CCC increases tuition

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The cost of going to school at Clovis Community College will go up a buck starting in the summer. The CCC Board of Trustees approved a minimal tuition increase during Tuesday’s meeting. The cost of one credit hour rose from $29 to $30 for in-state students, while out-of-state students […]

CCC employees to receive pay raise

CNJ staff The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees renewed college president John Neibling’s contract during Wednesday’s monthly meeting. Neibling’s contract is up for renewal annually. Neibling, in his third year at CCC, will also receive a pay increase because of state legislation that increases state employees pay by 2 percent. Neibling said his salary […]

CCC Board of Trustees approves architect contract

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved hiring an architect to design the proposed Norman and Vi Petty Performing Arts Center on Main Street. Board members approved a $48,000 contract with Albuquerque architectural firm Van H. Gilbert Architect PC. “It will provide a main venue for our […]

Retiring CCC trustee honored for service

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A Clovis resident with a long history of civil service was honored Wednesday. About 50 people gathered at Clovis Community College to commemorate Robert Lydick’s nearly two decade-long tenure as a member of the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees. Lydick, 83, officially retired from the position Wednesday. His […]

Guthals, Brumfield capture CCC seats

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Lois Thomas, left, holds ballots while Glinda Roberts inserts ballots into the reader at the Curry County Courthouse. (CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A Clovis Realtor and a business owner snagged seats on the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday in a narrow race that captured more than […]

CCC Board of Trustees election

CNJ staff What: Clovis Community College Board of Trustees election for District 1 and District 4 seats When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today Where: Mesa and Zia elementary schools. See below. Candidates: • District 1: Gayla Brumfield and Dr. Ken Merritt • District 4: Charles Guthals and Raymond Mondragon Precincts and polling places • […]

CCC candidates to square off

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Candidates for the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees will face off today in a question-and-answer session coordinated by a local women’s group. Four candidates for district 1 and 4 seats will participate in the forum, according to coordinator Donna Labatt. Warren David Woodward said Monday evening he was […]

CCC fall figures down

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis Community College enrollment continued a downward descent in fall 2006, according to a CCC memorandum issued to CCC Board of Trustees. Enrollment in the 2006 fall semester declined 9.42 percent when compared with the 2005 fall semester, according to a state formula used to measure enrollment, the memorandum […]

CCC board seats open

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Two Clovis Community College Board of Trustees seats are up for grabs. An election to fill District 1 and District 4 positions will be held in March, according to a resolution passed Wednesday by CCC Trustees. Trustees serve six-year terms, according to the resolution. The seats are held by […]

Inmates take on tasks

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An inmate trustee, left, is supervised by city maintenance worker Jeremy Burnett Tuesday while putting up decorations on the Christmas tree in front of the Curry County Courthouse. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Wearing orange jumpsuits quickly marking them as inmates, trustees from the jail perform tasks that save […]

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 […]

College courses sign of poor education

By Walter E. Williams: syndicated columnist Colleges and universities will start their fall semester soon. You might be interested in what parents’ and taxpayers’ money is going for at far too many “institutions of higher learning.” At Occidental College in Los Angeles, a mandatory course for some freshmen is “The Unbearable Whiteness of Barbie.” It’s […]

Board approves CCC prez contract: Neibling’s deal similar to predecessor’s in terms of salary and allowances.

Neibling Starts CCC tenure June 26 By Marlena Hartz CNJ STAFF WRITER A contract for the new Clovis Community College president was unanimously approved Wednesday during a regularly scheduled CCC Board of Trustees meeting. John Neibling of Arizona will be paid $135,000 annually to pilot the community college. The Kansas native, who has served as […]

4/30 Letters to the editor

CCC decision triumph of good ol’ boys As a former Clovis resident, I applaud Ann deMaio, Cathy Haynes and Gayla Brumfield, who have been outspoken in wanting the community to support accomplished young Clovis natives who return to Clovis, serve Clovis and remain in Clovis. John Neibling’s administrative credentials have been touted as the reason […]

Education feature: CCC seeks online expansion

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Clovis Community College is hoping to expand its online classes. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena: Hartz: CNJ staff writer Traditional classroom learning has a rising competitor. Electronic learning through TV and the Internet has gained popularity at colleges and universities across the country. And soon, Clovis Community College students may be able to earn […]

Rowley pick solid, abstention puzzling

Freedom Newspapers Clovis Community College’s Board of Trustees made a sound decision last week when they appointed Becky Rowley as interim president. She knows the programs, faculty and direction in which the school is headed, which should make the transition to the next presidency a seamless experience. Recommended by Beverlee McClure, who leaves next month […]

CCC board names interim president

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Becky Rowley was named interim president of Clovis Community College during Wednesday’s special meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees. Regents approved the motion to name Rowley to the position. Four voted yes while Regent Robert Lydick chose to abstain. Lydick was unavailable for comment. The board did not […]

CCC board seeking to fill vacant position

CNJ staff Clovis Community College Board of Trustees member Charlton Guthals has resigned from the board after moving into a home outside the city limits. Guthals was appointed in January 2002 and served until Oct. 13. Guthals was secretary and represented District 2. His term was due to expire in 2007. Guthals said he is […]