May 23, 2011
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Announcements can be submitted to the Monday Memo by University community members (employees, students, retirees and alumni), and must be received by Thursday at noon for publication on the following Monday. To submit an item, use the Submit Announcements form to the lo wer right, or e-mail monday.memo@enmu.edu. Announcements can only be accepted from off-campus groups that are non-profit. The Web address for the Monday Memo is http://www.enmu.edu/mondaymemo.

The Monday Memo is a weekly electronic newsletter published for the faculty and staff of Eastern New Mexico University.

Spring 2011 Graduation
(photos by Robin Haislett and Josh Kelly)

2011 Spring Graduation
(photos by Wendel Sloan and Alisa Boswell))
Party Fetes Bonnie Sink's Graduation
(photos and video by Wendel Sloan)
Video Alert
Sen. Udall's 2011 Spring Commencement Speech
Watch video of Sen. Tom Udall's 2011 spring commencement address. – [video]

Nurses Pinning
(photos by Wendel Sloan)

ENMU Recognizes New Nursing Graduates—Eastern New Mexico University recently recognized nursing students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at a special ceremony.  Recognized were:

(Bottom Row, Left to Right)
Bert Roark- Bloomfield, NM
Crystal Natividad- Clovis, NM
Anita Hett- Santa Fe, NM
Sharon Ray- Clovis, NM
Nathalie Bedard- Albuquerque, NM
Teresa Burrell- Clovis, NM

(Top Row Left to Right)

Carol Molina- Clovis, NM
Amanda Casey- Roswell, NM
Cynthia Camp- Lovington, NM
Allen Jones- La Plata, NM
Hemant Sule- Albuquerque, NM
Lisa Candelaria- Portales, NM
Twila Reider- Albuquerque, NM
Julia Gulley- Lubbock, TX
Kay Lynn Fahsholtz- Clovis, NM

Nursing Graduates with Nursing Staff


Emeritus Faculty Honored

Six Emeritus Faculty members were honored with the ENMU Foundation’s Distinguished Faculty Emeritus Award at the recent Annual Emeritus Faculty Luncheon.

Those receiving awards were Dr. Ron Fowler, Dr. Janet Frost, Mary Kathryn “Kay” Gunn (posthumously), Dr. Richard Willen, Dr. David Willoughby and Dr. C.B. Wivel (posthumously).  

Accepting the awards from left to right are Dr. David Willoughby, Dr. Ron Fowler, Mr. Wayne Gunn on behalf of his wife Mrs. Kay Gunn, Dr. Richard Willen, Dr. Nelson Wivel on behalf of his father Dr. C.B. Wivel, and ENMU President Dr. Steven Gamble on behalf of honoree Dr. Janet Frost who was unable to attend.
(photo by Noelle Bartl)

 

ENMU Student Gets Book Published
(from Quay County Sun)

Former Tucumcari High School student Max Holman published his first book in April and is currently working on the second of his mutli-trilogy series.

“Writing the book was the easy part. Getting published was the painstaking process,” Holman said.

Holman’s first book, “The Chronicles of White Raven and the Book of Vanderbolt: The World Of Mage” was the development of role-playing when he was 9-years-old.

“The entire books series is based off of my role playing,” Holman said.

Holman said he first began writing down his story in the form of script when his brother refused to play along.

“He was impossible,” Holman said. “So I wrote out a script for my brother, Mat Holman, to follow. There were a few times I had to hit him over the head with a wooden sword to get him to go along.”

Holman said after he had written a few scripts, he did not like the way the characters were developing.

“When I was 13, I began working on the plot, which is what took the longest time,” Holman said. “After the plot, I began to develop the characters and their origins.”

Holman said the first book is written from a 13-year-old’s point of view, and that some of the humor will reflect that.

“Some people may be wondering how the main character, Alan Vanderbolt, came from,” Holman said. “My mom actually helped me develop that name. I wanted something like Van Helsing so she suggested ‘Vander’ and told me to add something to the end. Being as creative as I was at 13, I came up with Vanderbolt.”

