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November 2014

  • 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

    November 24, 2014 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

    November 18, 2014 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

  • 11/18/2014

    Members of the Native American Club attend a leadership conference in Albuquerque

    November 18, 2014 Earlier this month, Mesalands Students and Members of the Mesalands Native American Club, Edmiles Harvey, Chance Hunter, Adriano Long, Tyler Sam and Advisors Angel Kitcheyan and Amber McClure, attended the 2014 New Mexico Leadership Empowerment Alliance Development for Students (LEADS) Conference in Albuquerque. The LEADS Conference focused on unifying New Mexico Native American … Read more

  • 11/17/2014

    Guests enjoy solving the murder at the Mesalands Community College Foundation fundraiser

    November 17, 2014 More than 200 people attended the ‘Murder at the Masquerade’ fundraiser last Friday that was presented by the Mesalands Community College Foundation, Inc. This event was held in the Great Room at Mesalands Community College. During the show, guests traded clues and gathered information to identify the masked killer. Preliminary net proceeds for the … Read more

  • 11/10/2014

    Mesalands Community College experiencing enrollment growth

    November 10, 2014 Summer 2014 enrollment numbers have been finalized at Mesalands Community College and the results show a significant increase in the number of students attending the College. Summer enrollment increased by double digits in both headcount and in registered credit hours, compared to the previous year. “Over the last year, Mesalands has focused … Read more

  • 11/10/2014

    Mesalands sponsors $2,000 with Tucumcari Booster Club

    November 10, 2014 On behalf of Mesalands Community College, Dr. Aaron Kennedy, Vice President of Student Affairs, presented a $2,000 check to April Shipley, President of the Diamondback Booster Club, at last Friday’s Tucumcari High School football game at Rattler Stadium. This sponsorship is to increase exposure of the College programs at various high school … Read more

  • 11/03/2014

    Mesalands student presents research at the National Poster Session in Washington, D.C.

    November 3, 2014 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Donald Price, an intern and former graduate of Mesalands, recently presented his undergraduate research regarding fossils collected in Quay County, NM, at the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) National Poster Session at the Hart Senate Building in Washington, D.C. Only 43 students across the country … Read more

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