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February 2017

  • 02/28/2017

    Mesalands sees enrollment increase for fall 2016 semester

    February 28, 2017 Fall 2016 enrollment numbers have been finalized at Mesalands Community College and the results show another increase in the number of students attending the College. For the fall 2015 semester, Mesalands reported a headcount of 805 to 869 students for fall 2016, an increase of nearly eight percent. During the fall 2015 … Read more

  • 02/27/2017

    Mesalands Foundation has a new website

    February 27, 2017 During last week’s Board of Trustees meeting, Dr. Thomas W. Newsom, President of Mesalands Community College, announced that the Mesalands Foundation has a new website. Dr. Newsom stated that the website will be used to promote the Foundation and visitors to the site may also make donations online. The website also includes … Read more

  • 02/27/2017

    Mesalands 19th Annual Iron Pour set for March 6-11

    February 27, 2017 Mesalands Community College will host the 19th Annual Iron Pour on March 6-11, 2017, 9 am-9 pm. Approximately 40 students from across the nation will be participating in this year’s event. During the one-week course, students create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art at the Mesalands foundry. The College has scheduled various … Read more

  • 02/20/2017

    Grad Fest set for March 1

    February 20, 2017 Students who will be graduating this semester from Mesalands Community College, are highly encouraged to attend Grad Fest on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 9 am-12 pm or 3-6 pm. The event will be held in the Great Room. Grad Fest will assist students in completing the required paperwork to graduate, which … Read more

  • 02/13/2017

    Museum names Volunteer of the Year

    February 13, 2017 The Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory is proud to recognize Matt Nemrow as Volunteer of the Year. A luncheon was recently held at the Museum in Nemrow’s honor. He was presented with a lab coat embroidered with his name and the Museum logo. Nemrow has been a volunteer at the … Read more

  • 02/13/2017

    SBDC offers free Tax-Aide Program for seniors on March 24

    February 13, 2017 The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Mesalands Community College will be co-sponsoring the free New Mexico American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation Tax-Aide Program again this year for seniors. The SBDC is now scheduling appointments for Friday, March 24, 2017. To receive a list of required documents and to schedule … Read more

  • 02/07/2017

    College has fun at Karaoke Night

    February 7, 2017 Last week Mesalands Community College  students and staff had the opportunity to show off their musical talents during Karaoke Night. There were a total of 23 attendees to this event. There will be another Karaoke Night on February 28 from 4:30-6:00 pm and a Drum Circle on February 16 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Both … Read more

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