Just an idea! The new stadium should be named Crozier-Gollehon stadium to honor this team for over 50 years of service to ENMU working in the Graduate School. Who knew these women together worked over 50 years in the Graduate School.
January 6, 2014
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ENMU Receives Science Education Grant
Eastern New Mexico University has announced a $50,000 Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) grant project from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. The SENCER program seeks out collaborations with Informal Science Educators (ISE)—thus, SENCER-ISE—in order to develop equitable, durable partnerships between formal and informal science educators to work collaboratively on compelling civic challenges.
Focusing on water and energy challenges, the New Mexico Informal Science/Current Research Network Partnership (NMISENet) brings together a group of the state’s informal science educators with a group of the state’s university-based researchers, who have a deeper, academic understanding of these issues. By combining their efforts and expertise, NMISENet will develop new and unique ways to engage both students and the general public with the cutting edge scientific research presented through informal science education programs.
NMISENet partners include Bradbury Science Museum (Los Alamos), Blackwater Draw Museum and Archaeological Site at Eastern New Mexico University (Portales), Explora! (Albuquerque), Farmington Museum (Farmington), Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science (Las Cruces), National Nuclear Museum of Science and History (Albuquerque), New Mexico EPSCoR (Statewide), New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (Albuquerque), New Mexico Space History Museum (Alamogordo), New Mexico State Parks (Statewide), Santa Fe Children’s Museum (Santa Fe), and Western Heritage Museum (Hobbs).
New Mexico Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is a university-based federal-state partnership that aims to enhance research competitiveness through investments in research instrumentation, education (at all levels), and cyberinfrastructure. NM EPSCoR involves students and faculty at research universities, four-year undergraduate institutions, community colleges and tribal colleges.
SENCER-ISE is an outgrowth of the signature program of the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. SENCER’s primary focus is the improvement of undergraduate teaching and learning through the framework of civic engagement
Since its 1934 opening in one building, Eastern New Mexico University’s academic programs on its beautiful, modern campus have grown to almost 100 accredited associate, bachelor, and master degree options. One thing that has remained constant is the faculty and staff’s dedication to the slogan of “Student Success: That’s What It’s All About.”
For more information about the grant, contact John Montgomery at ENMU at 575-562-2180.
Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy has had an article accepted for publication in the Turkish Journal of Giftedness and Education. The paper will appear early this year.
Kathleen M. Schulz re-elected to board of world’s largest scientific society
WASHINGTON — Kathleen M. Schulz, Ph.D.,president of Business Results, Inc.,of Albuquerque, N.M., has been re-elected a director-at-large of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.
She begins serving her second three-year term in January.
Schulz, who lives in Albuquerque, graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a B.S., summa cum laude, and she received her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri--Columbia.
Schulz stresses the need for chemists to explain their science in a readily accessible way to the public.
“ACS must provide resources to help non-scientists understand the importance of chemistry to their health and well-being,” she says. “Our future as a nation depends on how well the general public, legislators and other policymakers understand and support the transforming power of chemistry in their everyday lives.”
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 163,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.
Sandylee Pasquale, qualifying broker at Pasquale Realty in Albuquerque, has begun his term as 2014 president of the Realtors Association of New Mexico.
Pasquale is a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in real estate. He passed the broker license exam in 1973 and has been a full time realtor since.
Pasquale has served several terms as a director of the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors as well as being a member of several committees. He has also served the Realtors Association of New Mexico in numerous roles.
Spring Semester Begins on Monday, January 13 – The spring semester begins on Monday, Jan. 13. The semester ends on May 9, with commencement set for Saturday, May 10. Spring break is March 10-14.
Physical Plant Driving Off Birds – Physical Plant will be attempting to scare birds in the vicinity during the week of Jan. 6 starting at 6 p.m. each evening. The areas that Physical Plant will be in during this time will be SAS, UCC, Music, Administration, Curry, COB and Golden Library.
For more information, contact Physical Plant at 2511.
Minors Need to be Accompanied on Campus – One of the primary concerns of Eastern New Mexico University is the safety and welfare of young people who visit campus. Recently, there has been an influx of area youth using University facilities without being accompanied or supervised by an adult. This happens most frequently when the public schools are not in session or on early release days.