Holman did not want to give away the plot of the book, but he agreed to give the gist of how the story began. The story is set in the future and there are three worlds: The non-magical, alchemist and the Mage, which were split during the “Second Alchemy Wars.” Alan Vanderbolt is a typical teen with no real complaints. He is part of a good family with a mom, dad and cat. He is aware of his potential of becoming a “mage,” or magician, as he is set to enter the Eagle Academy, a school for mages.

Holman said Alan’s world begins to change when his parents are called away for the death of a family member. The events that follow set the course of Alan’s adventures to come.

“There were a lot of influences which helped me to write this book, though I wanted it to be my own story and not follow the typical storylines as others have in the past,” Holman said. “The battles are intense and there is no set black-and-white storyline. Everyone who reads the book will be able to relate and choose their own faction from the story.”

Holman, 19, said he is currently enrolled as an English major at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. He said he is going to enroll in summer classes to work on short-story writing.

“The Chronicles of White Raven and the Book of Vanderbolt: The World Of Mage” is available from Xlibris Corporation in hardcover, softcover and E-book editions at www.xlibris.com.

 

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Michael F. Shaughnessy has an article posted locally at the Clovis News-Journal online. His article can be seen at the following site.
Other ENMU faculty have been invited to contribute over the next few months.


http://www.cnjonline.com/articles/parents-43248-children-reading.html

Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy and Dr. S. Fulgham of Texas A & M have two articles appearing in Educational Technology, Vol 51, number 3.

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Travel Voucher Training on May 24 – The Business Office has revised the Travel Voucher to be more user friendly.  In addition to the Travel Voucher, a separate form has been developed to request Travel Advances.

Before the forms are released to the campus community, a short training session will be held on May 24 in the Sandia Room.  One session will be at 9:30 a.m. and the second session will be at 1:30 p.m.

If you would like to see the Travel Voucher, e-mail the Business Office at Business.Office@enmu.edu.

For more information, contact the Business Office at 562.2611.

CPR/AED Class on May 26

The next CPR/AED course will be offered on May 26 at 1:05.  You will be certified CPR and AED (Automated External Defibulator).  We will be having one course a month.  Please call Physical Plant at 562.2511 to register. 

This class is free so please come and have fun and get certified. 

Place Bids During KENW-TV's Online Auction – It's just a few more days until the 35th annual KENW Auction "officially" starts - but lots of people are already placing bids -- and you can, too.

Just to to: http://auction.kenw.org and browse among hundreds of items that have been donated by businesses and individuals all across the country.

When you find something you want to bid on, be sure you have already registered or click on the "register" link at the top of the page and fill in the required information, and then you're ready to bid. Auctions are a lot more fun if you participate!

Don't forget to let your friends and family who don't have a computer or who don't want to use their computer for bidding know about our 2011 Auction Catalog that is now available for $2. (which will be deducted from the auction invoice).

Just tell them to mail us a check or money order (made payable to KENW-TV) to KENW Auction, 1500 S. Ave. K, Station #52, Portales, NM 88130. Even if you plan to bid online and want a copy of the Catalog, you, too can order one.

Please help us spread the word about this year's Auction, which raises money for our programming budget here at KENW-TV.

If you want to donate an item or gift certificate, there is still time. Just e-mail me at: sheryl.borden@enmu.edu. We are also still seeking auction sponsors for year 'round advertising.

Happy shopping!

Sheryl Borden
Director of Marketing
Broadcast Center

Summerfest 2011
June 4 – June 12
KENW-TV’s Membership Drive

KENW-TV invites our viewers to join us for Summerfest 2011.
Here’s a listing of some of the entertaining programs we will be broadcasting!

