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February 2016

  • 02/29/2016

    Mesalands student publishes research in the NM Journal of Science

    February 29, 2016 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Ryan Pottenger, Natural Sciences student, recently had his research “Modeling Bathymetry and Topography Maps Using an Augmented Reality Sandbox” published in the December 2015 issue of the New Mexico Journal of Science. The augmented reality sandbox is a tool that allows students and visitors … Read more

  • 02/29/2016

    Local family donates 30 acres of land to the Mesalands Foundation

    February 29, 2016 The Mesalands Community College Foundation, Inc. recently received 30 acres of land and a home from Dr. Ross Landess, on behalf of his grandparent’s William H. and Lala D. Landess. The property is located at 1500 South Rock Island Street in Tucumcari. “The reason that my siblings and I decided to entrust … Read more

  • 02/22/2016

    Mesalands Rodeo Team ready for spring competitions

    February 22, 2016 The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team will kick off the spring season at Cochise College in Ft. Huachuca, AZ on March 5-6, 2016. The Mesalands Rodeo Team will have a total of seven rodeo competitions this semester, including hosting their Spring Rodeo in April. Mesalands Intercollegiate Rodeo Coach Tim Abbott, says with … Read more

  • 02/22/2016

    Mesalands prepares for Iron Pour

    February 22, 2016 Mesalands Community College will have their 18th Annual Iron Pour on March 6-12, 2016, from 9 am-9 pm. Approximately 40 students from across the nation will be participating in this year’s event. During this one-week course, students create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art at the Mesalands foundry. … Read more

  • 02/15/2016

    Mesalands students selected to the 2016 All-State Academic Team

    February 15, 2016 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that students Sydney Abernathy and Ashlee Bradley have been selected to the 2016 All-State New Mexico Academic Team. Each student will receive renewable full-tuition scholarships for up to four consecutive semesters, towards a bachelor’s degree at a participating New Mexico public university or college. They … Read more

  • 02/08/2016

    Major wind corporations seek to hire graduates from the Wind Energy Technology Program at Mesalands

    February 8, 2016 Representatives from Wanzek Construction recently gave a presentation on their new Wind Tech Development Program for students majoring in Wind Energy Technology at Mesalands Community College. Wanzek headquartered in West Fargo, ND, is one of the main contractors for wind turbine installations in the country. One of the company’s goals of “Building … Read more

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