Because of this concern, ENMU has adopted a policy that states people who under 18 and not University students must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or event facilitator at all times while on ENMU property. This includes Greyhound Arena and its exterior property, Golden Library, the Natatorium, computer labs and other facilities.
For more information, contact the ENMU Police Department, at 562.2392.
Alumni Scholarships Available – Encourage any eligible students you know to apply for the Alumni Scholarship. Click here for more details: http://www.enmu.edu/alumni-scholarship.
Compensatory Time – As you may have heard, after the 2013 Payroll 26, we are discontinuing the option for non-exempt employees to earn compensatory time. This means that going forward, with the 2014 Payroll 1, all overtime will be included in the employee's paycheck. This applies to all hourly employees, including student employees. All overtime hours earned in a pay period must be reported for the time frame it is worked.
In order to make this change we are also implementing Banner's automated FLSA overtime functionality with the 2014 payroll.
1. This means that several new earn codes will be available on PHATIME when you enter time worked by your employees. We are in the process of adding the following earn codes:
* ADM - Administrative Paid Leave to use when ENMU is closed or has a delayed start due to inclement weather or other emergency. The earn code will also be used when employees are placed on paid administrative leave by ENMU.
* CLW - Closure/Delay Start Worked for employees that are required to work during a school closure or delayed start. Employees will be paid premium pay (1½ times their regular rate) for all hours worked during school closure or delayed start.
* HLW - Holiday Worked for employees that are required to work on a holiday. Employees will be paid premium pay (1½ times their regular rate) for all hours worked during school closure or delayed start. Similar to Holiday pay, all holiday hours worked will also count towards the overtime calculation for that work week.
* RTJ - Retro Hours Job Rate to use when employees have previous pay period work hours that were not reported on a timesheet. It is important that all hours actually worked during a pay period be reported with the REG earn code and hours worked in a previous pay period be reported with RTJ earn code, otherwise overtime will automatically be calculated based on the current pay period and previous pay period hours combined.
Additionally the earn code OT - Overtime Manual will not be available on PHATIME as of the 2014 Payroll 1. Basically Banner will automatically calculate when employees work more than 40 hours in a defined work week (Saturday 00:00 AM through Friday 12:00 Midnight). You won't need to manually enter overtime to be paid or track when employees earn and take compensatory time.
Starting with the first 2014 pay check, Banner will add any overtime to be paid to non-exempt employees when payroll is processed. This process includes calculating overtime earned, when non-exempt employees have more than one job and wind up working more than 40 hours in a single work week, in the multiple jobs combined. Banner will automatically assign the overtime and can't be controlled by HR during payroll processing.
When overtime is earned, employees' pay stubs will reflect the additional hours worked as regular hours as well as overtime hours. This means it could be a bit confusing to employees when they look at their pay stubs. For example if an employee has 4 hours of overtime in a pay period, they will see the 4 additional hours in regular earnings being paid at straight time. They will also see 4 hours of overtime being paid at half time.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact HR at 562.2115.
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Electronic W-2s – Attention all employees including student, part-time and temporary:
Electronic Form W-2's will be available in January 2014 for tax year 2013. If you would like to receive your ENMU Form W-2 electronically, please follow these steps to submit your consent for an electronic Form W-2. If you consented to electronic Form W-2 last year, you do not need to do this again.
To login under the Portal:
1. Go to www.enmu.edu
2. At the top, right of the page, select “myENMU Portal Login”.
3. Login with User ID and Password
4. Under the QuickLaunch Navigation, click on “Employees” to expand the section. Select “Tax Forms”
5. Select Electronic W-2 Consent
6. Click on box labeled “My Choice”
7. Select Submit button once. You will not receive a confirmation.
By consenting to receive your Form W-2 electronically, you agree to print your Form W-2 on-line. Your consent will be valid for subsequent tax years unless you revoke the consent. You may revoke your consent and receive a paper Form W-2 by un-checking the consent box or by submitting written notification to the Human Resource Office, Station 21 no later than Tuesday, January 21, 2014. To ensure the correct information is reflected on the 2013 Form W-2's, employees must notify the Office of Human Resources of any mailing address changes by Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The electronic and paper 2013 Form W-2's will be distributed no later than January 31, 2014.