              Program Name                                                 Day/Date – Time

  1. Moments to Remember                                         Sat.   4th   –   7:00 p.m.
  2. Tommy Emmanuel and Friends                                     Sat.   4th   –   9:30 p.m.
  3. Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert                     Sun.  5th   – 12:00 p.m.
  4. 3 Steps to Incredible Health! With Joel Fuhrman Sun. 5th   –   5:00 p.m.
  5. Nature: Echo: An Elephant to Remember            Sun.   5th   –   7:00 p.m.
  6. Great Performances: Eric Clapton Crossroads 3 Sun.  5th   –   8:30 p.m.
  7. Opry Memories                                                    Mon. 6th   –   7:00 p.m.
  8. Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player                     Mon. 6th   –   8:30 p.m.
  9. Over 40 & You’re Hired with Robin Ryan           Tue.   7th   –   7:00 p.m.
  10. Younger Next Year: The New Science of Aging   Tue.   7th   –   9:00 p.m.
  11. Joel Harper’s Self-Defense with Donovan Green Tue.   7th  –  10:30 p.m.
  12. Rock, Pop and Doo Wop                                                Wed. 8th   –   7:00 p.m.
  13. All Star Bluegrass Celebration                                       Thu.  9th   –   7:00 p.m.
  14. Gospel Music of the Statler Brothers                             Thu.   9th   –   8:30 p.m.
  15. The Best of Laugh-In                                           Fri.  10th   –   8:30 p.m.
  16. Rick Steves’ Viva Espana!                                   Sat.  11th   –   4:00 p.m.
  17. Joe Bonamassa – Live from the Royal Albert Hall        Sat.  11th   –   9:00 p.m.
  18. Overcoming Depression & Anxiety Naturally     Sun. 12th   –   9:30 a.m.
  19. Echoes of Creation                                                        Sun. 12th   – 11:00 a.m.
  20. Stop Back Pain with Vijay Vad, MD                             Sun. 12th   – 12:00 p.m.
  21. Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John La Puma     Sun. 12th   –   1:30 p.m.
  22. Suze Orman’s Money Class                                 Sun, 12th   –   5:00 p.m.
  23. Conchas Dam                                                       Sun. 12th   –   7:00 p.m.
  24. Jan Mulder in Concert                                          Sun. 12th   –   8:00 p.m.
  25. Roy Orbison and Friends                                              Sun. 12th   –   9:30 p.m.

 Be sure to tune in to KENW – TV, channel 3.Your support makes it all possible. We are yourPBS station.

ENMU Portales Alumni Chapter Expanding to Clovis – The Portales Alumni Chapter of Eastern New Mexico University is expanding to Clovis and surrounding areas.

For more information, call Tammi Gardner, interim alumni coordinator, at 562.2125, or email tammi.gardner@enmu.edu.

Shrimp Boil on June 11

Portales Alumni Chapter/Alumni Affairs Office

Event: Annual Shrimp Boil

Date/Time/Place: June 11 at 6 p..m. at the Yam Theatre in Portales

Additional Information: Tickets are now available for the annual Shrimp Boil. All proceeds from the Shrimp Boil go to scholarships for local high schools seniors planning to attend ENMU.

The cost is $30 per person, and includes your meal, beverages and live entertainment from The Good Ole Boys. Tickets are limited.

You can purchase your tickets at the Alumni Affairs office in the Administration Building Room 101 or by contacting a Portales Alumni Chapter member.

ENMU Grad Searching for Former Classmates –  I went to ENMU as a undergraduate from 1973-1977, and friends and myself are planning to meet in Portales at the end of June as a mini-reunion, but would appreciate any help in locating former classmates and friends and roomates.

I wonder if their might be some who ended staying in the area, where we might be able to have a little get together there in Portales or even on the campus.  Any chance on having capacity to getting data on the 73 or 74 Echo or even a Hard Copy?

Thanks for any assistance.

levi.taylor@blishmize.com

(cell) 575.302.6709
305 North Mesquite Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220

Support Senate Needs Support – Support Senate represents and works for all support staff employees on the Portales and Ruidoso campuses on issues of importance to support employees and serving as a liaison between support staff and other university groups. 

We are currently looking for nominees to run for Support Senate in our upcoming election.  We need people from the Business Affairs and Academic Affairs areas, and may also need an at-large nominee from any area. 

We also need people willing to serve on two Support Senate committees – Personnel Policy and Handbook Committee and Special Appeals Committee.

The last day for submitting nominations is Thursday, May 26.

For more information, contact Barbara Senn at barbara.senn@enmu.edu or ENMU Station #3. 

