College trustee honored

Special to QCS Mesalands Community College is pleased to announce that Jimmy Sandoval, Board of Trustees vice chair, has been appointed to serve on the national Diversity Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The Diversity Committee promotes respect for and acceptance of diverse individuals and promotes awareness and educational opportunity for under-represented […]

Mildred Lovato named next Mesalands president

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that Mildred Lovato will succeed Phillip O. Barry as the next president of Mesalands Community College, effective July 1. “It is an honor to be selected as the next president of Mesalands Community College and to serve the community and also this distinguished and […]

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 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 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 […]

Bid awarded for college wind center

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By Thomas Garcia, Quay County Sun A unanimous vote by Mesalands Community College trustees on Tuesday starts the process on the construction of the North American Wind Research and Training Center. In a special meeting, Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin presented a motion to the trustees to award the bid for the center to […]

Yearout attends last meeting of trustees at Mesalands

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Thomas Garcia It was a night of goodbyes and introductions on Tuesday at the Mesalands Community College board of trustees meeting. The board thanked John Yearout, retiring director of the Public Relations, for nine years of dedicated service to the college.Yearout was attending his last meeting of the board. “This is John’s swan song,” said […]

Mesalands incumbents keep seats on Board of Trustees

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By QCS Staff All three incumbent candidates running for positions on the Board of Trustees for Mesalands Community College won their elections Tuesday.The only contested race was in District 1 where incumbent James Streetman was challenged by John Villalba. Streetman, who has served on the board for 15 years, won 34 to 16. “I’m glad […]

Tuesday set for Mesalands Board of Trustees election

By QCS Staff On Tuesday elections will be held for

Mesalands seeking $3.2 million to build residence hall

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees voted to seek approval from the state for $3.2 million to construct an on-campus residence hall. The proposed two-story residence hall was presented to the trustees at Tuesday’s board meeting by Mesalands dean of Administrative Services, David Gallatin. The hall will house […]