ENMU Briefs April 15, 2008

Lunch and Learn
workshop set for Friday
Veena Parboteeah will present a program on the island of Mauritius, an African nation, whose population is composed of people of diverse religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Sandia room of the CUB.
RSVP to Mickie Stowe at 562-4323 or e-mail sd.assistant@enmu.edu.

ENMU hosting brass choir concert
The music department at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will present a brass choir concert at 7 p.m. on April 22 at Buchanan Hall inside the Music Building.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Information: Kathi Fraze, 526-2377.

Employee/Former Employee/Alumni Briefs
Donna George has accepted an offer to become ENMU’s Registrar. She will start approximately May 19.

Robin A. Wells, assistant professor of special education, served as a delegate from the New Mexico Council for Exceptional Children (NMCEC) state association to the Representative Assembly at the 2008 Council for Exceptional Children Convention & Expo held April 2-5 in Boston, Mass.
Wells also facilitated a session at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Convention & Expo held in Boston, Mass. on April 3. The session was titled, “Theory to Practice: Is Preservice Preparation Missing Something?” Panel members from ENMU community were Wells, Rebecca S. Davis, assistant professor of special education, and Amberlynn Mauldin a graduate student in special education and a special educator at Portales Junior High School.

Bob Vartabedian
, vice president for academic affairs, made a presentation on April 3 at the annual meeting of the Southern States Communication Association in Savannah, Ga. The presentation was entitled: “The Form and Function of the Presidential Library System.” April 11-13, Vartabedian will be accompanying 11 of ENMU’s international students to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum in Little Rock, Ark.

Anthony B Schroeder,
professor of Communication presented a paper “Improving the Quality of Corporate Decision Making” at the 2008 MBAA International Convention in Chicago, Ill..