Defensive Driving on June 6 – In order to drive a University vehicle or an Enterprise vehicle for the University, the State of New Mexico requires you to have completed the six-hour National Safety Council, Defensive Driving Certificate program. The six-hour Defensive Driving Course will be offered Monday, June 6 at 1:15 p.m.

For more information, call Ginger Creighton at 562.2511. 

Student SPANs for Summer

To All Student Employee Supervisors:

In an effort to simplify the fiscal year end and budget reconciliation for everyone, the Financial Aid office is handling Student Employment differently this summer. Below is an explanation of how student employment for summer will work:

First and foremost, in order for a student to work at all during the summer, May 21 forward, they must have both a 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 FAFSA on file; this will be visible on the SPAN when you query your student employees. If both FAFSAs are not on file the SPAN will not generate. If a student is not able to complete a FAFSA or will not work past July 2, please contact Kelly Mitchell.

Summer SPANS will be available online beginning May 16.

When a student is queried on the Summer SPAN, supervisors will see one of two things: Summer Employment or Student Hire.

Summer Employment – Students who have had a work-study award for the 2010-2011 award year will be coded as Summer Employment for May 21-July 1. This will not affect your student employment line items in your department budgets.

Student Hire – Student Hire will function as normal, except that students who already have a student hire SPAN will continue on that SPAN through July 1, and will require a new SPAN to work from July 2 forward.

At the end of June new SPANs will be submitted for all students for the new year and Fall 2011 semester. These SPANs will begin July 2, and will function the same as other years. SPANs will show work-study if the student is eligible and awarded or student hire. New Student Hire SPANs will be good through the end of the new fiscal year, and work-study SPANs will end around the same time as the spring 2012 semester in May.

This information will be presented at the Frontline meeting on May 18 in the Sandia Room of the CUB. This process will be demonstrated and questions will be answered.

If you are unable to attend the Frontline meeting, you can contact Brent Small or Kelly Mitchell at brent.small@enmu.edu or kelly.mitchell@enmu.edu.

KENW-TV Needs Volunteers for Summer Membership Drive – KENW-TV’s Summerfest 2011 Membership Drive is coming in June.  Support KENW-TV by volunteering your time to answer telephones for a few hours during June 4-12.

For more information, call Rena Garrett at 562.2112 or email rena.garrett@enmu.edu.

Sign Up for Summer Lifelong Wellness – Summer is almost here, and we encourage you to join our Lifelong Wellness program.  Remember, you may use your tuition waiver for this program even if you are enrolled in another class.

To enroll for summer, simply send an e-mail to cathy.hess@enmu.ed. and tell us which option you would like.

     1-credit (You need to accumulate 16 half-hour activity sessions.)

     2-credits (You need to accumulate 32 half-hour activity sessions.)

If you would like to participate in an existing physical activity class, please tell Ms. Hess the class and meeting days/times, and she will save a spot for you.

Software Clearinghouse Has New Titles – The New Mexico Educational Software Clearinghouse is located in room 145 at the back of the Golden Library behind periodicals. It provides the ability for in-service and out-service educators to preview software designed for the K-12 student prior to purchase. Since the Clearinghouse is inside of the Golden Library items are checked out through the library.

A Busy Day is a British reading program published by Grenada Learning Ltd. The learning objective of the software is to help children who are visual learners experience reading success even before the skills of phonological awareness are fully developed.
Installation is easy. Just wait for autorun to provide the option to double click an installation icon, and follow the on screen instructions. If any problems happen, just check the manual, it is quite helpful in helping with installation issues. Inexperienced computer users should not have any issues.
The manual is what one would expect from a reading program, detailed and self promoting. The manual is very readable and helps use the program through guiding the user through the activities. It also instructs the educator how to configure the program for ultimate student accessibility. The software does not explicitly give guidance on how to use the program in the classroom.
This program accomplishes its goals by relating to visual learners. The activities include reading the eBook A Busy Day, Jumble, Spot the Difference, Find the Word, and Match the Word. The software is interactive not only for the user but also the educator. For the student all activities encourage interaction through the very nature of the activities, and for the educator the activities and story are both completely customizable. There is reinforcement for completing and answering activities correctly. Records on all student users are also kept. The appropriate age group for this software is Kindergarten and up. This program is better than some others as a reading tool for visual learners, and has more features, although perhaps some are more commercial.  

