Back in session

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Kasey Martinez cashes out Krista Montoya of Portales on Tuesday at the Clovis Community College Bookstore. Tuesday was the first day of the spring semester. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The first day of the spring semester started Tuesday at Clovis Community College By the numbers 5 Price in […]

Meetings watch: Clovis Community College Board of Trustees

CNJ Staff The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees met Wednesday. The following is a summary of the meeting: – CCC President John Neibling presented enrollment figures for the summer 2006 semester. Compared with the previous summer semester, enrollment had risen by 6.52 percent, Neibling said. Enrollment figures for the current fall semester are not […]

Graduations 7/9

Megan Chisum Megan Chisum of Albuquerque was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. She is the daughter of Rex and Kim Chisum of Clovis. Ryan Hernandez Ryan J. Hernandez of Clovis was awarded an M.D. in Medicine from Boston University in Boston in […]

3/5 Honors

• Wayland Baptist University – Clovis campus announced 23 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall term. Named to the president’s list were these 14 students: William Nolan Ashford, Raymond Atchley, Hilliard Bishop, Connie Dixon, Julie Elliott, Cotina Crystal Johnson, Jay Kaczmarczyk, Donna McKenney, Annette Moralez, Lashana Pace, Dave Richmond, Roy […]

2/26 Honors

Three Clovis area students were named to the dean’s lists at Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell for the fall 2005 semester. The students are Amanda M. Fogerson, Tammy M. Green and Mary J. Scroggins.

2/19 Honors

Blaschke Michelle Blaschke was named to the at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas, for the semester. She is the daughter of Terry and Cathy Blaschke of Clovis. Chisum Megan Chisum of Clovis was named to the dean’s list at the University of New Mexico college of nursing for the fall 2005 semester. Fowler Tyla […]

1/29 Honors

Jerramy Wilber of Clovis graduated in the 2005 fall semester at Eastern New Mexico University. He received a certificate of Occupational Training and Auto Body/Detail with honors. Lacie Young of Clovis graduated in the 2005 fall semester at Amarillo College.

Etc. — Snippets from the first day of spring semester at CCC

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Clovis Community College part-time student James Bauer of Clovis works out as instructor Brad Heath watches during the first class of circuit weight training Tuesday at the college. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Spring semester at Clovis Community College kicked off Tuesday. Do college students still worry about what to […]

CCC taking proactive approach to recruiting students

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Returning student Deleon Cooper, right, registers for classes Thursday at Clovis Community College. Cooper and friend, Michael Davis, background, are both business administration majors. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Enrollment at the Clovis Community College dwindled slightly in the fall, but college officials anticipated the decline and are campaigning to […]

12/22 Education Digest

Afterschool program money short New Mexico is one of 26 states that were not able to provide any new grants for afterschool programs in 2005, according to an Afterschool Alliance press release. The non-profit public awareness and advocacy organziation conducted research which shows the state received more than $9 million for afterschool program funding, all […]

Semester starting at CCC

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Clovis Community College students Carisma Garcia, left, and Christina Reynoso start classes Monday. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Elizabeth Alonzo said she will follow her usual morning routine Monday before driving to Clovis from her hometown of Bovina to embark on her life as a college student. A 2005 Bovina […]

8/25 Education Digest

ENMU begins fall semester Monday PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will begin the fall semester on Monday. The last day to register is Sept. 2. The semester ends on Dec. 16. Currently enrolled students may register online at http: www.enmu.edu. New students should contact the advising center at 562-2338. — Compiled by […]

6/12 Honors, Reunions, Organizations

Honors Schumpert Wade Schumpert of Clovis has been named to the Dean’s List at Lubbock Christian University for the spring semester of 2005. To qualify for the list, students must be taking a minimum of 12 semester hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the entire semester. Hale Roberta Ann […]

Achieving goals better late than never

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist Dear Family, friends, fans and foes: You are cordially invited this twentieth day of May two thousand and five to celebrate a milestone in the life of Helena Amanda Rodriguez — her first all-out, no-holds nervous breakdown — at 4 o’clock today (We knew spelling out the dates and times […]

Hectic life can have bitter consequences

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist I saw a scary commercial on TV the other day, a Wal-Mart spot showing a woman with a hectic lifestyle who looks into the camera and says: “I like being busy all the time.” Don’t we all? We just love driving around like maniacs, our cell phones glued to our […]

ENMU tuition going up

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents approved a raise in tuition and board along with pay increases for school staff during a meeting Friday in Ruidoso. Regents approved an $83 increase in tuition per semester for resident and non-resident undergraduate students. Regents also approved a $93 increase in […]

Time, patience, earns degree

By David Arkin: CNJ Correspondent Lenna Rolan doesn’t think it’s a real good idea for her to pursue a master’s degree. She’s just not sure when she finish it. You have to understand, it took her 26 semesters to get her undergraduate degree. It’s not that Rolan had trouble in class — in fact she […]

Honor rolls

National Honor Roll The following local high school students have been inducted into the Spring 2003 National Honor Roll: Bovina High School: DiAnna Mendoza. Clovis High School: Latara Fells, Blanca Flores, Natasha Hawkins, Christen Kos, Matthew Loewen, Christopher Maher, Carli McCasland, Whitney Shaw, Breanne Smith, Randy Stapp, William Stephenson, Adrianna Torres and Zachary Watters. Clovis […]

ENMU women’s basketball capsule

CNJ staff West Texas A&M (5-1) at ENMU (3-4) When: 6 p.m. today Where: Greyhound Arena Radio: KGNC-AM 710, Amarillo Notes: The game is the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams. The matchup was moved up to avoid three-game weeks during conference play. … WT beati the Zias 75-54 on Nov. 28 […]

Spirit, fortitude overcome ‘giants’

Judy Brandon With each new semester, my students arrive with hopes and dreams for the future. They bring with them goals, plans and thoughts of anticipation about college and what is to many, a new beginning. Their dreams are heartfelt, distinct and meaningful. Most of them are determined to succeed against all odds. But alongside […]