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June 2021

  • 06/29/2021

    Nathaniel Mardo Achieves President’s List for Academic Excellence

    Nathaniel Mardo achieved the President’s list for academic excellence. Today, Mr. Mardo spent lunch with Mesalands Community College President Dr. Gregory T. Busch. Mr. Mardo achieved the President’s honor for academic excellence. Mesalands Community College is committed to student success and privileged to honor Mr. Mardo’s hard work. Congratulations Nathaniel Mardo on your academic excellence.

  • 06/28/2021

    Revised Reopening Plan as of July 1, 2021

    Governor Lujan Grisham announced June 18, 2021 that effective July 1, 2021, the state of New Mexico will forego COVID restrictions (masks, social distancing) statewide as the state is reaching the necessary minimum vaccination rate of 60%. Reaching a vaccination rate of 60% or above is believed to assist in forming herd immunity and dramatically … Read more

  • 06/25/2021

    Condolences Offered by President, Dr. and Mrs. Gregory T. Busch on Behalf of College

    On behalf of the Mesalands Community College family of faculty, staff, administration, and students, I extend deepest condolences to Larry Wickham, Director of Institutional Technology and Cybersecurity, over the great loss and untimely death of his daughter, Lavenia. -Dr. and Mrs. Gregory T. Busch, President.

  • 06/18/2021

    New Mexico Offers 100% Lottery Scholarship for 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award Year

    June 18, 2021 – Mesalands Community College is excited to announce 100% funding through the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship for the 2021-2022 Financial Aid Award Year. The last six years has seen reductions in coverage due to fund availability. “Pursuing higher education can be transformational for individuals and communities across generations, but for too many … Read more

  • 06/17/2021

    Student Safety Highlighted in Narcan Training

    June 17, 2021 – Mesalands Community College partnered with the Quay County Health Council in a training for administering Narcan. Fifteen employees of Mesalands Community College are now certified to administer and are in possession of Narcan in the unfortunate event of an overdose on campus. Narcan stops an opioid overdose. This may happen with … Read more

  • 06/10/2021

    President Announces Equitable Compensation Increase with Redesigned Matrix Plan

    June 10, 2021 – Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees held a special session today. The purpose of this meeting was for the President to present the proposed matrix model for the College and provide training for the members of the board on student success initiatives with the goal of improving student success and student … Read more

  • 06/10/2021

    Redesign Matrix Eliminates Barriers to Increase Student Success

    Mesalands Community College President, Dr. Gregg Busch presented the Redesign Matrix as a tool to eliminate barriers to student success and allow access to all students. The prudent use of resources will reinforce Mesalands Community College as it Leads The Way in building student’s careers. “It’s important to note this is not a reorganization or … Read more

  • 06/04/2021

    Vaccination Event Success!

    June 4, 2021 – Mesalands Community College held a Vaccination Event in partnership with Quay County Public Health yesterday. The College values student success and is determined to eliminate any barriers to students. Yesterday was another step in eliminating those barriers to succeed together in education. Mesalands Community College is committed to a healthy workforce, … Read more

  • 06/02/2021

    President and Vice President List

    At the end of the spring semester, the President’s Citation is announced as official recognition of exceptional academic achievement. Qualifications are as follows: maintenance of a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher (excluding pre-collegiate courses), successful completion of 30 or more credits in the fall/ spring semesters, with no grade below a “C” … Read more

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