For assistance, contact Tyson Brown at 562.2646 or visit him at Room 146 in Golden Library.    

KENW Online Auction Runs June 1-10 – The 2011 KENW Online Auction begins June 1 and runs through June 10. You have the opportunity to bid on (and buy) lots of great gift certificates and merchandise -- and help KENW public television at the same time! The monies that we raise through the annual Auction go towards purchasing and broadcasting the fine programs viewers enjoy on public television. So, it's a win/win situation for everyone.

Go to http://auction.kenw.org and browse from hundreds of items. If you registered in the past, please go to your profile and make sure all of your information is still correct. If you are new to the Auction, click on the "register" button at the top of any auction page, and type in your name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address. You choose your own password and within minutes, your username will be e-mailed to you. Then, you're ready to start bidding!

If you know of anyone who doesn't have internet access or who don't like to bid via their computer, tell them that this year they can order an Auction catalog for $2.00 (which will be deducted from their Auction invoice). After they go through the catalog and highlight items they want to bid on, they can call KENW at 1-888-367-5369 (toll-free) or locally at 575-562-2112, and our telephone operators will place their bids for them -- and let them know when their bid has been outbid.

We want everyone to participate in this year's Online Auction. Another way you can help is to forward this e-mail to everyone in your address book -- and share the information with your family and friends who don't have e-mail.

To order the auction catalog, please send a check or money order (payable to KENW-TV) to: Auction, 1500 S. Ave. K, Station #52, Portales, NM 88130.

Beginning May 15, you can also view the auction catalog on our station's website at: http://www.kenw.org.

If you have any problems opening the auction website or have questions about items, call Sheryl Borden at ext. 2112 or email sheryl.borden@enmu.edu.

May Campus Construction Schedule from Steve Collins

Technology

  1. Continue Roofing
  2. Continue above Ceiling Mechanical Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  3. Continue above Ceiling Electrical Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  4. Continue above Ceiling Plumbing Rough-In, and begin Ceiling Trim
  5. Continue Laying, and Cleaning Brick Veneer
  6. Continue Drywall Installation and Tape, Texture
  7. Continue Insulation Installation
  8. Continue Window Installation
  9. Prime and Paint Walls
  10. Begin Ceiling Grid Installation
  11. Begin Fixture Installation

Asbestos Abatement at Lincoln

  1. Completion Scheduled for End of May 2011

Asbestos Abatement at Chaves

  1. Completion Scheduled for End of July

Asbestos Abatement at De Baca

  1. Completion Scheduled for Mid-October

Lincoln Demolition

Scheduled Completion End of August

Business Office Deadlines

June 30 is the fiscal year-end.  The following are processing cut-off dates;

Purchasing Card:
The Business Office suggests that purchases end June 17 to ensure the charges will reflect on the June statement. Statements will be ready to review on Monday, June 27.  If you are traveling when the statements are due, please contact the Business Office.  Completed statements must be in the Business Office by noon on Wednesday, June 29th.   Ruidoso statements will also be due the morning of June 29.

Travel Vouchers:  June 30, 2011
All travel for 2010-2011 must be submitted to the Business Office by June 30, 2011.  Reimbursement for prior months travel should be submitted for payment before June 1.

Interfunds:  July 8
Interfunds for 2010-2011 must be received by the Business Office before July 8.  Interfunds received after the 8th will not be processed.

Corrections to Accounts:  July 15
Journal Vouchers and Budget Transfers are due in the Business Office by July 15.  Any expense transfers between budget lines are also due by July 15.

Support Senate Elections – We are looking for new senators from Business Affairs and Academic Affairs, we also need nominations for the Personnel Policy and Handbook Committee (3 positions) and Special Appeals (4 positions). These committee positions can come from any area. Please send all nominations to Barbara Senn at Barbara.Senn@enmu.edu to be put on the ballot to join our team. You may also nominate yourself. The last day for nominations will be Thursday, May 26.

