New state laws benefit veterans

Nine state laws and benefits aimed at military veterans take effect Friday, including disabled veteran license plates, enrollment priority for military children and tax exemptions for veterans service organizations. The laws were enacted during the 2011 legislative session and signed by the governor, according to a press release from the state Department of Veteran’s Services. […]

Press release: Mesalands reports enrollment increase

Kimberly Hanna Spring 2011 enrollment numbers have been calculated at Mesalands Community College and the results show another increase in enrollment. The third Friday census required by the State of New Mexico shows an increase in credit hours by 3.1 percent over last spring semester, and a slight decrease in headcount. However, Mesalands reports a […]

Enrollment open for library story time

Enrollment for story time at the Tucumcari Public Library has started. The first session will be held every Wednesday from Oct. 13 until Dec. 8 and is open to all children two-and-one-half to five years old. We will be having two 30-minute classes each Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit the library or […]

Press release: ENMU’s Enrollment Surpasses 5,000 for First Time

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has surpassed an enrollment of 5,000 for the first time in school history with 5,080 students. The previous record was 4,685 students in the 2009 fall semester, so this semester’s enrollment is an increase of 8.4 percent over that number. Before that, the previous record of 4,342 in the […]

Mesalands instructional services dean retires

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Special to the QCS David Gallatin, Dean of Instructional Services at Mesalands Comm-unity College, says goodbye after 20 years of dedicated service. Under his leadership, the college has made significant strides in improvement of facilities, curriculum, and enrollment. “Dr. Gallatin has been an integral part of redesigning the college for the past 14 years,” said […]

Mesalands program’s future uncertain

wMeeting discusses state budget cuts By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College’s board of trustees on Tuesday discussed the future of the dual enrollment program with possible budget cuts from the state on the horizon. Dean of Student Services David Gallatin briefed the trustees about the uncertain future of the program. Gallatin reviewed […]

Officials: Mesalands close to goals

QCS Staff Mesalands Community College has completed 94 percent of its strategic plan goals and has had an increase in full-time enrollment of 37 percent since 2006, college officials said.The Mesalands Board of Trustees were presented the results of the 2006-2009 strategic plan and the annual enrollment reports during Tuesday night’s meeting. “We want to […]

Drop in enrollment leads to budget deficit

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The Tucumcari Public Schools have been able to make up for a budget deficit of $180,000 with cuts in discretionary spending and other budget categories that do not interfere with classroom instruction, school officials said. The deficit was caused by a drop in enrollment and a related reduction in the amount the state allots school […]

12-06-2006: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, City Commission, City Hall. […]

11-22-2006: Calendar

Thursday-Friday: Tucumcari City and Quay County government offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in […]