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June 2016

  • 06/27/2016

    Sixth grade class visits Wind Center

    June 27, 2016 This “Thank You” poster was created by Mrs. Roch’s sixth grade science class from Tucumcari Middle School. Before ending the school year, the students took a tour of the North American Wind Research and Training Center and had a chance to see inside the wind turbine. The poster is on display in the … Read more

  • 06/27/2016

    Student athlete from Mesalands finishes 14th at the 2016 CNFR

    June 27, 2016 Kyle Jurney from Eunice, NM, represented the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team at the 2016 College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The college finals ended earlier this month and was held at the Casper Event Center in Casper, WY. Jurney (header) competed in the team roping event with Bobby Flores (heeler) from Cochise … Read more

  • 06/20/2016

    President Dr. Newsom speaks at correctional facility graduation

    June 20, 2016 Dr. Thomas W. Newsom, President of Mesalands Community College, was the guest speaker at the recent Otero County Prison Facility (OCPF) Graduation Ceremony in Chaparral, NM. Dr. Newsom’s speech began by him explaining the academic regalia he was wearing at the graduation ceremony. He said he was wearing his full regalia as a … Read more

  • 06/20/2016

    Former Mesalands student interns for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    June 20, 2016 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that former student Sanda Garrett from Tucumcari, is a Public Safety Intern working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the summer. As part of her internship responsibilities, last week Garrett gave a presentation on water safety at the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur … Read more

  • 06/13/2016

    Three Mesalands students present undergraduate research at national event in Tennessee

    June 13, 2016 Three students from Mesalands Community College recently presented at the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) Spring 2016 Colloquium at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, TN, TN. Mesalands students Jenelle Hansen, Patricia Hansen, and Garrett LeMons each presented an independent research poster involving either paleontology and paleobotony. A total of 68 … Read more

  • 06/13/2016

    Mesalands student receives $1,200 scholarship at annual math conference

    June 13, 2016 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Yash Shah, received the Michelle Jimenez Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,200 at the 27th Annual New Mexico Mathematical Association for Two-Year Colleges (NMMATYC) Conference last month, that was held at the University of New Mexico-Valencia. Shah also received travel expenses to attend … Read more

  • 06/06/2016

    Mesalands wind student receives $2,500 Women of Wind Energy scholarship at 2016 AWEA Conference

    June 6, 2016 Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Casey West from Moriarty, NM majoring in Wind Energy Technology, received the Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) “Wind at Our Backs” Scholarship at the 2016 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA last month. West was only one … Read more

  • 06/06/2016

    NM Art Educators participate in Summer Summit Workshop at Mesalands

    June 6, 2016 Last week members of the New Mexico Art Education Association (NMAEA)  attended the Summer Summit Workshop at Mesalands Community College. The workshop focused on developing and refining the educator’s artistic skills and to network with other teaching professionals in a collaborative professional development setting, according to the NMAEA website. The workshop was … Read more

  • 06/01/2016

    Mesalands recognizes honor roll students

    June 1, 2016 PRESIDENT’S CITATION At the end of each spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. 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, have no grade below … Read more

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