Graduate Assistants Needed

The WNMU Graduate Division is seeking students currently enrolled in a graduate program to work as Graduate Assistants (GA). The GA position pays $8.00 per hour. A GA can work up to 20 hours per week depending on the number of graduate courses for which he/she is enrolled. If you are a graduate student interested in working as a Graduate Assistant, call 575-538-6317 or visit us online: http://wnmu.edu/gradstudies/assistscholar.shtml#assistant   Linda K. Hoy, PhD Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Institutional Liaison to the Higher Learning Commission Associate Professor Western New Mexico...

Board of Regents agenda for 12/12/14

Western New Mexico University Board of Regents Meeting Castorena Building Serna Conference Room Thomas B. McDonald Student Memorial Building Seminar Room 1000 West College Avenue, Silver City, NM December 12, 2014 10:00 am Executive Session – WNMU Castorena Building, Serna Conference Room      i. For the purpose of discussion of limited personnel matters (report on possible personnel actions); legal matters subject to attorney-client privilege concerning threatened or pending litigation (update on collective bargaining negotiations) pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H-2), (H-7) and (H-8). 10:30 am Regular Session – Thomas B. McDonald Student Memorial Building, Seminar Room     i. Pledge of Allegiance REGULAR SESSION I. Approval of Agenda II. Approval of Minutes of      A. October 14, 2014 III. Review of Date for Next Board Meeting: January 29, 2015 in Santa Fe IV. Featured University Component: International Studies Programs V. President of Student...

Community Invited To Free Movie Screenings At Light Hall

Community members are invited to enjoy the newly renovated Light Hall Auditorium beginning Saturday, October 4. Movie screenings are scheduled at no cost to community members on Saturday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 5 at 2:00 p.m. A newly created website, http://movies.wnmu.edu, is available for moviegoers to see film titles, show times and prices. Beginning Friday, October 10, movie showings will be offered to the community each weekend at a minimal cost. WNMU students will be admitted for free to each showing, community students will be admitted at $1 per showing and adults will be admitted for $2 per showing. Concession sales will be available. "This is an exciting step forward in improving campus life for our students," said Jessica Morales, Director of Student Life. "This new auditorium will not only provide entertainment but also enhanced education opportunities for our students and the community." Renovations to Light Hall include a...

Entries Sought For Homecoming Parade On October 4

Registration is open for the upcoming Homecoming Parade at Western New Mexico University on Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 a.m. Community organizations, non-profits, small businesses, and candidates for office are encourages to submit an entry into the parade. Entries can be submitted online at www.wnmu.edu/homecoming-reserve. There is no registration fee. Parade lineup will be at 9:00 a.m. on October 4 at the Grant County Courthouse on Cooper Street. Facilitated by the Office of Alumni Affairs, the entries will be judged in various categories. The parade route begins at the Grant County Courthouse at 10:30 a.m. and entries are paraded through historic downtown with finale being the Student Memorial Center on campus. Following the parade are tailgate festivities culminating with the Mustang football game at 1:30 p.m. in Ben Altamirano Field. The Office of Alumni Affairs will honor alumni during halftime activities. Recognized as Distinguished Alumni are Nicolas Otero...

Occupational Therapy Students Host Community Health Fair

Students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program are hosting a community health fair on Friday, April 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Graham Gym. Several sessions representing different health and wellness approaches will be presented throughout the day. Local organizations will be present with vendor booths. Refreshments and prizes will be given. Health Fair Schedule: 11:00am to 11:30am:   Yoga 11:30am to 12:00pm:  Occupational Therapy 12:00pm to 1:00pm:   doTerra Essential Oils 1:00pm to 1:30pm:     Domestic Violence 1:30pm to 2:00pm:    Qi Gong 2:00pm to 2:30pm:    Freedom Riders 2:30pm to 3:00pm:    Open Mic All presentations are free and open to the...

Teachers Sought For ‘Kids Kollege’ Summer Enrichment Program

The Extended University Department at Western New Mexico University is preparing classes for this year’s Kids Kollege summer enrichment program. Individuals interested in sharing their expertise in educational, cultural and recreational services are sought to teach classes for the program which will run through June and July. Most classes will meet in the afternoon. Students aged four years old to 16 years old will attend the classes. Individuals who would like to teach classes in sign language, sciences and physical activity are sought. Instructors will be paid for the length of the class time, which can be from one to three weeks. For more information, please contact Rebecca Estrada at...