Elections will be held Tuesday, May 24-Friday, May 27.

Tickets On Sale for Shrimp Boil for June 11-
 The ENMU Portales Alumni Chapter is selling tickets for their annual Shrimp Boil scheduled for June 11 at 6 p.m. at the YAM Theatre in Portales. Tickets are $30 and proceeds go to the ENMU Portales Chapter Scholarship for high school seniors who plan to attend ENMU.

“The Good Ole Boys”, featuring ENMU staff members, will be the entertainment for the evening. Buy your tickets early, tickets are limited. If you would like to buy a ticket, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 562.2125 or buy one from Susan Cramp, Trish Maguire, Mike Maguire, Ronda Hutcherson or Tammi Gardner.

Corrections to Fall 2011 Schedule–As you prepare for the fall semester, please note the following corrections to the calendar:

Last day of instruction                    December 9, 2011
Last day of semester                      December 16, 2011

The dates for final exams and commencement are correct as presented.

Please contact Academic Services, Ext. 2314, or email Renee Neely at renee.neely@enmu.edu<mailto:renee.neely@enmu.edu> if you have any questions.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Summer Spanish Immersion Program in July - View location and information here
For more information, contact Jose Contreras at 575.562.2149

Entry form at http://www.enmu.edu/alumni

or [entry form]

Upward Bound Summer Positions

ENMU TRiO Upward Bound is accepting applications for summer positions for the following:

Art Instructor
Science Instructor
Computers Instructor
Video/Photography Instructor
Foreign Language Instructor
New Mexico History Instructor
English Instructor
Math Instructor

Summer applications are also being accepted for the following positions:

1 Summer Hall Director

3 male Resident Advisors
4 female Resident Advisors

Please come by Quay Hall 214 to pick up an application or contact Rodrick Chambers at 562.2452.

Approved Holidays for 2011-12

Memorial Day                       Monday, May 30, 2011

Independence Day             Monday, July 4, 2011

Labor Day                             Monday, September 5, 2011

Thanksgiving                       Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2011

Winter Break                       Close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2011
                                                Reopen at normal time, Monday, January 2, 2012

Presidents’ Day                   Monday, February 20, 2012
 
Memorial Day                       Monday, May 28, 2012

Independence Day              Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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Chamber Singers and Swanee Singers on Tour
(photos by Kayla Paulk)

On May 2-4, the ENMU Chamber Singers and Swanee Singers sang a performance/recruitment tour in the Southern part of the state.  The choirs performed at Alamogordo, Mayfield, Las Cruces and Deming High Schools, singing for over 700 total students.

In addition, several ENMU alumni were also in attendance: Pat Courter, Don and Maud Thorpe, Cheyenne Keith and Josie Wong. 

The choirs spent an afternoon at White Sands National Monument, enjoying some fun in the sun, and created this human ENMU "banner" in the sand.


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Multicultural Banquet

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Athletic Promotions Interns Sought – The Athletics Marketing and Events office is looking for interns for Fall 2011. Qualifications include:
*Must be an HPE, Marketing or Hospitality Major
*Must be Junior or Senior status
*Must be able to complete at least 20 hours per week in office hours and event hours
*Must have at least intermediate sports knowledge

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Hill @ 562.2236 or by e-mail at sara.shuler@enmu.edu.

Employee Tennis on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – All employees are invited to play tennis at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays at the University Courts. For more information, contact tennis commissioner Minnie Bresler at minnie.bresler@enmu.edu.

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Distance Education and Outreach invites staff and students to sign up for nNon-credit courses:

The course descriptions can be viewed by clicking on this link:  http://www.enmu.edu/academics/distance-ed/non-credit/index.shtml

Contact Rebbecca Gossett at 562.4248 or rebbecca.gossett@enmu.edu.

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"While it's true that staff don't get the summer off like faculty, at least most of us are not having to direct traffic around our work sites." – Wendel Sloan

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ENMU looking to build summer ESL course. – [pntonline.com]

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pntonline.com

Thesis Defenses/Comprehensive Exams/Challenge

Summer Comprehensive Exams for graduate students in the Department of Educational Studies-Educational Administration, Special Education, Secondary Education-will be given on May 23.

