Student Government Member, Fransisco Estrella, participates in student affairs conference

From left to right: Dayanara Beltran, Holly Gallegos, Gregory Romero, Catalina Arana- Mendoza, Francisco Estrella, and Thomasina Ortiz- Gallegos

The New Mexico Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NMASAP) Statewide Symposium 2020 is a bi-annual conference provided to student affairs professionals and colleagues to connect and learn from different schools. The NMASAP was hosted at The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque on February 20-21. Colleges and universities came from across the state to attend

Paid research programs available in many disciplines

Joe and Student

Students at Western New Mexico University have access to enriching academic opportunities, some of them paid and in faraway places. One valuable resource they have is the opportunity to find the perfect research program. Research has a crucial role in education since it provides students with life-building experience for their futures. Joe Doyle is the

WNMU Adult Education Students Named Outstanding Students of the Year

Martha Weaver and Syndor Prieto at WNMU Deming

Deming, NM- Sydnor Prieto, of Deming NM, was one three students from Western New Mexico University’s Adult Education Program recently honored as Outstanding Student of the Year. This annual award is sponsored by the New Mexico Adult Education Association in recognition of outstanding academic achievement towards attaining the High School Equivalency diploma. Martha Weaver, also

WNMU’s Student Occupational Therapy Association to hold Raffle


Silver City, NM; Deming, NM- The Student Occupational Therapy Association, housed under the WNMU Occupational Therapy Program, will be holding a raffle to kick off the start of Fall Semester. Several local business from the Deming and Silver City areas are participating in the raffle and all proceeds will go toward the WNMU Occupational Therapy

Language Institute Graduates Fifteen Students


Deming, NM- Two more classes graduated from the WNMU Language Institute’s Domestic Program. One was a class of nine completing the Level 2 courses, where students are still learning the basics of the English language, and the other was a class of six from the Level 10 courses, which features a college-level curriculum. The graduation

Students Lobby for New Technology for Off-Campus Students


Silver City, NM– This past Wednesday, the Associated Students of Western New Mexico University, represented by AsiaMarie Garcia, Claudia Osuna and Dylan Kester, pleaded their case to the Grant County Prospectors, asking for money to provide visualized applications for the students of WNMU. Throughout the campus, departments such as Art and Geology use specific programs

WNMU Deming Holds Open House for Luna County Community


Deming, NM- The Western New Mexico University Deming Branch held an open house for the local community on Thursday, November 17. Potential students and their families came by to speak with representatives of the College of Arts and Sciences, Applied Technologies, the Alumni Association, Adult Education Services and the Small Business Development Center.  A wonderful

WNMU Students React to the 2016 Election Results


Silver City, NM- After a long and intense election, entrepreneur and reality tv star Donald J. Trump has become the 45th President of the United States in an upset win over Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. While some were pleased to see a change in government following eight years with a Democratic President, and others were

ASWNMU Public Meeting Minutes for November 4th, 2016


ASWNMU PUBLIC MEETING November 4, 2016 I.  THE ASWNMU open meeting was held in on the Deming campus of Western New Mexico University on Friday, November 4, 2016. Dylan Kester, ASWNMU Vice President, called the meeting to order at 4:08 p.m.. II. Opening Ceremonies III. Roll call: Executive Officers present: President – Claudia Osuna Vice

Companion Animal Action Team Makes Sierra County A No-Kill Community


Truth or Consequences, NM- Companion Animal Action Team (CAAT) is a small, non-profit group formed in 2014 to help promote the spay/neuter of pets and education of humane animal treatment. CAAT hosts low to no cost spay/neuter and shot clinics for residents of T. or C. and surrounding areas. They also host fundraising events such