Donation Relief Effort for Ruidoso

Donation Relief Effort Starting Friday, June 21, Western New Mexico University will spearhead a donation relief effort that will collect urgently needed items through Tuesday afternoon. These donations will be delivered to the Ruidoso community and Mescalero Apache Tribe on Wednesday, June 26. The WNMU community will be collecting support items for wildland firefighters, displaced residents of Ruidoso and the Mescalero Apache Tribe. How You Can Give Faculty, staff and community members can drop off items at the WNMU mailroom, located on the 1st floor of the Student Memorial Building on the following days: Friday, June 21, 8am-5pm Monday, June 24, 8am-5pm Tuesday, June 25, 8am-2pm What You Can Give The following items are urgently needed: Wildland Firefighters Chapstick Water Foot powder Sunscreen Lotion Liquid IV, Gatorade, Powerade Snacks Trail mix Almonds Dried fruit Assorted bags of chips Ruidoso...

New Mexico Basic Economic Development Course

Western New Mexico University is hosting the New Mexico Basic Economic Development Course for municipal and county managers, department directors, tribal leaders, community planners and developers, and others interested in community job creation and economic development apporaches. The New Mexico Basic Economic Development Course provides a one-week intensive training in a setting that is nationally recognized for its beauty and charm. The course teaches how to select the right combination of strategies to cost-effectively create jobs in various community and socio-economic environments. Certified by the International Economic Development Council, the program features specific faculty who present from professional experience, as well as academic theory. Get more information and register...