More than one-third of CCC students received finicial aid in 2003-04

CNJ staff Clovis Community College disbursed more than $6 million in financial aid in 2003-2004, according to numbers presented by the school at Wednesday’s Board of Regents meeting. April Chavez, CCC director of financial aid, said more than 1,700 students received some type of aid, making up more than one-third of the school’s enrollment. Many […]

Professor finds new challenge

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Becky Rowley: Still teachers an English class. By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Becky Rowley has been on both sides of the fence — a nine-month faculty member and now a top administrator. The Clovis Community College executive vice president is second in the administrative hierarchy behind President Beverlee McClure. She’s also No. 2 on […]

Educators top pay scale

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By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor From the first day of classes to the last day of finals — and the hot summers in between — top-level educators in Curry County are charged with running our schools. They sit atop education’s vast pyramid, and are the highest-paid public servants in Curry County, earning more than […]

Community college seeks space for burgeoning health programs

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent Clovis Community College is looking to expand. CCC officials are asking for a 25,000-square-foot health care education facility. Cost of the facility would be about $3 million, officials estimated. College trustees on Wednesday authorized school officials to request funding through the state’s Commission on Higher Education. The proposed building would […]

CCC pres staying in Clovis

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Beverlee McClure is staying at Clovis Community College. The Austin Community College board of trustees on Monday selected Dallas County Community College Vice Chancellor Roberto Aguero for its top position, for which McClure was also a finalist. ACC officials announced April 6 they were sending visiting groups to the […]

McClure declines visit from officials

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Clovis Community College President Beverlee McClure on Wednesday declined a visit from Austin Community College school officials, an ACC spokeswoman said. McClure is one of two finalists for the Austin college’s president position. The other candidate is Robert Aguero, vice chancellor of educational affairs at Dallas Community College. The ACC Board of […]

Clovis CC increases tuition rates

By Ryan Lengerich Consuell Garcia, a 33-year-old cosmetology student at Clovis Community College, said she and her husband decided she would return to school and do whatever it takes to finish. Garcia, a Portales resident, pays out-of-district tuition to attend the school. That tuition was raised from $26 to $27 per credit hour at Wednesday’s […]

Austin group to meet McClure in Clovis

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Austin Community College officials did not select a new school president at Tuesday evening’s board meeting in Austin, Texas. Clovis Community College President Dr. Beverly McClure is one of two finalists vying for the open position. Robert Aguero, vice chancellor of educational affairs at Dallas Community College, is the other candidate. According […]

CCC president interviews at Austin Community College

By Michelle Seeber Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College, on Wednesday and Thursday was in Austin, Texas, interviewing and answering questions as a finalist for the president’s position at Austin Community College. She could not be reached for comment Thursday. McClure, CCC president for the last five years, is vying for the Austin CC […]

CCC president McClure finalist at Texas college

By Michelle Seeber Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College, is one of two finalists for the president’s position at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. McClure did not return telephone messages left at her office and her home on Tuesday. Cile Spelce, executive director of public information and media relations at ACC, said the […]

CCC president recieves more than $43,000 bonus

Ryan Lengerich It pays to stay at Clovis Community College. At least it has for President Beverlee McClure, who has received a bonus of $43,496.31 as part of an incentive plan she agreed to in 1999. CCC’s board of trustees voted unanimously last week to reward the bonus and to amend McClure’s contract, which will […]

CCC president is education secretary finalist

By Jack King Dr. Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College, has been selected as one of six finalists for the position of state Secretary of Education, Gov. Bill Richardson’s office announced Wednesday. Gilbert Gallegos, Richardson’s deputy communications director, said five finalists for the position were selected by a committee appointed by the governor to […]

Development forum to cover Clovis’ progress, future

Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis business leaders are hosting a Friday meeting at Clovis Community College to discuss how the city can build on its successes. “A lot of good things have happened in Clovis,” said Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College. “Often when good things happen, we don’t stop to ask why good things […]

New hospital boss on board

By Gary Mitchell The new administrator of Plains Regional Medical Center brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare administration to the job. Brian Bentley, who was en route to Clovis Tuesday night and could not be reached for comment, takes over as administrator of the hospital Sept. 1. Bentley replaces Dick Smith, whose […]