Homecoming Date for 2014 Set – The date for the 2014 Homecoming football game is Saturday, Sept. 27. The opponent is Texas A&M University Commerce.
Physical Plant Emphasizes Rules About Rental Vehicles – Just a reminder that when employees pick up their rental cars for travel, they will need to bring their driver's license and their defensive driving card. They WILL NOT be allowed to pick up the keys and packet to the car until these items can be produced to Physical Plant staff. These need to be shown every time a vehicle is picked up. If you have lost your certificate please contact Sara Fares, 562.2796, for information on how to attain a new certificate. This is a state law.
Also as a reminder, when returning the rental vehicle, please double check for all items and clean out your vehicle.
As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to call the Physical Plant at 2511.
Help Recognize ENMU Student Achievements
The Merit Badge Program Promotes Student Success
Eastern New Mexico University has launched a new program to recognize student success. The Merit program is a new way to highlight student accomplishments such as making the dean’s list, joining an organization, winning an award or graduating.
When a student is awarded a University-endorsed merit badge, a merit page is created for the student with an image of the badge and a description of the achievement. The badges can then be shared on social media channels to tell friends and family about recognized successes. A press release will also be sent to the students’ local news syndicates for further publication.
Please help us gain attention for your students and programs that make our institution unique. If you know of any students you believe deserve recognition, please contact Marissa Hyde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bookstore Accepting Spring Semester Orders – The Bookstore is now accepting web orders for the Spring Semester at enmu.bncollege.com
Your web order can be shipped to you or can be held at the bookstore for pick-up. Most books can be rented as well as purchased with rental prices averaging less than half the cost of a new book. Placing your order early will give you the best chance at getting used books as we process the orders in the order they are received.
Key bookstore dates for the Spring Semester are:
January 10 thru January 17 Bookstore will be open extended hours
January 18 Last day for returns without a drop slip
January 20 Last day for student charges
Please note that books for classes on the Ruidoso Campus (any course with a "U" after the course number) must be ordered from the Ruidoso Bookstore @ 575.257.3010 or from their websitehttp://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/enmuRuidoso.htm.
For ongoing updates and reminders please like the Bookstore on Facebook (facebook.com/enmubookstore).
Applications Being Accepted for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship – The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is a prestigious national scholarship open to sophomores and juniors in engineering, the natural sciences and mathematics. This competitive scholarship grants up to $7,500 (per year, based on need) to awardees for up to two years.
Applicant must be a US citizen, natural or permanent resident.
Additional information, application materials and specific awardee disciplines may be found at: www.act.org/goldwater. Interested students should contact: Dr. Brian Pasko, Bernallilo Hall 323, 562.2367, email@example.com (applicant will need to contact him to apply).
Initial application deadline for institutional review is Nov. 26; completed application deadline at the Goldwater foundation is Jan. 28, 2014. However, the applicant is well advised to start the process early.
Online Consultation Available for Employees – Employees now have access to free online consultation and referral services through the Solution Group Company.
This service provides childcare, legal, parenting, education, health care information, elder care, daily life advice and much more.
For assistance, call 1.866.849.7695 any time or log on to www.solutionsbiz.com using ENMU as the corporate log in.
For more information, contact Human Resource Office at 562.2115.
Professional Counseling Assistance Offered for Employees – Human Resources is offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through The Solutions Group company. This program is a free (ENMU pays the entire cost), professional and confidential counseling program designed to assist ENMU employees and their immediate family members with anything they perceive to be a problem.
The counselors are licensed professionals with extensive experience. The intent is to problem-solve within a brief period of time. If the issues require additional services they will help you access longer term services. All an employee or immediate family member has to do is call 1.866.254.3555. Counselors are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Some issues that are addressed through this program are:
Grief and Loss
Each employee or family member receives six sessions per a problem, per problem year.
You also receive a Work-Life Benefit that can assist you to make time for what matters most (referred to as your Work-Life Consultation and Referral Service) such as Child Care, Legal, Parenting, Education, Elder Care, and Daily Living Activities.
