Events • Eastern New Mexico University is holding Eastern In Action, it’s second annual community service day, on April 16. Students, faculty and staff will band together to give back to the Portales community with their time and elbow grease. Community members can sign up for help from Eastern In Action by picking up forms […]
Campus to remain open during Spring Break Eastern New Mexico University has scheduled Spring Break March 21-25. The campus is to remain open with employees working their normal schedule. Students and faculty will return March 28.
Student and employee briefs • Jordan Kobritz, assistant professor of sport management and sport law, and co-author Steven Palmer, associate professor of business at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, had an article titled “Collegiate Coaches and FERPA” published in the Review of Higher Education and Self-Learning in February. • The Office of Communication Services won the […]
The Cake Series Area residents can learn to make visually appealing cakes, whether they’re beginners or experienced in cake decorating. This semester, Eastern New Mexico University is offering the courses Cake Basics, Fondant, Fabulous Cakes and Gum Paste Flowers. Kathleen Donalson, a trained Wilton Cake instructor, teaches all classes. Each course is $30. Information: ENMU […]
• Jordan Kobritz, assistant professor of sport management, was recognized as a content reviewer for the recently published textbook, “Introduction to Sport Management: Theory and Practice,” written by Mark Nagel and Richard Southall and published by Kendall Hunt. • Chris Beaty, associate professor of music, was recently on tour with the Bert Dalton trio promoting […]
Band to peform in Clovis “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band is scheduled to give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Marshall Middle School Auditorium in Clovis. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets: Department of Music chairman Dustin Seifert at Dustin.Seifert@enmu.edu Employee, alumni briefs • Dale Streeter, assistant professor of history, […]
Employee and alumni briefs • Chris Taylor of the College of Business and co-authors Nelson Barber of University of New Hampshire and Cynthia Deale of Eastern Carolina have had an article titled “Wine packaging: Marketing towards consumer lifestyle to build brand equity and increase revenue” published in the International Journal of Revenue Management. • Sean […]
• ENMU welcomed a new assistant art professor from Pennsylvania. Brad Hamann just graduated from Marywood University in Pennsylvania and moved to Portales Aug. 8 from New York to teach digital illustration. • Bond D yard signs are now available in the ENMU administration building. If Bond D is passed, ENMU will get $7 million. […]
Employee briefs • The search for the next dean for the Eastern New Mexico University College of Business is ongoing. Since Monday, Christopher Taylor has been filling the role of interim dean of the College of Business until a permanent hire is made. • Manny Varela, professor of biology, has been notified he is a […]
Global Health care course provides multiple perspectives Student Health Services Director Kristin Kuhlmann will teach “Global Healthcare” this fall through an online format for the third year. The class is offered through the nursing department via Internet, but it is open to all students for a global diversity requirement. The class looks at health care […]
Employee brief Eastern New Mexico University Professor of Special Education Michael F. Shaughnessy, Susan Fulgham of Texas A&M University and Heikki Kynaslahti, Seppo Tella, Olli Vesterin and Lasse Lipponen of Finland have published a paper in Educational Technology.
Area children receive tutoring Seven graduate and undergraduate students in Eastern New Mexico University’s College of Education are providing reading tutoring for 14 area children this summer. Ranging in grades from kindergarten to high school, the students come from Floyd, Elida, Muleshoe, Texico, Portales and Clovis.“The clinic is especially valuable because the children receive individualized […]
Bake sale fundraiser set Marissa Hyde is organizing a bake sale June 19 during Heritage Days Celebration to raise money for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is committed to raising funds to support research for new and improved therapies for pediatric cancer. Hyde is looking for volunteers to donate goods for the […]
ENMU graduate honored At its 2010 spring commencement, one of Davidson College’s Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Awards — the college’s top teaching honor — went to Associate Professor of Chemistry Durwin R. Striplin. Each award includes $7,500 for the recipient, and $7,500 more for the recipient to designate to a college cause. Striplin is a […]
Homecoming theme decided The Eastern New Mexico University homecoming theme for 2010 will be “Homecoming 2010 — It’s a ‘Thriller.’” This theme includes the students’ winning vote, which was “Zombieland,” as well as music and opportunities for decorating that will be compatible with students, alumni and community members. As always, at the start of the […]
Employee briefs • Marshall “Dillon” Kennedy plans to retire as of June 30 from Eastern New Mexico University’s University printing service after 17 years, plus one year of part-time work. Kennedy said he plans to enjoy his wife, children and grandchildren after retirement. “Gardening, grilling and fishing at Fort Sumner Lake have been my hobbies, […]
Employee briefs • Math instructor Kim Luna plans to retire May 15, after beginning at Eastern New Mexico University in 1980. She teaches trigonometry, statistics, college algebra and mathematical discovery. • Olympia Chino, a department division secretary in the Technology Building, plans to retire June 30 after 28 years of employment. • ENMU alumnus Jesse […]
Raw Footage” coming to ENMU ENMU is set to host “Raw Footage,” a step-dance performance by the group Molodi, at 8:30 p.m. April 22 in the Campus Union Building Ballroom. Kate Carr, instructor of voice, describes stepping as “an African-American art form that incorporates body percussion, spoken word and, in Molodi’s case, they’ve tweaked stepping […]
University honored Eastern New Mexico University received recognition from the New Mexico General Education Assessment Task force for “Best Practices” in assessment of student learning at the recent Higher Education Assessment and Retention Convention in Albuquerque. The courses identified for this honor are English 104 by Carol Erwin, Art 131 by Catherine Jennings, History 102 […]
Portales Alumni meeting Wednesday The ENMU Portales Alumni Chapter will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Campus Union Building Pecos Room. All ENMU alumni (or friends of ENMU) who live in Portales are welcome.