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  • 07/30/2021

    College Presidents Across the State Gather at Mesalands Community College to Collaborate on $150,000 Grant

    Three independent College Presidents from across the state; Northern New Mexico College (Dr. Rick Bailey), Santa Fe Community College (Dr. Becky Rowley), and Clovis Community College (Dr. Charles Nwankwo) visited Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Mesalands Community College, under the leadership of Dr. Gregg Busch, was honored to welcome the New Mexico College … Read more

  • 07/12/2021

    Dr. Forrest H. Kaatz Research Published in ACS Catalysis

    Mesalands Community College’s Dr. Forrest H. Kaatz with Dr. Dmitry Yu. Murzin and Dr. Adhemar Bultheel published their research on Coordination-Dependent Kinetics in the Catalysis of Gold Nanoclusters. Coordination-Dependent Kinetics in the Catalysis of Gold NanoclustersForrest H. Kaatz, Dmitry Yu. Murzin, and Adhemar BultheelACS Catalysis 0, 11DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c00892

  • 07/01/2021

    Chase Waters, New Owner of Iconic Route 66 Del’s Restaurant, Alum of Mesalands Community College

    Chase Waters was celebrated this morning, at a ribbon cutting ceremony, as the new owner of the iconic Route 66 Del’s Restaurant. Dr. Busch, President of Mesalands Community College, presented Chase with the Presidential Award of Excellence for his success and contribution to Tucumcari and as an outstanding member of the Mesalands Community College Alumni. … Read more

  • 07/01/2021

    Welcome, Dr. Hazel Rountree

    Mesalands Community College is happy to welcome Dr. Hazel Rountree as the Vice President of Student Success and Access, Diversity and Equity, and institutional Effectiveness. Dr. Rountree comes with thirty years’ experience in higher education beginning as a faculty member, then student services and finally in administration. “One of the great benefits of coming to … Read more

  • 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

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