Mesalands announces fall 2010 honor roll

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is proud to announce the Dean’s Honor Roll for fall 2010. The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments.

Mesalands board finalizes presidential profile

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees spent more than two hours Monday evening with Mesalands President Phillip O. Barry and Association of Community Colleges Trustees consultant Wayne Newton finalizing a presidential profile that lists the challenges and opportunities the next Mesalands president should be prepared to face. The profile also outlines “ideal […]

Mesalands rodeos with high school, college athletes

Kimberly Hanna The Mesalands Community College rodeo team recently claimed the team championship title at the New Mexico High School/College Challenge in Lovington. The Mesalands team ended New Mexico State University’s five-year winning streak by earning 872 points as a team and seized the men’s all-around event championship title. The Mesalands team gave a strong […]

Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project […]

Press release: college rodeo team competes at NMSU

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team competed at the New Mexico State University rodeo competition in Las Cruces on Oct. 29-30. Both the men’s and women’s teams finished in fourth place.

Press release: Mesalands clinches championship in Arizona

Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team recently competed at Dine’s College in Tsaile, Ariz., where the men’s team brought home a championship title and finished in second place.

Mesalands dedicates new wind center

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Russell Anglin Mesalands Community College dedicated its new North American Wind Research and Training Center with a closed ceremony Thursday morning. The ceremony included speeches from Mesalands president Phillip Barry, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M, Tucumcari Mayor Jim Witcher, Republican State Rep. Dennis Roch, Republican State Sen. Clint Harden, Bridget McKenney of Sandia National Laboratories, […]

Mesalands dedicating new wind research center

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Russell Anglin Mesalands community College will dedicate its new wind research and training center at a closed ceremony Thursday at 11 a.m. The 26,000 square foot North American Wind Research and Training Center began construction in early 2009 after the college received a $7 million bond to build the center in November 2008. The college […]

College shootings raise questions of self protection

Freedom Newspapers Call it signs of the times. After news spread that a man armed with an automatic weapon had opened fire at the University of Texas at Austin campus, two other universities — Texas Tech in Lubbock and the UT Medical Branch in Galveston — canceled tests of emergency procedures designed to deal with […]

Press release: Dinosaur museum letting in kids free

Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum will be celebrating National Fossil Day by giving free admission to visitors under the age of 12 Oct. 12-16, 2010. Young visitors must be accompanied by an adult and they will receive a free grab bag of invertebrate fossils and toys. Axel Hungerbuehler, museum curator, said fossils recently received from […]