opportunities for students, the size of the campus was a good com... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
505

ENMU Business Administration Student Aspires to Run Tax Service Geared Toward Helping Low-Income Individuals, Families and Small Business Owners

"Having professors that are easy to communicate with and are willing to work with my unique schedule has been incredibly helpful while I have been at Eastern," says Kamirah Decker. Kamirah Decker, read more..

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John Houser
258

ENMU Enrollment Numbers Dip From 2020 Totals

ENMU-Portales administrators report that Eastern New Mexico University's numbers are down by 5.3 percent overall from fall 2020. The fall 2021 total headcount is 4,991 students, down from 5,268 in 202... read more..

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John Houser
575

ENMU Community Saddened by Bill Joy's Passing

Eastern New Mexico University lost a true friend and strong supporter with the death of Bill Joy, who served as the University's athletic trainer and assistant professor of health and physical educati... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
709

ENMU Double Major Hopes to Bring Awareness to Wildlife Conservation as Wildlife Biologist

Sierra Shoemaker, a double major in wildlife and fisheries science and cultural anthropology, shares, "I would ultimately like to bring more awareness to wildlife conservation, aid in bringing justice... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
931

Greyhound Grad Fulfills Childhood Dream of Working for Disney Parks

Ms. Stephanie Taylor McCorkle, who graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2015 and a master’s degree in education administration in 2019, i... read more..

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John Houser
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ENMU Ranked as the Safest College Campus in New Mexico

Eastern New Mexico University was recently rated by Niche.com as the safest college campus in New Mexico for 2022, marking the fourth consecutive year that ENMU has been included in the site's Safest ... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
412

ENMU Forensic Science Major's Lifelong Love of Detective Novels Inspired Career Choice

Gwen Buchanan would like to become a crime scene technician to "give closure to the families of victims." Gwen Buchanan, a forensic science major with minors in theatre and religion at Eastern New ... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
816

Greyhound Grad Loves Teaching Chemistry

Jayamini Madumali Hewage graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a Master of Science in Chemistry with a specialization in analytical chemistry in 2018 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at M... read more..

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John Houser
273

U.S. Veterans Magazine Names ENMU as 2021 Top Veteran-Friendly School

U.S Veterans Magazine (USVM) ranked Eastern New Mexico University among the Top Veteran-Friendly Schools 2021. PORTALES, NM – Aug. 31, 2021 – U.S Veterans Magazine (USVM) ranked Eastern New Mexico ... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
567

Education Student Loves Being Part of the ENMU Community

"ENMU has a really good program for future teachers, and some of the professors here really won me over," says Nichole Washburn. Nichole Washburn, who is studying elementary and special education w read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
674

Greyhound Grad in Aviation and Emergency Management Serves as Deputy Fire Chief in Clovis, New Mexico

Mr. Dixon says the most rewarding aspects of his job are "the ability to teach people is really awesome, especially when they really get it; recruitment; and giving that medication that helps saves a ... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
1082

Greyhound Grad on Track to Become Physician Assistant

Mariah Barnes graduated from ENMU with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2013 and a Master of Science in Chemistry in 2015 and is currently working on a Master of Physician Assistant Studies fr... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
981

ENMU Theatre Student Wants to Create Content with Proper Minority Representation in Her Film Industry Career

Alexandra Sena wants to be an actor in the film industry and work her way up to the roles of director and producer. Alexandra Sena, a theatre major with a minor in digital filmmaking at Eastern New... read more..

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John Houser
806

ENMU Kappa Sigma Chapter Wins National Award

The Kappa Sigma chapter at Eastern New Mexico University earned the Kappa Sigma Founders' Circle Award, recognizing its success as a scholarship, fellowship, and service leader. PORTALES, NM – Aug.... read more..

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John Houser
359

ENMU Fall Semester Begins In-Person Learning on Aug. 17

The fall semester at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales begins Tuesday, Aug. 17, with students on campus for in-person classes for the first time since spring 2020. The fall semester ends on Fr... read more..

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John Houser
229

ENMU Chorale Enjoys Memorable Tour of Spain

Members of the Eastern New Mexico University choirs enjoyed a month of travel, performances and history as traveled across Spain for a series of concerts in July. PORTALES, NM – Aug. 11, 2021 – Mem... read more..

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John Houser
382

ENMU Professor of History Wins Two Individual Awards From NMBA

Eastern New Mexico University Professor of History Dr. Don "Doc" Elder was among those honored by the New Mexico Broadcasters Association (NMBA) Excellence in Broadcasting Awards for 2021 for his work... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
738

Education Student Serves as Teacher Assistant at ENMU CDC to Prepare for Career as Kindergarten Teacher

"I hope to impact the lives of my future students and to make education fun for the students," shares Jenna Ruiz. Jenna Ruiz, who is majoring in elementary education and special education with a read more..

Academic Highlights
Desiree Cooper
840

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at ENMU Named Book Reviews Editor for Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society’s Kiva Editorial Team

Dr. Robert J. Stokes graduated with a Master of Arts in Anthropology from Eastern New Mexico University in 1995 and is now the chair of the ENMU Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology. ... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
1370

Greyhound Grad Appointed as Secretary of the New Mexico Public Education Department

Secretary Steinhaus graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor's degree in music education in 1976 and a master's degree in education in 1981. Dr. Kurt A. Steinhaus was recently a... read more..

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Desiree Cooper
610

Meet the Counselors for Dawg Days 2021

Dawg Days 2021 is almost here! Dawg Days 2021 is almost here! The celebration, which is led by Dawg Days counselors, takes place from Aug. 14–16. Meet some of this year's counselors: Ni... read more..

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Adam
208

Vaccination Clinic Scheduled for ENMU Staff and Students

Eastern New Mexico University continues to prepare for re-opening in the fall semester with a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students, faculty and staff on Monday, Aug. 9, starting at 9 a.m. in ... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
1041

ENMU Digital Filmmaking Student is Working on Two Films

Calvin Grace dreams of becoming a screenwriter and actor due to a love of writing and acting that started at a young age. Calvin Grace, who is majoring in digital filmmaking at Eastern New Mexico... read more..

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Desiree Cooper
857

The Greyhound Guide to Dawg Days 2021

Learn all about Dawg Days! Welcome to Eastern New Mexico University! To kick off your Eastern Experience, you'll take part in Dawg Days 2021. We're here to answer all of your Dawg Days questions, s... read more..

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Adam
409

ENMU Looking Forward To In-Person Fall Semester

Staff and faculty at Eastern New Mexico University are excited to welcome students back to campus this fall as classes get underway. School officially kicks off Aug. 14 with the annual Dawg Days event... read more..

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John Houser
287

Silver Dawg Salsa Benefits ENMU Scholarships

Eastern has teamed up with Taco Box to create Silver Dawg Salsa, further solidifying a partnership with an iconic local restaurant that has been steadfast since owner Tom Martin opened his Portales lo... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
1086

ENMU Double Major Eyes Career in Judicial System

Jaylena Jesusita Pino Van Etten is double majoring in criminal justice and sociology with a minor in social work at Eastern New Mexico University to prepare for law school and a career in the judicial... read more..

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Desiree Cooper
1038

ENMU Wildlife and Fisheries Science Major’s Goal is to be a Game Warden

Brandee Cunningham decided to attend ENMU because "the program here in my area of study was one of the best in New Mexico, and it was a smaller school compared to the other options." Brandee with ... read more..

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