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2002 RetiressENMU Recognizes Retirees at Reception
by Shane Brown
Communication Services

Eastern New Mexico University recognized the 2002 retirees at a reception on Wednesday, May 1 in the SAS Atrium. [more]

ENMU Adds New Figurative Art to Campus
The Full Bronzeyby Colleen Wright
Communication Services

New to the Eastern New Mexico University campus is a sculpture called "In the Loop." The figurative piece of a bronzed man is by Santa Fe artist Michael Bergt.

"In the Loop," next to the Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building, honors late ENMU attorney Raymond Schowers. [More]

ENMU Sets Commencement Activities
by Shane Brown
Communication Services


The 102nd Commencement Convocation for Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will be on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena. There are 319 candidates for graduation.

A number of graduation activities have been set for Friday, May 10. These include a regents’ meeting, nurses’ pinning, the Honors Convocation, and New Graduates Reception. [More]


Distingushed Service AwardENMU-Roswell Honors Oilman for Distinguished Service

by Donna Gutierrez
Communication Services

A Roswell oilman and friend of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Lawrence C. Harris, received the first "Distinguished Service to the College" award. A special presentation to Harris was made at the ENMU-Roswell Foundation dinner on April 26.

Dr. Judy Armstrong, provost, also announced that in future years the award will be called the "Harris Award for Distinguished Service to the College." [More]

Master Student ScholarshipENMU-Roswell Student Receives
National 'Master Student' Award

by Donna Gutierrez
Communication Services


An ENMU-Roswell student has been selected as one of three in the United States to receive a '2001 Master Student Scholarship.' As one of the winners, Nancy E. Patterson received a certificate and a $1,000 tuition reimbursement scholarship.

Official notification of the award came last week from the scholarship sponsors, College Survival at Houghton Mifflin, based in St. Charles, Ilinois. The two other scholarship recipients are Cynthia Nelson at Tacoma Community College in Tacoma, Wash., Lindsey M. Beckman at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo. [more]

Zia Tennis Selected for NCAA Tournament for Sixth Consecutive Season
by Robert McKinney
Sports Information Director


The Eastern New Mexico University women’s tennis team, ranked #23, has been selected for the NCAA Division II National Tournament for the sixth consecutive season. The Zias are seeded #2 in the four-team Central Regional in Abilene, Texas, set for May 3-4.

ENMU, 13-3, will open the Regional Tournament on May 3 against the #3 seed, Midwestern State University, 12-8. The other Regional semifinal pits #1 seed Abilene Christian University, 18-6, against the #4 seed, Cameron University, 15-6. Match times have not been determined. [More]

Mohler and Richardson Are Selected First Team All-LSC South
Montbriand, Murray, Rhoten and Rowley Earn Second Team Honors

by Robert McKinney
Communication Services


Eastern New Mexico University softball players Rachel Mohler (Sr., 3B, Las Vegas, NV/Green Valley HS) and Bobbi Richardson (Fr., DP, Kerrville, TX/Tivy HS) have been named to the 2002 First Team All-Lone Star Conference South Division squad, as selected by the LSC South coaches. A total of 12 players were named First Team All-LSC South.

Four other ENMU players were selected Second Team All-LSC South. Players named to the Second Team were Alison Montbriand (Sr., 2B, Austin, TX/Hill College), Dawn Murray (Jr., 1B, Carlsbad, NM/Carlsbad HS), Maegan Rhoten (So., RHP/LF, Albuquerque, NM/St. Pius X HS) And Jessica Rowley (Sr., SS, Dallas, OR/Clackamas C.C.). [more]

McMann and Hull Earn First-Team All LSC South Recognition
DeHoyos Earns Spot on Second Team

by Robert McKinney
Communication Services


Eastern New Mexico University baseball players Dallas McMann (Jr., C, Amarillo, TX/Randall HS) And Kevin Hull (Jr., RHP, New Braunfels, Texas/Richland College) have been named First Team All-Lone Star Conference South Division for the 2002 season, as selected by the LSC South head coaches. Overall, 18 players were named First Team All-LSC South.

Gabe DeHoyos (Sr., RHP, Artesia, NM/Trinidad J.C.) of ENMU earned Second Team All-LSC South honors. He was named First Team All-LSC South the previous two seasons, while McMann was chosen First Team All-LSC South in 2001. The Greyhounds finished the 2002 season with a 19-28 overall record, including 9-13 in the LSC South (fourth place). [more]

Candid Camera
ENMU's TV Spot

SEE ENMU'S NEW TV SPOT – You can view Eastern's new TV spot by clicking on the link below. The spot, produced by the Office of Communication Services and CableOne in Roswell, has already aired on KBIM-TV and KOBR-TV in Roswell, as well as on a number of cable systems in West Texas. A special thank you to Ellen Gardiner, lab supervisor in the Faculy Resource Center, for digitizing the spot for the Monday Memo.
(photo by Wendel Sloan)

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Personnel Briefs

Dr. Paul T. Lockman Jr., professor of sociology and criminal justice, presented two papers at the Western Social Science Association Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, April 10-13. The papers were titled: "Social Organization Among Early Native American Communities" and "Buffalo Soldiers During the Indian War Era as Crime Fighters and Peace Keepers on the Western Frontier, 1866-1892."

Dr. Robert Sprague, assistant professor of business administration, has authored a paper titled "Teaching Stare Decisis Using Browse Wrap Agreements," which has been published in The Technology Report, the online newsletter of the Technology Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.