Comprehensive Workshop on Saturday, June 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in ED 116. Comprehensive Exam on Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in COB 132. Contact: Dr. Romelia Hurtado de Vivas at romelia.hurtadodevivas@enmu.edu.

The current ENMU student parking decals are scheduled to expire on Wednesday, June 1.  The new ENMU student parking decals have arrived and are available for distribution.  These new student parking decals are scheduled to expire on June 1, 2012.

If you will be attending ENMU in the Fall and want to get a step ahead of the game you can register your vehicle immediately.  The current student parking decals scheduled to expire on June 1 will still be honored until that date has passed.  Parking enforcement at the university for violations associated with failure to register or improper display of registration will cease on Monday, May 9 and will not resume until Friday, September 23. 

This will give students a reprieve through the summer and a one month grace period to get their vehicles registered after the first day of classes for the Fall 2011 semester.  The current faculty and staff parking decals are not scheduled to expire until June 1, 2012. 

We also wanted to remind the campus community to notify the University Police Department in advance if you are expecting visitors to campus so they may brief staff on such activity.  In the event a visitor is issued a citation for "Failure to Register" they can fill out the brief visitor form on the back side of their citation and mail it in or drop it by the University Police Department.  These citations are automatically voided for visitors and this applies only for "Failure to Register" violations.

For more information, call the University Police Department at 562.2392.

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This summer, the ENMU-Roswell Center for Workforce and Community Development will once again be offering Kids Kollege--a variety of free, fun, and educational classes for area youth. Classes are offered June 6-23.

Classes are designed for students ages 8 to 14. There is also a limit of two classes per student. Parents are required to register in advance, as class sizes are limited. Registration begins May 23. Kids Kollege is funded by a grant from Xcel Energy Foundation.

Examples of classes available include Rocket Building, Sewing, Science Fun, Wearable Art, Music and Dance, Aviation, Table Tennis, and Solar Hot Dogs.            

A Career Day is also scheduled for Thursday, June 9 on campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students will participate in fun activities and be introduced to various ENMU-Roswell programs for career exploration. Snacks and lunch will also be provided that day. 

For a complete schedule, click the Kids Kollege link on the ENMU-Roswell web site at www.roswell.enmu.edu  or call 624.7049 or 624.7041.


News from ENMU-Ruidoso – [http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/news/news.html]

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Rosario and Daniela Available for Adoption

Rosario (“Becca”)
Age: 13
Grade: 7

Rosario, who prefers to be called “Becca,” is a girl who is friendly and affectionate, however she can be shy at times. She has a wide array of interests that include shopping, getting her nails done, and participating in physical activities such as basketball and swimming.  Reading and drawing are also some of  Becca’s favorite pastimes. Becca is an animal lover and is particularly fond of dogs.  She is at grade level in regular education and likes to participate in science experiments. Becca, however friendly to children, tends to relate to adults much better than to her peers. Becca will thrive in a family who can give her individualized attention, guidance, structure, and clear boundaries. Becca’s forever family should be ready with loads of affection and an eagerness to engage in Becca’s education and counseling. Becca would thrive in a home where she can develop a trusting and nurturing relationship with one or two parents.  She desires to have a young active family who likes to participate in outdoor and indoor activities.

 

 

Daniela
Age 14
Grade 7
Daniela delights in the simpler things of life. She loves one on one time with her foster  parent and really enjoys arts and crafts, priding herself on the beaded necklaces and bracelets she makes for others. Daniela enjoys helping out, anywhere needed. She will help clean up after dinner or just give a well-needed hug after a long day. Daniela loves to entertain with elaborate tales of her experiences throughout the day. While she doesn't embellish on the fine details she draws you in with her enthusiasm for life and sharing it with others close to her.

Daniela has had turbulence in her young life but despite this she maintains a strong desire to connect with others and find a loving, permanent place to call home. With the more challenging adventures in life, come the wonderful rewards. She is a child that has this to offer to a parent or family that wants to make a commitment to her.

 

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