For assistance regarding this program, call 1.866.849.1695 or log on to www.solutionsbiz.com with the corporate log in: ENMU
For more information, call the HR office at 562.2115.
Curriculum Committee meets Mondays in the Golden Library, Room 141 at 3:30 p.m. (see calendar below) General Education Committee meets Mondays in KENW Conference Room 203 at 3:30 p.m. (see calendar below)
General Education Committee Meeting
Curriculum Committee Meeting
Approved Holidays for 2013-2014
Presidents’ Day Monday, Feb.17, 2014
Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2014
Independence Day Friday, July 4, 2014
Subject: Big Band Dance
Sponsor: ENMU Department of Music
Event: Big Band Dance (Rescheduled)
Date: Friday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m.
Event Location: Clovis State Theater, 504 N Main St., Clovis
2013 Fall Eastern New Mexico University-Portales Fine Arts Calendar of Events
|Multicultural Affairs Fun Day|
Chinese New Year's Banquet Set for January 31
On Jan. 31 ENMU International Affairs will celebrate, along with its Chinese students, the Chinese New Year of the Horse by hosting the traditional Chinese New Year's Banquet.
The 2014 Chinese New Year Banquet’s program will consist of students playing instruments, singing, and dancing traditional Chinese songs. The Banquet will also entertain the audience with a fashion show and fun modern dances. Several collaborations between the Chinese and American cultures will be appreciated.
The event is open to the public and to the ENMU community. Tickets are $15 paid by no later than Jan. 17 (no exceptions).
Time: 6 p.m.
Date: Jan. 31
Location: ENMU CUB Ballroom
For more information or to make reservations, contact the Office of International Affairs:
ENMU Station 38, 1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Hispanic Affairs Graduating Seniors Banquet Set for May 1
On May 1 ENMU Hispanic Affairs will celebrate our annual banquet to honor graduating seniors. This year’s theme is related to the mother country, Spain.
Graduating students from different ethnic backgrounds will be presented by President Gamble with a sash from their country/descendent origin, Kente, or tribal sash. A dinner will be provided follow by entertainment by Pasión Flamenca!
The event is open to the public and to the ENMU community. This event is FREE for graduates and Hispanic students who are full time at ENMU. Any other guests will be $15.00.
Deadline for RSVP with payment is due by April 24th (no exceptions). Tickets can be purchased with Diana Cordova, Hispanic Affairs Office, or Dolores Jones in The Student Success Center “The Alley”” , CUB.
If you are a graduating student please RSVP by email and provide the following information:
· First and Last name
· Country of origin (example: I am Hispanic and my origins come from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, or any of the 22 Spanish speaking countries, I receive the sash from that conutry)
· Graduate in May. Register for Commencement with Registrar's.
· Full names of two free guests that you would like to bring to the event.
· A yes or no response if you would like to say “How ENMU has impacted your life”
· Email and Phone number for contact information
RSVP: April 24
Banquet: May 1
Time: 6 p.m.
All-You-Can-Eat Crabfest on February 21
4th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Fest
Friday, Feb. 21
More information to follow.
Monday, January 6, 2014
Zia Basketball vs Lubbock Christian at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Zia Basketball vs Cameron at 5:30 p.m.
Greyhound Basketball vs Cameron at 7:30 p.m.
Cammock Double Double Powers Hounds to New Year's Day Win Over Hardrockers
1/1/2014 | Men's Basketball
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Cornelius Cammock (Sr., F, Austin, Texas/Reagan HS) registered the first double double of the season for the Eastern New Mexico University men's basketball team (5-5), to power the Greyhounds to a 68-63 win over South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (5-10), on New Year's Day at Goodell Gymnasium. He finished with game highs in points (17) and rebounds (11), to help ENMU snap a two-game skid.
The contest marked the first time the Hounds played on New Year's Day, since a 64-62 loss to College of Great Falls, in 1971. Eastern also dropped a 46-42 decision to Southwestern Oklahoma State on January 1, 1949. The last New Year's Day win for ENMU, came in the inaugural season (1934-35) and was a 28-21 decision over the Clovis Boosters.
