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May 2015

  • 05/27/2015

    Mesalands holds 2015 commencement ceremony

    May 27, 2015 Mesalands Community College held their commencement ceremony earlier this month at the Tucumcari Convention Center. This year’s graduating class represented 38 certificates and degrees. “This is the time of year that we can celebrate our student’s success through certificate and degree obtainment,” Dr. Thomas W. Newsom, President of Mesalands Community College said. … Read more

  • 05/14/2015

    Diné students qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo

    May 14, 2014 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that four students from the Navajo Nation will be competing in the biggest college rodeo competition of the year, the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The 2015 CNFR will be held on June 14-20, 2015 in Casper, WY. The Mesalands Rodeo Team will have seven … Read more

  • 05/12/2015

    San Jon students participate in STEM activities at Mesalands

    May 12, 2015 Last week 40 students from San Jon Municipal Schools participated in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related activities at the College and the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratories.  

  • 05/11/2015

    SBDC impacts local economy with free Tax-Aide Program

    May 11, 2015 The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Mesalands Community College recently partnered with the New Mexico American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation Tax-Aide Program, to provide free tax return services for local seniors in the community. According to the AARP Foundation website, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aid Program is the nation’s largest … Read more

  • 05/07/2015

    Dr. Richard Luarkie, former Governor of the Pueblo of Laguna, selected as 2015 commencement speaker

    May 7, 2015 “Don’t be bitter, be better” was one of many motivational sayings by Dr. Richard Luarkie, former Governor of the Pueblo of Laguna, at the 1st Annual New Mexico Leadership Empowerment Alliance Development for Students (LEADS) conference last year. As keynote speaker, Dr. Luarkie inspired the members and advisors of the Mesalands Native … Read more

  • 05/04/2015

    Wind students from Clovis Community College climb Mesalands Community College’s turbine at the Wind Center to gain hands-on experience

    May 4, 2015 Wind students from Clovis Community College recently had the opportunity to climb the 1.5 megawatt wind turbine, located adjacent to the North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) at Mesalands Community College. After successfully completing the one-credit course at Mesalands, the students received certification in Tower Rescue Training and gained invaluable … Read more

  • 05/04/2015

    Mesalands Rodeo Team qualifies seven for the CNFR and wins regional Coach of the Year title

    May 4, 2015 The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team recently competed in their final rodeo of the season at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, NM. The Mesalands Rodeo Team brought home the bull riding championship title and qualified seven student athletes for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), the second highest in … Read more

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