CCC marking 20 years of independence

CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson It was 20 Septembers ago that Clovis Community College came to be, when a mill levy vote dissolved its affiliation with Eastern New Mexico University.

Kevin Wilson

A lot of things didn’t go as planned in 1990 — the Time Warner merger, Mike Tyson’s title defense against James “Buster” Douglas.

Others gained more steam. A trial run of what would become the “World Wide Web.” The Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup without Wayne Grezky.

And Clovis decided it should operate its own community college.