Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Dr. Chris Beaty, assistant professor of music at Eastern New Mexico University, has received notification that his "Saxophone Doubling" article will be published on the cover page of the North American Saxophone Alliance's bi-monthly (May/June) national newsletter issue. Chris was also an invited guest solo performer at the recent TUTTI New Music Festival on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, on March 24–25. He performed his newly commissioned work Hózhó for soprano saxophone and piano by Ching-Chu Hu based on the themes of the Navajo Native-Americans.
Mark Martin, secretary in the Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology at Eastern New Mexico University, cycled 200 miles last weekend in the first Habitrek New Mexico event, to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity. Thanks to supporters at ENMU, in the community, and beyond, he raised almost $600 toward the cause. The Habitrek riders spent three days on the road, riding from Belen to Cedar Crest on Friday, April 28, from Cedar Crest to Mountainair on Saturday, and returning to Belen on Sunday. Funds raised by the event support Habitat for Humanity efforts throughout the state.
Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy, professor of education at Eastern New Mexico University, has been asked to continue serving on Governor Richardson's Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council until the end of Governor Richardson's term in office which expires in December of 2008.
He was originally appointed by Governor Gary Johnson, re-appointed by Governor Richardson, and has asked to remain on the Council until the end of Governor Richardson's term.
He will be interviewed on May 10 on KWKA radio in Clovis regarding the upcoming screening of the Movie "21 Seconds," which will be screened at the Clovis Carver Public Library on May 11 at 3 p.m. in the Ingram Room. The public is invited.
Anyone who knows someone with a head injury or brain trauma can view the movie and learn about the latest state changes at this meeting. Shaughnessy can also be reached at 505.562.2791.
Drs. Janet E. Roehl, Anthony Schroeder, Christopher Stasheff, Margaret Kirby and Kevin Mitchell recently participated in the 48th Annual Convention of the Western Social Science Association in Phoenix, Ariz., Three graduate students also participated: Leon Aragon, Michelle Lievense and William Gregory Thomas.