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Bill JonesENMU Auditor Bill Jones Headed to ENMU-Roswell
(apparently gave good accounting of self)

by Donna Gutierrez
ENMU Roswell

ROSWELL – Dr. Judy Armstrong, provost of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, has announced the selection of Bill Jones as the new dean of Administrative Services on campus.

Jones is currently the internal auditor for Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. He will be responsible for the business/financial/purchasing operations of the campus, in addition to the physical plant, bookstore, security, and food service operations. Jones will start his new position on June 10. [more]

ENMU Employee Creates Virus-Alert Site
by Wendel Sloan
Communication Services

Mick HoffmanPORTALES – Mick Hoffman, client support specialist for Computer Services at Eastern New Mexico University, has designed a "Computer Care" web page to keep employees up-to-date on the latest viruses and hoaxes.

The web page, at, contains information on the latest in virus warnings, hoaxes, updates to virus software, and features the "Hoax of the Week."

The site also includes information on the care and cleaning of computers, dial-up connections, applications such as Internet Explorer, Netscape, e-mail programs, and shareware and freeware software programs.

University Printing Services' Addressing System Up and Running
by Steve Blakeley
University Printing Services

University Printing Services now has its addressing system up and operating. Presently, printing has addressed 12 mailings for the campus with the help of Rena Garrett and the University Post Office.

They are now prepared to offer their services to all campus departments interested in bulk mailings. It is estimated that the system has saved departments as much as 20 percent on their postage cost so far. This will be even more important in the near future because of the eight percent postage increase scheduled to take place on June 30. [more]

Nadine MontoyaNadine Montoya Appointed Regional Director
for Women's Organization

by Donna Gutierrez

Nadine A. Montoya, Administrative Computing Systems Manager at ENMU-Roswell, has been appointed Region VI Director for the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). Montoya will begin her two-year term on July 1.

As Regional Director, Nadine will perform a number of duties, such as promoting AAWCC chapter development, organizing a regional meeting, and developing a newsletter. She will meet twice a year with the AAWCC Board of Directors to exchange ideas and receive assistance. Nadine will also help determine the direction the national organization will take. [more]

Four ENMU-Ruidoso Students Complete Building Trades Training
by Jim Miller

Four ENMU-Ruidoso students have completed the area’s first year-long building trades training program offered jointly by ENMU and the Lincoln County Home Builders Association. Students completing the program are Leola Montes, Johnny Vazquez, Anthony Garcia and Wesley Kern.

Graduates earned a certificate of occupational competency in framing, foundation and footings, construction math, blue print reading, and interior/exterior finishes skills. The program completed a 1490-square-foot-site-built home in Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates under the direction of instructor John Kluthe. Building materials and subcontracted services were purchased from Lincoln County material suppliers and contractors. [more]

ENMU Staffers and Graduate Win Press Awards
Carolyn Edwards, Wendel Sloan, Janice FriendTwo Eastern New Mexico University staff members and an ENMU alumna won several awards at the New Mexico Press Women State Conference in Albuquerque on Saturday, May 18.

Carolyn Edwards, University editor, won first and second places in the category of “Magazines” for separate issues of Eastern Magazine, and first and second in “Direct Mail Marketing” for Friends of Eastern Foundation barbecue and breakfast invitations, respectively. [more]

ENMU to Host Youth Theatre
by Colleen Wright
Communication Services

The Eastern New Mexico University Department of Theatre and Dance is hosting their sixth annual Summer Youth Theatre and Dance Workshop from 1-4 p.m. on Monday-Friday, June 3-15.

The seminar provides children with the chance to experience live theatre and dance. It will consist of four sessions: acting, taught by Daryl Phillipy; dance, taught by Jill Pribyl; scenic and lighting design, taught by Felipe Macias; and costume design, taught by John James Rutuelo. [more]

Shop for Vacations During KENW-TV Tele-Auction
by Sheryl Borden
KENW Director of Marketing

It's time to pack your bags and get ready for an exciting summer vacation. Featuring enticing vacation packages to various destinations throughout the United States and Europe, the KENW-TV Tele-Auction offers something for everyone. Now in its twenty-sixth year, the Auction has become a tradition among loyal viewers who buy approximately 2,000 items through a live televised bidding process.

Featuring 128 different vacation packages, viewers/bidders can watch, bid (high) and buy a vacation package of their dreams. Vacation destinations in New Mexico include Tucumcari, Cloudcroft, Silver City and Taos, as well as Albuquerque, Roswell, Ruidoso and Chama. Other hotels in Alto, Los Alamos, Las Vegas, Hobbs and Red River have donated various lodging and entertainment opportunities for the lucky high bidder. [more]

Candid Camera
Family of ENMU graduate from Hawaii

HAWAII 4.0? – The family of Misty Marie Kalolina Ponce, standing in the center wearing a lei of flowers, was cheered by members of her family when she received her bachelor of science degree at ENMU’s spring commencement ceremony, May 11. Front row, seated left to right, are Misty’s dad, Sonny Ponce; her grandmother, Carol Ponce, who traveled from Hawaii; and Jeremy Adams. Other family members standing, left to right are Christen Kos, Ernie Ponce Kos (BBA 79), Lina Rubelius, Terri Rubelius, Misty, Tiffany Rubelius, Steve Rubelius, Dietrich Rubelias, and Misty’s mom, Rose Ponce.
(photo by Carolyn Edwards)

Clovis Firemen present appreciation plaques to ENMU staff.

– Clovis firemen recently presented appreciation plaques to Dr. Mary Drabbs, assistant professor of health and physical education at Eastern, and graduate student Floyd White for designing a physical fitness program for the Clovis Fire Department. Making the presentation in ENMU's Greyhound Arena were (left) Battalion Chief Jerry Swenson and (far right) Lieutenant Tim Peterson.
(photo by Wendel Sloan)


Broad Horizons Graduation

BROAD HORIZONS GRADUATION – Broad Horizons held their graduation in Buchanan Hall on Friday morning, May 24. Here, Kathy Lucero receives an Army award from Staff Sergeant Todd Corrigan.
(photo by Wendel Sloan)

Personnel Briefs

Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy and Dr. Bruce Bracken of the College of William and Mary have had a collaborative effort accepted for publication. Dr. Shaughnessy and Dr. Russell Eisenmann of the University of Texas, Pan AMerican in Edinburgh have had a paper accepted for publication.