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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Portales High School teacher Alex Lopez flips through a grade book. He said he checks the past grades of students new to his class to learn about them in preparation for teaching them. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico While the students head out to play during the winter break, […]

Education feature: Online auction, physical fitness summer classes offered at CCC

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The summer semester at Clovis Community College means peace of mind for Mari Blyler. A Desert Storm veteran, Blyler is 80 percent disabled from spinal spondylosis, a degenerative disease that has been attacking her spine since 2000. Blyler said the slow pace of the summer session makes things easier […]

Feb. 15, 2009 Dean’s list

ENMU Forty-eight students from the Clovis area are attending Eastern New Mexico University and are among the 558 students on the 2008 fall semester dean’s honor roll. They and their majors are: Elizabeth Cherry, medical technology; Michelle Cherry, biology; Lanita Isbell, art; Kaci Tibbs, psychology; Tyler Albracht, biology; Brenton Andes, agriculture composite; Kelsey Ashmore, family […]

Mother, daughter duo gear up for fall semester

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Teresa Garcia looks for her books for class Monday at Clovis Community College’s bookstore. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer As Teresa Garcia walked down the aisles lined with books, she admitted she was nervous. Garcia had just attended the first day of class for the fall semester Monday at […]

Tuition rate, fees will increase at ENMU

By Sarah Meyer: Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents voted Thursday to increase tuition, fees, and room and board by about 6 percent for the 2008-2009 academic year. Tuition rates will go up from $1,116 to $1,182 per semester for a full-time student. Student fees will go up from $462 […]

3-13-08 Education digest

By Gabriel Monte Mesalands offering wind technology class Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari will be offering Wind Energy Technology classes in the fall semester. The class will use a 400-foot, 1.5 megawatt wind turbine the college purchased from the General Electric Corp. for more than $2 million. Information: www.mesalands.edu/wind Student test fee funds available New […]

Feb. 10, 2008 Honor Rolls

Eastern New Mexico University The following area students were recognized for having made Eastern New Mexico University’s Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall 2007 semester. Melrose — Jamie K. Dickerman, Brynna R. Kos, Robin D’Nae Reed, Kimberlee A Smith Texico — Stephanie L. Bailey, Alexandra Denea Brooks, Melissa M. Freitas, Lacy Dene Price, Gabriel J. […]

CCC officials hope enrollment stabilizing

Gabriel Monte Clovis Community College officials hope a four-year slide in enrollment is leveling off. As of the beginning of February, 3,563 students were attending CCC, according to David Caffey, vice president for institutional effectiveness. There were 3,613 students enrolled during the 2007 spring semester, according to Caffey. College officials believe the impact of Cannon […]

Eastern deserves ‘A’ for enrollment, surprises on field

By Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University is often a source of “good news” for the region and two recent items are especially worth noting. On Sept. 13, ENMU President Steven Gamble announced student enrollment is up slightly from a year ago. “Given our demographic conditions, this is a minor miracle,” Gamble said. And then […]

Enrollment down at CCC

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Enrollment numbers are down this semester at Clovis Community College because of the transition at Cannon Air Force Base and a low unemployment rate, officials said. “If it stayed where it is right now, it would be down about 6.8 percent (from last year),” said Vice President for Institution […]