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May 2017

  • 05/30/2017

    College President to serve on executive boards

    During this month’s Mesalands Board of Trustees meeting, President Dr. Thomas W. Newsom, announced he has been appointed as a Board of Trustee for the Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. Dr. Newsom also stated that he has been elected as the Chairman of the Executive Committee for the American Association of … Read more
  • 05/30/2017

    Mesalands Board of Trustees elects new officers

    The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees elected a new slate of officers during a recent meeting. The new officers include: Mr. J. Bronson Moore, Chair; Mr. James Streetman, Vice Chair; and Ms. Liz Estrada, Secretary/Clerk and members Mr. Jimmy Sandoval and Ms. Teresa Stephenson. The Board also reappointed Mr. Streetman and … Read more
  • 05/22/2017

    Megger donates electrical testing equipment to the Wind Energy Technology Program

    Mesalands Community College recently received a Digital Low-Resistance Ohmmeter, the DLRO200 Microohmmeter, from Megger a Valley Forge, PA based manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment. This new equipment is being used to enhance the curriculum and the hands-on training of the Wind Energy Technology Program at Mesalands, in order to better prepare … Read more
  • 05/22/2017

    Students earn academic honors at Mesalands Community College

    PRESIDENT’S CITATION At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement at Mesalands Community College. To be eligible, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or better, successfully complete 30 or more credits in the fall and spring semesters, … Read more
  • 05/15/2017

    Summer Adventure Camp begins in June

    Mesalands Community College invites members of the community to put their “Toes in the Sand, and a Book in their Hand” for Summer Adventure Camp 2017. The College has several fun and educational classes planned this year for campers of all ages, including classes for adults. Classes will be held June 19-30. … Read more
  • 05/15/2017

    Mesalands announces online and on-campus classes to be offered this summer

    Mesalands Community College will be offering a variety of on-campus and online classes during the summer. Current college students, recent high school or high school equivalency graduates, dual enrollment students, and professionals, are encouraged to sign up for summer classes. The summer semester is an opportune time for students to earn college credits … Read more
  • 05/08/2017

    Mesalands Community College holds 2017 commencement ceremony

    Mesalands Community College held their commencement ceremony last Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. This year’s graduating class represented 70 certificates and degrees, 14 high school equivalency diplomas, and two bachelor’s degrees. “It is indeed an evening of honor and celebration. We honor the graduates for the accomplishments … Read more
  • 05/01/2017

    Farrier Science Program participates in Earth Day celebration

    Students from the Farrier Science Program at Mesalands, performed demonstrations at last week’s Earth Day celebration, which was held at the Outdoor Classroom. Approximately 600 students from San Jon and Tucumcari Schools attended this event.
  • 05/01/2017

    Rodeo Team wins bull riding regional title and finishes the season strong

    Last weekend, the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team competed at their last two rodeos of the season at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, NM. The Men’s Team won the regional title in bull riding and clinched a qualifier for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). During Friday’s rodeo competition, … Read more
  • 05/01/2017

    Mesalands announces 2017 commencement speakers

    Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that former State Senator Clinton D. Harden will deliver the commencement address at this year’s graduation ceremony. Sadie McAllister from Moriarty, NM, has been selected as the student speaker at graduation. Senator Harden has had a successful career in both the public and private sectors. … Read more

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