Student Accessibility Services: Advocating for Those in Need

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The mission of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is to create an accessible, inclusive, sustainable learning environment, where disability is recognized as an aspect of diversity that is vital to the campus community and to society.  JoBeth Erling, Wellness & Disabilities Coordinator, leads WNMU’s accessibility services, connecting students with learning physical disabilities to academic resources. Erling

Mustangs Care collaborate with the Child Development Center to host Helping Hands Project

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On Tuesday, November 12, the newly formed Mustangs Care Club and the on-campus Child Development Center (CDC) united to have a community project called Helping Hands. The club organized the event to diversify its involvement within the university community. Members of Mustangs Care were divided into the three Pre- Kindergarten classrooms in the CDC, where

Community Connections: Bringing Early Childhood Programs and Community Together

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On Wednesday, October 9, the Child Development Center (CDC) and Growing Tree had their first Community Connections event. The CDC staff invited community businesses and organizations to come in and interact with families and any community members who attended. Teachers had the opportunity to choose their community connection based on their current curriculum. Children would

Changes for Student Health Services


Starting this week, students of Western New Mexico University will have new changes to their access to health services. The WNMU Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has partnered with Hidalgo Medical Services (, 888-271-3596) to provide medical, mental health and now dental services for students. Medical health services will be provided to students

WNMU Spring Commencement Happening Today!


Silver City, NM- 265 graduates will walk across the stage today at WNMU Spring Commencement 2018. Graduation will start at 2pm but students are asked to be at rehearsal at 11:00am and line-up at 1:15pm. The speaker for Spring Commencement will be Dr. Antonia Coello Novello, the first female and Hispanic-American Surgeon General for the

Brenda Hernandez Runs for ASWNMU Executive Secretary


Silver City, NM- Cross-Country Athlete and Student Worker Brenda Hernandez is throwing her hat into the ring and campaigning for the Executive Secretary position of the Associated Students of Western New Mexico University. Born in Toluca, Mexico, raised in San Diego, California, and currently a Sophomore, Brenda has spent the past two years on campus