Cammock's performance marked the first double double by a Greyhound since Rafael Love (Sr., G, Woodland Hills, Calif. / Grant HS / College of the Canyons) registered a 26-point, 12 rebound outing against Texas A&M-Commerce, on March 2, 2013.
Eastern shot .544 for the contest, to mark the second 50 percent performance of the season (Northern New Mexico at .552 was the other), while the Hardrockers shot .477 from the floor. A 26-12 differential on points off turnovers was key for Eastern in notching the win, as was a 24-18 advantage in second-chance points. Senior guard Rodney Blackmon (Sr., G, Los Angeles, Calif. / David Starr Jordan HS / West Los Angeles College) scored 13 points and has reached double figures in scoring in 13 consecutive games, dating back to a 21-point performance against Incarnate Word on February 23, 2013. Love contributed 10 points and five boards, while Devone Davis (Sr., G, Brooklyn, N.Y. / South Shore) added seven points and five assists. Jordan Dick and Michael Deitz paced South Dakota Mines & Technology with 15 points each.
Open Staff Positions —The Office of Human Resources has job listings at http://www.enmu.edu/services/hr/.
ENMU Offering Non-Credit Classes For Children and Adults
Distance Education offers non-credit classes for children and adults.
For a complete listing of classes, visit http://www.enmu.edu/academics/distance-ed/non-credit/index.shtml.
For more information, call Kim Lutnesky at 562.2165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 31, 2013
Faculty and Staff
1500 South Ave. “K”
Portales, NM 88130
Dear Dr. Gamble,
On behalf of my family and myself I want to thank the whole ENMU community for their kindness and thoughtfulness during the loss of our son Dakota.
We are truly overwhelmed by the support the ENMU community has shown us like the Memorial Tree Fund and especially the financial support which is greatly appreciated.
Kenneth Myers, Sr.
Just an idea! The new stadium should be named Crozier-Gollehon stadium to honor this team for over 50 years of service to ENMU working in the Graduate School. Who knew these women together worked over 50 years in the Graduate School.
"Martin Guerre, a French pesent, did not even seem to care if his wife produced a hare." – from a student essay in Non Campus mentis, compiled by professor Anders Henriksson
Family keeps roping tradition going – [pntonline.com]
ENMU grad named MainStreet director – [pntonline.com]
BOWMAN RETIRED FROM ENMU-ROSWELL
After 35 years of service to ENMU, Robert Bowman, Vice President for Student Affairs, retired at the end of 2013. Bowman started working at ENMU in Portales in 1978 as the Learning Center Manager. He later served as the Coordinator of Black Programs and the Coordinator of University Skills Classes. In 1991, he was hired at ENMU-Roswell as a business instructor. He was named Dean of Student Affairs in 1993. His title later changed to Vice President for Student Affairs.
Born in Alamogordo, Bowman has a BBA in Business Administration from ENMU and an MBA in Marketing from ENMU. He married Marietta in May of 1979 and they have two children, Shontaye, 31, and Marques, 29, and a six-year old grandson, Julhian.
ENMU-Roswell held a retirement reception for Bowman on Dec.11 to wish him well and thank him for his many years of dedication and service to the campus. “I would like to thank all of you that were able to attend my retirement party and also a big thanks to those of you that could not make it for the phone calls and messages,” Bowman said. “I really appreciate being a part of such a wonderful organization that works so hard to educate all who enter our doors. Thanks for making my stay a good one.”
Non-Emergency Number for University Police is 562.2392 – The non-emergency number to reach University Police is 562.2392. The 311 number is no longer used.
ENMU Has Fraud Hotline – If you have knowledge or suspicion of fraud committed by an employee of the University, call 1.866.788.7016 or 562.4150 and the Office of Internal Audits will investigate and report it to the proper authorities if necessary.
Please provide the following:
Any other information you believe may assist in the investigation.
You may remain anonymous, however, please feel free to contact the auditor, directly at 562.2105 or leave your name and number at the end of the message and she will contact you.
How to Perform CPR – When an adult suddenly collapses, call 9-1-1 and immediately begin chest compressions. Do so by placing both hands in the center of the chest, on top of the other, and push hard and fast until help arrives. Learn more at http://www.handsonlycpr.org.
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