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  • 12/18/2014

    Graduation rates steady at Mesalands Community College

    Mesalands Community College recently reported a 32 percent overall graduation rate to the U.S. Department of Education. This is more than 50 percent higher than the national graduation rate of public 2-year institutions of 21.1 percent, for the 2010 cohort. The graduation rate cohort includes all full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking undergraduate students, who began … Read more
  • 12/15/2014

    Mesalands Foundation joins the AmazonSmile program

    Shop at and support the Mesalands Community College Foundation  December 15, 2014 The Mesalands Community College Foundation, Inc. is now part of the AmazonSmile program, operated by Amazon. When consumers shop for eligible purchases on AmazonSmile (, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5 percent of the purchase price to the non-profit of their choice. … Read more
  • 12/10/2014

    Dinosaur Museum featured on KOB

    Recently the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory was featured in a story entitled “New Mexico Students Re-Create Dinosaur History” on KOB Eyewitness News 4 in Albuquerque. To view the story, please visit:
  • 12/08/2014

    Mesalands named one of the most affordable community colleges in the nation

    Mesalands Community College has been selected among the 50 Most Affordable Community Colleges by Mesalands was ranked seventh in the nation with an average in-state tuition of $1,152 and a 47 percent institutional financial aid rate. The institutions academics, accreditation, campus culture and distance learning options were also considered in this … Read more
  • 12/02/2014

    Mesalands students present water research at national event in North Carolina

    Research indicates the recovery of Lake Conchas and the return of wildlife   December 2, 2014 Three students from Mesalands Community College recently presented at the Community College Undergraduate Initiative (CCURI) Fall 2014 Colloquium co-hosted with Bio-Link at Gaston College in Charlotte, NC. This event was funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advanced Technological Education program … Read more
  • 11/24/2014

    Mesalands raises nearly $500 in “Favorite Turkey” contest

    November 24, 4014 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Beth Sisneros, Director of the Educational Services Center, is the winner of the 2014 Favorite Turkey Contest at Mesalands. Sisneros collected the most turkey feathers and won an actual turkey for Thanksgiving. She then donated the turkey to a Mesalands student. A total of … Read more
  • 11/24/2014

    Mesalands celebrates Native American Heritage Day

    The Native American Club at Mesalands Community planned an entire day of activities, in honor of Native American Heritage Day. The members of the Native American Club prepared Indian Tacos for students, staff, and faculty to enjoy. Over 150 people attended the special presentation given by Navajo Code Talker, Mr. Thomas Begay. … Read more
  • 11/18/2014

    Students help with the Blessings in a Backpack program

    Mesalands students in the SW 218: Introduction to Social Welfare class recently assisted with the Quay County Blessings in a Backpack program, to receive hands-experience in macro-level practice. Blessings in a Backpack is a non-profit program that provides food for children across America, who may otherwise have little or no food to … Read more

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