Press release: Mesalands board holds presidential forums

Kimberly Hanna After 15 years of distinguished service, Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, will be retiring this year. With the assistance of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the Mesalands Board of Trustees has conducted a nationwide search for the next college president. An Initial Presidential Screening (IPS) Committee composed of […]

Mesalands chooses five presidential candidates

Kimberly Hanna

Zumba gets Mesalands moving

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Russell Anglin This semester, 54 area residents, Mesalands Community College faculty, staff and students have found a new groove in the college’s zumba dance classes. “They’re actually mainly community members,” zumba instructor Jessica Elebario said. “There’s a few college students in there as well, but mainly community members. A class is 50 minutes. We’re going […]

Mesalands to host college goal Sunday

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will be hosting College Goal Sunday on February 20, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. College Goal Sunday is a national initiative to inform families about the millions of dollars in financial aid available and assist students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Participants are […]

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 […]

Mesalands offers new courses

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Russell Anglin Dean of Student Services Aaron Kennedy addressed a crowd of 15 new Mesalands Community College students Wednesday afternoon. He emphasized to the group, which included teenagers, young adults and middle-aged students, the importance of turning work in on time. “This is for community colleges, four-year colleges, graduate schools,” Kennedy said. “Know when your […]

UNM agreement gives Mesalands undergraduate potential

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari High School graduate’s efforts to bring undergraduate studies to Tucumcari comes to reality with a partnership between the University of New Mexico and Mesalands Community College. Jeronimo Dominguez, a 1966 THS graduate, serves as the vice president of UNM’s Extended University. “It is a dream come true to come here to […]

Press release: Mesalands signs memorandum with New Mexico Tech

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) signed a new memorandum of understanding to lay the groundwork for New Mexico Tech faculty and students to participate in wind energy research at the new North American Wind Research and Training Center.New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. […]

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 acquires Shanks collection

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Russell Anglin “That one there, that you don’t have a label on, that is autenite,” Hubert Carroll, a retired postal worker and lifelong rock collector from Fort Dodge, Iowa, said Wednesday. He was talking to Mesalands Dinosaur Museum graduate research assistant Gretchen Gurtler about a fluorescent rock display. “Autenite. Oh, OK,” Gurtler responded. Gurtler has […]