September 2021

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 18 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
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ENMU Biology Student Prepares for Career as Physician's Assistant

"I chose this path because of the passion I have for helping save people's lives and understanding what they're going through, along with their families during a difficult time," says Ainsley Jeter. read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
1153

Homecoming Queen Crowned Over 40 Years Ago Returns to ENMU to Take Part in Homecoming 2021 Parade, Reflects on Career in Education and as a Senior Diplomat for the U.S. Department of State

Sherry 'Gwyn' (Dean) Buzzell, who received an AA in Business, an AA in Religion and a BA in Education from ENMU in 1984, discusses her Homecoming experience and illustrious career as an educator and a... read more..

General
John Houser
450

ENMU Celebrating 87th Homecoming

2021 marks Eastern New Mexico University's 87th Homecoming celebration. Festivities begin on the Portales campus Monday, Sept. 27, with students presenting musical skits in "Songfest" at 6 p. read more..

General
John Houser
263

ENMU Drama Department to Present "Blithe Spirit"

The Department of Theatre and Digital Filmmaking at Eastern New Mexico University presents a production of "Blithe Spirit," written by Noel Coward and directed by Anne Beck, presented at the Universit... read more..

General
John Houser
174

ENMU Board of Regents Meeting Cancelled

Eastern New Mexico's Board of Regents has cancelled its next meeting, originally scheduled for Oct. 21. PORTALES, NM – Sept. 22, 2021 – Eastern New Mexico's Board of Regents has cancelled its next ... read more..

Success Spotlight
Desiree Cooper
1254

ENMU Music Education Student Wants to Enrich People’s Lives Through Teaching

Kevin D. Baggerly was inspired to pursue a career in education after taking a six-week job as a substitute for an elementary school teacher who had broken her ankle. "Teaching the kids their upcoming ... read more..

Alumni Success
Desiree Cooper
1144

Greyhound Grad Reflects on 38-Year Career in Education and Athletics

Lawrence "Larry" Chavez graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor's degree in physical education in 1982 and a master's degree in physical education in 1987. Lawrence "Larry" Cha... read more..

General
John Houser
325

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
2330

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
755

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..

General
John Houser
413

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..

General
John Houser
671

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
973

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
1186

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..

General
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
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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
976

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..

General
John Houser
320

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..

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